Tag: Nonprofit

Who makes your charitable giving?

Who chooses your charities? Is it appropriate that government increase its budget to increase giving YOUR tax dollars to charities and other nonprofit organizations? Is it appropriate that government decide winners and losers using your tax dollars? Or is it government overreach? According to news reports: Cobb County’s Commission doled out nearly $1 million in 2014 to 23 applicants. Sandy Springs’ City Council allocated $50,000 to nine nonprofits in 2014. This week, according to Nonprofit Quarterly  and the Savannah Morning News, the City of Tybee Island discussed raising the city’s contribution from $57,902 this year to more than $100,000 next year. As James Madison once said, “Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government.” And Grover Cleveland… View Article

It’s so often a lack of information that keeps us from getting involved. The Foundation is doing for the public what many could not do for themselves. Anytime that we’re given the truth, people can make good decisions.

Deen Day Smith, Chairman of the Board, Cecil B. Day Investment Company more quotes