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Tim Delaney

Tim Delaney is the president and CEO of the National Council of Nonprofits, which—through its network of state associations and 25,000-plus members—connects the nation's largest network of nonprofits to identify emerging trends, share proven practices, and promote solutions that benefit charitable nonprofits and those they serve across the country.

Recent Posts by Tim Delaney:

One Small Step for Government, One Giant Leap for Nonprofits


When Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon 45 years ago, his first words captured how the simple act of taking a small step opened a new era in the history of mankind. Another seemingly small step taken by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) recently opened a new era in the government-nonprofit contracting relationship and provided the first tangible evidence that focused advocacy can overcome the "Overhead Myth." The changes contained in OMB's new rules, known as the Uniform Guidance, may not be the same as "one giant leap for all mankind," but OMB controller Dave Mader wasn't overstating it when he observed that "this historic reform will transform the landscape ... for generations to come."