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Kansas Becomes First State Without Arts Agency

Gov. Sam Brownback vetoed funding for the Kansas Arts Commission today (May 28), thereby ending a scuffle with the legislature, which funded the commission over his objections. According to the Associated Press, Gov. Brownback said: “The arts will continue to thrive in Kansas when funded by private donations, and I intend to personally involve myself […]

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What is Your Community Benefit?

The reason for the tax break for nonprofits is that nonprofits are meant to provide a “community benefit.” When you apply for nonprofit status, the forms you have to fill out include making a case that the benefit you will provide (often expressed in your mission statement) is worth the state letting go of your […]

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