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Non-Profit Network Speaker Event
March 20, 2018 5:30 pm
March 20, 2018 8:00 pm
March 2, 2018
The Kerryman
661 North Clark, Chicago, IL, 60654, United States

The Good, the Bad and the U.G.L.I. (Unknown Government Legislation Impact): How the New Income Tax Laws Might Affect Donors and Nonprofits

Speaker: Marc Hardy, Ph.D.,  Director of Nonprofit Certificate Education, Mendoza College of Business, the University of Notre Dame

Dr. Hardy will share with us the many different views and scenarios of how the new income tax laws may change the way donors give funds as well as how nonprofits charitable organizations solicit them. Gone may be the days of the last minute, end of the year pleas from nonprofits touting your “last chance” to make a tax deductible donation. Will the lack of a tax deduction motivation to donate significantly diminish giving or not? Will the wealthy give less to charity now that the estate tax ceiling has been raised cause bequest amounts to decrease? Are there new laws being considered to address some of these issues?  These questions and more will be covered.

Dr. Marc Hardy

Jan. 19, 2015; Marc Hardy (Photo by Matt Cashore/University of Notre Dame)

Before Dr. Hardy came to academia, he was a professional, award winning speaker, so he promises not to be a boring professor! He speaks on the topic of “Leadership Through Sharing Fire” and has a website with videos and a blog at He worked in both the for-profit in nonprofit worlds and has served on several nonprofit boards and resided as president as well. For seven years he was the executive director of a private foundation, has taught nonprofit management and leadership at Indiana University, Butler University and the University of Notre Dame. He has served as the Director of Nonprofit Certificate Education at Notre Dame for almost ten years.


When: March 20, 2018, 5:30pm

Where: The Kerryman, 661 N. Clark Street

Cost: $10 suggested donation


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March 20, 2018 05:30 pm