You can bet your bottom dollar that there are government initiatives somewhere – in Washington, your state capital, or local levels – that are underway, and they may have a big impact on nonprofits generally, and maybe your non-profit specifically. Government machinery is not stagnant, as it constantly reacts to changing political, social and economic environments, thereby creating change to the various constituencies; non-profits are certainly not immune. Many nonprofits, some more than others, are heavily reliant upon government programs and contracts to support their operations and budgets. Some nonprofits receive as much as 80% of their funding from governments, including federal, state and even locally. Click here to read more: