Analysis of Nonprofit Provisions in the HEROES Act and HEALS Act


The National Council of Nonprofits has released a Preliminary Analysis of Nonprofit Provisions in the House HEROES Act and Senate HEALS Act, providing analysis and comparison to the CARES Act (Pub. L. 116-136).

The following chart outlines the provisions in the House-passed HEROES Act and the recently introduced Senate HEALS Act as they relate to policy priorities of the charitable nonprofit community as reflected in the new Nonprofit Community Letter, updated July 27, 2020, that is signed by nearly 4,000 nonprofits from all 50 states.

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Issue areas explored in the analysis include:

  • Unemployment Insurance & Self-Insured Employers
  • University Charitable Deduction
  • Employee Retention Tax Credit
  • Reopening Tax Credits
  • Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Eligibility and Amounts
  • PPP Loan Forgiveness
  • PPP Second Round
  • Funds for State and Local Governments
  • Liability Protections

All provisions listing in the analysis are subject to ongoing negotiations and should not be considered final until a relief bill is enacted. The National Council will be regularly updating this analysis, and the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits will share these updates as they occur.