Ronnie Pawelko

Lobbying Disclosure Act Registration Threshold Increased

Effective on January 1, 2017, the registration threshold for lobbying under the federal Lobbying Disclosure Act has been increased from $12,500 to $13,000 to reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index. The registration threshold is updated every four years, with the next update in 2021.

Abby Levine

Bolder Advocacy Weighs In: Parks Foundation

Parks Foundation v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue raises significant yet rarely addressed issues regarding the application of the Internal Revenue Code’s lobbying rules to private foundations and charitable organizations.

Natalie Ossenfort

The 85th Texas Legislature – Is Your Nonprofit Ready to Be a Player?

There are a number of bills on the table that could greatly affect the rights of Texans. Not only are nonprofits allowed to lobby, lobbying is a truly effective way for groups to address the needs of their constituents. Here are some of our more popular tools and resources.

Ronnie Pawelko

What Can We Say Now?

While c3s cannot imply they will work to support or oppose any elected officials when they are next up for election, they can actively be involved as new administrations take shape and begin governing.

Keely Monroe

7 Advocacy Tips for 2017

Advocacy is an important tool for your nonprofit to achieve its mission! It can take many forms—public education, litigation, and even lobbying—and there is no “one size fits all” approach. These tips can help your organization start the new year right.