Many private foundations realize that the redistricting process presents a key opportunity to participate in the democratic process – to help ensure, among other things, that the minority vote is not diluted and that communities of interest are not unnecessarily split apart. While private foundations can safely and legally participate in the redistricting process and fund grantees that engage in this work, there is a very fine line between what a private foundation can safely do and what would be prohibited from doing or would result in a taxable expenditure.
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Posted by Ronnie Pawelko on March 13, 2017
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.