Social media presents great advocacy opportunities for private foundations. This fact sheet offers tips on how private foundations can use social media platforms like Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, and Tumblr for advocacy, when social media communications cross the line into lobbying, how to ensure partisan content does not get attributed to the foundation, and how the foundation should approach making grants for social media campaigns.
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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.