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California Advocacy Resources

Heather Burke | July 30, 2018
Nonprofit organizations that engage in public policy advocacy in California may have reporting obligations under California’s Political Reform Act (PRA) and its implementing regulations. Take a look at our resources below to learn more about the PRA and its impact on nonprofit advocacy in California, particularly with respect to… Read More

Yes, Nonprofits, You Can Lobby

ldinapoli | April 8, 2014
Lobbying is not only a perfectly legal activity for 501(c)(3) groups to engage in -- it is extremely effective....

501(c)(3) Public Charities and Ballot Measures

Heather Burke | July 28, 2018
501(c)(3) public charities may legally express positions on ballot initiatives, referenda, state constitutional amendments, city charter amendments, bond measures, and other policies put to a direct vote of the public (although they must be careful not to suggest support or opposition to any candidates for public office). Ballot measure advocacy… Read More

The Senate Voted to Overturn an IRS Rule. What Does This Mean?

Ronnie Pawelko | December 14, 2018
On Wednesday, December 12, the Senate passed a bill that affects the duty of some nonprofits to report the names and add...

Nonprofit Coalition Helps Extend Health Insurance Coverage to 90,000 Nebraskans

Shyaam Subramanian | November 29, 2018
The 2018 midterm elections saw record voter turnout and activism, and across the country nonprofit organizations mobiliz...

Nonprofits Have a Lot to Be Thankful for in the Wake of the Midterm Elections

Natalie Roetzel Ossenfort | November 16, 2018
When most people think about the recent midterm elections, they think about the candidates who won and lost and the race...

Nonprofits and Foundations Can Defend Housing and Health in Immigrant Communities by Fighting the Proposed “Public Charge” Rule Change

Shyaam Subramanian | November 15, 2018
On October 10, 2018, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposed a change to the “public charge” policy that,...

Ex-Felons Voting Rights Restored in Florida

Jacquelyn Carter | November 7, 2018
Restoring voter rights for ex-felons is a major victory in the battle to provide returning citizens with the rights and ...