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Heather Burke | October 17, 2018
Calling for a Veto? Can Nonprofits Call for Impeachment? Can Private Foundations Fund Nonprofits that Lobby? Can We Comment on Candidate’s Statements? Can You Give a Candidate Your Email List? Does taking a stand on executive actions qualify as lobbying under federal tax law?… Read More

Bolder Advocacy Workshops
For Nonprofits and Foundations

Heather Burke | April 18, 2019
Bolder Advocacy has provided trainings to thousands of nonprofit organizations.  We work with nonprofit boards, staff, and volunteers to improve their understanding of the legal issues involved in influencing public policy advocacy so they can maximize their advocacy and election-related activities, learn what it takes to engage in effective advocacy,… Read More

Administrative Advocacy

Jasmine Newman | December 17, 2020
Nonprofits have a wide variety of advocacy tools at their disposal to create change in their communities, including both...

Public Foundations Can Lobby

ldinapoli | June 14, 2018
501(c)(3) public charities, including grantmaking public charities like community foundations and women’s foundations, can lobby within the generous limits allowed by federal law. How much lobbying the foundation can do depends upon which of the two standards the foundation uses to measure its lobbying – the “501(h) expenditure” test… Read More

Lobbying Series Part 4 – Lobbying Exceptions

Jasmine Newman | February 24, 2021
https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/rulesofthegame/ROTG-Lobbying-Part4.mp3   Our attorneys for this episode: Leslie Barnes Tim Mooney Shyaam Subramanian Shownotes On this episode, our fourth in our on-going lobbying series, we’ll focus… Read More

Influencing the Redistricting Process

ldinapoli | February 12, 2021
Redistricting begins in 2021, once the 2020 Census results are delivered to the states.1 Redistricting is how the U.S. d...

What to Know About Advocacy Grants

Jasmine Newman | June 22, 2021
https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/rulesofthegame/ROTG28-advocacy-grants.mp3 On this episode of Rules of the Game, we’re going to talk about money. Because at this point you already know that 501(c)(3) public charities… Read More

Federal Lobbying Disclosure Act

Jasmine Newman | May 19, 2021
https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/rulesofthegame/ROTG25-FLDA.mp3   On this episode, we have issued ourselves a challenge . . . to make a relatively dry topic interesting for our listeners . . . What is that topic, you ask? The Federal Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA)! We’ll talk about what it is,… Read More