Search results for: lobbying

Source Materials

Heather Burke | July 25, 2018
Throughout this website, we provide hundreds of resources to help you better understand the laws and statutes your organization must adhere to. For those of you interested in the original laws, statutes, court decisions, agency rulings, and other original sources themselves, we’ve compiled a list of those most relevant to… Read More

Private Foundations May Advocate

ldinapoli | June 13, 2018
While private foundations incur a prohibitive tax when they engage in or fund lobbying, they may still engage in a variety of advocacy activities. Further Readings: Parks Case Pauses with Unresolved Questions and Foundations speak out on DACA… Read More

Public Foundations and Advocacy

ldinapoli | June 13, 2018
Learn how public foundations, including women’s foundations, may engage in and support advocacy and lobbying. Further Readings: Foundations speak out on DACA… Read More

Public Charities Can Lobby: Guidelines for 501(c)(3) Public Charities

ldinapoli | June 13, 2018
501(c)(3) public charities can lobby within the generous limits allowed by federal law. This fact sheet explains the two tests charities can use to measure their lobbying. Further Readings: Can 501 (c)(3)s call for oversight hearings? and Litigation Update: Census 2020 Citizenship Question… Read More

The Connection

ldinapoli | June 13, 2018
Learn about best practices for affiliated organizations and the role 501(c)(4) organizations play in our democracy....

Washington Ballot Measure Advocacy Chart

ldinapoli | June 13, 2018
This activity-based guide provides 501(c)(3)s with helpful information in determining which ballot measure activities count towards an organization’s IRS lobbying limit, and which activities qualify as a contribution to a political committee under Washington State campaign finance law. This chart serves to complement AFJ’s Washington Campaign Finance and Ballot Measure… Read More

We’ve Grown!

Jasmine Newman | July 24, 2020

What Can We Say About Kanye?

Ronnie Pawelko | July 9, 2020
With Kanye announcing his candidacy for president on July 4, 2020, how can nonprofits talk about Kanye, and others, who ...

Bolder Advocacy’s Statement on the Recent SCOTUS Decision on DACA

Ryann Alonso | June 30, 2020
On June 18, we saw a tremendous victory for DACA recipients at the Supreme Court. Bolder Advocacy understands the countl...

Everything and the Kitchen Sink: Your Technical Assistance Questions Answered

Shannon Williams |
Bolder Advocacy has answered over 300 questions since transitioning to working from home in March. Here is a list of res...