Search results for: lobbying

Foundations and Ballot Measures

Heather Burke | July 28, 2018
Organizations that work on—or are considering working on—ballot measures need funding to support that work.  Whether they seek funds specifically for ballot measure activities or to fund their overall mission, organizations often turn to foundations.  Foundations that care about policy issues should pay attention to ballot measures, as ballot measures… Read More

501(h) Lobbying Limit Calculator

ldinapoli | September 13, 2012
Ever wonder how much direct and grassroots lobbying your organization can do under Section 501(h)? Our friends at Harmon, Curran, Spielberg + Eisenberg LLP developed this Excel spreadsheet that helps you calculate your lobbying limit.  Simply plug in your organization’s annual expenditures to the first column, and this spreadsheet will… Read More

What Nonprofits Can Do in a Contested Election

Tim Mooney | October 22, 2020
Here are some answers to commonly asked questions about a contested election....

Unauthorized Ballot Boxes and Ballot Collection in California

Nona RandoisQuyen Tu | October 21, 2020
In the past week, news reports have surfaced that unofficial ballot drop boxes were placed in Fresno, Los Angeles, Orang...

Election Days Advocacy

Quyen Tu | October 19, 2020
Voting is not just happening on November 3, 2020; in many states, it is happening right now as you are reading this. Non...

Don’t take the right to vote for granted

Abby LevineQuyen Tu | October 8, 2020