Nonprofits can and should play an active role during elections, particularly by educating and activating voters. However, with important local, state and federal elections coming up this fall, nonprofits should take the time to remind their staff about appropriate activity during a political campaign or at any other time.
The following memo sets forth general guidelines regarding public policy advocacy by tax exempt organizations.
This research documents how 15 nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles County and their allies leveraged foundation grants to secure nearly $91 of benefit for every dollar spent for Los Angeles citizens.
Learn how community foundations may engage in and support advocacy and lobbying.
Foundation Support for Election-Related Activities.
This document contains legal tips on using social media for advocacy.