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. This fact sheet explains the lobbying rules for public foundations.
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Posted by Abby Levine on December 6, 2013
While the new rules definitely draw bright lines, we believe they may also erect obstacles to citizen participation in our democracy.