Taxonomy Archives: 501(c)(3)


Some Do’s and Don’ts for c3s Weighing in on the Supreme Court Vacancy

Ronnie Pawelko | September 23, 2020
Weighing in on Supreme Court Nominees 501(c)(3) public charities are legally allowed to influence the Senate confirmation of a Supreme Court justice. The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) has recognized that influencing the confirmation of federal judges is exactly like influencing any other legislative vote through lobbying. “Because the Senate’s action… Read More

What Can a 501(c)(3) Say During a National Political Convention?

Ronnie Pawelko | August 17, 2020
With the start of the Democratic National Convention on August 17 followed by the Republican National Convention on August 24, 501(c)(3)s may be wondering how they can respond to issues that arise. Coverage generated by a national political convention offers a great opportunity, as well as risks, for c3s wishing… Read More

¿Cómo puede su organización 501(c)(3) movilizar a los votantes este añ

| July 31, 2020
Escrito por: Oscar Peralta Las elecciones este noviembre se aproximan, y varias organizaciones sin fines de lucro se están preguntando como pueden movilizar a sus comunidades a votar. Hay dos maneras populares que las organizaciones 501(c)(3)s de beneficencia pública[1] pueden usar para empoderar a sus comunidades a participar… Read More

Opportunities for Nonpartisan Digital Advocacy in an Election Year

Shyaam Subramanian | July 29, 2020
In the midst of a worldwide pandemic and a movement for Black lives, nonprofits and their community partners continue to look for ways to stand up and speak out about racial, social, and economic inequities. Social distancing guidelines and shelter-in-place orders mean that social media and other digital channels are… Read More