Taxonomy Archives: Community Foundations

How Can Your 501(c)(3) Organization Mobilize Voters in 2018_

Don’t take the right to vote for granted

Abby LevineQuyen Tu | October 8, 2020
Be part of history: vote in the 2020 election. Whether you vote on November 3 or by mail or in-person before then, you are exercising your right to vote. For most of us, you are exercising a hard-fought-for right to vote. In case you need a reminder of why we… Read More

Mays and May Nots for Funders

| October 17, 2018
By pooling resources, engaging in joint policy discussions, and strategizing, funder groups can stretch dollars and maxi...

Public Foundations Can Lobby

| June 14, 2018
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. How much lobbying the foundation can do depends upon which of the two standards the foundation uses to measure its lobbying – the “501(h) expenditure” test… Read More

Public Foundations and Advocacy

| 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