Taxonomy Archives: Foundation

Debating the Future: Foundations Can Educate the Community Through Can

| June 18, 2018
Public and private foundations may educate voters and encourage voter participation by either sponsoring candidate debates before primaries or general elections or funding grantees to host these types of events.  This fact sheet offers guidelines for hosting and funding nonpartisan candidate debates. Read More

Candidate Appearances: Foundations Can Host or Fund Nonpartisan Candid

| June 15, 2018
During an election season, candidates are among our most high-profile public figures and having a candidate appear at events can help improve turnout.  Read this fact sheet to find out how your foundation can invite candidates to appear at events and how you can fund grantees to host these types… Read More

Private Foundations May Advocate

| June 13, 2018
While private foundations incur a prohibitive tax when they engage in or fund lobbying, they may still engage in a variety of advocacy activities. Further Readings: Parks Case Pauses with Unresolved Questions and Foundations speak out on DACA… Read More

Voter Registration Rules for Private Foundations

| June 13, 2018
Overview of the special rules that apply to private foundations making grants for voter registration drives and engagement activities. Further Readings: How Can Your 501(c)(3) Organization Mobilize Voters in 2018?… Read More