Taxonomy Archives: Nonprofit


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

Seize the Initiative

| April 30, 2020
This guide offers clear and concise information on the range of legal questions that could arise when nonprofits conside...

California Campaign Finance and Ballot Measure Guide

| January 8, 2020
Guide on California campaign finance and ballot measure law, including contributions, expenditures, registering/reporting as a political committee. This guide includes: Overview Key Concepts Activities Your Organization Can Engage in That Won’t Trigger Disclosure Contribution Limits and Source Restrictions Registration and Reporting Requirements Reminders About IRS Rules Registration Thresholds Types of… Read More

A Victory for Nonprofit Volunteers

Abby Levine | November 26, 2019
On November 1, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling in Calzone v. Summers, striking down a Missouri Ethic...

A Roadmap for Success

Abby Levine | April 8, 2019
We are excited to release our latest comprehensive guide for nonprofits, Foundation Advocacy Grants: What Grantees Need ...