Featured Resources PDF The Connection Learn about best practices for affiliated organizations and the role 501(c)(4) organizations play in our democracy. Subject + Organization + Format - Language - State + Clear Filters PDF Minnesota – Lobbying or Not? Common scenarios in Minnesota, and whether or not they are considered lobbying.... PDF Maine – Lobbying or Not? Common scenarios in Maine, and whether or not they are considered lobbying.... PDF Wisconsin – Lobbying or Not? PDF Lobbying in Laredo, Texas Are you required to register as a lobbyist and report your lobbying activities? The City of Laredo Code of Ordinances... PDF Mays and May Nots for Coalitions By pooling resources, engaging in joint policy discussions and strategizing, coalitions can stretch dollars, draw on col... PDF Mays and May Nots for Funders By pooling resources, engaging in joint policy discussions, and strategizing, funder groups can stretch dollars and maxi... PDF Navigating the Gray: Tips for working in coalition when the law isn’t clear When (c)(3)s and (c)(4)s work together, either in coalitions of advocacy groups or in groups of funders with a shared so... PDF Check the Chart: Is this (c)(3) compliant? This graphic will help 501(c)(3) organizations working in coalition with non-501(c)(3) organizations to determine if the... PDF How to Create a (c)(3) Advocacy Plan A good starting step for advocacy organizations working to create change is to create an advocacy plan that lays out the... Terminology Learn the language of advocacy. Types of Organizations When it comes to advocacy, knowing what type of organization you are is the first step.