Mays and May Nots for Coalitions
By pooling resources, engaging in joint policy discussions and strategizing, coalitions can stretch dollars, draw on col...
Mays and May Nots for Funders
By pooling resources, engaging in joint policy discussions, and strategizing, funder groups can stretch dollars and maxi...
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...
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...
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...
Hosting Candidates at Charitable Events: Ensuring Candidate Appearances Remain Nonpartisan
Having a candidate appear as a speaker at a 501(c)(3) organization’s event can help improve turnout, whether to hear an educational message or to raise funds for the organization’s programs. This fact sheet covers how a charity can invite candidates to appear at 501(c)(3) events in either an official or candidate capacity.
Hosting candidate debates: Public Charities Can Educate the Community Through Candidate Debates
501(c)(3) public charities are permitted to educate voters and encourage voter participation by sponsoring candidate debates before primaries or general elections. This fact sheet outlines the rules for hosting a nonpartisan candidate debate.
Guía de Elecciones para Caridades Públicas 501(c)(3): Asegurando que las actividades de promoción y defensa de causas durante años electorales se queden apartidistas
Guia de Elecciones para Caridades Publicas 501(c)(3): Lo que pueden y no pueden hacer.
Foundation Support for Election-Related Activities: It’s legal, It’s Important, It’s Doable
Supporting election-related activities is an effective way for foundations to strengthen democracy by broadening the civic dialogue and giving a voice to underrepresented communities. Find out how your foundation can support election related activities in this fact sheet.