Can We Say That?
Post-Election Advocacy for 501(c)(3) Organizations
Most 501(c)(3) organizations are familiar with the restrictions that prohibit 501(c)(3)s from supporting or opposing any candidate for public office. Once an election is over, however, many organizations are often unsure about which rules apply. Can they congratulate a winning candidate? Ask the winner to take action on their organization’s central issues? The answers are “Yes” and “Yes – within limits.”
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