Training and Events

Más Sabio y Más Audaz: Activismo No Partidista
17 de agosto, 2022 at 2 PM ET | Online | $45
Sus voces son fundamentales al proceso de cambio comunitario. ¿Pueden criticar a una candidata?  ¿Tienen derecho de elogiar a un político? Y ¿cuáles son los derechos y deberes de las organizaciones comunitarias buscando sacar el voto? Dejen de dudar y aprendan sobre el poder del personal y voluntarios de las organizaciones 501(c)(3) de involucrarse en asuntos de elecciones.

Public Webinar: Foundation Support for Lobbying and Other Advocacy
September 8, 2022 at 2 PM ET | Online | $45

After this workshop, your foundation will have a clear understanding of the kinds of advocacy activities you can safely engage in and best practices for grantmaking to give your grantees the most flexibility under the law for their advocacy efforts.

Public Webinar: Influencing Public Policy Through Social Media and Other Online Activities
September 20, 2022 at 2 PM ET | Online | $45

While the communication methods offered by social media may be new, the rules that govern advocacy by nonprofits have not changed.  If your organization utilizes Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat or any other social media platform, this workshop is for you!

Public Webinar: Building Nonpartisan Partnerships with 501(c)(3)s, 501(c)(4)s, Unions, and PACs
October 6, 2022 at 2 PM ET | Online | $45

If your organization wants to engage in coalition work with multiple types of tax-exempt organizations, this workshop will help explain how different types of nonprofit organizations can work together while staying in compliance with the law.

Public Webinar: How to Manage 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) Affiliated Projects and Coalitions
October 19, 2022 at 2 PM ET | Online | $45

This session examines the different roles of 501(c)(3)s, (4)s and political organizations, and explores the federal tax rules on how these organizations can work together. It will also examine the legal separations necessary between affiliated organizations, such as funding and fundraising constraints, and permissible electoral activities.

Public Webinar: Recordkeeping and Reporting for 501(c)(3) Organizations that Lobby
November 16, 2022 at 2 PM ET | Online | $45

Once you have a basic understanding of the IRS definitions of lobbying and how to determine your organization’s lobbying limits, you will need to track your lobbying expenses to be able to accurately report to the IRS and (where applicable) state and local agencies. Proper recordkeeping is critical in order to meet filing obligations, for strategic planning and fundraising purposes, and for basic organizational management and governance.

Public Webinar: Advocacy and Lobbying 101
December 13, 2022 at 2 PM ET | Online | $45

501(c)(3)s play an important role in educating the public about policy issues and actions taken by elected officials, including the President. Elected officials vote on bills, make public statements and executive decisions, and set the course for public policy on a wide range of issues. These actions may be consistent with or conflict with a nonprofit’s position on an issue. After this workshop you will have a clear understanding of how to maximize your advocacy and more.

Public Webinar: Assessing and Strengthening Your Advocacy and/or Community Organizing Capacity
December 15, 2022 at 2 PM ET | Online | $45

For nonprofits engaged in advocacy and community organizing, having a keen understanding of organizational capacities is crucial to being able to act quickly when opportunities arise. Bolder Advocacy’s capacity assessment tools – ACT!, ACT!Quick, and PowerCheck – are designed to help groups become more effective by supporting their ability to carry out and sustain advocacy and community organizing efforts.

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