Training and Events

 

Don’t Mess With Texas Nonprofits: A Briefing on the 87th Legislative Session and the Special Session Fights to Come
June 17, 2021 at 4 PM CT | Online

Please join Alliance for Justice for a happy hour briefing to discuss how nonprofit advocates boldly stood up for the rights of Texans during the 87th Legislative Session.


Más Sabio y Más Audaz: Las Organizaciones 501(c)(3) Pueden Cambiar la Política Pública
21 de junio, 2021 at 2 PM ET | Online

Este seminario virtual sobre los derechos de abogacía de las 501(c)(3) será perfecto para ambos los activistas nuevos aprendiendo sus derechos y los activistas veteranos buscando un recordatorio.


Public Webinar: Advocacy and Lobbying 101
July 13, 2021 at 2 PM ET | Online

After this workshop you will have a clear understanding of how to maximize your advocacy, the kinds of advocacy activities 501(c)(3)s can engage in, and when a communication is considered lobbying.


Public Webinar: Building Nonpartisan Partnerships with 501(c)(3)s, 501(c)(4)s, Unions and Political Organizations
July 29, 2021 at 2 PM ET | Online

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: Advocacy Rules for Foundation Grantees
August 9, 2021 at 2 PM ET | Online

This workshop will help you understand the rules that foundations operate under so you can be savvier when it comes to requesting support for advocacy.


Má s Sabio y Má s Audaz: Activismo No Partidista en Tiempos Partidistas
August 17, 2021 at 2 PM ET | Online

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: Election Activity for 501(c)(3)s
September 10, 2021 at 2 PM ET | Online

Election years provide a great opportunity for public charities to highlight issues and interact with candidates and the voting public. However, public charities cannot support or oppose candidates, and must avoid the appearance or reality of electioneering and other partisan activity, particularly in public and social media communications.


Public Webinar: Maximizing the Power of Your 501(c)(4) Advocacy
September 14, 2021 at 2 PM ET | Online

This training will provide an overview of how a 501(c)(4) organization can effectively – and legally – promote issues important to the community it serves.


Public Webinar: Foundation Support for Lobbying and Other Advocacy
October 12, 2021 at 2 PM ET | Online

Not sure how to make the case for funding advocacy?  Uncertain whether you can fund grantees that lobby? Wondering whether your public or private foundation can speak out on a particular issue? This training answers these questions and more!


Public Webinar: Social Media Rules for (c)(3)s
October 19, 2021 at 2 PM ET | Online

If your organization utilizes Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, or any other social media platform, this workshop is for you!


Public Webinar: What Foundations Need Their Grantees to Know
November 10, 2021 at 2 PM ET | Online

This workshop will help you understand the rules that foundations operate under so you can be savvier when it comes to requesting support for advocacy.


Public Webinar: Record Keeping and Reporting for 501(c)(3)s that Lobby
November 18, 2021 at 2 PM ET | Online

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.


Public Webinar: Advocacy Evaluation and Capacity Building
December 10, 2021 at 2 PM ET | Online

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.