Training and Events

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.


Public Webinar: Lobbying and Advocacy 101
January 10, 2023 at 2 PM ET | Online | $45

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: Lobbying Disclosure in Texas
January 19, 2023 at 2 PM ET | Online | $60

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: Lobbying Disclosure in California
January 24, 2023 at 2 PM ET | Online | $60

Nonprofits can safely and legally engage in state-level advocacy and lobbying work in Texas, but they need to understand what rules apply to their lobbying activities under Texas state law, in addition to federal tax law.


Public Webinar: Building Nonpartisan Partnerships with 501(c)(3)s, 501(c)(4)s, Unions and PACs
February 8, 2023 at 2 PM ET | Online | $60

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: Influencing Federal Policy and How the Lobbying Disclosure Act Affects Nonprofits
February 16, 2023 at 2 PM ET | Online | $60

Any organization that works to influence federal legislation, regulations, nominations, contracts, or permits needs to be aware of the Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA). This session provides an overview of the LDA and what it means for your nonprofit organization


Public Webinar: Recordkeeping and Reporting for 501(c)(3)s that Lobby 
February 21, 2023 at 2 PM ET | Online | $60

This webinar explains how recordkeeping is critical in order to meet filing obligations, for strategic planning and fundraising purposes, and for basic organizational management and governance.


Public Webinar: The Advantages of 501(c)(4)s
March 2, 2023 at 2 PM ET | Online | $60

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: Lobbying and Advocacy 101
March 15, 2023 at 2 PM ET | Online | $60

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: Evaluation and Capacity Building
March 28, 2023 at 2 PM ET | Online | $60

This interactive workshop is designed to introduce participants to Alliance for Justice’s ACT! Quick tool, an advocacy capacity self-assessment tool that is designed to be used by organizations and coalitions to become more effective advocates.


Public Webinar: Building Nonpartisan Partnerships with 501(c)(3)s, 501(c)(4)s, Unions & PACs
April 4, 2023 at 2 PM ET | Online | $60

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: Investing in Change with Foundation Support for Lobbying and Other Advocacy
April 18, 2023 at 2 PM ET | Online | $60

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: Lobbying and Advocacy 101
May 4, 2023 at 2 PM ET | Online | $60

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: Influencing Public Policy in the Digital Age
May 18, 2023 at 2 PM ET | Online | $60

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 & PACs
May 24, 2023 at 2 PM ET | Online | $60

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: Recordkeeping and Reporting for 501(c)(3)s that Lobby
June 7, 2023 at 2 PM ET | Online | $60

This webinar explains how 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: 501(c)(3) Advocacy During Election Years
June 13, 2023 at 2 PM ET | Online | $60

Election years provide a great opportunity for public charities to highlight issues and interact with candidates and the voting public as long as they remain nonpartisan, particularly in public and social media communications. This webinar will highlight some helpful suggestions and tips to navigate this.


Public Webinar: Investing in Change with Foundation Support for Lobbying and Other Advocacy
June 22, 2023 at 2 PM ET | Online | $60

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: Lobbying and Advocacy 101
July 11, 2023 at 2 PM ET | Online | $60

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.


Más Sabio y Más Audaz: Las Organizaciones 501(c)(3) Pueden Cambiar la Política Pública
July 20, 2023 at 2 PM ET | Online | $60

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: Influencing Public Policy in the Digital Age
August 8, 2023 at 2 PM ET | Online | $60

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


Public Webinar: The Advantages of 501(c)(4)s
August 17, 2023 at 2 PM ET | Online | $60

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.


Check back soon for more events!