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Special Collection

Special Collection
July 2017

Legislative Advocacy for Nonprofit Organizations

Author(s): Breckan Erdman, Rosie Hidalgo, Shaina Goodman
Legislative action has long played an important role in the movement to end gender-based violence, often as a critical component of the grassroots activism of survivors, advocates, and other people committed to mobilizing to end gender-based violence. This collection is designed to provide assistance to nonprofit organizations interested in participating in legislative advocacy.

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  • General Material
February 2017

Lobbying

This webpage provides a basic overview of the limitations on lobbying for 501(c)(3) organizations under the IRS rules.
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  • General Material
February 2017

Measuring Lobbying Activity: Substantial Part Test

This is the standard that the IRS applies if a nonprofit organization has not elected to use the “Expenditure Test."
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  • General Material
February 2017

Measuring Lobbying: Expenditure Test

The Expenditure Test is a more specific standard that the IRS uses to measure a nonprofit’s lobbying activities, if a nonprofit has elected to use this standard.
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  • General Material
July 2016

Building Your Advocacy Toolbox: Advocacy vs. Lobbying

This fact sheet breaks down the difference between “advocacy” and “lobbying” and outlines ways in which public health organizations can engage in advocacy.
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  • General Material
January 2016

Yes, Coalitions May Lobby

This resource outlines the federal guidelines on lobbying that are of particular interest to domestic and sexual violence coalitions, provides advice for complying with these regulations, and offers further resources on lobbying activities for nonprofits.
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  • General Material
January 2016

FY 2017 Income Limits Documentation System

This system provides complete documentation of the development of the FY 2017 Income Limits (ILs) for any area of the country selected by the user.
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  • General Material
January 2015

State Lobbying Registration Thresholds

This resource provides guidance for compliance with both federal and state tax law when participating in lobbying activities. It also includes a list of lobbying registration thresholds by state.
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  • General Material
January 2014

Principles and Practices for Nonprofit Excellence: A guide for nonprofit staff and board members

This guide provides specific guidelines for individual organizations to evaluate and improve their operations, governance, human resources, advocacy, financial management, and fundraising.
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  • General Material
January 2014

Public Policy Planning Checklist

This checklist provides advice on how to embark upon public policy and lobbying activities for nonprofit organizations.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
December 2011

The Nuts and Bolts of Lobbying for 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(6) Exempt Organizations

Author(s): Alexandra Megaris, Janice Ryan
This presentation from Venable LLP outlines tax rules for lobbying, special restrictions for organizations receiving federal funds, definitions of lobbying terms, and ethics. It also addresses some basic “dos” “don’ts” for 501(c)(3) organizations that wish to participate in lobbying activities.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
March 2011

Grant Writing - Information & Resources

These selected grant writing websites provide clear, detailed information on the grant-writing process at no cost.