This useful chart with accompanying definitions shows a full range of possible advocacy activities for foundations.
Presentation given by Peter Lewandowski, Assistant General Counsel, Office of State Ethics, State of Connecticut.
Peter Lewandowski, Assistant General Counsel, Connecticut Office of State Ethics, answers Frequently Asked Questions about lobbying and advocacy issues under the Connecticut State Code of Ethics for Lobbyists.
This fact sheet explains the lobbying rules for public foundations.
Bolder Advocacy's two-page infosheet shows that while private foundations incur a prohibitive tax when they engage in or fund lobbying, they may still engage in a variety of advocacy activities.
AFJ is the leading expert on the legal framework for nonprofit advocacy efforts and provides definitive information, resources, and technical assistance that encourages organizations and their funding partners to fully exercise their right to be active participants in the democratic process.