HARTFORD, CT -- In the January 2018 Giving Voice blog post, CCP President Karla Fortunato reports on CCP's series of programs focused on strategies to strengthen community capacity and democracy.
For CCP Member staff and trustees of public and private foundations
A letter from the IRS clarifying how foundations can support grantees that engage in lobbying and election-related activities.
Presentation given by Peter Lewandowski, Assistant General Counsel, Office of State Ethics, State of Connecticut.
This short article reviews the basics of how foundations can engage in Federal advocacy work, and gives information on when various types of grantmakers can lobby.
Charity Lobbying in the Public Interest (CLPI) one-page fact sheet provides information about lobbying with foundation grants.
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.
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.
Bolder Advocacy, an initiative of Alliance for Justice, advances and protects the role of nonprofits in influencing public policy. Find resources on rules and regulations, best practices for supporting advocacy and evaluation tools.