Lobbying Rules for 501(c)(3) Organizations

  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Pacific Time (US & Canada)
  • By: Alliance for Justice
  • Source: CALegalAdvocates (Decommissioned) > CALegalAdvocates.org
  • Training (non-CLE)

Lobbying is one of the most effective means for nonprofits to advance their missions. There are many ways 501(c)(3) public charities choose to lobby to achieve their policy goals. In this webinar we will delve into the definition and significance of lobbying. Once you understand how basic lobbying definitions apply to 501(c)(3) organizations, we will explain how to track your lobbying time and expenses, how to report lobbying to the IRS, and how lobbying restrictions of 501(c)(3) organizations interact with state or local lobbying disclosure laws. Additionally, trainers will provide you with ways you can maximize your outreach by taking advantage of the membership rule when communicating with your members.

This one-hour webinar addresses:

  • How the tax law permits lobbying for nonprofits
  • One easy step most charities can take to maximize the amount they’re allowed to spend on lobbying
  • Yearly lobbying limits for charities
  • Tips for taking advantage of the narrow definitions of lobbying – which will help charities make the most of their lobbying limit
  • The application of these rules to ballot measure activities

COST: $35