Foundation Support for Nonprofit Advocacy
Session materials from PEAK2019.
Not sure how to make the case for funding advocacy? Uncertain whether you can fund grantees that lobby? Wondering whether your public or private foundation can speak out on an issue? Discover the answers to these questions and more—for public and private foundations.
Participants will learn about:
Reasons for public and private foundations to support advocacy
Activities that constitute advocacy and public policy work
Various advocacy roles for foundations
Definitions of lobbying
Activities that are exceptions to the definitions of lobbying
Rules for private and public foundation grants to nonprofits that lobby
Grant agreement language that permits support for policy work
Permissible private and public foundation support for election-related activities
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