August 30: Lobbying Rules for Nonprofits
Workshops last approximately one hour (see registration page for start time). You may register online or by calling Jose Olivas at (510) 444-6070. Workshop Registration is $35 per attendee. You will need a high speed internet connection to your computer in order to participate in these web workshops.
- This one-hour online session, beginning at 2:00 p.m. (E/T) discusses the different roles and functions of 501(c)(3)s, 501(c)(4)s, and PACs, and the federal rules on how these types of organizations work together. In addition, it explores the legal separation necessary between affiliated organizations, the fundraising constraints of each organization, the lobbying distinctions and permissible electoral activity for each organization.
Lobbying Rules for Nonprofits (8/28/2011)
- This one-hour online session begins at 2:00 p.m. (E/T) and will explain the federal laws governing 501(c)3 lobbying, including how to calculate your lobbying limits under the insubstantial part test and the 501(h) expenditure test, definitions for direct and grassroots lobbying, exemptions to the definition of lobbying and the application of these rules to the ballot measure activities.
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