Hosting Candidates at Charitable Events: Ensuring Candidate Appearances Remain Nonpartisan



Election Related Activities, Public Charity Advocacy

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Having a candidate appear as a speaker at a 501(c)(3) organization’s event can help improve turnout, whether to hear an educational message or to raise funds for the organization’s programs. This fact sheet covers how a charity can invite candidates to appear at 501(c)(3) events in either an official or candidate capacity.

Further Readings: Who is a candidate?