Nonpartisan Advocacy in Partisan Times: How Foundations Can Support and Engage in Election Season Activities in Texas




Election Related Activities, Funding Advocacy, Private and Public Foundation Advocacy, State Law Resources

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While 501(c)(3) organizations have wide latitude to engage in issue-based advocacy and get-out-the-vote activities, both public and private foundations should be careful not to support or oppose candidates for public office. This co-branded guide with Philanthropy Advocates provides an overview of how foundations can interact with voters, candidates, and their grantees during an election year by engaging in and supporting nonpartisan advocacy during partisan times.