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Knowing the Rules for Nonprofit Lobbying
National Alliance to End Homelessness
Toolkits | February 2, 2011
Files: PDF | 2.23 MB | 6 pages
Because nonprofit organizations have such expertise on the issue of homelessness, who it affects, its causes, and its solutions, it is imperative that they be involved in the federal policy process and help to shape public policy. The only way to achieve this type of involvement is through advocacy and lobbying by you and your organization. Unfortunately, the rules and regulations governing lobbying can seem confusing and overwhelming to many people. This toolkit is designed to help nonprofit organizations, designated as 501(c)(3) organizations by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), understand what constitutes lobbying and how to measure and report on lobbying activities
This toolkit covers:
The toolkit provides several helpful tips, as well as a list of five key steps for success.
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