Advocacy

Elections and 501(c)(3) Organizations

Federal tax rules prohibit section 501(c)(3) organizations from participating or intervening in a political campaign in support of or in opposition to a candidate for elected public office. However, organizations may lobby, educate voters, encourage voter registration and participation, and advocate for issues in a nonpartisan manner.

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Apr 24, 2019
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How to Advocate for Conservation

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Sep 11, 2019
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Lobbying Rules and 501(c)3 Organizations

501(c)3 organizations may lobby to affect government policy outcomes, but they must follow federal and state regulations.

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Aug 18, 2022
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Planning a Site Visit with Your Legislator

A visit to conserved land or the location of an environmental restoration project may help a legislator (and their aides) better understand the positive impact of government conservation investments. This guide describes how the staff and volunteers of a conservation organization may organize a productive visit.

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Jul 02, 2021
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When to Advocate for Conservation

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Sep 11, 2019
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