Family foundations may participate in many forms of advocacy activities and may fund advocacy. Although family foundations do incur a prohibitive tax on any lobbying expenditure, lobbying is only one type of advocacy and there are many permissible advocacy avenues for private family foundations. This short paper from Alliance for Justice provides a quick and helpful overview of the rules and regulations governing advocacy grantmaking.

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Advocacy and Lobbying

This Content Collection features content from Learn Foundation Law, a first-of-its-kind resource for private foundations with e-trainings and tools related to the basic legal rules for private foundations. Also included are NCFP webinars on advocacy as well as other reports and perspectives on advocacy grantmaking strategies.

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