Advocacy

2012 Best Practices Celebration

May 24, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

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The Washington Post, 1150 15th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20071

Political Activity: A Webinar Designed to Help You Understand the IRS Rules for 501(C)(3) Organizations

May 1, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Under the Internal Revenue Code, all Section 501(c)(3) organizations are prohibited from directly or indirectly intervening in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for elective office. The prohibition applies to federal, state and local campaigns. If a nonprofit violates this rule, the IRS can revoke the organization’s tax-exempt status or impose stiff financial penalties. Read more »

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Connections: Advocacy

In this episode of Connections, local experts eplain what projected deficits mean for nonprofits and the services they deliver in the community.

Joining Connections host and Center for Nonprofit Advancement CEO Glen O’Gilvie are guests: Read more »

Center Honors Local Officials for Dedication to Nonprofit Community

2011 Phyllis Campbell Newsome Public Policy Leadership Award

The Center for Nonprofit Advancement honored an outstanding group of public servants for their dedication to the region's nonprofit community at the 2011 Annual Celebration on October 18.

Elected officials from the District of Columbia, Northern Virginia and Montgomery and Prince George’s counties in Maryland were recognized with the 2011 Phyllis Campbell Newsome Public Policy Leadership Award. Honorees included: Read more »

Center to Recognize Outstanding Public Servants

At the 2011 Annual Celebration on October 18, the Center for Nonprofit Advancement will honor four local officials for their service to the Greater Washington region’s nonprofit organizations. The Center will present the 2011 Phyllis Campbell Newsome Public Policy Leadership Award to: Read more »

ACTION ALERT! Sign on to Protect the Charitable Giving Incentive

The charitable giving incentive that supports the work of all charitable nonprofits is at risk!

Policymakers from across the political spectrum have put forward plans to address ways to reduce the federal budget deficit through spending cuts, entitlement reforms and changes to the tax code, and many propose changing the charitable deduction in one way or another. No one knows the true impact that any of these proposals will have on the ability of nonprofits to raise the resources needed to provide the programs and services in their local communities. Read more »

Nominate an Outstanding Public Official

Center members are invited to make a nomination for the 2011 Phyllis Campbell Newsome Public Policy Leadership Award. The Award was created to highlight the work of government officials who worked in partnership with the nonprofit sector to ensure more vibrant communities.  We are asking members to nominate deserving officials from their region. Read more »

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ACTION ALERT for DC, MD

Guest post from the Think Twice Before You Slice Campaign.

This week's update is a Call To Action for the District of Columbia and Prince George's County, with important activities detailed below. Please take a moment to participate - your voice will make a difference to decision-makers! Read more »

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2011 Best Practices Celebration

What can be learned from the best managed nonprofits in the Washington area? Hear great ideas to be used today, success stories to implement tomorrow and inspiration that has motivated our nonprofit community for the past 17 years. Join us at the culmination of the competition for The Washington Post 2011 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management. Read more »

Advocacy 101: How Nonprofits Can Effect Political Change

June 1, 2011 - 9:30am - 11:30am

Faculty: Kathy Bailey, Bailey|Gary

Course Objective: Learn how nonprofits can practice advocacy and what documentation your organization needs for compliance.

What is lobbying and who is a lobbyist?  What can you do if you are a 501(c)(3), (4), or even a (6)?  How do you keep all the requirements straight and what happens if you make a mistake?  This session will try to answer all these questions and discuss what recordkeeping is necessary to establish you are in compliance with the rules. Read more »

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Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street, NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC 20006
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