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A Legal Guide on Ballot Measures for Nonprofits and Foundations

Seize the Initiative

Seize the Initiative: A Legal Guide on Ballot Measures for Nonprofits and Foundations offers clear and concise information on the range of legal questions that could arise when nonprofits consider working on a ballot initiative, including:

  • An explanation of the different types of ballot measures and the relevant rules for each
  • Guidance on what activities 501(c)(3) organizations may engage in without jeopardizing their tax-exempt status
  • Information that addresses the concerns of private and public foundations interested in supporting ballot measure work by public charities.


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Published February, 2022, from Bolder Advocacy

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