||Nonprofit Essentials (NE): Advocacy
||Organizational & Leadership Development
||Description: An overview of the role of advocacy in nonprofit organizations. Topics include the different forms of advocacy, the rules regarding grassroots lobbying, and the importance of cultivating relationships with elected officials and others.
In this workshop participants will:
? Describe the difference between advocacy and lobbying
? Identify the main difference between direct lobbying and grassroots lobbying
? Contrast the two options for how charities calculate their annual lobbying limits: “insubstantial part test” of the 501(h) option.
? Define the absolute prohibition concerning advocacy activities