Nonprofit Radio: Election Year Issues 2024

I recently spoke with Tony Martignetti, host of Nonprofit Radio, about election year issues for charities in 2024. You can join the 13,000 weekly listeners and catch the Nonprofit Radio podcast here. Tony and I have previously spoken about election year advocacy for charities. It’s important at the outset to note that this post focuses on […]

Take Action Today to Protect the Nonprofit, Religious, and Foundation Communities!

So far, 5,500+ charitable nonprofits, community and private foundations, and for-profit entities have signed the Community Letter in Support of Nonpartisanship to protect the 501(c)(3) community from the ravages of partisan politics.  The NEO Law Group is proud to have been one of the first organizations from all 50 states to have signed. Why? Because if the proposal to change longstanding federal tax law […]

Johnson Amendment: 501(c)(3) Prohibition on Political Campaign Intervention

The Johnson Amendment refers to the law codified in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code prohibiting organizations exempt from taxes under 501(c)(3) from participating in any political campaign on behalf of (or in opposition to) any candidate for elective public office. Churches & Political Activity: The Call to Repeal the Johnson Amendment, an article written by […]

Nonprofit Radio: Election Year Advocacy

I’ll be on Nonprofit Radio this Friday at 10:30 am PT / 1:30 pm ET discussing What’s Permissible Advocacy with host Tony Martignetti. Catch us live on Talking Alternative or a few days later on iTunes. How much can your nonprofit participate in the presidential election? Can you educate? Endorse? Lobby? Gene Takagi walks us through what’s allowed; disallowed; and questionable. Who […]