On the heels of Foundations on the Hill and many blogs on the topic, some of you may be scratching your heads asking, can a foundation really talk to legislators, educate them about the issues important to your foundation’s mission, and advocate to better position philanthropy?
The short answer is: While there are limitations, private foundations [...]
Approximately 70 foundation leaders got off to an early start at the Council on Foundations fall conference during a Sunday Advanced Legal Seminar. While talking about federal tax law is not everybody’s idea of a good time on a weekend afternoon, attendees were provided with important details on the parameters of lobbying. Community foundations [...]