Nonprofits or 501(c)(3) organizations have the right to lobby and should do so. They play a key role in Get Out the Vote (GOTV) campaigns and raising the profile of certain issues in elections, including children. But lobbying activities are limited by IRS regulations.
Use these resources and links to find out how your nonprofit can participate in the 2010 elections.
Michigan Participation Project, nonpartisan voter engagement resources for the nonprofit community, including a detailed guideline for election advocacy for 501(c)(3) organizations and other resources to help nonprofits engage in voting and elections.