The short answer is “yes.” Whether you are inspired by this year’s U.S. presidential debates or otherwise to host your own debate, a 501(c)(3) can engage in various election-related activities, so long as the 501(c)(3) follows certain rules so as not to jeopardize its tax-exempt status.
Nonprofit & Tax Exempt Organizations
Attorneys in Fredrikson & Byron’s Nonprofit & Tax Exempt Group recognize that each nonprofit client has unique goals. Our attorneys work to develop creative and practical strategies to meet each organization’s specific objectives.
“The legal requirements governing nonprofit organizations have become increasingly complex and demanding. Practice group members strive continuously to keep abreast of new developments and to provide clients with the benefit of this insight.”