Endow Ohio: What Comes Next?
One year ago Philanthropy Ohio embarked on an initiative to create a tax incentive in Ohio law encouraging people to donate to permanent endowments at their local community foundations. THe bill has already passed the Ohio House of Representatives by an overwhelming margin, 84 -9. We caught up with Claudia Herrold, Senior Vice President of Communications and Public Policy at Philanthropy Ohio to find out more about the initiative's origins and what's ahead for this bill this year.
Foundations on the Hill 2014
Private and Public Foundations May Fund Charities that Lobby
501(c)(3) public charities may legally seek to influence legislation—in other words, lobby – subject to generous limits. In addition, private foundations and public foundations (which are public charities) may support public charities that lobby. Foundations should follow the following rules when making grants to grantees that lobby.