A sign-on letter to Chairman Quigley, Ranking Member Graves, Chairman Kennedy, and Ranking Member Coons to uphold the Johnson Amendment.
The Forum signed the Community Letter in Support of Nonpartisanship to present a united front to preserve the protections in the current law.
This guide provides resources to help you and your members connect with your legislators during the 2017 abbreviated congressional August recess.
The Forum submitted a written statement to the Hearing on Examining a Church’s Right to Free Speech Before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s Subcommittee on Government Operations and Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits, and Administrative Rules in support of upholding the Johnson Amendment.
A broad, nationwide coalition of 501(c)(3) organizations, made up of charitable nonprofits, including religious institutions, philanthropy serving organizations, and foundations, delivered a clear message to Congress: maintain the current law that protects nonprofit organizations from being hounded for partisan political contributions and endorsements.
United Philanthropy Forum supports the continued full enforcement of current law that prohibits 501(c)(3) charitable organizations from endorsing, opposing or contributing to political candidates and engaging in partisan campaign activities—also known as the “Johnson Amendment.” See our position and resources on this issue.