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Where can I find a glossary of foundation, nonprofit, and fundraising terminology?

  Few, if any, glossaries list all nonprofit terms. Foundation Directory has its own taxonomy of words and phrases. You can use the Philanthropy Classification System to find the meaning...

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Can nonprofits engage in advocacy or lobbying efforts?

In general, according to the IRS, "no organization may qualify for section 501(c)(3) status if a substantial part of its activities is attempting to influence legislation (commonly known as lobbying)....