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Electioneering rules training tool for foundation staff released

Philanthropy News Digest April 24, 2014

The HewlettGatesPackard, and Moore foundations have announced the release of an interactive resource designed to help foundation staff navigate the legal issues around election-related activities.

Offered through Learn Foundation Law, a Web site developed by the four foundations in 2010, "Electioneering Rules for Private Foundations and Public Charities" is the third in a series of free courses dedicated to legal issues that apply to private foundations and public charities, including the prohibition against "interven[ing] in an election campaign on behalf of, or in opposition to, any candidate for public office."

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