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Public Policy Engagement During an Election Year

February 20, 2012

Eileen Salinsky, Program Advisor, Grantmakers In Health

Political elections create both challenges and opportunities for foundations seeking to inform and influence the public policy process. Philanthropic organizations have broad latitude to conduct or sponsor a variety of policyrelated activities, and this flexibility includes the ability to promote civic engagement and encourage informed participation in democratic elections.

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