How to Grow Your PAC

02 Jun, 2015

In a new Council video, 2015 Outstanding Corporate PAC Award recipient Stephen Ciccone of Toyota shares a few key strategies for growing your PAC, including establishing a brand for the PAC and building real relationships with donors.

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Best Practices for Creating an Effective Brand To Boost Your PAC and Grassroots Programs

02 Dec, 2013

Does your PAC or grassroots program have a recognizable brand identity? What is it? How can you develop it further and use it more effectively?

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Incentivizing PAC Involvement

04 Sep, 2013

Conveying the value of your PAC involvement can be a tall order. Here are some tips from Hannah Wesolowski, manager of political involvement practice at the Public Affairs Council, on how to strengthen your PAC's presence throughout your organization and provide additional motivation to potential donors to get involved.

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Helpful Resource Organizations and Web Sites

04 Dec, 2012

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‘PACs Americana’: An FEC Crib Sheet for PAC Rules

04 Dec, 2012

  Call it a chart, a grid or a matrix, “PACs Americana” — presented by Greg J. Scott, assistant staff director of the FEC’s Information Division, at the Council’s PAC Conference in Orlando earlier this year — offers clear and useful distinctions among the four forms political action committees...

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PAC Related Blogs

04 Dec, 2012

Consultant Member Blogs: SevenTwenty Strategies: SevenTwenty Blog Aristotle International: In The Know Cerrell Associates, Inc.: REALPOLITIK CQ Roll Call: At The Races Dunn Associates: Dunn Associates Blog Other Related Blogs: Campaign Insider Election Law Blog Political Activity Law

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Why Have PACs?

14 Nov, 2012

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PAC Terminology

14 Nov, 2012

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PAC Resource Publications & Helpful Websites

14 Nov, 2012

  Oversight Organizations & Useful Websites Federal Election Commission Committee Campaign finance guides, financial information about candidates, parties and PACs, press releases, statistics about campaign financing, etc. Phone: 800-424-9530 www.fec.gov House Office of the Clerk Lobbying disclosure questions and answers, how-tos, and overviews Phone: 202-225-7000 http://lobbyingdisclosure.house.gov/ Senate Office of...

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Latest Campaign Finance Rules & Regulations

14 Nov, 2012

ELECTRONIC FILING All Political Committees that contribute $50,000 or more per calendar year are required to file electronically with the FEC. All other filers may choose to file electronically on a voluntary basis. All electronic filers are also required to disclose e-mail addresses and the committee website address. FILING SCHEDULE All PACs...

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Campaign Finance FAQs

14 Nov, 2012

What is the difference between hard money and soft money? Hard money is used to describe dollars raised from individual or political committee contributions. This money is limited and subject to disclosure by the Federal Election Commission (FEC). Soft money comes from companies, unions and/or individuals and is unlimited...

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