Public policy is a critical component of achieving meaningful community impact and an expression of the priorities we have as a community. United Way of Greater Portland has a long history of involvement in public policy and encourages you to get involved. Click here for more on United Way of Greater Portland’s current public policy efforts.
Federal and state law allows 501(c)(3) nonprofits to undertake advocacy efforts and engage in certain lobbying activities. For more on what nonprofit organizations can and cannot do in terms of advocacy, please visit Maine Association of Nonprofits and Alliance for Justice.