11/06/2012 01:02 pm ET

Fundraising PAC Aims To Give Charities A Political Voice

Many nonprofit leaders will be watching on Tuesday to see whether members of Congress with influence over nonprofit policy will win their bids for reelection. But one group will be particularly attentive because it has money in the game.

The Association of Fundraising Professionals operates what it believes is the only political-action committee that makes campaign contributions to federal candidates based exclusively on whether they support—or are in a position to sway—government action to benefit philanthropy.


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