Elizabeth McGuigan

Elizabeth McGuigan is the senior director of policy and government affairs at the Philanthropy Roundtable and has been with the organization since January 2021. Prior to joining the Roundtable, Elizabeth served as the director of legislative and policy research at the National Shooting Sports Foundation, where she oversaw all state and federal policy research, helping to protect the Second Amendment and the firearm and ammunition industry.

In Elizabeth’s current role, she supports the organization’s Policy & Government Affairs team with research and analysis on critical issues facing the charitable sector and philanthropic freedom

Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Arts in economics and graduated from George Washington University with a Masters of Public Policy. Previously, Elizabeth covered a wide range of policy analysis for Bloomberg Government, Strategas Research Partners and Americans for Tax Reform.

What the U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Affirmative Action in Higher Education Could Mean for Charities

New Philanthropy Roundtable legal analysis sheds light on the implications of the Supreme Court decision for three categories of organizations outside the higher-ed sphere.

What does rising populism mean for philanthropy?

Remarks from a panel discussion on populism at the “Foundations on the Hill” event for foundation leaders and officials in Washington, D.C.

The impact of regulation on charity in the United States

“The 50-State Index of Charity Regulations,” analyzes five key areas of charitable sector regulations, ranks the states according to the regulatory burdens in these areas and examines the impact overregulation has on a state’s charitable landscape.