skip navigation
Here's how you know US flag signifying that this is a United States Federal Government website

An official website of the United States government

Here's how you know

Dot gov

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.


Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you've safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

  • Tips for Treasurers

Hosting in-home events for candidates

August 8, 2022

An individual may spend up to $1,000 per candidate, per election for food, beverages and invitations to host a campaign event in the individual’s home, church or community room without making a contribution. Any amount spent in excess of $1,000 allowance must be reported by the campaign as an in-kind contribution.

For more information on contribution exemptions, see our page on volunteer activity.