Advocacy

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While attending Exponent Philanthropy’s 2018 National Conference last month, I had a surprise: I saw a significant number of grantmakers genuinely excited about getting involved in advocacy!

Categories: Advocacy
Tags: Advocacy
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We’ve analyzed the House tax proposal as introduced last week and are tracking the actions that are reshaping it every day. The Senate will soon release its competing version.

Categories: Federal Policy
Tags: Tax Reform, Charitable Giving Incentives, State Budgets, Nonpartisanship, Advocacy
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Categories: Advocacy
Tags: Advocacy, Federal Budget
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Should community/family/private independent/other foundations be constantly hounded by politicians and their operatives seeking official endorsements by foundations, contributions from foundation assets, hosting of partisan fundraising events,...

Categories: Advocacy
Tags: Nonpartisanship, Advocacy, Johnson Amendment
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While engaging with nonprofits around the country in numerous settings since the elections, we noticed their anxiety about what might happen to the work of charitable nonprofits and foundations now that one political party will control both...

Categories: Federal Policy
Tags: Advocacy, Public Policy, Federal Budget, Sequestration, Tax Reform, Affordable Care Act, Charitable Giving Incentives, Nonpartisanship, Nonprofit Independence, Regulatory Reform
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In today's online edition of The Chronicle of Philanthropy, I wrote that an “honest dialogue is long overdue to identify how best to meet the urgent...

Categories: Advocacy
Tags: Advocacy
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You may be familiar with the National Council of Nonprofits’ role as a trendspotter for charitable nonprofits, including annual rundowns of...

Categories: #OwnYourOwnCosts
Tags: Trends, Fundraising, Mobile, Advocacy
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With data gathered from the Nonprofit Finance Fund showing that - for the past seven years – increasing demands on nonprofits outpace their ability to provide services to meet the demands, every board member should be raising the question, “...

Categories: #OwnYourOwnCosts
Tags: #OwnYourOwnCosts, Advocacy, Overhead

For too long, a myth has hung over the nonprofit community like a scary fog:  that nonprofit advocacy is somehow spooky. Nothing could be further from the truth, because advocating for missions is a core part of our sector’s proud legacy.

Categories: Advocacy
Tags: Advocacy, Governance, Stand for Your Mission
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