Nonprofit Advocacy in Action

To demonstrate how common nonprofit advocacy is – and how effective it can be in advancing missions, improving lives, and strengthening communities – each edition of our free enewsletter, Nonprofit Advocacy Matters, concludes with a current example of “Advocacy in Action.”

So you may be inspired by everyday advocacy by nonprofits across the country, this page provides links to those stories – with the most recent stories posted at the top, flowing backward in reverse chronological order.

After settling for virtual forms of advocacy (via Zoom, social media, etc.) over the course of the pandemic, nonprofit and other advocates are finally able to enter the halls of Congress and...

Finding Money

Readers by now know that the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) expressly authorizes state, local, Tribal, and territorial governments to invest their allocations of the $350 billion in funds in...

Survey data show that a major reason job applicants turn down work at charitable nonprofits is a lack of available and affordable child care.

The few minutes it takes you to fill out a survey can drive months, even years, of advocacy work that shapes legislation and improves nonprofits’ ability to advance their missions.

Charitable nonprofits are famously and appropriately barred from engaging in partisan, election related activities thanks to the longstanding...

There are surprising new fiscal realities that no one anticipated two years ago: most states are running large budget surpluses...

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