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.

Nonprofits are finding more and more innovative ways to engage with state-level lawmakers to build relationships and advance mission-based policy concerns.

Individual nonprofits know they deliver positive impact in communities, but can falter in explaining it to lawmakers, donors, community leaders, and volunteers.

Changing the rules halfway through the game and not defining those new rules creates an unfair playing board for everyone involved – the referees, the players, and the spectators.

Charitable nonprofits witnessed first-hand – and many experienced – the significant problems flowing from the 35-day federal government shutdown that ended January 26.

The modern-day equivalent of demonstrations, sit-ins, and rallies is the virtual day of action.

It is a simple concept: public policies should be based on fundamental principles and not on the influence of those seeking them.

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