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.

What’s a nonprofit leader to do when facing both a once-in-a-generation opportunity to move the sector forward and an impediment no less immovable than the state constitution?

There is a mantra in the networks of the National Council of Nonprofits when applied to policy issues: What’s the problem? What’re the solutions?

Suffering silently is perhaps the worst approach to advancing the mission of a nonprofit.

Occasionally people ask why nonprofits are asked to fill out so many surveys about their experiences and those of the people they serve.

When organizations dedicated to serving the public good can’t secure the workforce to provide vital services, the whole community suffers.

The resources made available under American Rescue Plan Act to state, local, and Tribal governments, and ultimately to charitable nonprofits, have been called a once-in-a-generation opportunity to...

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