Advocacy Tools

Advocate for your issues

Advocacy, public policy, and civic engagement are essential tools for all nonprofits in achieving their missions. While the Center can’t advocate for the specific issues that are vital to each individual nonprofit’s mission, we can provide you with the tools to be a strong advocate for your nonprofit’s issues.

Nonprofits can lobby! Here’s some basic information about federal laws:

Do you lobby at the state level? Here’s what you need to know:

Get tips on how to be an effective advocate:

  • Advocacy & Lobbying FAQs
  • Advocacy tools from the National Council of Nonprofits

Learn about your elected officials:

Nonprofits can get involved in nonpartisan civic engagement. Find out how!