Advocacy Resources

Last updated 9/21/2020

Dance/USA is offering a November 2020 Election Toolkit and launch a Get Out The Vote campaign – #Dance2Vote – to urge the arts sector and the general public to vote during the November 3, 2020 elections. Read more…


As elections near, read about how nonprofits can engage and advocate.

Bolder Advocacy offers many free ballot measure advocacy resources including:

You can also find resources around more general lobbying work including:

“Bolder Advocacy promotes active engagement in democratic processes and institutions by giving nonprofits and foundations the confidence to advocate effectively and by protecting their right to do so.”

Their attorney-trainers are available every weekday to offer FREE technical assistance: advocacy@afj.org or 866-NP-LOBBY (866-675-6229) o al 415-528-3540 para comunicarse en español.

Their newsletter, Bolder Advocacy Digest, includes nonprofit and foundation news, interviews with funders, announcements about new resources and upcoming workshops, and policy updates affecting tax-exempt organizations. Sign up here.

To learn more about the ballot measures appearing in November 2020, visit the California Secretary of State’s website.