Advocacy Resources

Last updated 12/1/2020

Dance/USA is offering a tool to help urge Congress to pass COVID-relief for the arts during the lame duck session (Dec 2020). 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.