Laurel O’Sullivan, principal and founder of The Advocacy Collaborative, says we need to talk about advocacy as a leadership strategy and a driver for advancing mission with impact. Read about the AdvocacyForward framework that gives advocacy the same management primacy as fundraising or programs.
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Posted by Andrew Phifer on June 24, 2015
The new Grantmakers In Health (GIH) report, Health Reform Five Years Later: Philanthropy Steps Up to the Challenge, describes the spectrum of ways in which foundations have engaged in health reform-related efforts since the law’s passage. The report illustrates philanthropy’s funding priorities and strategies over the last five years, describes the issues health funders identify as the most critical to address over the next two years, and makes recommendations for grantmakers to consider as they plan their next generation of work.
Posted by Christine Strigaro on June 18, 2015
Last Thursday, Alliance for Justice kicked off its Foundation Program Speaker Series, which puts AFJ’s signature advocacy lens on important and emerging topics in philanthropy. To launch the series, we asked: “How Are Some Foundations Guiding Their Mission through Grants & Investments?”
Posted by Keely Monroe on June 17, 2015
“Give Me Your 990!” Do these words make you break out in a cold sweat? Don’t worry! Our 2015 edition of Give Me Your 990! Public Disclosure Requirements for Tax-Exempt Organizations walks you through all the requirements of when and how you’ll need to disclose your Form 990 to the public.
Posted by Andrew Phifer on June 17, 2015
How nonprofits can respond to candidate statements, best practices to prepare for opposition attacks, a toolkit for establishing your organization, and more! Find out what is trending on Bolder Advocacy this month…
Posted by Andrew Phifer on June 10, 2015
Criminal justice reform advocates have been gaining momentum over the past decade implementing Ban the Box and Fair Chance policies, which now exist in 17 states, Washington D.C, and 100 cities and counties. This legislation takes several forms, but most simply it eliminates the box on job applications asking whether a potential employee has a criminal record.