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What Happens After the “Win”? - Lessons Learned from State and Local Money in Politics Campaigns

Monday, February 26, 2018 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm EST
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Funders and stakeholders alike can be so focused on the policy or advocacy campaign “win” that planning for steps after the campaign can take a backseat. And yet, we know that getting a ballot measure or piece of legislation passed is just one step of many towards creating meaningful and lasting change.

Funders will learn about:

  • The challenges and successes of implementing a policy from the field, including work to defend gains we make
  • What aspects of implementation funders have been able to support with 501(c)(3) investments
  • A discussion of what more could happen if there was increased philanthropic support.

Although the case studies of this briefing will focus on money in politics reforms, we know that these lessons are not unique to this space. We welcome all funders interested in a robust discussion about what comes after “winning” a policy reform to join us!


This program is hosted by Funders' Committee for Civic Participation and cosponsors by Environmental Grantmakers Association, Grantmakers Income Security Taskforce, Mertz Gilmore Foundation, Open Society Foundations, Piper Fund, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, United Philanthropy Forum, Voqal

Moderated by Estevan Muñoz-Howard, Program Officer, Piper Fund


  • Mary Le Nguyen, Director, Washington CAN
  • Cheri Quickmire, Executive Director, Common Cause Connecticut
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