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What, Why, and How: A Guide to Advocacy

Publication date: 
03/2022

An overview of how foundations and their grantees can participate in advocacy developed by members of the Forum District to D.C. Advocacy Network.

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Strengthening Philanthropy’s Capacity to Engage in Policy

Publication date: 
09/2018

This report highlights key areas of progress for the Forum’s PolicyWorks initiative during its first nine years, based on the responses of 32 regional PSOs. It documents some dramatic gains in regional PSOs’ capacity to engage in government relations, advocacy and public policy work, and the critical role that the Forum has played in directly supporting this growth.

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In Search of the Spark: Getting Your Members Fired Up about Policy Work

Publication date: 
07/2012

The guide is based on a premise supported by everyone we interviewed: that philanthropy-serving organizations can and should become more intentional about building member support for policy work in order to be more effective in that work, and also, according to some, to be more effective associations generally.

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Public Policy Update: September 16, 2022

Release Date: 
09/16/2022

Forum Public Policy Update is a regular update for United Philanthropy Forum members covering public policy issues impacting the philanthropic sector. This issue is for September 16, 2022.

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