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Build Your Advocacy Grantmaking
Web-based and printed Advocacy Evaluation Tool & Advocacy Capacity Assessment Tool. Published 2005. 28 and 58 pages, respectively. See full description for details and links.
Investing in Change
An indispensable guide for foundations in explaining the various roles they can play in the advocacy process. Published 2004. 58 pages.
Strategies for Creating and Operating 501(c)(3)s, 501(c)(4)s, and Political Organizations. Published 2006. 95 pages.
The Rules of the Game
A user-friendly guide that reviews federal tax and election laws which govern nonprofit organizations in an election year. This book explains the right (and wrong) ways to organize specific voter education activities. Published 2010. 74 pages.
Myth v. Fact
This handbook dispels the myth associated with funding advocacy organizations and offers a full range of advocacy activities that foundations can support. Published 1995. 26 pages.
Seize the Initiative
Increasingly, citizens groups are using ballot initiatives and referenda to advance their issues. This guide answers questions frequently asked by nonprofit organizations about working on ballot measures. Published 1996. 56 pages.
This guide reviews what ballot-measure-related activities funders themselves may conduct, as well as what financial support they may provide to nonprofit organizations that advocate or study the merits and impacts of particular ballot measures. Published 1998. 18 pages.
Power Amidst Chaos
This publication recounts the challenges to funding advocacy work after the devastating hurricane season of 2005, including how grantmakers successfully helped empower those affected, as well as tips for funding and preparing for advocacy in response to future disasters. Published 2007. 36 pages.