Resources

The Power of Board Advocacy: A Discussion Guide for Boards

This guide includes tools to support members of boards of directors to become stronger advocates for the issues advanced by the organizations they serve.  The guide includes case studies, conversation starters, and recommendations for action.

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Being a Player: A Guide to the IRS Lobbying Regulations for Advocacy Charities

This toolkit explains the IRS regulations on lobbying by public charities.  The guide defines lobbying, explains the limits of permissible lobbying, and offers advice on documenting your lobbying activities.

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Advocacy Capacity Tool

Bolder Advocacy’s Advocacy Capacity Tool! (ACT!) helps nonprofits assess their advocacy skills, identify gaps and opportunities in their strategies, and evaluate campaigns.  The tool consists of a series of survey questions and measures an organization’s advocacy in four areas: Advocacy Goals, Plans, and Strategies; Conducting Advocacy; Advocacy Avenues; and Organizational Operations to Sustain Advocacy.  Bolder […]

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Love with Power: Practicing Transformation for Social Justice

This report examines how to use the core values of interconnection, dignity, justice, and love to transform social justice practice.

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A Racial Equity Glossary

This glossary offers definitions of common terms used in discussing racial equity within organizations.

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