The Advocacy Capacity Tool (ACT) helps groups measure their readiness to engage in advocacy. Groups answer questions about their organization’s skills, knowledge, and resources for running issue campaigns, influencing legislation, or other forms of advocacy. The tool then immediately generates results. The ACT is useful for a range of nonprofits—including foundations looking for ways to support their grantees.
Alliance for Justice provides six tips for funders for evaluating advocacy grants.
Independent Sector's publication is a study that identifies five essential approaches to successful advocacy and analyzes the effectiveness of advocacy on issues facing the entire nonprofit and philanthropic sector.
Independent Sector is the leading coalition of nonprofits, foundations, and corporate giving programs committed to advancing the common good in America.
Bolder Advocacy, has collected all their resources in one place to support immigrant rights advocacy groups working on policy goals ranging from federal policy reform to voter mobilization.