Learn how one foundation used a powerful advocacy tool, covening stakeholder groups around Clean Energy and Green Jobs to begin to provide a common vision for a policy initiative.
A campaign to educate candidates and elected officials about philanthropy, this toolkit includes suggested talking points, a template for quick facts and a story about your foundation, and a leave behind candidate card.
This useful chart with accompanying definitions shows a full range of possible advocacy activities for foundations.
Presentation given by Peter Lewandowski, Assistant General Counsel, Office of State Ethics, State of Connecticut.
Charity Lobbying in the Public Interest (CLPI) one-page fact sheet provides information about lobbying with foundation grants.
Peter Lewandowski, Assistant General Counsel, Connecticut Office of State Ethics, answers Frequently Asked Questions about lobbying and advocacy issues under the Connecticut State Code of Ethics for Lobbyists.