Whether your foundation has yet to embark on an advocacy journey or has a culture that already embraces advocacy, Bolder Advocacy can help. Bolder Advocacy gives foundations and their grantees the tools and the confidence to advocate effectively. Foundations and nonprofits turn to us when navigating complex rules governing advocacy, and we work every day to protect and expand the rights of nonprofits and foundations to advocate. Bolder Advocacy can equip your foundation’s staff and trustees with the information and strategies they need to better leverage critical dollars, expertise, and people.
Tools, Training, and Technical Assistance
Philanthropy Advocacy Playbook: Leveraging Your Dollars
This publication provides information on 11 benefits and conversation-starters about philanthropic advocacy and lobbying. Specifically, it answers your questions about legal rules and provides concrete examples, templates, resources, and tips
The Project Grant Rule Hub
Bolder Advocacy’s Project Grant Rule Hub is designed to make your advocacy grantmaking easier by providing explainer videos, guides, and budget templates to help your foundation navigate the Project Grant Rule.
16 Grantmaking Characteristics to Effectively Support Public Policy Advocacy
Created in partnership with Dr. Sara Watson, this resource outlines the sixteen characteristics of grantmaking that best supports effective policy education and advocacy.
Think Your Foundation Can’t Engage in Election Season Advocacy? Think Again.
10 actions that your foundation and its staff can take now to boost public participation in elections and ensure a representative and responsive democracy.
Advocacy by Public Foundations
On this episode of Bolder Advocacy’s Rules of the Game podcast, we dive-in to the rules public foundations need to know when advancing their missions through advocacy.
Advocacy by Private Foundations
Our Bolder Advocacy Rules of the Game podcast team discusses the do’s and don’ts of private foundation engagement in advocacy.