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Bolder Advocacy Workshops
For Nonprofits and Foundations

Heather Burke | April 18, 2019
Bolder Advocacy has provided trainings to thousands of nonprofit organizations.  We work with nonprofit boards, staff, and volunteers to improve their understanding of the legal issues involved in influencing public policy advocacy so they can maximize their advocacy and election-related activities, learn what it takes to engage in effective advocacy,… Read More

PowerCheck Frequently Asked Questions

Heather Burke | July 26, 2018
What is the PowerCheck tool? PowerCheck is a self-assessment tool that organizations, coalitions, and groups can use to assess their capacity to engage in community organizing. This tool is designed to provide you with a systematic way to review and document your current skills, practices, and resources that help make… Read More

Frequently Asked Questions
Advocacy Capacity Tools

Heather Burke | July 23, 2018
What is the Advocacy Capacity Tool (ACT)? The Advocacy Capacity Tool (ACT) is a self-assessment tool that nonprofits, coalitions, and groups can use to assess their current capacity – or readiness – to engage in advocacy. Completing this tool provides a comprehensive snapshot of your current advocacy capacity: the skills,… Read More

10 Years After Katrina: 10 Questions for Funder Best Practices

ldinapoli | August 25, 2015
Saturday, August 29, 2015, will mark the ten-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall on the Gulf Coast, and President Obama will be in New Orleans on Thursday to honor the anniversary and celebrate the region’s resilience and steady progress. After such a devastating storm, how was this region able to… Read More

Inauguration Basics for Nonprofits

Ryann Alonso | December 14, 2020
Despite all of the brouhaha, including a spate of failed lawsuits, surrounding Donald Trump’s refusal to publicly acknowledge the election results, Joe Biden will be sworn in on January 20, 2021 as the 46th President of the United States. In the years before the pandemic, the inauguration of a US… Read More