Public Awareness, Engagement and Advocacy
MEMBER EXCLUSIVE RESOURCE Organizations are encouraged to educate, inform, and engage their supporters, funders, donors, regulators, program participants, staff, board, volunteers, and the community at large. Building and nurturing this strong network of informed and involved support is one of the key foundations to the nonprofit’s success and future sustainability. This packet outlines the benefits […]
MEMBER EXCLUSIVE RESOURCE Many nonprofit leaders are unsure about the legality of advocacy and lobbying efforts in which their organizations can engage. This resource packet outlines the basics of advocacy and lobbying, what is allowable lobbying activity on the State and Federal level, and how to develop a public policy/advocacy policy for your organization. Attached […]
A nonprofit should have written, board approved administrative policies that are periodically reviewed by the board. At a minimum, these policies should address issues such as crisis and disaster planning, information, communications, and social media. Proper communications, marketing, and social media techniques are important for an organization to gain traction and notoriety. These documents offer sample style […]
Maryland Nonprofits and Maryland Environmental Health Network held a meeting with a variety of public health advocates to discuss ways of establishing “health in all policies” in Maryland. This document details survey results on current activities in public health equity policy work from 16 organization participants.