Advocacy is often the most effective—yet misunderstood—strategy in the philanthropy toolbox. This event helped participants to better understand their foundations' rights to fund or engage in public policy, which was led by advocacy law expert Sara Matlin from Alliance for Justice’s Bolder Advocacy project . This document is the slides from the March 9, 2017 workshop titled Funding Bolder Advocacy.
The struggle to break the cycle of poverty is often paved with legal potholes. For this event we explored collaborations and investments of foundations, individual donors, corporations, law firms, government and bar associations in Civil Legal Aid.
Many Voices, One Goal: How an Informal Foundation Collaboration Helped Make California History is a new report produced by NCG members The Stuart Foundation and the Silver Giving Foundation on their collaborative work to influence education financing policy in California.
Once again NCG partnered with Alliance for Justice to present an encore of the most popular session from our 2014 NCG Annual Conference, addressing how funders can support social change, advocacy and movement building.
Bolder Advocacy, an Alliance for Justice Initiative, has collected all their resources in one place to support immigrants' rights advocacy groups working on policy goals ranging from federal policy reform to voter mobilization. Their online toolkit offers information in both English and in Spanish.
StoryPilot, formerly ImpactSpace, is a web application for mapping the social impact of documentary films. Looking at a variety of metrics of change, from attitude shifts to community formation to policy reform, StoryPilot provides a holistic view of how films transform society.
Building on existing impact frameworks with applied strategies, concrete metrics, and suggested workflows, this guide that synthesizes best practices for media makers to understand the impact of their work.