As nonprofit leaders, we fulfill a variety of missions to improve our communities. We are part of life in Alaska. It’s essential that we talk to local policy makers and state and federal political leaders about the value of Alaska’s nonprofit sector.
Curious about the difference between lobbying and advocacy? Watch this video:
Is your organization a 501(c)(3) interested in lobbying? Get the basics.
Not sure what to say? These talking points can help you when you meet with decision makers — or when you’re visiting with the public or community groups.
Do your board and staff need help in learning to become advocates? Contact us for training opportunities.
Stay current on policy issues that affect Alaska’s nonprofits – get our Public Policy Alerts and become part of our Advocacy in Action calls. We will keep you up-to-date on local, state, and federal issues through our networks and the National Council of Nonprofits.
As a nonprofit leader, you can speak up on the following issues that have an impact on your mission and the sector. Learn about all of the issues Foraker is working on here.
Positioning the sector as a credible voice is a role we take seriously. We work hard every day to:
Do you need advocacy support? Contact us.
In addition to ensuring that we are nonpartisan, Foraker’s Public Policy Committee uses four criteria to analyze issues and recommend to the Governance Board those that should be priorities for board and staff to work on together. The four criteria are:
Do you have a sector-wide nonprofit nonpartisan issue you would like us to consider? Contact us.
You can review a complete list of our public policy priorities here.