Advocacy and Lobbying Resources for Nonprofits
Bolder Advocacy/Alliance for Justice
A resource on state and federal laws that impact nonprofit advocacy. A variety of publications are available on the rules and laws governing nonprofit advocacy. Check out their guide for nonprofit lobbying in Washington, Practical Guidance: What Nonprofits Need to Know About Lobbying in Washington.
Public Disclosure Commission
If your organization conducts lobbying in Washington State, you may need to register with the Public Disclosure Commission (PDC). Learn how to get started and comply with their requirements. Download Bolder Advocacy’s guide to Washington’s PDC requirements or review NAWA’s Step It Up: Lobbying Learning Guide.
Washington State Legislature’s Legislative Information Center
Learn about Washington’s legislative process, current bill information, members of the legislature, and other key information.
Stand for Your Mission
A campaign aimed at expanding the role of advocacy for nonprofit leaders, particularly board members.
Nonpartisan resources to help nonprofits integrate voter engagement into ongoing activities and services.