Advocacy

Apr 4, 2013

Efforts underway to launch national public service cable TV network

Prosperity Media is developing a national public service cable television network to help nonprofits communicate about their cause, raise funds and recruit volunteers. It is scheduled to launch locally in the Washington, D.C., market in the fall and projects national distribution within 18 months.

Oct 22, 2012

Preventing and Responding to Violence in the Workplace

Violence in the workplace makes headlines. This article provides strategies and tactics for preventing and responding to violence so hopefully there won’t be this kind of news to report.

Oct 1, 2012

The Rules of Advocacy

Some nonprofits are uncertain about what are allowable political activities. But understanding the rules is easy.

Jul 19, 2012

2012 Legislative Summary

Earlier this month, the N.C. General Assembly wrapped up its eight-week short session. During this flurry of lawmaking, legislators considered nearly two dozen bills that affected nonprofits.

Jul 10, 2012

Domestic Violence Centers Facing Tough Times

Domestic violence centers across the country are facing cuts at a time when demand for services is growing. The 2011 National Census of Domestic Violence Services found that 67,399 domestic violence victims were served in one day, and that 10,581 victims requested services but could not get them because programs did not have sufficient resources to accommodate their requests.

Jun 7, 2012

Matching SOX for good governance

Nonprofits can use guidelines from the Sarbanes-Oxley Act to improve policies and practices, to strengthen internal controls and financial management, and to build public trust.

Feb 6, 2012

Advocacy funding pays off big, study says

Foundation funding to support policy advocacy, community organizing and civic engagement generated significant returns for low-wage workers, communities of color, rural residents and other marginalized groups, a new study says.

Sep 28, 2011

Nonprofits urged to lead in face of crises

The nonprofit sector needs to play a leadership role in addressing multiple social and global crises, the former U.S. ambassador to South Africa told 700 people at the annual conference of the N.C. Center for Nonprofits.

Feb 16, 2011

Nonprofit advocacy seen paying off

Advocacy efforts by nonprofits in Pennsylvania over the last five years have led to more than $3.1 billion in benefits to underserved populations in the state, a new study says.

Jan 21, 2011

Nonprofits urged to improve advocacy

Nonprofit should look internally to boost their advocacy, while coalitions, funders and policymakers should adjust their positions on advocacy and lobbying, a new report says.