SERVICES FOR ADVOCATES

Services for people and organizations directly engaged in advocacy

ADVANCED TRAINING ON:

SPECIALIZED TRAINING TO:

  • Managing large and/or complex coalitions
  • Fundraising for advocacy without making it a full-time job
  • Deciding what allies are really needed and what adversaries cannot be ignored
  • Transitioning to advocacy on policy implementation
  • Customized training available on these and other topics
  • Conduct high-quality time-efficient policy research to inform goal setting and campaign strategy
  • Set goals that are viable and will have significant impact
  • Create power maps that are useful in real time
  • Use communications and media for influence
  • Assess whether grassroots mobilization or grass-tops engagement is helpful
  • Organize low-cost high-impact grassroots and grass-tops actions
  • Build coalitions that add, not detract, value from campaigns
  • Manage advocacy strategies and know when and how to adapt
  • Customized training is available on these and other topics.

CAPACITY ASSESSMENTS FOR:

  • Networks or global confederations
  • Organizations
  • Teams and individuals
  • Fundraising opportunity identification


ASSISTANCE WITH ADVOCACY EXECUTION BY:

CREATION OF MEASUREMENT TOOLS AND EVALUATION TECHNIQUES TO:

  • Assessing progress and viability, providing strategies for adaptation
  • Trouble-shooting for complex advocacy challenges
  • Identifying “open windows” for making change
  • Documenting impact to date for donors or other stakeholders
  • Document impact and quantify progress
  • Measure policy implementation
  • Fit particular organizational and donor needs

SUPPORT FOR HUMAN RESOURCES THROUGH:

  • Coaching for teams or individuals
  • Hiring tools to select the best advocates
  • Candidate competency assessments
  • Techniques for supervising advocacy staff