Advocacy Tips & Tricks
Being an advocate for your museum isn't rocket science, but here are some tips for reaching out to your elected officials and effective advocacy. Remember, you can speak up for your museum without threatening your tax-exempt status!
There is no need to wonder just how important it is to engage in advocacy for museums. This is a comprehensive primer on what advocacy entails and why it matters.
You might think your museum job has nothing to do with advocacy or public policy. Nothing could be further from the truth! See some of the federal, state and local issues that impact museum professionals in a variety of roles.
Getting involved in advocacy can be fun and easy. See our top ten list of tips for engaging in effective advocacy.
Meeting with elected officials doesn't have to be intimidating. Get our best tips for making sure your meetings with any elected official go as smoothly as possible.
Taking the time to learn about your legislators is an invaluable asset to advocacy efforts at any level of government. Learning about your legislators can help set you apart from the others competing for your legislators' time and attention.
Legislators have incredibly hectic schedules, but legislators and their staff want to hear from constituents like you. Being prepared to accommodate their demanding schedules can help you make your case.
These days, every year feels like an election year. Museums and nonprofits can participate in advocacy and advocate on behalf of their mission. Learn what is and is not allowed in our election year advocacy guide.