Measuring and Communicating the Value of Grassroots

17 Jul, 2015

Do your key internal stakeholders have a clear understanding of the value grassroots brings to your organization and advocacy? Being able to answer that question with an emphatic "yes" requires three steps, says the Council's Rikki Amos.

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Vendor Selection Tool

28 Nov, 2012

The following is a suggested outline of steps to take when choosing an outside vendor for your government relations needs. Step One: Your Goals The first step is to outline the goals and expectations for your organization’s partnership with an outside vendor. Below are some thoughts and ideas on...

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State by State Lobbying Disclosure Laws

28 Nov, 2012

Legal: Survey of State Grassroots Lobbying Laws Every state has different laws regarding lobbying. To download a chart of the most updated laws, please click here.

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Grassroots Definitions

28 Nov, 2012

The common or ordinary people, especially as contrasted with the leadership or elite of a political party, social organization, etc.; the rank and file. — Random House Unabridged Dictionary Society at the local level as distinguished from the centers of political leadership. — Webster’s New Collegiate Dictionary Historically, the...

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Examples of Job Titles for Grassroots Practitioners

28 Nov, 2012

Manager, Director, Coordinator, etc. of: Constituent Relations Constituent Development Constituent Programs Strategic Alliances Political Alliances Ally Development Ally Relations Political Affairs Political Partnerships Strategic Partnerships Civic Involvement Stakeholder Relations Stakeholder Development Third Party Development Third Party Relationships Political Mobilization Constituency Mobilization Political Advocacy External Advocacy Coalition Development Coalition Relations...

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