In this section, you will find: an overview of advocacy and lobbying basics; guidelines for stating your case and offering a solution; ideas on how to get started with advocacy; tips on contacting decision makers; common mistakes to avoid; information on lobbying and law for nonprofits; examples of key messages; templates for writing decision makers; sample call to action letters; a sample op-ed; tracking forms for lobby activity reporting; IRS Form 5768; and more.

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