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Wondering what’s happening with state and federal policies that will impact your organization? Colorado Nonprofit Association makes it easy to stay in the loop.

Get Public Policy Updates

Read updates on public policy issues in our periodic Advocacy & Legal News email and in our quarterly magazine Nonprofit Colorado. We provide information and send action alerts to engage nonprofits in the most pivotal issues facing our state and sector. 

Get Policy Email Updates

Public Policy Agenda

Read our public policy agenda for 2017! The agenda identifies ten critical issue areas for Colorado’s nonprofits and our actions in 2017.

Read our Agenda

Understand and Follow Important Bills

Keep up with the Colorado General Assembly by following our breakdown of key bills for Colorado’s nonprofit community. We make it simple by posting updated lists of all the bills that we follow throughout the session. After the session concludes, we post a report with the outcomes of all relevant bills.

2017 Legislative Session

Get Savvy about the Legislature

Each year, we offer a training to help nonprofits build relationships with their state legislators, learn how to navigate the Capitol, and build their advocacy program.

2017 Day of Advocacy

Download Your Advocacy Toolkit

Colorado Nonprofit Association has created a free toolkit to boost your organization's advocacy prowess. The rules and best practices for 501(c)(3)s regarding legislative advocacy, media, and voter engagement can be a little foggy. Our toolkit breaks down your opportunities as well as gives pointers on how to effectively work with public officials and the media.

Download the Toolkit

Get Your Board Involved

Find out more about Stand for Your Mission - a national effort to get more board members involved in nonprofit advocacy.

More Resources

To learn more about any of these resources, contact Mark Turner, Senior Director of Public Policy.