Advocacy Award Selection Criteria
The Advocacy Award recognizes advocacy as one of the most effective and unique roles of nonprofit organizations. Nominated organizations should:
- Implement an effective advocacy strategy;
- Demonstrate success in its advocacy efforts; and
- Have a significant impact on the organization's constituency.
The selection committee is particularly interested in the work of coalitions, though coalition work is not a requirement to receive this award. Types of advocacy work honored in this category could include: systems change, legislative action, civic engagement, grassroots advocacy, etc.