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Building and nurturing relationships with your lawmakers is important because it provides the opportunity to share with them the meaningful work you are doing in their communities. As commentators, academics, and even some policymakers express skepticism about philanthropy, it is imperative for all of us to demonstrate the impact of philanthropy and convey its value in the lives of their constituents. In preparation for August recess, this webinar offered insight for strategically engaging with your Members of Congress—including a refreshed edition of the Advocacy Toolkit.



Maggie Gunther Osborn

Connecticut Council for Philanthropy

David L. Thompson

Vice President of Public Policy
National Council of Nonprofits

Lisa Danielson

L. Danielson Consulting


Sue Santa

Senior Vice President for Public Policy & Legal Affairs
Council on Foundations