Advocacy is one of the greatest tools in the philanthropic toolbox. This session will explore the whys and hows of advocacy, and highlight how you can use it to further your foundation’s mission. We will dispel myths, banish fears, and explore how much is legally possible for all foundations.
Featuring, Abby Levine, Director of the Bolder Advocacy Program at Alliance for Justice.
For more than 17 years, she has worked hand in hand with thousands of nonprofits and foundations across the country, providing customized training, coaching, written resources, and technical assistance—all with the goal of supporting organizations to be strategic, bold, courageous, and legally compliant advocates. Abby’s expertise focuses on lobbying, election-related activities, ballot measures, grantmaking, and other advocacy strategies for 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) organizations.
Previously, Abby served as the Public Policy Analyst at the National Council of Nonprofit Associations and was an associate in the tax department at Squire, Sanders & Dempsey in Cleveland, Ohio. She has a law degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and a B.A. from American University.
Abby proudly serves on the board of directors of Opportunity Action and The Keegan Theatre.