This course covers:

Three video lessons with supporting material on the following topics:

  • Planning for the Legislative Session and Connecting with Candidates

    It's not too late to reach out and ensure the candidates or elected officials are aware of your mission and how it contributes to your community’s vitality and quality of life. This session focuses on relationship building, which is a foundational component of effective advocacy.

  • Stay Legal and Lobby

    Now that you know the election results you are positioned to take the next steps to prepare for the legislative session. In this webinar we will overview how to create and implement a lobbying and advocacy plan while staying legally compliant.

  • Montana Legislative Tips

    The Montana legislative session moves quickly and includes both predictability and rapid change. This webinar will focus exclusively on the legislative session: the calendar and website, how and when to be a presence in hearings, and the significance of working the halls outside of hearings.

Pricing options

Not yet a member? Email mna@mtnonprofit.org to learn more!

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Advocacy and Lobbying for Nonprofits

    • Welcome to this course.

  • 2

    Planning for the Legislative Session and Connecting with Candidates

    • Watch the replay here

    • What are your next steps as an organization as you plan for and respond to the 2021 Session?

    • Feedback

  • 3

    Stay Legal and Lobby

    • Watch this session here

    • What remaining questions do you have?

    • Feedback

  • 4

    Montana Legislative Tips

    • Watch this session here

    • Do you feel prepared navigate the 2021 MT Legislative session?

    • Feedback

Instructor(s)

Executive Director

Liz Moore

Liz Moore, MNM, has been the Executive Director for Montana Nonprofit Association (MNA) since 2011. During that time she has lobbied and advocated extensively at the state and federal levels on behalf of Montana’s nonprofit sector. In addition to working with MNA’s Public Policy Council to lead MNA’s policy efforts, she serves on the Board of the National Council of Nonprofits. In that role she serves as the chair of the National Council’s Public Policy Committee. Liz is also an adjunct professor for the University of Montana, teaching Nonprofit Policy and Advocacy in the Masters of Public Administration Program.