October 28, 2012
Fear of Lobbying Makes Charities Less Influential
Lack of understanding about lobbying rules is a key reason nonprofits don’t succeed in influencing public policy, says Pat Libby in a new book she edited, The Lobbying Strategy Handbook: 10 Steps to Advancing Any Cause Effectively. In an interview, Ms. Libby, founder and director of the Institute for Nonprofit Education and Research at the University of San Diego and a lobbyist for charities, discusses the basics.
Why are nonprofits so reluctant to