Public Policy

ncg public policy toolkitFoundations are often interested in supporting public policy changes to achieve their long-term goals, yet they may be unsure of what activities are legal, and what information and expertise is needed to pursue such ends.

The NCG Public Policy Committee created the Public Policy Grantmaking Toolkit to address these, and other, questions around funding public policy engagement. This free, online resource contains information for grantmakers on supporting long-term changes in public policy.

The Toolkit contains:

  • basic information including definitions, legal information, and strategies

  • as well as more in-depth information, including case studies of local public policy funding

  • information on evaluating public policy efforts