Advocacy Center


We are a proactive, nonpartisan voice for over 1,000 regional nonprofits. We offer tools and training to help all nonprofits effectively participate in public policy and community discussions that influence the well-being and prosperity of all citizens. Become a stronger nonprofit advocate by accessing the Nonprofit Center’s resources.

Public Service Grant Infographic
Local Focus. Lasting Impact.™


Legal guidelines for nonprofit advocacy and lobbying:

IRS Charity Webinars
Center for Lobbying in the Interest


The Nonprofit Center-led advocacy workshops teach:

  • Successful self-advocacy
  • Developing strong advocates
  • Sub-sector collaboration

The annual Advocate’s Summit brings the sector together to examine and discuss emerging trends, shared questions and needs.

For upcoming advocacy trainings, visit the Nonprofit Center’s calendar.

Coming Soon - the Advocacy Regional Roundtable


The Nonprofit Center is a founding member of the Florida Nonprofit Alliance (FNA). Tackling issues at the state level to initiate change in legislation (link to PR release regarding Putnam legislation-or an article) for the benefit of organizations and donors, we encourage our members to learn more about and join the Florida Nonprofit Alliance.


Learn how your organization can participate in this sector-wide brand campaign designed to increase per capita giving and volunteerism in Northeast Florida. is an online database of all the nonprofits in Northeast Florida and the services they provide. It also allows you to map nonprofits by legislative districts. Click here to explore The Link. For a demonstration of The Link email Leah Donelan or call 904-425-8758.

Connect with your legislators

General advocacy information

Independent Sector
Center for Lobbying in the Interest