Communication Tools

Cross-sector Innovation Initiative: Environmental Scan Full Report

The Cross-sector Innovation Initiative (CSII) environmental scan compiles key findings from a literature review, secondary data analysis and key informant interviews on cross-sector collaboration between the public health, healthcare and social services sectors. Findings highlight the roles that different sectors can play in collaboration, a continuum of collaboration and factors that facilitate or impede cross-sector […]

Influencing Public Policy in the Digital Age

This thirty-four paged resource posted on the RWJF Connect Policymaker Outreach website is about what’s permissible for 501(c)(3)s, 501(c)(4)s, and 527s, in the context of social media, blogs, websites and other technologies. This publication was created to address the many questions nonprofit organizations have about advocacy in the new environment of dynamic digital communication. Available […]

Structuring a Site Visit

This RWJF Connect Policymaker Outreach webinar introduces grantees to a framework for thinking about how to structure a site visit that will engage policymakers in their work. It’s great if you can get to Washington and talk to your Senator, but many grantees won’t be able to do that. What you can do is reach […]

Packaging Research for Policymakers

This RWJF Connect Policymaker Outreach webinar helps make the most of opportunities to inform the policy process by showing how to translate findings into policy-relevant materials that maintain the integrity of the research. Available online (password: Connect): *Permission received to provide password (4/16/2014, rw).