Prioritizing Your Policy Goals

There are hundreds of public policy issues that are impacting your organization’s ability to achieve its mission. Choosing where to focus your energy is a constant struggle for nonprofits. In policy work, it can often feel like every issue is urgent and yours to fight. It’s important to prioritize policy changes that matter most to your clients with some wide-eyed realism about what the policy change will actually take. This simple tool can be a useful conversation starter for you to consider the menu of policy options before you. Hopefully it can help illuminate the priorities that warrant your attention.