advocacy accelerator

you’ve got the power:
level up your organization’s advocacy efforts

We believe every organization can – and must – be an effective advocate to reach their goals. Results Canada's Advocacy Accelerator is here to help you learn to use your voice effectively for the greatest impact.

who’s it for?

Advocacy Accelerator helps non-profits learn more about advocacy and level up their advocacy efforts. The program is targeted to Canadian non-profits with an international development focus, but we have adapted the content to other social justice non-profits both in Canada and around the world, as well as universities, foundations, governments, etc.

It was such an informative and frankly transformative session. I really enjoyed being part of it!

– Advocacy Accelerator participant

why Results Canada?

For nearly 40 years Results Canada has worked to create the political will to end extreme poverty. We have a strong reputation for effective advocacy, strategic positioning, and a proven track record on multiple campaigns. Using the incredible power of conversation combined with education and action, we influence government decision makers to improve policies, create better programs, and increase resources to combat poverty.

We have extensive experience in delivering high-quality advocacy training virtually and in-person. We know that you can become an effective advocate and we know how to get you there.

what is Advocacy Accelerator?

Advocacy Accelerator is a fully customizable, module-based program that is tailored to the needs of your organization. The training can be in-person or virtual with half-day, full-day, or 1.5-hour module options.

click here for a list of sample modules

1. the power of advocacy: an introduction
• what is advocacy?
• why engage in advocacy?

2. from action to impact: how to plan an advocacy strategy
• key components of building a strong advocacy strategy
• tactics that work
• inspiring your network to take action
• monitoring and evaluating the impact of your advocacy strategy

3. communicating effectively
• the importance of effective communication
• constructive dialogue
• laser talk model of powerful communication
• engaging the media

4. who’s got the power: the ins and outs of parliamentary advocacy
• roles and responsibilities of elected officials
• creating a parliamentary strategy
• remaining non-partisan and staying true to organizational values
• lobbying rules in Canada

5. digital advocacy
• the changing digital landscape
• best practices for online advocacy

other modules:
• tracking progress: best practices in monitoring and evaluating advocacy
• humanitarian advocacy
• Global Affairs Canada 101: how is policy made and best practices for effective government relations

Results Canada also offers support in the development of organizational advocacy strategies for NGOs where together we customize and build your internal advocacy plans and approaches.

what does it cost?

We will work with you to tailor training to your needs and budget but here is a list of sample pricing:

  • Half Day (up to three modules): $CAD 2,500 + HST
  • Full Day (up to five modules): $CAD 5,000 + HST
  • Individual Workshop: $1,000 + HST

Each module delivered includes the recording of the session, a one-pager on key lessons and resources, and the PowerPoint presentation.

If cost is a barrier, please contact us to discuss options.

how do I sign up?

To level up your organization’s advocacy efforts, for more information on advocacy training and/or advocacy strategy development – please fill out this form ou contactez-nous à l'adresse accelerator@resultscanada.ca.

request more information today!
All participants were more than pleased with the training and highly motivated to get started. It hit the spot for our agency! Thank you very much – we would highly recommend this to others.

– Kristine J Cassie, CEO of the Chinook Sexual Assault Centre

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