Subcategories
Federal Advocacy: Recognizes agencies demonstrating the most efficient, effective, and creative use of resources to achieve federal legislative objectives.

State Advocacy: Recognizes agencies demonstrating the most efficient, effective, and creative use of resources to achieve state legislative objectives.

Judging Criteria
Legislative Advocacy entries will be judged on the degree to which they:

  • Advance the overall mission of the agency
  • Are innovative
  • Are replicable
  • Demonstrate coalition building
  • Forge effective relationships with state and/or federal legislators
  • Achieve strategic objectives
  • Anticipate, identify, and prioritize legislative issues
  • Reach target audiences
  • Employ analytical skills to anticipate and identify the potential ramifications of issues
  • Provide benefits that outweigh costs
  • Demonstrate effective use of resources
     

If you have questions, please email awards@ncsha.org or call 202-624-7710.