· This article provides guidance on how foundations can frame, focus, and advance efforts to achieve public policy reforms.
· Five essential steps for developing public policy strategy are described: choosing the public policy goal, understanding the challenges, identifying influential audiences, determining how far those audiences must move, and deciding how to move them.
· Two tools developed specifically to support foundations during the strategy development process are presented.
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Campbell, M., & Coffman, J. (2009). Tools to Support Public Policy Grantmaking. The Foundation Review, 1(3). https://doi.org/10.4087/FOUNDATIONREVIEW-D-09-00027.1