Advocacy Resources

Advocacy is the public support for, or recommendation of, a particular cause or policy; and "where an organization is influencing the environment in which it is offering its services and programs." (Alberta Culture, "Board Development: Advocacy,"2009.)

When seeking to build support for your museum, new partnerships, or funding opportunities, it is important to demonstrate in your appeal the impact that the museum has in the community. Here are some key resources to support your organization in its long-term sustainability:


Statistical Information

(as of December 2013)

National Statistics: 


Provincial Statistics:


Advocacy Campaign Examples:

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