To help NAFIS members share their stories with elected officials and strengthen their own communities’ advocacy efforts, NAFIS develops advocacy tools and shares locally developed materials.

Resources include:

NAFIS Action Network
An opportunity for Impact Aid advocates to connect quickly and directly with policymakers through letters and social media.

How to Schedule a Hill Visit
A step-by-step guide to setting up a visit with a congressional office, written specifically for NAFIS Conference visits but applicable any time.

2019 Back-to-School Packet (8/22/19)
Six actions that Impact Aid advocates can take to raise awareness of, and strengthen, the Impact Aid program.

FAQs for Parents (Released 2018)
A FAQs document for parents filling out a Section 7003 Basic Support – Parent-Pupil Survey to help them understand how the information they provide is used and the importance of completing the document.

Tips to Increase Parent-Pupil Survey Response Rate (Fall 2019)
A tip sheet developed from a NAFIS survey on the strategies that members use to ensure high parent-pupil survey response rates.

Overview of Impact Aid (Updated for FY19)
A one-page infographic offering background information on Impact Aid for those not familiar with the program or those needing to refresh their memory.

Sample Resolutions for Local School Districts and State Coalitions