SRF State Advocates Forum

Advocacy Tools

IUP Elements: As a first step, use this worksheet to introduce yourself to the critical elements of intended use plans.

SRF Analysis TemplateUse this template to guide your evaluation of SRFs toward equitable disbursements of dollars.

Engagement Survey: Help us build and maintain an inventory of engagement by detailing your advocacy.

Engagement Tracker: A tracker of stakeholder engagement in state SRF processes.

Intended Use Plan (IUP) Public Comments: A library of SRF advocacy.

Engaging with Water Utilities & Municipalities

Community Outreach Template developed by Stacey Dalgaard and Cheyenne Holliday (Verde) to guide conversations with utilities and community based organizations in Oregon. 

Building Blocks of Trust: Creating Authentic and Equitable Relationships Between Community Organizations and Water Utilities River Network and WaterNow Alliance resources, including best practices and case studies to bolster relationships between community organizations and water utilities. 

The SRF State Advocates Forum is convened and facilitated by the Alliance for the Great Lakes, Environmental Policy Innovation Center, PolicyLink, and River Network.