Hopefully, you have met your goals and rallied support for your message. A good issue never dies and it is always better to continue your support then to have to re-start your effort at a later time. Below are ways to keep the communication open and the support strong.
You may wish to use this template for monitoring continued support for your program.
Keep in contact with those in your group.
- Free Wiki’s.
- Set up e-mail groups and use services like Constant Contact.
- Send thank you letters.
Stay current with local, state and national budgets, issues and decision makers.
- Keep decision makers updated.
- Be aware when new decision makers take office.
- Update your fact sheet, lists, and contacts.
Stay involved with local, state and national groups through leadership and membership.
You are not alone. Refer back to local and national agencies and forge relationships.