Call to Action: Your Voice Needed to Increase Higher Education Funding

Thank you for your willingness to participate in NASFAA's COVID-19 advocacy campaign! This page features resources to assist you in your outreach, including:

  • Instructions on how to contact your senators
  • A sample letter that can be customized with your information and used when you reach out to your senators
  • Additional talking points that can be used for background as you engage in conversations with lawmakers

How to Contact Your Senators

If you're not sure who your senator is, you can find out here. This page also includes Senate office phone numbers and links to contact each senator via email.

Find your senator

Sample Letter Advocating to Increase Higher Education Funding in Next COVID-19 Legislation

NASFAA has developed a sample letter that you may wish to use when you reach out to encourage your senators to provide additional funds for higher education institutions and students in the next COVID-19 supplemental bill.

View sample text and download Microsoft Word version

Talking Points Advocating to Increase Higher Education Funding in Next COVID-19 Legislation

The American Council on Education (ACE), on behalf of the higher education community, developed a set of talking points that can be used for background as you engage in conversations with lawmakers.

View talking points and download PDF version

*We understand that some NASFAA members are not able to participate in our advocacy efforts for a number of reasons, including institutional policies around employee involvement in direct advocacy. We encourage you to connect with the office at your institution that handles government relations to determine if you are able to help with this effort.


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