For Social Workers
Find information about current policies and opprotunites for advocacy at:
BC's Office for Sponsored Programs maintains a Grant Writer's Toolbox, providing links to some excellent guides to proposal writing, access to the SPIN database to search for funding opportunities and a page of web links to possible funders.
Think Tanks and Research Institutes
Think tanks provide analysis and research papers covering public policy issues. Many have a particular bias or point of view, so they should be read with that in mind.
The Congressional Research Service compiles comprehensive and authoritative research reports for Congress.
Open CRS strives to make these reports publically available. Search by keyword for reports on your topic.