Wherever you and your organization might fall on the American political spectrum, one thing is certain: the 2016 election was a wake-up call.
In the aftermath of the election, a lot of nonprofits are wondering if their government funding and support will be cut, or worse, if their programs will be outlawed entirely. Others are already seeing a drop off in donations, as people focus on hot-button issues and steer their donations to select high-profile organizations.
Where does that leave the average nonprofit trying to make a positive change in the world? It may leave them fighting for attention and their very existence. The good news is, technology offers ways to reach more people and affect long-term change inline with nearly every mission and vision.
How Can Your Organization Foster Civic Change?
Whether you’re a 100-year-old, well-funded organization, or an ambitious boot-strapped social upstart, there are free online tools that can help you affect change in the world. We searched the web and summarized the top tools and platforms for organizing live events (from brainstorms to protests), finding people who are passionate about your cause and getting them to take action, petitioning elected officials on every level, and inspiring the next generation of change makers.