NationBuilder 2018 in Review
Out of chaos and rapid change, leaders in our community chose to organize, mobilize, and help each other. We’re proud to share their stories and insights about what it takes to lead.
An eco-conscious Miami couple went from clearing marine debris in their spare time to running Miami-Dade County’s go-to online event hub for beach cleanup projects.
UCLA’s innovative pilot program allows students to proactively join the UC advocacy organization while they register to vote, reducing the barriers for participation and leading to exponential growth in advocate engagement across campus.
With record-breaking demonstrations and mass outreach to Members of Parliament, a grassroots coalition continues to amplify the public demand for a People’s Vote on Brexit and gain traction within the U.K. government.
Now supporting 27 endorsed candidates across nine states, what began as a centrist two-person startup has become a full-fledged movement poised to disrupt the two-party system.
A nonpartisan organization of volunteers rallied an army of Michiganders to campaign for Prop 2, a statewide ballot initiative to end gerrymandering, and won 61% of the vote.
AllSaints harnessed NationBuilder to find a collaborative solution to a challenge all high-end brands face: how do you build mass email campaigns as expertly targeted as they are beautiful?
The New York Campaign Finance Board used an inquisitive, data-driven approach to inform, engage, register, and drive voters to participate in the important election for NYC mayor.
Apex Clean Energy is leveraging a powerful network and strategic digital outreach to advocate for renewable energy—overcoming organized opposition and paving the way for a growing number of successful wind projects.
A veterans affinity group used NationBuilder to turn a post-Harvey text outreach into a full-scale search, rescue, and relief effort for the Houston community they’d served for years.
The New Zealand Labour party paired a strong digital infrastructure with a resounding message to beat their fundraising goals and rally a nation around their new leader.
How do you campaign for a river? This LA nonprofit uses email and social outreach to rally citizens in a shared effort to see its natural resource as the center of their city’s civic pride.
Over the last two election cycles, Marsy’s Law For All has passed victims' rights legislation in six states. Now, they’re taking a networked approach to win in six more and expand nationwide.
In 2011, Stephanie Singer broke fundraising records to unseat a 36-year incumbent and help clean up Philadelphia’s elections. Now, she’s using technology to take that mission nationwide.
After transitioning from financial planner to first-time candidate, Andy Millard aims to create a conference for newcomer and “long-shot” Democrats running for office.
With progressive endorsements, nimble fundraising, and grassroots appeal, Mike Connolly went from “No Money Mike” to standout representative in 2016.
How a sophisticated understanding of its audience helped the fashion brand boost sales as it expanded around the world in 2016.
Using a series of powerful videos, workshops, and social campaigns, One Love empowers young people to recognize abusive relationships and take action early on.
After Sophie Walker’s mayoral bid in London, the Women’s Equality Party has grown from an emerging coalition to a political force in the UK.
With its annual homeless count, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority tracks homelessness in human terms as the first step toward a lasting solution.
After a year of rapid expansion, GenUN is empowering their growing network of students to take action for global initiatives in their local communities.