Crowdfunding to cover the cost of fines for civil disobedience shares the cost among many supporters and reduces financial pressure on organisations or small grassroots groups. Here’s some tips from CounterAct on effective fundraising in this context.
Tips from CounterAct for small grassroots groups on creating quality online content, making sure it is reaches the right audience and lands as well as it could.
Tips on how to get started with online training and facilitation for remote meetings and trainings. e.g. how to read a group and increase engaging including via web cameras, text chat and shared documents.
A media package puts everything a journalist may need together in one place – a media release, photos, a spokesperson bio and background information. This ‘How to create a media package’ has been put together by the Australian Conservation Foundation.
Some tips from The Australian Conservation Foundation about how to do a great media interview e.g. thinking about before, during and after the interview.
Here is a list of radio stations in Australia that you can call to get your views heard on talkback radio and some tips to help get your issues heard from the Australian Conservation Foundation.
Here are some email tips and a worksheet to help you plan and think about when writing to or asking something of your supporters. These resources have been shared kindly by the Australian Conservation Foundation.
Email is the dominant engagement channel for most organisations. A well-designed email program should be at the heart of your communication strategy.
It’s important to know how to stay safe as an activist and human rights defender (HRDs). These tips are from Melbourne Activist Legal Support.
A clear concise checklist from the Creative Center for Activism of important things to remember when planning an artistic action.
An interview with Maggie Cowling from Ducks for Detainees which is a group that holds art events to maintain awareness of the plight of offshore detainees.
3 how-to tools to improve your video and filming techniques from Witness including mobile phone filming, sound recording and interviewing techniques.
Checklist for affinity groups – looking out for each other and yourself when participating in a blockade or protest.
Learn from Digital Storytellers on how to tell and film great stories with your smartphone video. Gather content faster, lighter and without a big budget.
This guide covers the fundamental principles in planning, creating, testing and evaluating a paid Facebook advertising campaign.
Top tips on Facebook advertising from Lee Strike’s presentation at Progress 2019. Facebook ads can be a significant boost to your campaign, if you get the basics right.
The top 3 messaging tips from Anat’s keynote speech at Progress 2019 – 1. Politics is not solidarity, 2. Empathy, not sympathy, 3. What you fight, you feed.
Need to know the best and latest digital platforms for organizers? Blueprints for Change have collated a list to help you with your digital tool selection.
Learn how to utilise the collective intelligence of your supporters with this How to guide on crowdsourcing from Blueprints for Change.
When social change campaigns experience setbacks it’s understandable this can lead to difficulties in activist groups. Here are some tips and further resources for holding groups together in hard times.