More Resources

More Resources

This is not an exhaustive list of all groups or tools in this space. If you have a group or tool that you think we should add to this list, please email us at!

🥰 Groups that can help

  • Analyst Institute
    • Collaborates with progressive organizations and campaigns around the country to measure and increase the impact of their programs
  • Arena
    • Convenes, trains and supports the next generation of candidates and campaign staff
    • The Arena Academy toolbox has thorough campaign guides for every subject from campaign management to finance.
  • Bluebonnet Data
    • Provides volunteer data teams for campaigns
  • EMILY's List
    • Elects pro-choice Democratic women to office
  • Movement School
    • Sister organization to the Justice Democrats
    • Their mission is to cultivate leaders and organizers to fight on behalf of their working class communities by providing tools and resources to advocate for justice, achieve innovative, locally-driven solutions to key issues, and mobilize grassroots engagement in the democratic process
  • National Democratic Training Committee
    • Free, in-depth training for Democrats who want to run, work, or volunteer on campaigns.
  • NGP VAN Blog
    • NGP VAN is a leading technology provider to Democrats
  • OpenCampaign
    • OepnCampaign maintains an open source library of field tested campaign planning documents and trackers.
  • Run for Something
    • Helps young progressives run for office
  • She Should Run
    • Helps women make the decision to run for office
  • Three Point Strategies
    • Three Point Strategies provides candidate services, leadership development & facilitation and electoral planning and vision

🛠 Tools


  • ActBlue
    • A widely used program by candidates and progressive nonprofits and organizations that helps create strong grassroots fundraising. ActBlue allows people to donate to your campaign online quickly and easily!
  • Polaris
    • A website for making fundraising calls that allows campaigns to make lists of potential donors, track their donation history, and set up a call time autodialer.
  • Call Time
    • "Software makes political fundraising faster and more effective through automation and artificial intelligence"
    • Another widely used program by candidates that can help support call time, targeted email, online action and donations and compliance


  • Mobilize
    • An events and volunteer management tool that allows volunteers to sign up for shifts online while it also syncs with VoteBuilder
  • OpenField
    • "Everything you need to build your movement and create lasting change all in one place."
    • Includes phone banking, canvassing, registering voters, requesting vote-by-mail ballots and provides analytics
  • Reach
    • A very popular relational organizing tool
  • VAN/VoteBuilder
    • This is the standard organizing tool for Democratic campaigns. Access to this tool will be given or purchased through state parties.
  • Hustle
    • A peer-to-peer texting platform that integrates with at least VAN
  • GetThru
    • Hosts both a phone banking platform that autodials voters and a peer-to-peer texting platform and integrates with VAN and PDI
  • CallHub
    • Hosts both a phone banking platform and a peer-to-peer texting platform and integrates with many of the classic Democratic tech tools like VAN


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