A big election, like the upcoming 2018 midterms, can get people fired up about a variety of issues. Can nonprofits, including 501(c)(3) organizations, take advantage of these political moments to raise awareness, build support, and inspire donors?
Today’s guest is Colin Delany, the founder of epolitics.com, a site that focuses on digital advocacy and strategy. In this episode, Colin will share some of his knowledge of and thinking about the intersections between nonprofits and politics.
Topics Discussed This Episode:
“What we’re selling is emotional satisfaction. We’re offering people the opportunity to feel good about themselves by doing something to help the world.”
“When you’ve spent all this time and money to build a list, to not get every benefit from it that you can, I think, is really shortsighted.”
“If you’re out there elevating your issue, that’s not electioneering.”