Helpful resources for important work

Welcome to AGO insights, a repository of open-source guides and other helpful resources for remarkable nonprofits and the people who fund them.

We built a kit for new and experienced funders

This lightweight kit helps funders shift power to local hands, work with the most effective movement leaders, and build long-term community power from the ground up.

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Insights

5 ideas to rewire your brain for the future

We can build a better future, achieve environmental justice, and help nature regenerate, but we’re going to have to change our approach.

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Strategy

How to run a successful nonprofit campaign

We created a campaign planning 101 guide to help activists and small orgs strategize, plan, and launch a message that lands.

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Technology

A nonprofit guide to organizing volunteers

We created a campaign planning 101 guide to help activists and small orgs strategize, plan, and launch a message that lands.

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Insights

Meet the volunteers keeping elections fair in Thailand

Armed with smartphones, volunteer election observers with We Watch are keeping tabs on Thailand’s democracy.

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Technology

An activist’s guide to digital security

Take these steps to strengthen your digital security, then share them with friends and family using safe, encrypted channels.

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Marketing

Social media from square one

Simple, straightforward advice for establishing and growing a presence on social media, including how to pick your channels, attract followers, and create really good content.

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Insights

TikTok in Thailand

Activists in Thailand are using TikTok to express ideas, share information, grow movements, and advance social justice 15 seconds at a time.

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Technology

3 approaches to building an engaging nonprofit website

Nonprofits know how important it is to have a functional and engaging website. This guide offers three different ways to build one with a small budget.

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Resources

​​2021 gift guide for book lovers and activists

Gift ideas for the high-minded people in your life—the book lovers, the storytellers, the environmentalists, the activists. And perhaps a little something for yourself.

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