Tips, Opinions & Notes from our Team

Distilling our knowledge, experiences, and resources on a wide range of digital, technical, nonprofit, and advocacy topics.

Filtered Advocacy

Percolator's Digital Advocacy and Salesforce report - 2.0!

by Jasmine Woods | October 21, 2022

This update has been a big project as the field has changed significantly since we last published.

Advocacy, Salesforce

Columbus statue removal

by Kai Addae | July 16, 2020

On the morning of June 24th, I saw a video from the site of New Havens local statue of Christopher Columbus, on the day it was to be removed.

Advocacy, Percolator Love

Can't protest? You can watch the livestream. And then send the money.

by Kellen Johnson | June 4, 2020

If you want to work to undo systemic racism and police brutality and you cant go to a protest or are looking for additional ways to get involved, open your wallet.

Advocacy, Percolator Love

Training the next generation of Indigenous tech leaders in Canada

by Kellen Johnson | August 1, 2019

First Nations Technology Council is a Canadian nonprofit organization that ensures that Indigenous Canadian people have equitable access to the tools and support needed to maximize their opportunities in tech and innovation.

Advocacy

Salesforce, Digital Advocacy Platforms, and Nonprofits, Oh My!

by Kellen Johnson | August 8, 2018

As a social change organization, making your supporters voices heard is an important part of what you do.

Advocacy, Engagement Strategy, Salesforce

Discovering Your Hidden Engagement Pyramid

by Barbara Christensen | June 11, 2018

This week, Barbara presented at The Digital Nonprofit conference in Vancouver, BC. She took the room on a journey into the wilds of creating an engagement strategy.

Advocacy, Best Parctices, Engagement Strategy, Fundraising

Endorsers: Your Powerful Base

by Karen Uffelman | August 31, 2017

Your message resonated, they say they agree! On your engagement pyramid, they are level 2, Endorsers. Learn how convert them in our latest DIY engagement strategy installment.

Advocacy, CRM, Engagement Strategy, Fundraising

Organizing Opportunities in the Trump Era

by Karen Uffelman | January 18, 2017

If President Trump keeps even a fraction of the promises made by Candidate Trump, an unprecedented number of people in our country will suffer immediate and serious consequences.

Advocacy

A New Definition of Greatness

by Barbara Christensen | January 13, 2017

At Percolator, wed like to encourage you to make Monday a day on instead of a day off and join in the MLK Day of Service.

Advocacy, Percolator Love

Salesforce Integration Supercharges Dogwood's Organizing

by Barbara Christensen | August 31, 2016

When Dogwood Initiative needed to mobilize BC residents to reclaim decision making power over the air, land, and water they depend on, they turned to distributed organizing motivating and empowering champion volunteers to lead and organize others.

Advocacy, CRM, Integration, Salesforce

Advocacy and Election Resources for Nonprofits

by Barbara Christensen | June 15, 2016

For those of you who are up to your eyebrows in legislative advocacy, the elections will have a big impact on your chances to improve policy.

Advocacy

Your Engagement Pyramid: Beefing Up the Middle

by Chris McCullough | October 2, 2014

The Engagement Pyramid is a simple and powerful framework for modeling an organizations relationships with its constituents.

Advocacy, CRM, Engagement Strategy