Campaigning hub

Campaigning is a crucial part of a vibrant and healthy civil society. Our campaigning hub showcases examples of innovative and exciting campaigns to inspire ideas and share learning. It also brings together the most useful campaigning resources to support those wanting to influence policy and campaign for change, and the latest campaigning news and views.

The hub helps our members to design and deliver campaigns that are effective and inclusive, and provides a forum for collaboration and the sharing of best practice.

Previous campaigns Bond has worked on include action/2015 and #ProudofAid. We also have a number of resources on public support and the Narrative Project.


Campaigning news and views

With 32% of Conservative MPs wanting to prevent charities from lobbying, we need to defend charity campaigning for civil society groups and activists everywhere.
23 October 2017
UK aid supporters in Westminster
On International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2017, supporters from around the country came to Westminster to meet their MPs and talk to them about the vital importance of UK aid.
18 October 2017
Conference audience
A review of the speeches and activities from this year's Conservative, Labour and Lib Dem party conferences, focusing on the implications for international development.
12 October 2017

Campaigning case studies

Children in a classroom with hands up

Hands up for humanity

This social media campaign aims to increase public awareness of the humanitarian challenges facing the world and of the opportunity that the World Humanitarian Summit presents.
Abstract pattern of intertwined colorful light beams

Live stream platform to turn viewers into activists

Mobil-Eyes Us uses live streamed video to connect people with the causes they care about, and to inspire action.
Syrian schoolboy on a bus

Straight Outta Syria

This film follows three talented young brothers, Samir, Abdulrahman and Mohammed who arrived in Lebanon as refugees four years ago.
13 January 2016

Campaigning resources

UK Aid
A collection of images to be used on social media to support UK aid.
11 May 2017
ThankUK image - for water
A collection of images to be shared on social media in support of UK aid.
5 April 2017
Jenny Ross introduces the four simple questions that could transform your advocacy strategy and increase your impact.

Campaigning in brief

We're all #ProudOfAid

Concern is proud of the work they do to tackle hunger and transform lives, which is made possible with funding from the Department for International Development. Their supporters are also proud of aid, and have shared some of their reasons for wanting to protect the 0.7% aid budget.

Concern Worldwide 9 June 2016

Asking supporters to encourage their MP to speak up for aid

Ahead of the parliamentary debate about 0.7% on 13 June, the Christian international development organisation, Tearfund, is asking its supporters to encourage MPs to speak up for aid.

Tearfund 8 June 2016

Realistic and achievable: why the 0.7% figure is so important

Ahead of the parliamentary debate on 13 June, Miski Abdi discusses the importance of the UK's commitment to spend 0.7% of its national income on overseas aid.

CARE Insights 8 June 2016

Campaigning events and courses

Bond International Development Awards 2018

The Bond International Development Awards showcase inspiring development and humanitarian work from the sector.
Megaphone and the words speak up on a banner

Developing an advocacy strategy

This course showcases the role that effective advocacy and campaigns can play in influencing change. It will take you through the process of developing an advocacy strategy and how to make choices about the appropriate approach for your organisation.
6 March 2018 (10)
5 September 2018 (18)
12 February 2019 (18)
Water droplet making a splash

How change happens: demonstrating the impact of your advocacy

This course supports experienced campaigns and advocacy specialists to improve the strategic clarity and effectiveness of their work.
7 March 2018 (12)
6 September 2018 (18)
13 February 2019 (18)