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

Mother and baby in Sierra Leone
Bond and our members achieved a lot to be proud of this year. Here we pick out five highlights of Bond's work.
20 December 2017
Ben and Jerry's homecoming event
With more and more businesses willing to speak out on social issues, Ben and Jerry's shares tips from their activism and partnership with the International Rescue Committee.
12 December 2017
Stack of newspapers
Research suggests how to break through anti-international development rhetoric to reach a sceptical public.
29 November 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

A video thanking supporters of international development NGOs.
1 June 2017
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

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

Rolled up newspaper

Brunswick Insight presentation: communicating with centre-right audiences

Following research carried out by Brunswick Insight with centre-right audiences, we are holding a meeting to help us get out of the echo chamber and consider how we can connect with different audiences.
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.
5 September 2018 (17)
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.
6 September 2018 (18)
13 February 2019 (18)