Expertise

Communications

We believe in harnessing the power of the crowd to change the world.

Our communications services help individuals and organisations build broad-based, progressive social movements.

Our work covers:

  • Communications and marketing strategy
  • Messaging development and audience research
  • Content design and development
  • Lobbying and advocacy campaigns
  • Fundraising and crowdfunding support
  • Supporter mobilisation

Our latest work

DFID

We're supporting UK Aid Match, a 5-year, £150 million programme run by the Department for International Development (DFID).

Lloyds Bank Foundation

We're advising charities on ways to improve their communications strategies with support from the Lloyds Bank Foundation.

 

King's College

We're delivering communications support to the charities and entrepreneurs taking part in the King’s Civic Challenge.

Crowdfunding Academy

We deliver crowdfunding advice and support to entrepreneurs and social change agents.

Our approach

In an age of information overload, lots of people have become cynical. Trust and credibility have become precious commodities. That’s why our approach to communications and campaigns is different.

We co-create our work, encourage participation and are movement-generous in our approach. We also understand the power of surfacing the stories of lived experience. These approaches drive authenticity and help communicators overcome cynicism.

We create truly bespoke, accessible audience-led communications strategies by combining these approaches with our strategic planning, facilitation and network management skills. Above all else, we value authenticity and shun astroturfing, wokewashing or greenwashing techniques.

Our comms team

Esther Foreman

Esther Foreman

SCN Director

Betsy Dilner

Betsy Dilner

SCN Director

Fernanda Munhoz

Fernanda Munhoz

Programme Manager

Kishen Gajjar

Kishen Gajjar

SCN Non Exec Director

Dimitri Damman

Dimitri Damman

SCN Non Exec Director

Resources

Lost Voices

Read our report on digital campaigning and how to harness the power of lived experience.

Lost Voices Featured

Get Raising!

How to increase fundraising skills on charity trustee boards.

 

Get Wired!

Enhancing digital skills among charity trustees.

Reading list

Check out our strategic communications reading list for campaigners.

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