Can NLA help your new organization become a sustainable, effective advocate for change?
In this 12- to 18-month-long engagement, NLA staff and consultants work closely with emerging, progressive leaders to help them identify strengths, challenges, and needs, then match them with appropriate trainings, resources, and experts. We focus on core capacity-building functions such as strategic planning, diversity and inclusion, organizational development, communications, and fundraising, among other areas.
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NLA provides hands-on technical assistance including organizational assessment, referrals to carefully vetted experts, connections to others in the field, and access to training and other resources. We offer these services in 30- or 60-minute, one-on-one appointments each week.
NLA has provided technical assistance to more than 40 new, progressive organizations.
“NLA is an Angel of the progressive movement. They play behind the scenes to help the rest of us not only thrive, but shine.”
- Amelia Miazad, Co-Founder
“New Left Accelerator has connected us to resources and talent that are bringing us to the next level. The support has been invaluable.”
- Rita Bosworth, Founder & Executive Director
“NLA has been there all along - they fill a glaring hole in support for new founders and are a go-to resource for organizations like ours that need to scale quickly. And their approach is grounded in values of equity and inclusion, which is invaluable.”
-Josh Nussbaum, Founder & CEO
“The resources and consulting that New Left Accelerator provides make it possible for mission-driven startups like ours to really hit the ground running.”
- Brady Kriss, Founder & Executive Director
“NLA’s commitment to supporting new leaders in the progressive space is unrivaled. The resources and connections they provide have been critical to our growth as an organization.”
-Traci Feit Love, Founder, President & Executive Director
“NLA helped us define our needs and find the right experts and attorneys to meet them. Having a trusted adviser that vets, selects, and recommends top-notch people is a valuable service to organizations like ours. I wish NLA had existed as a resources when I started Vote.org”
- Debra Cleaver, Founder & CEO