Tools for Change

NMV invests in entrepreneurs and activists wrestling with the biggest challenges facing our democracy. On Tools for Change, we share insights on the latest in progressive innovation and guides to help founders and funders maximize their impact. We also post organizational updates and answer frequently asked questions.

For Investors / For Startups / Open Call
January 29th, 2021

Place-based Art Drives Social Change: Why We Invested in TILA Studios and SmokeSygnals

For Investors / For Startups / News & Events
December 9th, 2020

Portfolio News: Mobilize Exits to EveryAction

For Investors / For Startups / News & Events
October 29th, 2020

Leaving It All on the Field: The NMV Portfolio and the 2020 Elections

For Investors / For Startups / News & Events / Open Call
August 12th, 2020

Leading Through Crisis: NMV’s 2020 Groups to Watch

Guides & White Papers
Funding 101
A series of articles and media that help you through the basics of getting your seed round locked in.
Scaling Up
This series is about how to grow without breaking and how to manage the changes that come with a bigger team.
Infographic: Fundraising & Startup Capital for Impact Entrepreneurs
For Investors / For Startups / Open Call
July 14th, 2020

Responding to the Omni-Crisis: Updates from the Open Call

For Investors / For Startups / Open Call
May 15th, 2020

Facing Uncertainty: Considerations for the Progressive Movement in the COVID Era

For Investors / For Startups / News & Events / Open Call
May 14th, 2020

Expanded Open Call Applications More Than Double to 1125