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Authentic is a digital marketing and fundraising agency that creates lasting and inclusive change

Work

Explore our case studies

We collaborate with our clients to build award-winning online programs that change the world.

Here are a few highlights

Total Raised

$562M+
raised online from
grassroots donors

Our Partners

300+
partners that have
changed the world

Win Rate

90%
of our electoral clients
won in 2022

We’re incredibly proud of our diverse team of storytellers. 50% of our employees identify as being a part of an underrepresented racial group. 54.5% are cisgender women, and 31.8% of our employees identify as LGBTQ+.

Our Services

Our partnership approach allows us to craft exceptional campaigns for purpose-driven causes. Here’s what sets us apart…

Online Fundraising

We’ve raised $562+ million dollars for progressive campaigns and non-profit organizations with our ethical and effective approach to online fundraising. We combine our storytelling expertise with our personalized approach to maximize energy for your cause.

Digital Paid Media

When you go online, everyone is trying to sell you something. Your feed is full of boring digital ads and subversive social media content. We develop the tool, techniques, and strategies needed to create genuine and authentic ad campaigns that move the needle.

Design and Development

We build accessible websites from the ground up, to cater to your individual goals by maximizing conversion rates and online engagement. Our objective is to create an immersive digital space that inspires your target audience to take engage with your organization.

Logo and Branding

It’s more important than ever to show, not tell, people who you are. We design logos, branding, and creative guides that serve as a visual roadmap for your organization. We can also help with merchandising and creative ways to use your logo and branding to further your goals.

Mobile Messaging

By harnessing the awesome power of text messaging, we can meet your target audiences where they are. Whatever your goals are, our team will deliver incredible results through our mobile messaging proven process – be it fundraising, engagement, or persuasion.

Online Fundraising

We’ve raised $562+ million dollars for progressive campaigns and non-profit organizations with our ethical and effective approach to online fundraising. We combine our storytelling expertise with our personalized approach to maximize energy for your cause.

Digital Paid Media

When you go online, everyone is trying to sell you something. Your feed is full of boring digital ads and subversive social media content. We develop the tool, techniques, and strategies needed to create genuine and authentic ad campaigns that move the needle.

Design and Development

We build accessible websites from the ground up, to cater to your individual goals by maximizing conversion rates and online engagement. Our objective is to create an immersive digital space that inspires your target audience to take engage with your organization.

Logo and Branding

It’s more important than ever to show, not tell, people who you are. We design logos, branding, and creative guides that serve as a visual roadmap for your organization. We can also help with merchandising and creative ways to use your logo and branding to further your goals.

Mobile Messaging

By harnessing the awesome power of text messaging, we can meet your target audiences where they are. Whatever your goals are, our team will deliver incredible results through our mobile messaging proven process – be it fundraising, engagement, or persuasion.

All Services

But don’t take our word for it

“Partnering with Authentic was transformative for our digital fundraising efforts at USA for UNFPA. While many other organizations are struggling amidst a difficult fundraising environment, USA for UNFPA greatly exceed our fundraising goals this year.”

Jacob Geers

Director of Digital Engagement

  • 283% increase in online fundraising
  • 80K new online donors

“Authentic has moved quickly, worked creatively, and communicated effectively in a way that allowed me to connect with supporters across California and the country. They have helped me build a digital program that has exceeded all my expectations, while remaining, well, authentic to my voice.”

Adam Schiff

U.S. House

  • $32M raised online
  • 1.6M grassroots donations
  • $20 average contribution

“Authentic’s team is professional, creative, and committed to developing digital programs that are unique to each client. They have been great partners in the fight to win and maintain Democratic control of the Senate.”

Karen Hancox

Senate Majority PAC

  • $42.6 million raised online
  • 763K individual contributions
  • 357% return on ad spend

“Authentic did a phenomenal job supporting our re-election campaign. They modernized our brand and website and helped us develop a successful online fundraising program that was rooted in my voice. The persuasion program Authentic developed was innovative and a great compliment to our TV, mail, and field programs.”

Lauren Underwood

U.S. House

  • $4.4 million raised online
  • 73,513 individual contributions
  • 213% return on ad spend

“Thanks to Authentic, our online metrics are way up across the board. Our supporters are more engaged than ever and I love knowing how hard the Authentic team is working to prioritize our organizational goals and brand identity. It’s been night and day partnering with Authentic and I highly recommend hiring them.”

Will Dempster

National Immigration Law Center

  • Increased online donors by 605% in first year
  • Inspired 65K actions from new supporters

“Authentic did a masterful job capturing our voice and raising tens of millions of dollars online. They were great partners and a key reason we flipped Colorado’s seat blue.”

John Hickenlooper

U.S. Senate 

  • $34 million raised online
  • 334% return on ad spend
  • 2.3M supporters acquired

“The Authentic team delivered the necessary resources we needed to carry our message forward. Their hard work has given us the success and momentum we need to continue the work in the Senate.”

Cory Booker

U.S. Senate 

  • $4.6M million raised online
  • 1.5M supporters acquired
  • 115K donors cultivated

“When I launched my special election, our team needed to bring on a digital partner fast and Authentic crushed it from day one. They put together strategic persuasion plans that worked in tandem with our TV and mail vendors. This team knows how to get the job done and was an incredible part of our campaign’s success.”

Pat Ryan

U.S. House

  • 2.3M impressions delivered
  • 550k video completes
  • $492k raised through acquisition

“Thanks to Authentic, we were able to build an historic campaign in Arizona that relied on grassroots support to propel us to victory. They were the lifeblood of our digital team, and I recommend them wholeheartedly.”

Katie Hobbs

Governor

  • $7.2 million raised online
  • 193K individual contributions
  • 487% return on ad spend

“I am thrilled with the success we saw in our online fundraising thanks to the team at Authentic. They did a phenomenal job top-to-bottom, and I recommend them for your campaign.”

Tina Kotek

Governor

  • $600k in profit
  • Increased the active list size by ~77,000
  • 3,154.82% return on ad spend

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