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We’re an award-winning agency that campaigns and non-profits trust to help them change the world.

The Authentic Advantage

Authentic is a full-service digital marketing agency for non-profits and campaigns that unleashes the power of the internet to create lasting and inclusive change.

Diverse Culture

We bring diverse voices, ideas, and skills together to deliver award-winning results. Our team is empowered to combine their lived experience and whole selves with their expertise to create unique content and digital solutions for our clients.

Partnership Approach

Our digital marketing firm’s approach is different, combining passion, purpose, empathy, and skill to create exceptional digital campaigns. Our staff will partner with you to implement thoughtful, data-driven strategies to advance your goals.

Authentic Content

Our approach  is all about being Authentic. Get it? We dive deep into our clients’ identities, motivations, journeys, and the causes they care about. Our mission is to create content that is tailored to their specific needs and goals.

Workplace Representation

You’ve seen the statistics, but representation is more than just about the numbers. It’s about different voices, ideas, and skills coming together, all in an effort to create real and lasting change. Each of our employees are empowered to develop unique content for our clients; each is an expert in their field, contributing personalized ideas from a vast array of backgrounds.

By partnering with industry leaders like you, each member of our team is inspired to truly understand your audience, your goals, and how the two work together.

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HONEST, HUNGRY, AND CURIOUS

A PROGRESSIVE
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Diverse, inclusive & welcoming to all

Commitment to diversity

We’re open about our employee demographics, because we want to be accountable to our values. As we grow, Authentic will continue to build on our promise of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Race and Ethnicity*

Staff

50% of our employees identify as being a part of an underrepresented racial group

22.7% of our employees are Asian/South Asian/Pacific Islander

9.1% of our employees are Bi-racial

9.1% of our employees are Black

4.5% of our employees are White Latino/a/x

4.5% of our employees are Latino/a/x

Leadership

57.1% of our Leadership are part of an underrepresented racial and/or ethnic group

Gender Expression

Staff

54.5% Cis-women

36.4% Cis-men

9.1% Non-binary/Gender non-conforming

Leadership

57.1% of our Leadership are Cis-women

Sexual Orientation

Staff

63.6% of our employees identify as straight

31.8% of our employees identify as LGBTQ+

4.5% of our employees do not wish to disclose

Leadership

42.9% of our Leadership are LGBTQ+

Disabilities

Staff

63.6% of our employees report not having a disability

31.8% of our employees report having a disability

4.5% of our employees do not wish to disclose

Leadership

57.1% of our Leadership report having a disability

Age

Staff Leadership

54.5% of our employees are age 26-35

40.9% of our employees are age 18-25

4.5% of employees are age 36-54

Religion

Staff Leadership

33.3% Christian

33.3% Do not wish to disclose

19.0% Atheist

9.5% None

4.8% Agnostic/Unitarian

Pronouns

Staff Leadership

54.2% She/Her/Hers

37.5% He/His/Him

8.3% They/Them/Theirs

What we can do for you

We offer an extensive range of cutting-edge digital solutions to ensure your success. As a comprehensive provider and digital marketing firm, we pride ourselves on being your ultimate destination for all things digital. With a proven track record of collaborating with numerous partners, we bring a wealth of experience in digital execution and general consulting to the table. Explore our core digital solutions and services below.

General Consulting

Digital is the heart and soul of every organization. Emerging technology is changing the way people consume media. We specialize in modernizing campaigns for purpose-driven brands and organizations. Tell us your goals and we’ll be there to ideate and execute alongside you.

General Consulting

Digital is the heart and soul of every organization. Emerging technology is changing the way people consume media. We specialize in modernizing campaigns for purpose-driven brands and organizations. Tell us your goals and we’ll be there to ideate and execute alongside you.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

We’re proud to have won 32 Pollie awards, 50 Reed awards, and 5 Campaigntech awards.

2023 Pollie Awards for

Best Use of Email Marketing

2023 Pollie Awards for

Best Use of a Meme

Governor Katie Hobbs

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2023 Pollie Awards for

Website – U.S. House of Representatives – Democrat

2023 Digital Strategy Awards for

Best Email Campaign – Organizations

2023 Digital Strategy Awards for

Best Creative Campaign – Political Campaign

2023 Digital Strategy Awards for

Best Video – Political Campaigns

2023 Reed Awards for

Innovation in Media Buying (Democratic)

2023 Reed Awards for

Best New or Unusual Tactic in Paid Media

2023 Reed Awards for

Innovation in Fundraising

FULL LIST AWARDS

But don’t take our word for it

“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

Elected Senator 2020

“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

“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

“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

“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 

“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

“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

“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

“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

We’ve had a great partnership with Authentic now across two campaigns, and I highly recommend them to anybody who wants to win. Their team is dedicated and hard working. They take the time to understand their client’s voice and priorities. They are one of the best digital agencies out there and I continue to work with them to this day.

Jeff Jackson

US House

For years, Authentic has helped us amplify our message online and introduce more supporters to our work uplifting immigrant communities. They have been great partners in helping us understand how we can maximize grassroots fundraising and digital advertising — all while staying true to the voice, goals, and values of our organization. Because of Authentic, we’ve been able to capitalize on rapid response moments. Their experience in managing and tracking multiple entities has been a great benefit to our work

Carolina Bortolleto

Deputy Digital Director, United We Dream

“Authentic was a pleasure to work with on our website redesign project. They were responsive, attentive, and understood our needs and vision to modernize our website to better support our members. Thanks to their expertise, our new website is user-friendly, and reflects our organization’s mission and core values. We couldn’t be happier with the final result and have already received positive feedback from our members. We highly recommend Authentic for any website design needs.”

Becky Galvez

President, EO Chicago

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