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.

News & Events
March 18th, 2020

Announcing NMV’s New President, Taren Stinebrickner-Kauffman

Open Call / For Investors / For Startups / News & Events
February 10th, 2020

On Iowa, Political Tech, and Funding Innovation

News & Events / Open Call / For Investors
December 18th, 2019

NMV's Year (and Decade!) in Review

For Startups
November 20th, 2019

I Get Paid to Do This? Setting Your Own Salary as a Progressive Founder

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 Startups
November 13th, 2019

You’re Not Spending Enough Time Managing Your Cash

For Startups / Whitepaper
October 31st, 2019

How to Think About Political Sales

For Investors / For Startups
October 17th, 2019

Best Practices for Supporting Civic Tech Entrepreneurs