EngageI.org - The Engagement Initiative
E-Democracy.org provides a number consulting services for a fee to media organizations, foundations, governments, civil society groups, companies, universities and others.
Our unique "democracy online" experience and technology-base may be useful to your organization. Earned revenue supports our exciting non-profit, non-partisan democracy building work and mission. We do not work on advocacy/lobbying related projects.
Through us you can cost-effectively tap a talented array of consultants and experts from around the world.
Within our main program area, note the Issues Forum services for communities we provide when you are part of our official network.
Services we offer to potential clients include:
- Access to a network of e-democracy experts based around the world
- Hosting and advising private online groups for those in the "democracy building" sector
- Supporting or advising special online communities of practice
- Social media, e-participation, etc. training and education
- Grassroots online outreach via e-mail lists, forums, Facebook, YouTube, etc.
- Advising governments, companies and others on using the Internet in governance (e-participation)
- Hosting online conferences and consultations as an "independent trusted neutral host"
- Public speaking on e-democracy related topics
- E-democracy related research and analysis services
- Development of Sunshine 2.0 metrics for the League of Women Voters
- Hosting the New Hampshire Community Conversation on expanding gambling for input into their Governor's commission
- A strategic 21st Century Right to Know Advisors online group for a consortium led by OMBWatch
- A private online group for the Knight Foundation's News Challenge Winners
- Aggressive online outreach for the Emmy-winning MinnesotaMinute.Org project and video contest
- A public online community of practice called Minnesota Voices Online for the Blandin Foundation
- Many of the services previously provided by Steven Clift directly may be accessed via E-Democracy.Org
If you would like more information on the services we provide, please contact us.