to move missions forward

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Media Cause is a mission-driven marketing and creative agency that helps nonprofits grow and accelerate their impact.

We take a people-first approach to developing powerful creative, scalable growth strategies, and targeted communications that connect with individuals across their entire supporter journey: from awareness and recruitment to fundraising and advocacy, and every touchpoint in-between.

Our Work

Our work moves missions forward

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Keeping Our Waterways Clean

We developed the visual style for Surfrider Foundation SF’s “Hold on to your butts” campaign, and brought the concept to life, through a fun and encouraging PSA to get smokers to dispose of their butts in a responsible fashion, whether that be in a pocket ashtray or a public buttcan.

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Empowering California Voters to Shape Local Politics

We helped educate and mobilize California voters to elect District Attorneys who better represent their values in the criminal justice system.

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Protecting our natural resources and building a sustainable future.

We developed a comprehensive engagement strategy that drives a 61% increase in revenue—helping Ceres transform the economy to build a sustainable future for people and the planet.

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Changing hearts and minds one bark at a time.

Through our award-winning brand awareness campaign, If It Barks, Its AKC, we helped reposition AKC’s 184-year old brand to attract a new generation of dog-lovers.

2021 Impact Report

Our Impact

Our work turns intent into impact

As a nonprofit marketing agency, we work with nonprofits, philanthropists, advocates, educators, and NGOs of all shapes and sizes to challenge the status quo—helping them better communicate, and achieve, their greater good.

Explore our 2022 Impact Report