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NGP VAN is the leading technology provider to Democratic and progressive campaigns and organizations.
  • A Day Without the Women of NGP VAN

    March 8, 2017

    The women of NGP VAN are magic - they're developers, engineers, designers, accountants, human resource professionals, sales & account managers, marketers, client services representatives, and data specialists, and our company and our tools would not be here if it weren't for their expertise, dedication, and passion for building a better world.

  • Democratic/Progressive Voter Contacts: 387 Million

    November 3, 2014

    Up 68% in 2014 over 2010 For Immediate Release:  November 3rd, 2014 On the day before the election, NGP VAN provided previously unreleased information that Democrats and progressives had made a total of 386,889,562 voter contacts so far in the 2014 cycle.  This is an increase of 68% over the voter contacts made in the 2010 cycle.  The increase will grow even larger after the voter contacts for Monday and Tuesday are factored in.

  • NGP VAN Launches Innovation Platform, Significant Updates to Tools

    August 21, 2014

    Next Chapter for Progressive Tech Ecosystem Washington, DC – Tonight, at an event attended by hundreds of top Democratic and progressive campaign insiders and joined by thousands more through an online live stream, leading tech company NGP VAN launched the next major chapter in the evolution of the progressive political technology ecosystem and set a path that will continue to give Democrats and progressives a tech edge. 

  • NGP VAN Launches Social Fundraising

    July 19, 2014

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today NGP VAN announced the public launch of Social Fundraising, a new tool that helps Democratic campaigns and progressive organizations empower supporters to raise money on their behalf. Unlike other peer-to-peer online fundraising platforms, Social Fundraising integrates both online and offline fundraising; a key feature for fundraisers who are frequently frustrated by the lack of offline integration in many online-only tools. 

  • NGP VAN and Catalist Partner on Innovative "Activist Continuum" Project for the National Education Association

    June 6, 2014

    WASHINGTON, DC – The National Education Association (NEA) announced today that it is working with Catalist and NGP VAN to develop its “Activist Continuum.” This project uses Catalist “Big Data” analytics to synthesize and understand NEA member activity across a range of civic activities, and make that understanding of each member actionable in the NGP VAN software via features developed for the NEA. This will allow the NEA to interact with members at the correct level of engagement, on the issues they care about, leading to more action and greater efficiency.

  • NGP VAN Hires Congressional Leadership Aide for Senior Marketing Position

    March 17, 2014

     WASHINGTON, DC – NGP VAN, the nation’s leading technology provider to Obama for America and thousands of Democratic campaigns and progressive organizations announced that it has hired Kat Skiles, formerly the Press Secretary & Director of Online Strategy for the Democratic Caucus of the U.S. House of Representatives.

  • ICYMI: Votebuilder the Foundation for DNC’s New Project Ivy

    February 26, 2014

    For Immediate Release WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week the Democratic National Committee Announced a new technology initiative, called Project Ivy, to help candidates across the country operationalize the data tools used by President Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign and maintain an edge in the campaign technology race.

  • NGP VAN Acquires NationalField

    November 14, 2013

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – NGP VAN, the global leader in technology for Democratic and progressive campaigns and organizations, today announced its acquisition of NationalField, the startup launched out of the 2008 Obama campaign that provides online organizing networks and powerful data dashboards to campaigns and organizations fighting for change.

  • VAN continues to provide technology advantage for Democrats

    November 6, 2013

    Washington, D.C. – VAN, the voter contact and volunteer management tool by NGP VAN, continued to provide a technology advantage to Democrats and progressives across the country in 2013. The VAN helped candidates in swing states like Virginia win close races over Republicans by powering a larger and more efficient field and get out the vote program. The VAN was widely acknowledged as helping to power President Obama’s superior voter contact and volunteer management programs during the 2008 and 2012 campaigns.

  • NGP VAN Makes Inc. 5000 for 7th Straight Year

    August 29, 2013

    WASHINGTON, DC – NGP VAN, the nation’s leading technology provider to thousands of Democratic and progressive campaigns and organizations including President Obama’s re-election, has landed on the Inc. 5000 — a ranking the country’s top 5000 fastest-growing, private companies by Inc. Magazine.