The Training & Tools That Win
You run. We provide the tools, training, and resources you need to win. Our online and in-person candidate training programs support you every step of the way: from deciding to run to Election Day. With courses that cover fundraising, field, communications, digital strategy, campaign leadership, and time management we are a winning campaign's one-stop toolbox.
What Our Candidates Have to Say
NDTC trained candidates have won races in all 50 states, from school board to Congress, and everywhere in between. We are proud to be part of their journey to office.
At NDTC Blue Bench Trainings, you can expect highly participatory trainings to lay the groundwork for a successful campaign. You’ll go through four 80-minute trainings covering the topics of fundraising, field, digital strategy, and communications.Learn More
The Information You Need to Win
In NDTC’s Online Academy, you can expect in-depth, comprehensive trainings that cover every topic you need to run a successful campaign. Our Online Academy features 20 courses for candidates, and they are available 24/7. You get to choose which courses you take, but if you aren’t sure, we’ll help you figure out which ones are best for you.
How many votes does it take to win? Where will these votes come from and how will you find them? To answer these questions, you’ll learn how to build modern field plans focused on winning.
Raising money is a fact of life when running for office. Learn how to build a budget, craft a finance plan, and raise money.
Messaging and Communications
What sets a campaign apart from the rest of the field? Your message. Learn how to create a compelling message targeted at the voters needed to win.
Every campaign needs a plan to win. We help candidates learn how to stay focused on the goal that matters: Winning.