Launch A Campaign
We are well on the way to creating a world we all want to live in, forming a Start by Believing nation. In 2014, Arizona became the first Start by Believing state. Since then, New Mexico, Utah and Oklahoma have joined them in having state-wide proclamations to join the cause. Will your state be the next Start by Believing state?
Where do I start?

Launching your own campaign is easier than you may think! The best place to start is by making your own personal commitment.

You’ll find many helpful campaign resources available on this website, many of which you can tailor to meet the needs of your community.

Then you can begin exploring Start by Believing campaigns in other areas with our Spotlight on Local Campaigns. We offer detailed information on how to build your campaign and tools to help you get started.

Spread the word

To see your campaign featured on our SBB Map, submit a SBB Campaign Form. You can also join our mailing list, where we often shine a spotlight on Start by Believing communities.

Make sure to follow Start by Believing on Facebook and Twitter, and don't forget to use #StartbyBelieving on your Twitter posts and tag Start by Believing on all related Facebook posts.

Need help? 


Launching your own campaign is easier than you may think! In this section, you’ll find many valuable resources, including helpful tips and sample materials you can customize for use in your community.

Explore campaigns in other areas. Let us know what you are doing in your community, and maybe we can spotlight your campaign next!

In this section, you’ll find all the resources needed to launch your own campaign, compiled in one place.

Here you will find the most frequently asked questions about the Start by Believing campaign. This includes how to obtain and use campaign materials, including how to customize materials for your community.

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