I was moved to join because of the depressing and deflating effect that religion has on American society, schools, and politics. I now have resources to help counter that. Rather than preaching to the choir, my inclination is to support “recruitment” (for lack of a better term) of impressionable minds (ages 17-23 or so). Let them know that atheism/agnosticism is valid, moral, and growing more acceptable and prevalent. Can folks recommend the best programs/funds for such an effort?
Funding is getting more and more difficult to arrange.
Good intentions are great, but what’s your plan?
I don’t understand why folks dismiss ‘singing to the choir’ - why not figure out how to get the choir, better informed and more willing to engage in your effort, wouldn’t that help multiply its potential?
What about getting the choir to review and help improve your rough drafts?
For instance, “recruitment” - who wants to be recruited these days?
Are you starting a militia?
What do you want to recruit people for?
What’s the plan?
Sorry I was not clear. I want to give funds, not solicit them. No militias! I just want it to count. I love the articles on CFI, FFRF, etc. (and plan to support them) but it seems that would have limited effect because folks looking at these sites are already on board?
Most members are humanitarians, but CFI is a not-for-profit organization that depends on financial support from its members in order to fund high-quality debates and lectures by respected (paid) lecturers.
And the better quality of presentation, the greater the attendance.