TuttleCoChris Tuttle is an engagement strategist and nonprofit communications professional who has worked with hundreds of purpose-driven organizations over his 20+ year career, developing groundbreaking national and global campaigns that reach and engage millions of people annually.
He’s also a frequent speaker on communications and marketing, training nonprofit staff on digital engagement strategies and campaign development to most effectively build awareness, engage constituents, and drive constituents to take action.
Tuttle’s passion for digital engagement work comes from his early days as a community organizer and web programmer, and the increasing power of digital communications to connect people, build relationships, and organize communities towards tackling our greatest challenges. Over his career, Tuttle has had the privilege of helping develop numerous groundbreaking campaigns that have changed the world for the better, including: developing a private social network engaging more than 40,000 high-school students fighting anti-LGBTQ bias in its inaugural year; Evolving the Day of Silence, now in its 25th year, into the largest student-led protest for LGBTQ rights in history, with millions of 6-12 grade students participating annually, and;
creating the Arcus Foundation’s Giving Day for Apes, the first online giving day focused on ape-conservation, which has raised more than 2 million dollars to support ape sanctuaries to-date.
From Durham, NC to Lilongwe, Malawi, Tuttle has shared his skills and expertise, training thousands of nonprofits and working with organizations across every sector and of every size, from local affordable housing and child welfare agencies to global LGBTQ-equality and animal conservation.