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The Future of Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

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It’s safe to say that our peer-to-peer fundraising world is different today than it was ten years ago—or even two years ago.

The New Wave of Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

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Looking back at America’s five largest peer- to-peer fundraising programs in 2006, four have experienced precipitous drops in revenue.

5 Fundraising Resolutions for 2016

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The same trends that are changing the world around us at a rapidly accelerating rate are impacting the fundraising profession in new and exciting ways.

Technology and the Shift to Donor-Centric Fundraising

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On December 31st, 2015, the busiest day of the year for online fundraising, we had just one email queued up to go out from NTEN. Automation.

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Developing Fanatic Discipline to Meet P2P Fundraising Goals

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As we prepared to produce this year’s Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Study, I decided to dust off my copy of Great By Choice and re-read it.

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2014 Mid-Year Fundraising Trends

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Wondering how fundraising is performing so far in 2014? billion in fundraising revenue. billion in online fundraising.

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3 Keys to Lasting Participant Retention in P2P Fundraising 

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This year’s Blackbaud Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Study shows retention rates declining for Walks and 5Ks. Is it a fundraiser’s birthday?

3 Nonprofit Fundraising Lessons Learned from Political Campaigns

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Lesson One: Online Organizing and Fundraising. And who could forget Howard Dean’s turkey sandwich fundraiser?

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The New Normal in EOY Multi-Channel Fundraising

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No longer does multiple-channel fundraising mean a home page mention and few Facebook posts during online campaigns. Home Page Pop Ups.

The Essence of Fundraising Ethics at Year-End

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Rogare, the fundraising think tank at the University of Plymouth Hartsook Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy (U.K.), brush.

Make No Mistake: Fundraising IS Mission

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Bottom line?  We have more room to tell the story and build understanding that fundraising is not separate from mission.

2015 Charitable Giving Report: Fundraising Continues to Grow

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billion in total fundraising and $2.2 2015 was another big year for digital fundraising. billion in online giving data from 2015.

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DIY Fundraising – Easy Money for Your Nonprofit?

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“Do-it-yourself” (DIY) fundraising has long taken a back seat to more traditional run, walk, or ride fundraising events.

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5 Myths of Mobile Fundraising, Debunked [INFOGRAPHIC]

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The results are eye-opening and really thwack some of mobile fundraising’s biggest myths. ” Have you been there? Get your own.

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Strengthen Fundraising Before the Next Recession

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Heavy political campaigning via mail, online and phone may hurt some fundraising efforts in 2016. I am by no means a financial genius.

What’s to Come in Digital Fundraising?

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This milestone got me thinking about how fast time flies, but also about the huge changes the company has seen in the digital fundraising space.

10 Ways to Offend Your Peer-to-Peer Fundraisers

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But motivating peer-to-peer fundraisers is a bit of an art. And that’s what happens in many peer-to-peer fundraising coaching emails.

The Future of Fundraising is Already Here. Stop Fundraising! Start Inspiring!

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When asked about what I think the future of fundraising looks like, my best advice? Strive to inspire and your work will be done. billion.

How Fundraisers & Grant Managers Can Collaborate to Achieve Stronger Results

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As a former grant manager who works on a daily basis with grant-makers, the complex, creative, diverse world of fundraising has been incredible to me.

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Social Fundraising: Expanding Beyond the Fundraising Event

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These supporters want to be able to fundraise with same online fundraising and social fundraising tools available to event fundraisers.

The 5 Rules for Supercharged Year-End Fundraising

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Many non-profits make the mistake of trying to use gimmicks during year-end fundraising.  Stick with adding beds. Want to learn more?

450 Email Subject Lines From End of Year Fundraising

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32% of all fundraising emails were received between 9am ET and 1pm ET during the month of December 2015. Emails By Date. Emails by Hour. Steve.

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Wrapping Up Your Fundraising Campaign the Right Way

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Fundraising emails increased 17% last year (and 72% two years ago), according to Luminate Online Benchmark Report. But all was quiet on Dec.

Design a Fundraising Appeal that Raises More this December

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Design your fundraising appeal for mobile. Want more insight into crafting a fundraising appeal that raises more? They include: 1.

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20 Email Fundraising Best Practices

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Even some of the largest organizations have a lot of low hanging fruit and aren’t leveraging the best email fundraising practices.

400 More Email Subject Lines from End of Year Fundraising

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The 2014 edition of my annual review of year-end fundraising email subject lines. Here it is! Email by Date. Email by Hour. Email Frequency.

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How To Engage Your Fundraisers With Gamification & Rewards

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Bringing some fun into your charitable campaigns via gamification and rewards is a great way to raise awareness for your cause, create an engaging experience for your fundraisers, and turn them into lifelong advocates for your cause. To me, gamification isn’t about buying a system and using it to get fundraisers to do things for you.

The 2016 Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide

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For some things, spontaneity is highly desirable, but any fundraising professional will tell you that planning a campaign isn’t one of them.

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4 Fundraising Email Blunders You Should Avoid At All Costs

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The most effective strategy to raise money online is with fundraising emails (email revenue grew by 25% in 2015).

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19 Proven Fundraising Ideas from Nonprofit Experts

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If you’re looking for Fundraising Ideas you’ve come to the right place. Social Media and Its Relationship with Online Fundraising.

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The Key to Relevant Fundraising in 2015 and Beyond

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As far as I could tell, he did not have any fundraising background; he was a matchmaker, linking nonprofit organizations with resources.

Why Pop-Ups Should Be Part of Your Online Fundraising

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To increase online giving, nonprofits often crank up their number of fundraising emails. Probably. Are your constituents? Likely. Of course not.

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4 Creative Summertime Fundraising Projects

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Creative Summertime Fundraising Projects How can you make the most of summertime mode? Online FundraisingThe kids are done with school.

Are You Ready for the Future of Fundraising?

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Nonprofit Fundraising #nptech fundraising ideas fundraising tips future of fundraising npEXPERTS Innovation. Technology.

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What The Crowd Is Telling Us About P2P Fundraising

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The early 2000s laid the groundwork for a significant shift in fundraising communications. rise in impulse fundraising. Stay tuned!

4 Ways To Diversify Your Fundraising

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Does your nonprofit rely one type of fundraising to bring in revenue or is it diversified? Crowdfunding and Giving Days can be helpful too.

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3 Things You Should Know About Fundraising in Canada

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Knowing Canadian giving habits is key to successful fundraising in Canada. Peer-to-peer fundraising in Canada is big. Maple syrup.

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Tips for Keeping Your Fundraising Events Unique and Memorable

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With this in mind, here are tips for planning a fundraising event  that is memorable, spiced up, and unique. . Get Creative.

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Improve Fundraising Results by Knowing Your Donors’ Birthdays [Study + INFOGRAPHIC]

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If so, how should my fundraising strategy adapt? Answering the above questions about your donor base and others that come up as you dig in can have a tremendous impact on your fundraising performance. Improving fundraising performance. Make sure to give it read and think about how you’re approaching fundraising.

It’s Results that Matter in Fundraising

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If you remember nothing else from reading this post, remember this: It’s the … Annual Fund Direct Mail Fundraising #nptech end of year fundraising fundraising Online Fundraising writing for fundraising