How to Broadcast Your Impact with Facebook Live

Connection Cafe

Facebook Live is a feature that lets any Page live-broadcast events, breaking news, interviews, and more. An excellent example of using Facebook Live to broadcast an existing activity is Dog Bless You’s puppy cam at the Warrior Canine Connection. Live-broadcast moments of impact.

Livestream Fundraising 101: What is Livestream Fundraising?

Connection Cafe

There has been a lot of buzz lately around “livestream fundraising” but what exactly does that phrase mean? It turns out that adding the phrase “fundraising” into the mix is when things get a little more complicated. . Recently, I was able to spend two days with 24 nonprofit leaders either successfully running livestream fundraising campaigns or actively looking to start one of these programs. Organizational Livestream Fundraising.

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The Essential Tech Elements for Virtual Fundraising Events

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Christy Noel , Vice President of Digital Fundraising Services at MobileCause. In the new world of social distancing and limited in-person gatherings, nonprofits everywhere are embracing virtual fundraising events and campaigns. Fundraising Sponsored Post

Tips to Maintain Momentum for Your In-Person Fundraising Events Amidst COVID-19

Connection Cafe

Fortunately, we live in a time where technology can help bring people together in new and creative ways to fundraise without the requirement of being face-to-face with one another. Be unashamed of the “fundraising” components of your event.

How Social Media Influencers Fuel your Fundraising Goals

NetWits

And they will do it through their social networks, all of which are the key to your fundraising efforts. Engagers : Engagers belong to all the major social networks, and although only about five percent of social media users fall into this category, they are your broadcasters.

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Comic Relief uses Google Hangouts for online comedy events | UK Fundraising

AFP Blog

Comic Relief uses Google Hangouts for online comedy events | UK Fundraising : Comic Relief is using Google Hangouts to broadcast comedy shows, making it one of the first UK charities to exploit this interactive video broadcasting channel. The Hangout Comedy Show will feature "some of the UK''s funniest comedians". Viewers can even interact with the comedians if they wish, although the impact of a virtual heckle is yet to be established

How to Use Facebook Live to Raise Money

Connection Cafe

You’re probably already aware that Facebook Live lets any nonprofit live-stream fundraising events , breaking news, impact stories, and more, directly from their Facebook Page. But did you know that Facebook now lets some nonprofits add a donate button to their Facebook Live broadcast ?

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3 Reasons to Get Board Members Involved With Online Fundraising

BoardAssist

Online fundraising was definitely not the first (second, or even third) thing we thought of when we considered ways to engage board members. 3 Reasons to Get Board Members Involved With Online Fundraising. Fundraising galas? fundraising nonprofits

A Fundraising Success Checklist for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits is a comprehensive 256-page book packed with more than 500 best practices that includes a companion “Mobile and Social Fundraising Success Checklist” at the end of the book. Online Fundraising.

Key Findings from the 2020 donorCentrics® Sustainer Summit

Connection Cafe

Originally scheduled as a live event, the summit was transformed in less than one week to an interactive virtual event , with the COVID-19 pandemic and its short and long-term impacts on fundraising, the primary concern. .

Trends in Sustainer Giving – Key Findings from the 2019 donorCentrics Sustainer Summit

Connection Cafe

Trends for International Relief and Public Broadcasting are mixed but trending upward since FY2014. They are also thinking hard about peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns, including Facebook Fundraisers.

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Presentation: Best Tactics to Drive Elections Using Online Fundraising and Social Media

Frogloop

Last week, Care2 held a terrific webinar on the latest killer tactics to drive elections using online fundraising and social media. “The most successful organizations using social media focus on engagement rather than broadcast, said Stanton.

Five Social Media Fundraising Trends for 2009

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So for this post, I'd like to share 5 fundraising trends that we saw emerging in 2009 related to fundraising and social media and that will most definitely continue to have impact in 2010. As we march into 2010, might we see the invention of Real Time Web fundraising events?

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My Foray Into Personal Fundraising

Idealware

0in;line-height:13.5pt"> My work planning for, evaluating and deploying technology at nonprofits requires that I have a good understanding of fundraising concepts and practices, and I do. So my current personal fundraising campaign for Idealware is an amateur effort. But this year I wanted to step it up, so I suggested that we use Razoo , an online personal fundraising platform, to host campaigns. I signed up for my Razoo account, and clicked the "Fundraise" link.

5 Strategies for Successful Online Charity Auctions

Connection Cafe

For especially complex fundraising events like auctions, this can be a real challenge if your organization has never shifted its strategies to the virtual realm before. Over the past several years, the auction space has already become increasingly digital just like other types of fundraising.

Getting Started with Email Fundraising Q&A

Idealware

Even for experienced email fundraisers, getting your message heard during a busy season of appeals can be a challenge. Connecting with your donors via email can seem especially difficult if you''re venturing into email fundraising for the first time, or haven''t found a lot of success in the past. Hopefully together we can shed some light on the elements that make a strong email fundraising campaign.

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Facebook Live For Nonprofits: How Live Streaming Helped One Org Raise Almost $100K

Connection Cafe

There’s a lot of talk about the ways nonprofits can use Facebook to raise money — live streaming fundraising events, breaking news, impact stories, and more, directly from their Facebook Page.

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Key Takeaways From The 2014 Luminate Online Benchmark Report: Sustainers Going Strong!

Connection Cafe

Heavy hitters like Public Broadcasting saw the strongest growth at 45.13% Sustainer revenue growth, while other verticals like Food Banks and Hospitals showed benchmark-beating results at 28.97% and 21.21% respectively.

Video Is A Must For Your Organization’s Content Strategy

Connection Cafe

Video is Real-time – Live-broadcasted video is quickly becoming a way for organizations to demonstrate impact and connect intimately with donors – real time ! Facebook Live and Periscope broadcasts are being used by more and more nonprofits each day. Nonprofit Fundraising Content Creation Content strategy Facebook fundraising nonprofit nonprofit social media Peer to Peer Fundraising Strategy Twitter Video

Raising Money for Universities during COVID-19

Connection Cafe

Higher education fundraising is even more critical as colleges and universities navigate the unexpected and unpredictable financial situation caused by the current COVID-19 pandemic. There also are challenges among front-line fundraisers in relation to their metrics and goals.

#GivingTuesday Countdown: One Month to Go!

Connection Cafe

And, as Ryan Scott shared in his Forbes article, “ Discovery Communications broadcasted PSAs across Discovery’s global networks and promoted an employee donation matching program benefiting victims of Typhoon Haiyan.”. It’s one month until #GivingTuesday. Are you ready?

6 Ideas for Using the Instagram Donation Sticker to Raise Money

Nonprofit Tech for Good

You can add a Donate button to your Facebook Live video to generate donations as you live broadcast, and the same goes for Instagram! Save your Instagram Live video to your Instagram Story Highlights so others can watch after the live stream broadcast ends and still contribute.

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A Mobile and Social Fundraising Success Checklist for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. Mobile for Good is written as practical how-to guide in simple language with a companion “Mobile and Social Fundraising Success Checklist” at the end. Online Fundraising. ?

How to Use Facebook Live to Raise Money For Your Nonprofit

John Haydon

You already know that Facebook Live lets any nonprofit live-stream fundraising events, breaking news, impact stories, and more, directly from their Facebook Page. But did you know that Facebook lets nonprofits add a donate button to their Facebook Live broadcast?

5 Mobile Ideas for Your End of Year Fundraising

Mobile Commons

We know that the close of the year is peak fundraising time for many non-profits. To help you cut through the clutter this holiday season, here are 5 ways that mobile can optimize your fundraising campaigns: 1) Send a text message to complement your year-end email : We’ve found that supporters who receive a text reminder in addition to an email are up to 77% more likely to donate. Send a text message broadcast to your list that reminds people of the importance of your mission.

Acquiring Patients and Donors: Trust is the Foundation

Connection Cafe

For healthcare fundraisers, trust is central to philanthropy. Weaving grateful patient stories and fundraising campaigns into the hospital’s messaging can help to build confidence in your organization’s trustworthiness.

Confessions from a Donor: I Didn’t Donate for 10 Years, but Now I’m a Sustainer.

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Donate or become a member so that we can continue offering you uninterrupted broadcasts. Nonprofit Fundraising Arts & Cultural millennials monthly giving nonprofit fundraising Online Fundraising sustained giving I have a confession. I’ve been an avid NPR listener for 10 years and I’ve never donated, not even once. .

The Size Of Your Housefile May be Hindering Your Email Deliverability

Connection Cafe

As fundraisers, we put a lot of stock into email housefiles. And if that’s true, why do we still include these folks in our broadcast emails? If you’ve ever received the directive prior to a broadcast email, “just send to everyone”, now is the time to push back.

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11 Tips to Get Your Nonprofit Live on Facebook

NonProfit Hub

He has helped hundreds of nonprofits achieve their best marketing and fundraising results. This (relatively) new live broadcasting feature lets any person, brand, or nonprofit live-stream events, reveals, celebrations, and more. Hesitant about broadcasting your cause with Facebook Live?

Reaching Baby Boomers: The Next Big Demographic in Nonprofit Online Fundraising

Frogloop

In public broadcasting, for example, where direct mail is the main vehicle for acquisition (other than on-air pledge drives), the people donating in response to Direct Mail campaigns are 65+. Direct Mail acquisition is one of the most expensive ways to raise money these days.

5 Ways to Use Social Media to Raise More Money at Year-end

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Year-end giving is a vital piece of the nonprofit fundraising puzzle, and the time when many organizations reap the harvest of the fundraising seeds they have sown all year long. It’s not too late to incorporate online and social media fundraising into your fundraising plans.

29 Online Gift Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Public Broadcasting System. Fundraising Mobile Media Social Media The National Retail Federation is projecting that the average American holiday shopper will spend on $738 this holiday season generating more than $602 billion in total sales.

Five Ways to Ensure Your Event Makes Headline News

Connection Cafe

They gave Dozer a ceremonial finisher medal and set up a fundraising webpage for Dozer. Dozer’s fundraising page raised over $25,000 for cancer research that first year. Emerging Events Event Fundraising Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Social / Mobile Traditional Events

Live blogging from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit: Exploring the Latest Millennial Research

Amy Sample Ward

56% want information about fundraising events and about activities for your professionals. Don’t start with broadcast, you need to engage and connect. Another example is Team Fox, with it’s peer to peer fundraising.

Reaching Baby Boomers: The Next Big Demographic in Nonprofit Online Fundraising - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

57) Mobile (15) Nonprofit Benchmark Studies (15) Nonprofit Events (36) nptech (8) Online Advertising (5) Online Advocacy (47) Online Fundraising (97) Online Marketing (59) Online Organizing (32) SEO (3) Social Networking (109) Technology (31) Trends (51) Video (27) Volunteering (2) Web 2.0 (60)

Ten Advocacy Calls to Action for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

Is a barrage of action alerts and fundraising emails burning out your activists? When you email people to ask them to host a fundraiser, be sure to include straightforward instructions to help them through the process of setting up a fundraising post.

#GivingTuesday: The Arts & Culture Way

Connection Cafe

They are encouaring donors to share on their behalf, broadcasting their goals. Example: The Florida Aquarium set up a peer-to-peer fundraising contest on #GivingTuesday that resulted in unique opportunities for the top performing donors. .

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Successful Organizations On Twitter: Wellstone Action - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

57) Mobile (15) Nonprofit Benchmark Studies (15) Nonprofit Events (36) nptech (8) Online Advertising (5) Online Advocacy (47) Online Fundraising (97) Online Marketing (59) Online Organizing (32) SEO (3) Social Networking (109) Technology (31) Trends (51) Video (27) Volunteering (2) Web 2.0 (60)

Reaching Baby Boomers: The Next Big Demographic in Nonprofit Online Fundraising - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

57) Mobile (15) Nonprofit Benchmark Studies (15) Nonprofit Events (36) nptech (8) Online Advertising (5) Online Advocacy (47) Online Fundraising (97) Online Marketing (59) Online Organizing (32) SEO (3) Social Networking (109) Technology (31) Trends (51) Video (27) Volunteering (2) Web 2.0 (60)

4 Takeaways from #AG2014 Social Media

Connection Cafe

Social media platforms act as a megaphone for your organization, broadcasting your message for the entire world to hear. Nonprofit Marketing Facebook fundraising ideas non profit social media nonprofit marketing Online marketing social marketing There are 1.23

Attend the Boston Email Fundraising Bootcamp (at a Discount!)

NTEN

revealed that while overall fundraising was down 2% in 2008, online fundraising. Boston Email Fundraising Bootcamp on October 7th. Choose broadcast email and online donations vendors. In an. article published in our September newsletter , Blackbaud's Steve MacLaughlin. grew 44% over 2007 levels to more than $15 billion. They also found that the. month of December accounted for 21% of the transaction volume in 2008 -- but. 48% of the dollars raised.

10 Social Media Strategies That Increase Engagement and Inspire Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Embrace social media fundraising. Invest resources in social media fundraising now – or regret it later! Tap into the power of hashtag fundraising. Broadcast your story live. Periscope: Connected to Twitter, Periscope is a mobile app that allows you to broadcast live.

How To Increase Your Online Fundraising Results With TipJoy.Com - An Interview With Abby Kirigin

John Haydon

“The message is as important as the medium — using Twitter/Tipjoy, everyone who participates is both a donor and a broadcaster.&#. - One very successful non-profit uses Twitter to broadcast their campaigns. What is tipjoy? And why should non-profits care? “Tipjoy makes it easy for you to give and make money online. It makes micropayments simple and social.