2018's Best Giving Tuesday Campaigns


With Giving Tuesday behind us, it's time to highlight just a few of the organizations who ran stellar campaigns, activated supporters, and beat their fundraising goals. Successful fundraising campaigns come in many shapes and sizes, and not every tactic works for every organization's audience. Best Social Media Campaign: Woodstock Sanctuary. Check out the whole page to see a great example of a microsite that can be used for multiple fundraising campaigns.

5 Consultant-Approved Strategies for Capital Campaigns in 2021

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Are you planning or considering a capital campaign for your nonprofit? Use these consultant-approved strategies to maximize your campaign’s chances of success. Agency/Consultant Relationships Capital Campaigns Capital campaigns Consultants


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5 Reasons Nonprofits Need to Invest in Annual Fundraising Campaigns


Annual giving campaigns, sometimes referred to as “cornerstone campaigns,” form the backbone of many nonprofit fundraising programs for good reason; they provide a structure for the yearly schedule and a reliable and predictable source of income, making life easier for Development staff at all levels. However, just because they are a fundraising staple doesn’t mean that annual campaigns don’t require the same amount of attention, creativity, and work that other campaigns do.

4 Free Campaign Tools You're Probably Forgetting


nonprofit campaigns campaignsImagine your nonprofit is gearing up for a big initiative and, after lots and lots of research, you've settled on the amazing tools you're going to use for things like fundraising, marketing, and outreach.

Five 2018 Political Campaign Trends that Nonprofits Should Use Too


As the 2018 midterm elections near, it’s likely hard to ignore the ads, phone calls, mail pieces, and emails from political campaigns in your area reminding you to vote. As the campaign season kicks into high gear, here are a few trends we’re seeing in 2018 campaigns that nonprofits could benefit from as well! For our full recommendations on campaign strategies that nonprofits should start using, download the complete guide: 1. campaigns politics trends

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How to Effectively Share Text-to-Donate Campaigns on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Sharing your text-to-donate keyword and shortcode on social media helps brand your campaign and allows donors to easily give from their mobile devices, which is where most people view social media.

Branding and your capital campaign

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2 Email Templates to Soft Launch Your Nonprofit’s Fundraising Campaign

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A fundraising campaign soft launch—the release of your campaign to a limited audience prior to the general public—allows your organization to establish early momentum on your campaign. Email #1: Introduce the Campaign. Provide campaign updates.

All About Capital Campaigns: Branding your campaign

Big Duck

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6 Practical Tips for Promoting Your #GivingTuesday Campaign on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Below are simple, yet often overlooked, social media tips to help your nonprofit’s campaign get noticed this #GivingTuesday. This helps spread awareness of your #GivingTuesday campaign to all visitors. 5) Leverage user-generated content in your #GivingTuesday campaign.

26 Sample Email Subject Lines For Your Fundraising Campaign


He highlights the importance of email marketing, lead generation, outreach campaigns, customer profiling, and acquisition to maximize ROI for all businesses. 26 Email Subject Lines for Your Fundraising Campaign . This is a guest post by Will Cannon, founder of UpLead and Signaturely.

GUIDE: Voter Registration Campaigns for Nonprofits


This makes voter registration campaigns an ideal way to set foot into the world of civic engagement. For full instructions on running voter registration and other types of civic engagement campaigns, download our nonprofit guide today! For more tips on navigating legal boundaries and planning a full campaign, download the complete guide below!

Mobile Fundraisers: Explore Best Practices & Campaign Ideas


Whether supporters are donating through text or accessing your online donation page on their smartphones, it’s imperative that your organization has the tools, resources, and best practices to conduct a successful mobile fundraising campaign. 10 Mobile Fundraiser Campaign Ideas.

A Nonprofit’s Quick Guide to Mobile Giving Campaigns

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By pursuing mobile-giving campaigns, you can boost your visibility and your funding by providing supporters with a highly convenient donation channel on a device they use all the time. digital fundraising donately Fundraising fundraising campaign mobile fundraising mobile giving

How To Run An Effective Nonprofit Campaign On Facebook


Facebook is by far one of the leading social media platforms, with an estimated audience of 2.14 billion people. That also makes Facebook one of the largest platforms for marketing. Unfortunately, social media algorithms make Facebook advertising quite tricky, especially with organic posts.

You’re not too small to have a big year-end campaign

Hands on Fundraising

But it’s not too early to think about how you’ll make the most of your year-end campaign this year. The post You’re not too small to have a big year-end campaign appeared first on Hands-On Fundraising. Year-end? I know it’s summer as I write.

Awareness Campaigns: What You Need to Know

NonProfit PRO

Spread your message with impact and engage new audiences with an awareness campaign. Online Fundraising

Creating a Winning Member Re-engagement Campaign

Nimble AMS

Next, create a winning re-engagement campaign. Come up with a catchy theme for the campaign, such as “Baby, Come Back!”. What does a lapsed member campaign look like? Start your win-back campaign two to six months after your exit survey. Lapsed members.

What Email Spam Rates Mean for Your #GivingTuesday Fundraising Campaign


Here is how spam rates affected nonprofit fundraising last Giving Tuesday, and what you can do to ensure a successful 2018 campaign. Because Giving Tuesday is a key giving day for many in the nonprofit fundraising calendar, organizations that send a significant volume of email around these days typically have a higher average donation amount per email during that campaign, and are likely losing even more money than they realize due to low email deliverability.

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Endowment & Planned Giving in a Capital Campaign: 3 Tips

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Capital campaigns are complex, intensive undertakings that can completely change how your organization pursues its mission and serves constituents. However, the amount of time and effort that goes into a successful campaign is the reason why many nonprofits shy away from adding extra levels of complexity to their goals. Especially after a year of COVID… Capital Campaigns

Main Ingredients to a Nonprofit Digital Campaign


Last week, we were joined by Cindy Phan, Creative Director at ShareProgress to discuss how to achieve the right "secret sauce" for a nonprofit digital campaign. In honor of this month's webinar (and the relaunch of the oh-so-inspiring Best Nonprofit Digital Campaigns Collection ), here are some of the ingredients you can combine to run a smart, successful campaign. Here comes the star of the meal: your campaign's donation page. campaigns

Facebook Campaigning in Romania

Amy Sample Ward

I also had the chance to provide a couple presentations to the NGO track, one focused specifically on using facebook for campaigning in Romania. The Local Philanthropy Workshop: Facebook Campaigning in Romania. When it comes to campaigning on facebook, the real question is page vs group. Not the best scenario for a campaigner or organizer, but it is the reality. I’d love to hear your examples of campaigning on facebook!

Cause Awareness & Giving Day Campaigns for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The urgency of a campaign occurring on a certain day inspires individuals to donate, but only if your nonprofit prepares in advance and creates an online campaign that taps into the impulsivity of cause awareness and giving day donors. To help your nonprofit prepare and launch a successful cause awareness day and/or giving day online campaign, this webinar was presented on November 14 to more than one thousand nonprofit staff.

An 11-Step Guide to Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Paige Kutliek , SEO Manager at GoFundMe ––a free fundraising platform for charities, people, and the causes you care about. To date, more than 50 million donors have given over $5 billion through the GoFundMe fundraisers. The public counts on nonprofit organizations to champion important issues and bring about positive change. But a nonprofit organization’s yearly financial budget isn’t always enough for its goals.

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Capital Campaigns: Trends and Tips You Need to Know


If your nonprofit is looking to make a big investment in a particular project, you may have wondered if launching a capital campaign is the right path for you. Capital campaigns are time-limited efforts with a large fundraising goal for a specific need.

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Capital Campaigns During COVID-19: 3 Core Considerations


Capital campaigns are game-changing undertakings for growing nonprofits. These intensive campaigns are all about scaling up your operations by funding major investments that will help you better pursue your mission. Are capital campaigns still viable? Your campaign’s timeline.

The Biggest Social Media Mistakes to Avoid During Your Next Nonprofit Campaign [Part 1]


Recently, we've been taking a look at the ins and outs of nonprofit campaigns: everything from free tools you can use , how to properly do influencer outreach , and words of caution around trying to "go viral.". But we wanted to dive a little deeper into the social media aspect of nonprofit campaigns, so we called on Ritu Sharma, social media expert and CEO of Social Media for Nonprofits , for some advice on mistakes to avoid during your next nonprofit campaign.

Understanding the Stages of a Nonprofit Capital Campaign

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End-of-Year Fundraising Campaigns that Will Rock Your World


Lots of ideas are bouncing around, campaigns that have been run for years are spinning up, and new end-of-year fundraising campaigns are coming to life. That said, do you ever wonder, “how do I make my end-of-year fundraising campaigns stand out from the crowd?” Or “how do I execute a campaign to get the best results with my end-of-year push?”. End-of-year is a very busy time for fundraisers.

Pledge Fundraising: 4 Tips for Creating a Powerful Campaign

Wild Apricot

Here's how you can pull off a successful campaign Pledge fundraising raises money through promises of donations to be collected at a later date.

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How to Combine Giving Tuesday with a Matching Fund Campaign

Wild Apricot

Amplify your fundraising efforts on Giving Tuesday by organizing a matching fund campaign. In this post, we discuss how to combine the two for maximum impact

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5 Creative Angles to Consider for Your Next Fundraising Campaign


Launching a unique campaign can set your organization apart by creating a buzz around your mission, engaging new audiences, and getting people excited to participate in something meaningful. . Download Your Checklists for Crowdfunding, Peer-to-Peer, and Event Fundraising Campaigns.

Email Campaign Tips To Inspire Millennials


Start by managing your email campaigns with through a mail service, and don’t forget to integrate the campaign service with your CRM ! The post Email Campaign Tips To Inspire Millennials appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Fundraising Mobile CRM email email campaigns millennials newletters Image courtesy of The EmailADMIN.

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The Ultimate Content Checklist for Your P2P Campaign


Peer-to-Peer fundraising campaigns (P2P) are incredibly effective and especially well-adapted for the virtual-based world we currently find ourselves in.

4 Trends To Expect For Spring 2021 Fundraising Campaigns

Top Nonprofits

In this year’s spring fundraising campaigns, expect to see organizations: Emphasizing mobile giving. A rising trend in direct mail campaigns is including your text-to-give number and keyword in your letters, which is an effective way to integrate your digital and physical channels.

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We Are on the Home Stretch of Our Growth Capital Campaign


Three years ago, we launched an ambitious campaign to raise $11.5 million to scale and transform the resources and services TechSoup offers.

January #4Change Chat Topic: Campaigning

Amy Sample Ward

The January #4Change Twitter Chat will focus on the use of Twitter and other social media tools in campaigning. Campaigning can mean many different things and we want to keep the definition of the topic fairly open for this chat, in order to keep insights, resources and conversation in the Q/A format as open to valuable input as possible. Here are some ways that campaigning can be framed for the purpose of this chat: moving canvassing door to door to online networks.

A Totally Baldacious Campaign

Amy Sample Ward

Totally Baldacious is the latest campaign from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and it’s turning heads! Well, it’s turning them bald… “The Totally Baldacious campaign is a great way to show your love and solidarity with cancer patients while you help raise awareness and funds for cures. The Totally Baldacious campaign, though, does an excellent job making the calls to action clear, consistent, and do-able.

3 Key Elements of a Digital Campaign Plan


Campaigns are big, daunting undertakings. There are a number of campaign components to arrange and polish - donation pages, email templates, Facebook advertisements, calls-to-action, etc. It’s tough to figure out how to put it all together into a coherent, concerted, and (hopefully) successful campaign. By focusing on these three key campaign elements, you can organize your resources into a winning strategy and join the ranks of some seriously awesome digital campaigns.

Campaigning #4Change Recap

Amy Sample Ward

Starting off 2010, the monthly #4change Twitter chat focused on the topic of campaigning with social media. Question 1: How do we define campaigning in the context of social media? annanten : @rootwork list building is just a strategy to engage more folks in your campaign. ChristinasWorld : I think campaigning has to do w/achieving a particular end – not building a fb fan page, but using that page to achieve x, y or z.

Pathfinders for Autism Launches Bus Tour And Major Fundraising Campaign for Statewide Expansion


Through the Dip Challenge campaign, we hope to raise the funds needed to expand these programs to all regions of Maryland and make an even greater impact.”. Wrapped in colorful campaign graphics, the tour bus is the centerpiece of the Dip Challenge Tour. PHOENIX, Md.,

Campaign Calendars for Virtual Fundraising Events

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Nonprofit Fundraising: How to Run an Effective Campaign


Creating a sustainable, scalable fundraising campaign that will help you grow your future impact is just as important as reaching your fundraising goal. Learn about how to run an effective and sustainable campaign by reading from the top or jumping to the sections that most interest you: .