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 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.


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4 Free Campaign Tools You're Probably Forgetting


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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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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.

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!

Creating a Winning Member Re-engagement Campaign

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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.

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

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.

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!

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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Campaign Calendars for Virtual Fundraising Events

NonProfit PRO

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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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2 Soft Launch Email Templates to Kickstart Your Fundraising Campaign


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.

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.

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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3 Year-Round Campaigns to Elevate Your Nonprofit Fundraising Strategy


Nonprofits host their annual time-based campaigns throughout the year, but they often miss out on three specific, year-round initiatives that can live on without an end date and continue to generate income. Maintain brand consistency on your parent campaign . Recurring Giving Campaign.

10 Proven Tips to Supercharge Your Online Fundraising Campaigns  


Harness the power of setting campaign goals. . Setting goals for a fundraising campaign is an important step to ensure you are staying on track and seeing year-over-year growth. Download Now: The Plan Your Campaign Field Guide. . On Landing Pages, edit “About the Campaign.”

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.

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.

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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How to Run a Successful Online Fundraising Campaign


Fundraising campaigns are well-known in the nonprofit community; their popularity has grown […]. The post How to Run a Successful Online Fundraising Campaign appeared first on Nonprofit Blog. In 2020, online giving increased by 23%.

7 Steps To Get More Participants For Your Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaign


These days, peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns and events take many forms: virtual runs/walks/rides , tribute/memorial campaigns, virtual drives. Here are seven steps to help you recruit more participants for your next peer-to-peer campaign or event : 1.

5 Steps to Create a Donor Attraction Campaign

Hands on Fundraising

You can create a donor attraction campaign with these 5 steps. This way of thinking is key to creating an effective donor attraction campaign, so […]. The post 5 Steps to Create a Donor Attraction Campaign appeared first on Hands-On Fundraising.

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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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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.

Build Donor Engagement Before You Start A Campaign 

NonProfit Hub

When a nonprofit organization decides to undertake a capital campaign, it has most likely identified a need and developed a project to address that need. Usually, the campaign is designed to resource the project.

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AI-Driven Fundraising Campaigns

Beth Kanter

His informative presentation covered the continuum of automated campaigns from “Trigger Campaigns” to “Marketing Automation” to “AI-Driven Campaigns.” ” A trigger campaign uses pre-designed emails that you want to send whenever the contact does some activity and these campaigns will keep on running continuously sending emails to new contacts that satisfy the criteria.

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.

[FREE WEBINAR] How Nonprofits Can Make Their Fundraising Campaigns More Social

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Social media channels can help you amplify the message of your fundraising campaigns. This webinar will look at the latest trends in social media fundraising and how to improve the success of your campaigns. Topics include: • How to use every social channel in your fundraising campaign. Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST. Presented by: Lightful. What’s important is to understand how to make the most of each social media platform.

[WEBINAR] Creating a Top-Notch Communications Plan For Your Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaigns


And, when it comes to creating a successful peer-to-peer fundraising campaign or virtual event, having a great communication plan in place is essential to your fundraising success.

Emerson College Students Create a Diverse Book Campaign for Boston Public Schools While Studying Charity Navigator's DEI Goals

Charity Navigator

We’re proud to highlight On The Same Page, a campaign run by Professor Cathryn Edelstein and students enrolled in the Nonprofit Communication Management Program at Emerson College. Through the campaign, they have spearheaded an effort to provide diverse literature to Boston Public schools.

3 Online Fundraising Lessons from the Obama and Romney Campaigns


In 2008, Barack Obama used one of the most successful online marketing and … Email Marketing Interactive Online Fundraising Web Design acknowledgements email email fundraising email list growth email subscriber incentives multichannel campaigns mutli-channel Non-Profit online giving

The Biggest Social Media Mistakes to Avoid During Your Next Nonprofit Campaign [Part 2]


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. guest post nonprofit campaigns social mediaRead on for Part 2 of her post! (If If you missed Part 1, check it out here!).

Optimizing an Email Campaign for Fundraising Effectiveness

Byte Technology

And yet, many non-profits aren’t leveraging one of the most tried-and-true methods of communication: an effective and well-planned email campaign. But he also stresses that it’s important to be smart about your approach to an email campaign: using the same mass message across all contacts won’t get your very far, nor will relating a fuzzy story about what your want to achieve or having an overly complicated explanation of your end goals.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 166: Planning for a Capital Campaign

Connection Cafe

Capital campaigns. Capital campaigns can be a tremendous asset to an organization as nearly a century of their history shows. In today’s episode, we’ll explore the subject of capital campaigns in more depth with guest Amy Eisenstein, CEO and co-founder of The Capital Campaign Toolkit.

Planning The Right Fundraising Campaign: 7 Brilliant Tips


Defining the steps for a future fundraising campaign and creating a detailed roadmap from beginning to end are significant stepping stones toward reaching and exceeding your goals.

3 Possible Reasons Why Your SEO Campaign is Underperforming

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People often get very excited when starting their first search engine optimisation campaign. The post 3 Possible Reasons Why Your SEO Campaign is Underperforming appeared first on PhreeSite.com. They also tend to have high expectations.

3 Tips that Make Every Holiday Campaign Work


By now many of you have been working on your end of year campaigns, but if you haven’t started planning the good news is you still have time to put a plan in place to maximize end of year giving. Set a goal for your end of year campaign and prominently display it on your website. Check out our Holiday Campaign Guide . Online Fundraising holiday campaign holiday fundraising nonprofit fundraising

Email Marketing Campaign: 7 Essentials to Add to Your Checklist

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The post Email Marketing Campaign: 7 Essentials to Add to Your Checklist appeared first on PhreeSite.com. An email has been the most traditional communication method for direct marketing since forever.

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The Top 15 Political Campaign Software Options to Boost Your Campaign

Wild Apricot

Choosing a political campaign software isn't easy. Here is a comprehensive list of the best political campaign software solutions most used in 2019