5 Ideas for University Fundraising Campaigns at Year-End

Connection Cafe

5 Ideas for University Fundraising Campaigns at Year-End. Think long term: Lastly, don’t let all the end-of-year work you’re doing now fizzle out with a two-month campaign. In 2016, higher education institutions saw 17.7% of total giving occur in December.

7 Nonprofit Campaigns We Can't #RESIST

EveryAction

Every successful campaign starts with a moment. Whether you're raising money to build a new school or curing a worldwide epidemic, a single moment drives the need for a campaign. What are some of your favorite #RESIST campaigns? campaigns #resistance

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Giving Tuesday: Steps to Create a Stellar Campaign

Connection Cafe

Follow these steps to create your campaign: 1. Whether you’re large or small—whether this is your first Giving Tuesday campaign or 6 th —the point is that you must decide on your strategy. Campaign updates. Beginning of the Year-End Matching gift campaign.

3 Nonprofit Fundraising Lessons Learned from Political Campaigns

Connection Cafe

Because of their scope and scale, US presidential campaigns are unique entities. Campaigns use not only the tried and true tactics we see every time around, but also innovate to get an edge over their competitors. The first Obama campaign also set the bar higher with online fundraising.

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20 Resources for Your Year End Giving Campaign

Connection Cafe

It can be overwhelming to even think about such an extensive project, but these resources are meant to arm you with the inspiration and insight necessary to create an effective end-of-year campaign. Building a successful year end giving campaign.

7 Steps to a Successful Year End Campaign

Connection Cafe

Here are NCLR’s seven steps to a successful year-end campaign: 1. Learn From Your Past: Take your successes and failures from last year’s campaign and use them as learning opportunities. But test now, or very early in your campaign.

Grassroots Campaigning: How to Use Online Channels to Build Offline Support

Connection Cafe

According to research by the Congressional Management Foundation, nearly half of congressional staff believe that “most advocacy campaigns of identical form messages are sent without the constituent’s knowledge or approval.”. Era of Increased Activism and Grassroots Campaigning.

Email Campaign Tips To Inspire Millennials

TechImpact

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.

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5 Revealing Campaign Metrics You May Be Missing

Connection Cafe

While you’re likely on to your 2015 fundraising goals, I want to take you back one last time to your end-of-year campaign. We hear so much about the importance of sending multi-channel campaigns and integrating direct mail, email, social and website messaging.

The Three Major Components of a Successful Annual Giving Campaign

Connection Cafe

Obtaining and sustaining these individual donors is vital to your annual giving campaign. Your annual giving campaign is comprised of strategic development opportunities, helping you meet and exceed your fundraising goals each year. Planning a campaign takes preparation and detail.

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Social Ambassadors Bring P2P Success to End-of-Year Campaigns

Connection Cafe

However, with end-of-year fundraising quickly approaching, a new flavor of peer-to-peer fundraising is becoming more popular: using social ambassadors to amplify traditional online campaigns. Social ambassadors are constituents who agree to help spread the word about your campaigns.

The 5 Reasons Nonprofit Crowdfunding Campaigns Fail

TechImpact

Here are the 5 most common reasons crowdfunding campaigns fail to help your nonprofit find success in the crowd. Poor planning is the obvious first reason why many crowdfunding campaigns fail. And it’s why a campaign of any variety fails, for that matter.

Top Tips for Planning a Successful Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaign

Connection Cafe

In a previous article about peer-to-peer fundraising, Mark Becker, Founding Partner at Cathexis Partners, wrote about four things you should know before starting a peer-to-peer fundraising campaign. Many organizations are running peer-to-peer (P2P) fundraising campaigns.

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

NetWits

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?”

Inside Goodwill’s #LaborofLove Campaign

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What is the #LaborofLove Campaign? The #LaborOfLove Campaign urges people across the nation to pledge to spread awareness about Goodwill and the importance of job placement and training programs. What are your campaign goals? We’re approaching Labor Day Weekend.

Managing Social Media Campaigns

SocialFish

Needless to say, it will only gain more popularity as social media marketing campaigns are far less expensive to create and maintain than traditional advertising campaigns. Creating a social media campaign is not a one time event. Tips on managing social media 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.

Main Ingredients to a Nonprofit Digital Campaign

EveryAction

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. Here comes the star of the meal: your campaign's donation page. campaigns

4 Free Campaign Tools You're Probably Forgetting

EveryAction

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.

9 Steps to a Successful Fundraising Campaign

NonProfit Hub

Last weekend, Jacobwith led a Cause Camp workshop at Nonprofit Hub on Nine Steps to a Successful Fundraising Campaign. You can also break down your goal into multiple campaigns. The post 9 Steps to a Successful Fundraising Campaign appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

Wrapping Up Your Fundraising Campaign the Right Way

Connection Cafe

Tis the season for online fundraising campaigns—Thanksgiving, Giving Tuesday, Hannukah, Christmas, Kwanza, and December 31st— and your email surge is likely just beginning. Especially when that email likely won’t generate donations for this campaign.

Smart Techniques for Wrapping Up Your Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaign

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Nancy Lemmon, Account Manager, wrote about top tips for planning a P2P fundraising campaign. Laura Higgins, Account Manager, wrote about how to launch a P2P fundraising campaign. I wrote about keeping the spark alive in your P2P fundraising campaign.

What Nonprofits Can Learn From Political Campaigns About Harnessing Smart Data

Connection Cafe

In my last post, we talked about the campaign fundraising innovations that are repurposed by nonprofit organizations. Now, let’s take it a step further and see how these intense, short-lived campaigns harness the power of the data they collect with these three examples and the lessons learned.

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Lessons in Capital Campaign Leadership: A Reflection

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The subject was capital campaign leadership and the panel of speakers was comprised of three of the most influential and successful volunteer fundraisers in our community. Nonprofit Management AFP capital campaign leadership nonprofit board of directors

Designing for Good #5: The Best of End-of-Year Email Campaigns

Connection Cafe

We’re highlighting the best of last December’s appeals and some of our favorite fundraising emails from 2016 to help kick off your end-of-year email campaigns.

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The Ultimate Last-Minute #GivingTuesday Campaign Checklist

John Haydon

But we’re no strangers to the last-minute nonprofit fundraising campaign, and we know that it happens despite our best intentions. Check out this handy #GivingTuesday campaign checklist: 1. Develop Your #GivingTuesday Campaign Concept & Goals.

Tried-and-True Approach for Year-End Campaign Success

Connection Cafe

Their campaign is hinged on a compelling story. They choose a multi-channel approach to their campaign. This post will take an in-depth look at these three factors for success and how you can apply them to your campaign this year. Start looking for your campaign stories now.

3 Online Fundraising Lessons from the Obama and Romney Campaigns

NetWits

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

How to Influence the Conversation Around Your Next Campaign

Connection Cafe

There’s a flurry of conversation happening about the issues your organization works on that can move the needle on your campaign. Impact conversations that are relevant to your campaign. You can literally see how people are talking about your campaigns and gauge when there’s excitement.

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How to Create Powerful Email Drip Campaigns for Your Nonprofit

John Haydon

What is an Email Drip Campaign? An email drip-campaign (aka email series) is an email marketing strategy to drive actions over the course of the campaign. The post How to Create Powerful Email Drip Campaigns for Your Nonprofit appeared first on John Haydon.

5 Bits Of Advice For A Crowd-Funding Campaign

TechImpact

Here are a few tips from The Fundraising Authority to make the most out of this technology: Promote a specific project or campaign. Plan some initial marketing around this web-based campaign to spread awareness.

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5 Reasons Why Nonprofit Crowdfunding Campaigns Fail

SocialFish

——— The majority of all crowdfunding campaigns fail to reach their monetary goals. Crowdfunding campaigns that hit their goals start with a comprehensive plan. What are the most common reasons for why a campaign is unable to meet its goal?

Capital Campaign Marketing Strategies for the Tech-Savvy

SocialFish

If you’re starting a capital campaign, then you know how much work and effort goes into planning a fundraiser of this magnitude. Here’s is what we’ll cover: Build a capital campaign website. Create a peer-to-peer campaign. Promote your campaign on social media.

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Multichannel Campaigns on the Nonprofit Blog Carnival

Connection Cafe

For this month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival, we set out to answer an important question at the heart of many, if not all, nonprofit marketing and fundraising campaigns: How are nonprofits using CRM and predictive analytics to successfully implement multichannel campaigns? Campaigns Multichannel nonprofit blog carnival

3, 2, 1… How to Successfully Launch a Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaign

Connection Cafe

Today, I’m sharing some ideas for launching your peer-to-peer fundraising campaign. Though your organization’s mission may be serious, there are many ways to add fun to your P2P campaign. Announcing Your Campaign. Kicking Off Your Campaign.

Using the Power of Story to Run a Successful Peer-to-Peer Campaign

Connection Cafe

When it comes to successful peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns , the more support your non-profit can give your fundraisers, the better. Depending on the story, sometimes the choice is deciding to be a fundraiser for the campaign.

Guarantee Success for Your Year-End Campaign with Donor Data as Your Guide

Connection Cafe

Successful year-end campaigns involve engagement through personalized donor communications, nurturing supporter relationships to encourage them to give. With 17.4% of overall giving happening in December , there’s no higher-stakes season for fundraising than end-of-year.

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Weekly Nonprofit Roundup: Infographics, Effective Email Campaigns, and Online Fundraising

Connection Cafe

Farra Trompeter makes a guest appearance John Haydon’s blog and shares 12 Ways to Make Your Multichannel Campaign Stand Out and invites you to register for her websem. Ahh, Sunday, we meet again. Another week is coming to a close.

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3 Key Elements of a Digital Campaign Plan

EveryAction

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. campaigns digitalOriginally posted on the NTEN Connect blog on November 20, 2015.

5 things nonprofits can learn from Wikipedia’s online fundraising campaign

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Every year, Wikipedia runs a fundraising campaign to support its operations. million donors through the foundations’ s online fundraising campaign. The 2014 online giving campaign just wrapped up and there are plenty of lessons that other nonprofits can learn from Wikipedia.