Cause Awareness & Giving Day Campaigns for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The rise of social media has also given rise to online giving on cause awareness and giving days. 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.

10 top tools for cause campaigns

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10 top tools for cause campaigns

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Introducing: Cause Camp 2019 Speaker Lineup

NonProfit Hub

Cause Camp is just a couple of months away, and we want to introduce you to the unprecedented thought leaders who will be educating and inspiring you along the way. Without further ado, your Cause Camp 2019 speakers and the topics they’ll be presenting in March! Cause Camp Featured

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

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. Double the Good You Do for [insert cause].

What Email Spam Rates Mean for Your #GivingTuesday Fundraising Campaign

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Here is how spam rates affected nonprofit fundraising last Giving Tuesday, and what you can do to ensure a successful 2018 campaign. Similarly, a spam rate of 21.36% at End of Year caused nonprofits with a list of 100,000 to leave $3,239.97

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Birthday Cause Wrapped Up

Amy Sample Ward

THANK YOU to all of you who donated and supported my Birthday Cause ; it means SO much to me! I first talked about the Birthday Cause application on Facebook in December when I set it up for my birthday. Causes’ Birthday Cause application does just that when you set it up.

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5 Ideas for University Fundraising Campaigns at Year-End

Connection Cafe

5 Ideas for University Fundraising Campaigns at Year-End. Plus, they don’t cause people to leave your website anymore. Think long term: Lastly, don’t let all the end-of-year work you’re doing now fizzle out with a two-month campaign.

6 Reasons Your Organization Should Implement Supporter-Led Campaigns in 2017

Connection Cafe

As nonprofit leaders look ahead and think about how to significantly expand the impact of their advocacy campaigns, there is one key tactic that may be your secret to punching above your weight: Supporter-Led Campaigns. Distributed campaigning is not new.

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.

Annual Calendar of Social Good and Cause Campaigns

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Launching online communications and fundraising campaigns around annual social good and cause campaign events is good strategy. Many nonprofits however, are not made aware of such campaigns until the day of (via social media) which is too late.

2019 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful themes upon which to launch online fundraising campaigns. The real-time, in-the-moment nature of cause awareness and giving days can inspire donors to give provided that your nonprofit knows how to promote the days effectively.

2018 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful themes upon which to launch online fundraising campaigns. The real-time, in-the-moment nature of cause awareness and giving days can inspire donors to give provided that your nonprofit knows how to promote the days effectively.

2014 Cause Awareness Days

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Launching online fundraising campaigns around cause awareness days is good strategy.

Four Types of Facebook Cause Marketing Campaigns

John Haydon

My good friend Megan Strand at the Cause Marketing Forum recently published a white paper called “Cause Marketing on Facebook: Truths, Tips and Trends from Pioneers” (the Executive summary can be downloaded for free). Voting Campaigns.

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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2016 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful for online fundraising. The first step is to decide which days to build a campaign upon and add them to your editorial calendar.

2017 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful themes upon which to craft and launch online fundraising campaigns. The first step is to decide which days to build a campaign upon and add them to your 2017 and 2018 editorial calendars.

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. Indeed, email is being cast aside more and more in favor of other forms linking donors to the causes they want to support.

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.

Passing the Word: Getting Supporters to Share your Cause

Byte Technology

The fundraiser—whether it’s an inspired event, online appeal or one-time contest—should of course be considered an important component of any non-profit’s campaigning effort. Build your campaign around the concept of letting the community create the content.

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Join the Crowd(funding): Strategies for Successful Non-Profit Campaigns

Byte Technology

Indeed, if done correctly, such a campaign can see full funding for a particular effort or event. Don’t ignore the offline elements of an online campaign. So it’s important to make pleas to current supporters asking them to share your campaign with their friends, family, colleagues etc.

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3 Hidden Resources for Your #GivingTuesday Campaign

SocialFish

A 24-hour giving campaign may seem like a lot of extra work on top of what you’re already doing for holiday or seasonal fundraising, especially when you’re working with a small budget and small staff. Call for submissions of personal stories relevant to your #GivingTuesday campaign.

4 Ways to Use Facebook to Engage Millennials in Your Cause

Connection Cafe

That’s millions of us becoming more established in our careers with greater means to give generously to causes. As the first generation to grow up with modern technology so easily at our fingertips, Millennials have reengineered the way information is delivered and consumed.

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The Three Major Components of a Successful Annual Giving Campaign

Connection Cafe

Americans are generous and enjoy the sense of being a part of a worthy cause achieved by charitable giving. Obtaining and sustaining these individual donors is vital to your annual giving campaign. Planning a campaign takes preparation and detail.

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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.

Breaking News: Twiddling Thumbs of Nonprofit Professionals Causing Sore Thumbs

Connection Cafe

Wondering how donor support will fare in the face of federal and presidential political campaign competition? April Fools. We know that nonprofit professionals are the hardest working folks out there and we want to help you succeed.

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.

The other side of the figures: Causes reaches $20 Million in Donations

Amy Sample Ward

Earlier this week, an announcement on the Causes Application blog broke the news that over $20 Million has been donated since May 2007 via donors using the social networking application. 35,000 causes have received at least one donation.

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3 Steps For Holiday Campaign Success At Your School

Connection Cafe

It’s never too early to tweak or fine-tune your year-end campaign (and with the Internet, it’s not yet too late to start planning and executing it). Let’s take a look at the three steps to kick-start your school’s holiday campaign: Optimize your homepage for the holidays.

The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup:Donor Engagment, Campaign Planning, and Selfies

Connection Cafe

How’s the planning going for your end-of-year campaign? Yep.it’s that time again and, like it or not, the difference between a successful campaign and a not-so-successful campaign is preparation. This past week was a blur.

What Drives Gen Z: Is It the Experience or the Cause?

Connection Cafe

Contrary to what is commonly believed, young people care about, and give to, virtually every major social cause. So, how do you get them involved with your cause? As you approach your campaign, ask yourself these three questions.

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Whether you’re new to peer-to-peer fundraising or a veteran, the Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum conference will connect you with the big ideas, practical information and connections you need to run more successful campaigns. Cause Camp 2019. Cause Camp 2019. It's finally here!

Book: Cause Marketing for Dummies

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Joe Waters, who writes the Selfish Giving Blog , has published a book, Cause Marketing for Dummies and was kind enough to send me a copy. Click to Purchase on Amazon.

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5 Bits Of Advice For A Crowd-Funding Campaign

TechImpact

Crowd-funding websites allow individuals and organizations to create a page on their website and promote donations for a cause, product, or service. Here are a few tips from The Fundraising Authority to make the most out of this technology: Promote a specific project or campaign.

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Ninety Percent of Consumers want Companies to Support Causes

Frogloop

While nonprofit campaigners like to debate the merits of cause related marketing, according to the 2010 Cone Cause Evolution Study , American consumers are huge supporters of cause marketing campaigns. want to know what a company is doing to benefit a cause.

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11 Indispensable Ingredients of a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign [Infographic]

NonProfit Hub

She is passionate about crowdfunding and coaching customers to help their fundraising campaigns succeed. Nowadays, there is a variety of crowdfunding platforms available for different causes and projects.

Guest Post on Tactical Philanthropy: Causes, MySpace and ideablob

Amy Sample Ward

“In recent days, Causes has left MySpace and IdeaBlob has shutdown. In reaction to the Causes announcement, Economist bureau chief Matthew Bishop tweeted “Who knew it was on MySpace?” First, let’s start at the beginning: Causes Leaves MySpace.

Cause Fatigue Redefined: More conversation for the 09NTC

Amy Sample Ward

I have written before about the way I believe causes are shifting be the way individuals identify themselves, group up, and organize. So that got me thinking about the idea of cause fatigue. So how does a cause, an organization, a campaign re-emerge?

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HOW TO: Tap into the Power of Cause Awareness Days

Nonprofit Tech for Good

While embracing a comprehensive, long-term breaking news and crisis communications strategy is challenging for many nonprofits, all nonprofits, regardless of their size, can tap into the power of cause awareness days. Many nonprofits already participate in cause awareness day campaigns.

How to Get Your Employees Involved in Giving Tuesday Campaigns

Givinga

Giving Tuesday is the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and Black Friday where nonprofits run fundraising campaigns to increase holiday donations. That makes Giving Tuesday an ideal time to engage your employees in CR campaigns, but it doesn’t mean your employees’ contributions are guaranteed.

Cause Camp 2017 Speaker Lineup Announcement

NonProfit Hub

The moment you’ve all been waiting for, the official Cause Camp 2017 speaker lineup. Derrick Feldmann is the lead researcher and creator of The Millennial Impact Project, a multi-year study of how the next generation supports causes.

From Ning to Causes to Ideablob: Why We Need a New Way of Building

Amy Sample Ward

Last November we saw a few alarming events taking place in this social media for social good sector: Causes left Myspace and Ideablob shut down , both without warning or community support. Building networks, communities, connections, campaigns, and our work. Tell me what the recent Causes/ideablob announcements means for our sector and for you. Tags: community issues causes community management free ideablob ning open

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