Museum launches social media fund-raising campaign -

AFP Blog

Museum launches social media fund-raising campaign - : The Edwardsville Children’s Museum is trying to raise $100,000 by the end of the year through a social media campaign, #SaveOurMuseum

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Raising Money for Universities during COVID-19

Connection Cafe

Changing Higher Ed Episode 43: Raising Money for Universities during COVID with Scott Roberts and Tim Hill . How are they able to raise money? Social media can offer institutions and fundraisers a way to share stories and campaigns with a variety of donors across multiple channels.

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6 Key Qualities of Successful Grassroots Campaigns

Connection Cafe

Learn more about grassroots campaigns and other innovative ways to fundraise faster in Blackbaud’s free webinar series “Tide-Turning Tips for Forward-Thinking Fundraisers.” Today we are raising almost $1.5 I’d encourage you to work these qualities into your own campaign strategies: 1.

White House-Backed Kickstarter Campaign Raises Refugee Aid - The Chronicle of Philanthropy

AFP Blog

White House-Backed Kickstarter Campaign Raises Refugee Aid - The Chronicle of Philanthropy : "At the request of the Obama administration, crowdfunding site Kickstarter is hosting its first humanitarian campaign, aimed at raising money to help Syrian refugees, The New York Times reports.

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The New Era of Year-End Giving Campaigns

Connection Cafe

Many nonprofits rely on year-end campaigns to fund their organization. While some tried and true strategies exist, 2018 will have a twist that nonprofit organizations need to plan for as they establish their end-of-year giving campaigns. Not everyone needs to know about your campaign.

Giving Tuesday: Steps to Create a Stellar Campaign

Connection Cafe

There is money to be raised and good to be done! 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. Raise $10K in one day?

A Guide for Planning Your #GivingTuesdayNow Campaign in 5 Days

Connection Cafe

Developing your #GivingTuesdayNow campaign doesn’t have to be complicated – and in fact, in times like this, simplicity is best. GivingTuesday has created a #GivingTuesdayNow tool kit that includes logos, graphics, banners and other images to help develop your campaign.

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Planning a Capital Campaign: The Essential First Steps

Connection Cafe

We all know that capital campaigns are some of your nonprofit’s most ambitious fundraising projects. With a higher fundraising goal and a longer timeline than other campaigns , capital campaigns simply have more on the line for your team to handle. Plot out a campaign calendar.

How Nonprofits Can Use Livestreaming to Raise Funds Through Sponsorship

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Social Ads: Running a small social advertising campaign can help increase reach, viewership, and engagement substantially. The post How Nonprofits Can Use Livestreaming to Raise Funds Through Sponsorship appeared first on Nonprofit Tech for Good.

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2018's Best Giving Tuesday Campaigns

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

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.

5 Strategies to Implementing a Successful Employee Giving Campaign

Connection Cafe

Starting your own employee giving campaign is not for the faint of heart! The great news is that if done well, an employee campaign has many benefits beyond the funds raised for your programs. After you have your Employee Campaign Committee, recruit your Employee Champions.

The Keys to Conducting Feasibility Studies for Fundraising Campaigns

Connection Cafe

I think of it as determining how much water is in the pool before you “dive in” to a fundraising campaign. Overall, the feasibility study’s objective is to determine the viability of your project before you invest significant time and money into your fundraising campaign.

5 Reasons Nonprofits Need to Invest in Annual Fundraising Campaigns

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

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. Once you're ready to start planning an annual giving campaign, download this guide to help you get started!

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.

7 Steps to a Successful Year End Campaign

Connection Cafe

So we asked Autumn Woish, development system administrator for National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR), to join us and dish her secrets on how they raised more than eight times their average monthly donations in December alone! But test now, or very early in your campaign.

Food & Water Watch Raises Tap Water Awareness With SMS Campaign

Mobile Commons

Recently, FWW launched “Take Back the Tap:” a campaign that aimed to get people to drink tap water from reusable bottles by spreading awareness about the detrimental environmental effects of plastic water bottles. Takeaways for other non-profits to consider when running a mobile 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.

A 2-Day Plan for Launching a Library Giving Day Campaign

Connection Cafe

Last year, seventy eight libraries participated and raised over $737,000, with their average gift size being $172. Don’t worry – you may only have three days to plan your campaign, but by following the steps below you can still successfully participate and engage your donors.

How Nonprofits Can Raise Money Using YouTube

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Also, on February 19 in collaboration with Nonprofit Tech for Good, she’ll be presenting a free webinar about how nonprofits can use social media to raise money online. Campaign matching.

A Totally Baldacious Campaign

Amy Sample Ward

Totally Baldacious is the latest campaign from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and it’s turning heads! Whether you decide to shave your head or color your hair, you will be helping The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society raise money for much-needed, life-saving cancer research.&#.

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.

3 Nonprofit Fundraising Lessons Learned from Political Campaigns

Connection Cafe

Because of their scope and scale, US presidential campaigns are unique entities. They don’t last very long compared to those of nonprofit organizations, but they raise and spend a tremendous amount of money—growing quickly from scratch into an immense, people-powered machine.

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4 Things You Should Know Before Starting a Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaign

Connection Cafe

Whether it’s associated with a large event — like a walk-a-thon, or it’s year-round — like a tribute campaign, it’s all about engaging supporters to raise funds on your nonprofit’s behalf. How much money is your campaign likely to raise? What is your campaign budget?

Modifying P2P Campaigns When Participants Crave Social Connection

Connection Cafe

Event organizers made their participants feel connected and empowered during a time of great distress, and as a result raised more by going virtual than they would have under normal conditions. . Create a fundraising campaign specific to COVID-19: If your organization has a genuine need related to the outbreak, give your supporters the opportunity to raise awareness and funds on your behalf.

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.

Design a Fundraising Appeal that Raises More this December

Connection Cafe

However, designing an email campaign or appeal today is very different than it was even five years ago. Structurally, we now know multi-message, multichannel campaigns raise more money. And don’t forget the often overlooked post-campaign follow up email, which.

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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.

Interview: SXSW4Japan Raises over $120,000 #sxswcares

Amy Sample Ward

SXSWcares , co-branded as SXSW4Japan, was a campaign that rallied the SXSW community to raise awareness and harness support for disaster relief. In the end, it raised over $120,000 from 1500+ donors. How did you co-created the campaign?

Pinterest for Nonprofits: 5 Tips for Raising Money with “Pins”

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By launching a very creative campaign designed around “pay to pin”, the group hopes to raise money to help their mission of providing small loans to poor women overseas. Here are 5 Ways You Can Raise Money with Pins.

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Raise More Money: Incentive-Based Fundraising 101

NonProfit Hub

Incentives are motivators that influence your donors to give and influence your fundraising teams to raise more. Wanting to support a family member or friend’s philanthropic work is an incentive for donors to give to a P2P fundraising campaign.

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6 Entertaining Nonprofit Online Campaigns

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6 Entertaining Nonprofit Online Campaigns. Non-profit campaigns don’t need to be upsetting! Here are 6 non-profit campaigns that took a more lighthearted approach. Campaigns Don’t Have To Be Sad! 6 Entertaining Nonprofit Online Campaigns.

#thankful4home: Raising Awareness Around Homelessness

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This fall and winter I’m working with a group of organizations in Chicago to raise awareness around homelessness, alongside screenings of the @Home documentary that features portraits of this issue through the eyes of activist Mark Horvath.

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

Connection Cafe

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.

6 Ideas for Using the Instagram Donation Sticker to Raise Money

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Also, on October 8 in partnership with Nonprofit Tech for Good, Julia will be presenting a free webinar about how nonprofits can use social media to raise money online. It allows eligible nonprofit and individual accounts to raise money without leaving Instagram! .

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How To Use Stories To Raise Money On Social Media

TechImpact

Are they just empty buzzwords, or actual tools that can help your nonprofit raise money online? Great storytelling and successful social media campaigns are completely interconnected. Here are 5 ways that you can use stories to raise money for your nonprofit on social media.

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

Byte Technology

Crowdfunding—also known as crowdsourcing—has become a potent and viable means of raising money for thousands of non-profits around the globe. Indeed, if done correctly, such a campaign can see full funding for a particular effort or event.

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Keep the Spark Alive in Your Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaign

Connection Cafe

Picture this: You’ve just launched a peer-to-peer fundraising campaign with an inspiring, well-executed kickoff event. In many ways, launching your peer-to-peer (P2P) fundraising campaign is just the beginning of your work on the project. Tips on “how to raise $X this week”.

Crowdfunding raised $1.5 billion worldwide last year

AFP Blog

Crowdfunding raised $1.5 billion was raised in 2011 by crowdfunding platforms around the world, according to an industry report released Tuesday by Massolution, the research group of industry body Crowdsourcing. The platforms hosted roughly a million campaigns, it said billion worldwide last year : Almost US$1.5

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6 Ways to Raise More with Facebook Fundraisers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The tips below will help you with two key objectives: promoting Fundraisers year-round and maximizing their impact during your fundraising campaigns, each of which requires a distinct approach. Campaign Tactics.

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[FREE WEBINAR] How Nonprofits Can Raise More Money Through Crowdfunding

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In addition to covering crowdfunding best practices, additional topics include: The difference between peer-to-peer fundraising and crowdfunding – and how you can use both in your fundraising campaign simultaneously. Date: April 16, 2019. Time: 1 pm EST/10 am PST.

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[FREE WEBINAR] How Nonprofits Can Use Crowdfunding to Raise More Money

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In addition to covering best practices, additional topics include: Increase your crowdfunding campaigns through multi-channel marketing. Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Jared Kylstad and Lauren Slocum , Charity Services Specialists at GoFundMe Charity.

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. research and benchmark figures , we found that a nonprofit with a list of 100,000 lost the potential to raise $3,116.41

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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.