For Sale for a Cause: Greenleaf

Judi Sohn

As always, the amount will be matched by my employer provided the organizations is a recognized charity. If you want background on what I’m doing this year, read this post first. No doubt, this was one of my favorite projects to date. The yarn and pattern worked together beautifully.

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For sale for a cause: Edelweiss

Judi Sohn

Next up for a donation for a great cause is Edelweiss. Minimum bid of $75, leave a comment and don’t forget to mention the charity that you’d like your payment to go towards. For background on what I’m doing this year, read this post first.

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So, You Want to Be like charity: water?

Connection Cafe

These days, it seems that every nonprofit wants to be like charity: water, especially when it comes to web design. I can’t tell you how many times someone has said to me “I wish we could be as cool as charity: water.” Well, I have some good news for you.

Leveraging Crowdfunding Technology for Cause Marketing

Connection Cafe

The message was clear: to survive in business in the 21st century businesses must strive to connect cause, meaning and purpose. Cone Communications found that more than 9 in 10 millennials are willing to switch brands if the new one is associated with a cause.

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For sale for a cause: Autumn Adagio

Judi Sohn

Thank you to everyone who responded so positively to my returning to my blog to share my knitting projects and hopefully, raise some funds in 2018 for worthy charities. Would you like to buy this shawl in exchange for a donation to your favorite hopefully-progressive cause?

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Your Cause Camp 2018 Lineup is Here

NonProfit Hub

We’re beyond excited to share the speaker lineup for Cause Camp 2018 , held on March 26th and 27th in Lincoln, Nebraska. To stay in the loop with all things Cause Camp, check out our newly launched Twitter page, or subscribe to the newsletter on Cause Camp’s homepage.

Charity website to increase visibility of small causes - Daily News Egypt

AFP Blog

Charity website to increase visibility of small causes - Daily News Egypt : Although there is a constant need for charitable giving, many small organisations struggle to get sufficient funds for their causes. A new website, Fa3elKheirEgypt.com, aims to solve this problem and increase the visibility of small charities to a wider audience

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Leveraging Crowdfunding Technology for Cause Marketing

Connection Cafe

The message was clear: to survive in business in the 21st century businesses must strive to connect cause, meaning and purpose. Cone Communications found that more than 9 in 10 millennials are willing to switch brands if the new one is associated with a cause.

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Social entrepreneurs: Charity begins online

AFP Blog

Social entrepreneurs: Charity begins online : "Enter Irish Charity Lab, which social entrepreneur Jean O’Brien set up last year to help charities in Ireland develop skills and strategies for digital communications to support their causes." ''via Blog this

Mud, Color, Glow, Run, and Raise: The Rise of Multi-Charity Events

Connection Cafe

In the United States, there are over 30,000 endurance type events that can benefit a singular charity or multiple charities. Commonly referred to as multi-charity events, they offer a handful of nonprofit organizations an opportunity to be a part of the same event.

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.

4 Ways Canadian Charities Can Improve Email Fundraising in 2019

Connection Cafe

Last year for a research study, I signed up to get emails from 152 Canadian charities to see how they were capturing emails and then what they were sending when it came to fundraising (more on why and the research study here ).

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Book Review: “Charity Case”

Connection Cafe

Dan Pallotta’s recent TED Talk, “The way we think about charity is dead wrong” , has garnered more than 1.2 But we don’t want people making money in charity. But there’s no such vehicle for a charity and they are left starved for growth capital.

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Innovative charities engaging with new technologies | Charity Tech Insight

AFP Blog

Innovative charities engaging with new technologies | Charity Tech Insight : Below are some examples of charities which are engaging with new technologies in an attempt to promote their cause, improve overall efficiency and increase donations

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.

Charity Miles App Nominated for Webby: Walking for A Good Cause

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But what if you could raise money for a charity just by walking, running, or riding your bike? That’s exactly what the app “ Charity Miles ” makes happen. You download the app , select a charity, and start moving and earn money from sponsors for that charity.

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Charity Shopping: Too Good To Be True?

Idealware

After you read this post, check out my interview with NPR’s Marketplace Tech radio show about combining charity and shopping. Charity shopping can seem attractive to both shoppers—who get to be donors with no additional cost—and to the nonprofits who benefit from their shopping.

Why the Cause Needs to Match Your Cause Marketing Efforts

John Haydon

This doesn’t just mean donations to local (or national/international) charities; it also starts at home too, and that means with the people around you. However, another way that companies can become more socially responsible is via cause marketing, which is […].

2016 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful for online fundraising. 5: International Day of Charity — #CharityDay. Facebook Twitter Google Plus LinkedIn Mobile Media Fundraising Social Media YouTube Giving Days Cause Awareness Days

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. 5: International Day of Charity — #CharityDay.

Does your charity have too much data?

3rd Sector Labs

Too much data can cause confusion, lead you down too many paths, and cause you to over-reach when when trying to establish new donor relationships. So how do you know when does your charity have “too much data”? The post Does your charity have too much data?

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Innovative charities engaging with new technologies | Charity Tech Insight

AFP Blog

Innovative charities engaging with new technologies | Charity Tech Insight : Below are some examples of charities which are engaging with new technologies in an attempt to promote their cause, improve overall efficiency and increase donations

Cause Camp Highlight: The Way We Think About Charity is Wrong

NonProfit Hub

Dan Pallotta got things movin’ and shakin’ for day one of Cause Camp. In Pallotta’s presentation, he turned the way we typically think about charity on its head. Right now, traditional approaches to charity aren’t doing the trick; they simply aren’t moving the needle. That starts with a shift in the way we think about charity. Instead, Pallotta said that charity leaders should be paid based on the value they’re producing.

Passing the Word: Getting Supporters to Share your Cause

Byte Technology

However, it’s important to first be honest: in today’s go-go world, it’s difficult for even the most cause-dedicated people to find the time to fully immerse themselves in a charity they’re passionate about.

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Bill Clinton Taps Revamped Causes ‘Birthday Wish’ To Raise Money For Charity

AFP Blog

Bill Clinton Taps Revamped Causes ‘Birthday Wish’ To Raise Money For Charity: "Former President Bill Clinton is looking to turn his 64th birthday into an opportunity to counter malnutrition in Colombia, reduce childhood obesity in the US, and improve lives around the world. And to do it, he’s turning to Birthday Wish, a service powered by Causes that makes it easy to ask your friends for charity

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

The 36th Annual Nonprofit Organizations Institute will feature nationally recognized experts from private foundations, public charities, law, finance, and government discussing the latest tax, legislative and governance issues affecting nonprofit organizations. Cause Camp 2019.

Canadians say yes to checkout charity (Survey) | Marketing Magazine

AFP Blog

Canadians say yes to checkout charity (Survey) | Marketing Magazine : "Most Canadians have opened their wallets for charity when they’re at the checkout, according to a new survey. The survey by Ipsos Reid in collaboration with Companies & Causes Canada found 60% of Canadians have donated to a charity at the checkout, with 30% having done so in the past month." 'via

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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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15 Australian charities trial text giving — Third Sector

AFP Blog

15 Australian charities trial text giving — Third Sector : "A 12 month text giving trial will involve 15 charities, with UNICEF Australia and World Vision the first to launch text giving campaigns. The campaigns will allow anyone to donate to a cause by simply sending an SMS." 'via via Blog this

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. charity: water.

#12DaysOfGiving Charity Project

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Ever since, I’ve continued to raise money for my favorite charity, the Sharing Foundation that takes care of children in Cambodia. 12 Outstanding Charities. donation on Crowdrise to any or all of the diverse group of incredible charities here.

Crowdfunding: A step-by-step guide for charities » Charity Digital News

AFP Blog

Crowdfunding: A step-by-step guide for charities » Charity Digital News : "t’s tempting to think of crowdfunding as a simple, hassle-free way of raising thousands of pounds for your cause. The reality is that 60% of campaigns on Kickstarter don’t get funded, and on Indiegogo, 9 out of 10 campaigns don’t reach their target.

New Book Reveals How Cause Marketing Helps Nonprofits Succeed

Frogloop

We’re hearing lots more these days about “Cause Marketing.” For most Frogloop readers, the main thing to know is that Cause Marketing has become a major source of dollars for nonprofits large and small -- from First Book and KaBOOM! ”) about Cause Marketing.

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15 conversation starters for rebooting charity

Steve Bridger

Here goes… You are now pretty good at using digital marketing techniques to push your charity’s own content tactically, but what are you doing to bridge the social divide between digital marketing and something that looks more genuinely like a commitment to meaningfully participate in the networks that are already out there? More charities are finding they can reach more people to talk about what they do. How does this fit in with your charity’s operating plan?

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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Right now in digital charity

Connection Cafe

Yesterday I went along to the Mobile and Digital Conference in London , organised by Fundraising magazine, to hear first-hand about how, in a fast-changing world, charities are using social, mobile and digital media to reach new audiences and raise more money. According to the 2011 Millennial Donors survey, 65% of people surveyed want to find guides on charity websites on how their support could make a difference and 52% want to learn about volunteer opportunities.

Conquering a Cruel Continent for a Cause

Tech Soup Blog

Would you do it for charity? He runs these ultramarathons to raise money and generate awareness for charitable causes. You might call it ultra-charity. " Running for Charity. techsoup nonprofit Causes nonprofits

Conference Participants Crowd Source for a Good Cause - Resource Center - AFP

AFP Blog

Conference Participants Crowd Source for a Good Cause - Resource Center - AFP : "n Sunday afternoon of the AFP International Fundraising Conference, BJ Bischoff (consultant and AFP Master Trainer) and Nathan Hand (director of advancement at The Oaks Academy and president of the AFP Indiana Chapter) presented a session about winning crowd-sourced charity voting contests." ''via Blog this

AFP > Resource Center | Fundraising news > Charities See Potential for ‘Causes’ on MySpace, Facebook

AFP Blog

An article by John Skendall from AFP ewire.AFP > Resource Center | Fundraising news > Charities See Potential for ‘Causes’ on MySpace, Facebook: "Charities See Potential for ‘Causes’ on MySpace, Facebook(June 9, 2008) A year after its release, the company that created the web application “Causes” (used by social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace) reports that the program has raised.

Shopping for a Cause: Is AmazonSmile an Effective Tool for Nonprofit Fundraising?

Byte Technology

Gone (mostly) are the days when cause-centered organizations stuffed flyers into envelopes and received a check back in the snail mail or reaped the benefits of plastic jars and point-of-sale locations. percent—going to one of nearly a million charities chosen by the shopper. You can even change the charity you donate to whenever you want, and the change will be registered instantly. Here are some key points to consider before you sign up your charity on AmazonSmile.

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Engaging Through YouTube – Charity Inspiration

SocialFish

So, it is no small wonder that social media has also become an invaluable tool for charity. YouTube is actually one of the most powerful and often overlooked of these, which can be leveraged to help marketers, fundraisers and charity organisations achieve stunning success and here is how.

Has the Ice Bucket Challenge Spawned Charity Jacking?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So, now we are seeing an emerging practice that for lack of a better phrase, I’m calling “Charity Jacking.” Charity Jacking goes one step beyond “Social Media Meme Morphing.” It started as a way just to challenge friends to donate to a charity.

Not Cause Washing: Facebook and Google Donate To Charities In Lieu of Parties and Gifts

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Joey (I think) coined a new term, " cause washing." Joey pointed out that Facebook's donation to Donors Choose in lieu of holiday party and Google's $20 million donation to selected charities in lieu of holiday gifts to Adsense and Adwords products is not cause washing.

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