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

Can Nonprofits Really Raise Money With 5Ks?

Connection Cafe

According to the 2015 Blackbaud Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Benchmark Study , 5K events are struggling to recruit participants and raise funds. 5Ks have been historically difficult to raise funds through, but they seem to be having a particularly tough go of it lately.

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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. Bonus: Google will cover all of the processing fees so that registered nonprofits receive 100% of all funds raised!

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This webinar will walk through the basics of crowdfunding so that your nonprofit can utilize this growing fundraising method to bring in more money for your cause. The power of social media to increase crowdfunding for your cause. Date: April 16, 2019. Time: 1 pm EST/10 am PST.

200+ Fundraising Ideas Proven to Raise More Donations For Your Cause

Wild Apricot

Finding the perfect fundraising idea takes a lot of precious time — time that could be better spent actually raising funds. That’s why I’ve created this list of fundraising ideas: to make it easy for you to find an idea that will generate revenue for your organization. fundraisers fundraising-ideas fundraiser Fundraising

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Turning Pain into Gain for a Cause

Connection Cafe

The runner or walker or biker becomes a means to the end of raising the profile and funding for that cause. The individual is their cause. As I found out last month, it’s an incredibly efficient way to harness supporters and raise money even for the smallest charities.

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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.

Razoo raises $100M for social causes without dancing, PBS, or Milton Berle | VentureBeat

AFP Blog

Razoo raises $100M for social causes without dancing, PBS, or Milton Berle | VentureBeat : Crowdfunding-for-causes platform Razoo hit the $100 million mark today. It raised more than half of this amount in the past nine months, ever since veteran gaming executive Lesley Mansford took over as CEO and applied her unique expertise to fundraising for social good.

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Razoo Achieves Online Crowdfunding Milestone by Raising $200 Million for Charitable Causes ‹ The Razoo BlogThe Razoo Blog

AFP Blog

PRESS RELEASE Razoo Achieves Online Crowdfunding Milestone by Raising $200 Million for Charitable Causes ‹ The Razoo BlogThe Razoo Blog : SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Razoo.com, the fastest-growing crowdfunding site for causes, today announced its platform helped to raise more than $200 million.

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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My Birthday Cause: Free Geek!

Amy Sample Ward

I have a birthday coming up and over the weekend I received an email from Causes, the social change application in Facebook. Instead of just writing on your wall, or giving you something you don’t need, what if they had a chance to help a cause you believe in?

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How to Use Facebook Live to Raise Money

Connection Cafe

How to Use Facebook Live to Raise Money. Viewers can donate to your cause during the live broadcast, and supporters who missed the live broadcast can always donate from the broadcast recording.

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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? Here are 5 ways that you can use stories to raise money for your nonprofit on social media. Social proof – when people can see that other believe in your cause – is key on social media.

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Raise More Money: Incentive-Based Fundraising 101

NonProfit Hub

After all, their time and finances are valuable; you need to show them how your organization values its supporters and uses donations to further your cause. Incentives are motivators that influence your donors to give and influence your fundraising teams to raise more.

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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.

Donor Retention: The Easiest Money You’ll Ever Raise

Connection Cafe

It’s pretty hard to keep your revenue numbers up when this many people leave your cause each year. Getting your donors to renew their gifts is the easiest way to raise money for any nonprofit. There’s a crisis brewing in the fundraising world.

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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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

How Can I Raise More Money with My 5K?

Connection Cafe

The most common way to grow revenue from a 5K is to raise the registration fee or to expand the size of the field. But if you’ve raised the fee to the level the market will bear and/or if your number of participants is limited by the course you’re running … how then to expand your revenue?

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Turning Low-dollar Fundraisers Into Money Raising Superstars

NetWits

Have you ever thought to yourself, “ hummm, I wish I could turn my non-fundraising participants or low-dollar fundraisers into money raising superstars! ”? Include a sample email and talk about the impact of gifts ( Did you know just raising $25 can provide sick kids with a toy this holiday?).

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3 Reasons Why Your Participants Aren’t Raising Enough Money

NetWits

How do you get your supporters to raise more money for your cause? So what’s holding them back from raising the kind of money you know they’re capable of?? — Interested in learning more about helping event participants raise more money for your cause?

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Breaking News: Twiddling Thumbs of Nonprofit Professionals Causing Sore Thumbs

Connection Cafe

Returning participants continue to be better fundraisers than new participants; raising in many cases, more than double what new participants do. Walkers who send emails raise $418.93 on average compared to non-email senders who raise $44.43! April Fools.

Facebook Live For Nonprofits: How Live Streaming Helped One Org Raise Almost $100K

Connection Cafe

There’s a lot of talk about the ways nonprofits can use Facebook to raise money — live streaming fundraising events, breaking news, impact stories, and more, directly from their Facebook Page. How Facebook live helped keep their audience engaged (and raise $100K).

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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. million raised through the Birthday Wish feature.

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Can Nonprofits Raise Money on Social Media?

Frogloop

Does senior leadership at your organization ask “why can’t we raise money on social media? They raised millions of dollars. Second, the majority of nonprofits have not raised a dime on social media. And just 1% raised between $25K and $100K.

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The Secret to Raising $1M During Your First-Year Fundraising Event

Connection Cafe

The event took place in November and I’m super exited to share that it attracted 6,000+ participants and raised over $1M in personal fundraising and sponsorships, more than double the revenue originally projected in our financial forecast.

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How to Raise Volunteer and Employee Morale

NonProfit Hub

Winning an employee or volunteer over to your cause is just the start. Take some time during your day to make face-to-face contact with those working for your cause. These are quick and easy ways to raise morale and show appreciation to those who believe in your mission.

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7 Ingenious Fundraising Ideas to Raise Money Online

NonProfit Hub

Raising money for charity is such a rewarding experience, but it can be challenging even at the best of times. Everyone needs a bit of inspiration to uncover new and wacky ways to raise money for a good cause. Raise money through the power of knowledge.

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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.

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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How Can I Raise More Money with My 5K?

Connection Cafe

The most common ways to grow revenue from a 5K is to raise the registration fee or to expand the size of the field. But if you’ve raised the fee to the level the market will bear and/or if your number of participants is limited by the course you’re running … how then to expand your revenue?

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5 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Use Behavioral Science to Raise More Money Online

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By understanding how people make the decisions they do, your NPO can take strategic steps to raise more money and drum up more support, without running yourself ragged in the process. With this in mind, try and show that other people are supporting and/or donating to your cause.

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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.

Conquering a Cruel Continent for a Cause

Tech Soup Blog

He runs these ultramarathons to raise money and generate awareness for charitable causes. David's motivation is also charitable: he uses the ultramarathons to raise money for causes he believes in. techsoup nonprofit Causes nonprofits

Give Miami Day raises record $5.2 million for nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Give Miami Day raises record $5.2 Thursday’s Give Miami Day raised $5.2 The Greater Miami Jewish Federation and The Children’s Movement of Florida reclaimed the top two spots this year for the most money raised for the day with $368,739 and $156,925, respectively.

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Your 2016 Cause Camp Speaker Lineup Announcement

NonProfit Hub

Without further adieu, we’re pleased to announce our Cause Camp speaker lineup for 2016. Cause Camp is an annual conference for nonprofit professionals held in Lincoln, Neb. People passionate about their cause and about making the world a better place.

The #1 Way to Raise More Money Through Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Events

NetWits

Superstar fundraisers respond differently than those who raise the minimum. Komen Global Race for the Cure was able to increase their average amount raised per fundraiser and overall amount fundraising (despite fewer participants). Fundraisers raised an average of $32 more in 2010.

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3 Ways to Engage Millennials in Your Cause

NonProfit Hub

He serves as president of Achieve , a research and design agency for causes. In addition, he leads The Millennial Impact Project , which is an ongoing study of millennials and how they engage with causes. are of equal importance when given to a cause.

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Are Nonprofits Raising Money Via Social Networks?

Frogloop

Are nonprofits raising any money on social networks? For the first time this year, quite a few newbies were added to the list of Social Network platforms: FourSquare, Jumo, Vimeo, Yelp, Picassa, Ning, Delicious, CrowdRise, FirstGiving, Razoo and Causes.

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.

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

Connection Cafe

An athlete is still, after all, a donor and wants to fundraise for the causes she cares most about. If her cause or charity is not designated by the event as a “preferred” organization, she will simply choose not to fundraise. This article was originally published in npENGAGE magazine.