Charity Fraud Awareness Week: Do your research and exercise caution

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6 Reasons Why People Do Not Donate Money to Charity

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Of those, 1,817 responded that they had not donated money to charity within the last 12 months. Here are six reasons why: 1) 42% responded that they do not give money to charity because they do not have the financial resources.

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Meet the Charity Navigator 2021 Summer Interns: Micalah Collins

Charity Navigator

My name is Micalah Collins, and I am the Advisory Research and Development Intern at Charity Navigator this summer. In my role, I assist the Advisory System Manager, Zachary Weinsteiger, in all things related to Charity Navigator’s Advisory System. Hello!

Donor Perspective: Leveraging Charity Navigator to Benchmark deserving nonprofits

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With so many different organizations to consider supporting, we’ve found benchmarking an important step in selecting the right charity to make an investment in. benchmarking charitable giving charities hot topics nonprofits Philanthropy Star Rating System

What Makes Your Charity Worthy of Support?

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Make your charity completely worthy of their support to create transformational, lifelong relationships. As we come into the holiday season, potential donors will be considering where to allocate their gifts.

The Top Charity Event Ideas to Know for 2020

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Paige Kutliek , SEO Manager at GoFundMe Charity – an easy-to-use platform that helps nonprofits raise money by offering robust fundraising features , such as custom branding, registration and ticketing, advanced data reporting, and customizable donate buttons.

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Charity Auctions: The Ultimate Guide [+ Software Tips]


Charity auctions allow charities to cultivate relationships with sponsors, earn revenue and engage supporters, making them a top fundraising option for nonprofits. Additionally, charity auctions are at a distinct advantage over other fundraising methods for connecting with new donors.

Cybersecurity Awareness for Canadian Nonprofits and Charities

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On February 17, join us for a free webinar to learn about cybersecurity for Canadian nonprofits and charities. Join this free webinar to learn about the different types of cybersecurity threats facing your nonprofit or charity.

4 Key Features of the New GoFundMe Charity™

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Today, GoFundMe has expanded their platform to nonprofits in the United States and Canada with the launch of GoFundMe Charity. For nonprofits looking to expand their crowdfunding campaigns in 2020, here are four key features of the new GoFundMe Charity : 1) Customizable campaigns to reflect your nonprofit’s brand. Charities also receive reports on personal fundraisers raising money on their behalf, both currently and historically, on GoFundMe.

Grant Writing 101: charity: water Shares 3 Strategies It Uses to Effectively Fund Its Programs

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For nonprofits that are looking to expand their international presence, charity: water has shared its three most effective grantmaking strategies to make fundraising efforts more successful.

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Top 13 Cancer Charities Creating Great Impact


The post Top 13 Cancer Charities Creating Great Impact appeared first on Nonprofit Blog. In 2021, roughly 1.9 million people will be diagnosed with cancer in the United States. That is an unthinkable number. Cancer is a frightening disease because it is so prevalent.

11 Creative Charity Fundraising Event Ideas


That’s why you should try incorporating more events into your charity’s annual fundraising plan. Charity events don’t just raise money for your charity, they also help to engage your supporters and bring publicity to your cause.

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Facebook Ad Strategy for Non-Profits & Charities: 9 Things to Understand and Test

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By Jean O’Brien , founder of Digital Charity Lab , a social enterprise that builds digital skills in non-profits and shares free learning resources. Facebook Ads are the channel that Digital Charity Lab gets asked for the most help with, by quite a distance.

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101 Charity Auction Item Ideas

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Putting together an auction is a lot of work. Even the “easy” items take work to procure. Your committee may have lots of ideas for items to go after, but if you’re lacking in the creativity department, check out FrontStream’s list of 101 awesome auction items.

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Charity Auction Sites: 8+ Best Software Providers Reviewed


Charity auctions are popular fundraisers for nonprofits of all sizes and in a wide range of fields. From universities with hundreds of staff members to local start-up organizations, nonprofits can leverage auctions to bring in important revenue and lay the groundwork for future partnerships.

Linktree for Charities | How Does it Work for Nonprofits?


The post Linktree for Charities | How Does it Work for Nonprofits? Social media has become an essential tool for nonprofits to spread the word about their organization and share their mission with a larger audience.

Meet the Charity Navigator 2021 Summer Interns: Andrew Lora

Charity Navigator

Hello, my name is Andrew Lora, and I am the Marketing and Communications Intern at Charity Navigator. This summer, I have been faced with several different projects.

6 Reasons Why People Do Not Give to Charity

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Of those, 1,049 responded that they had not given to charity within the last 12 months. Here are six reasons why: 1) 43% responded that they do not give to charity because they do not have the financial resources. Furthermore, 52% of these non-donors said it was unlikely that they would donate to charity in the next 12 months. 7,106 people worldwide participated in the survey for the 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report.

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Meet the Charity Navigator 2021 Summer Interns: Zainab Farid

Charity Navigator

This summer, I had the privilege of working at Charity Navigator as their development intern.

What is Happening with GoFundMe Charity?


In 2021, GoFundMe is closing its GoFundMe Charity wing leaving nonprofits scrambling for a new online processor to run their crowdfunding campaigns. The post What is Happening with GoFundMe Charity?

Birthday Fundraisers: How to Raise More for Your Charity

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The post Birthday Fundraisers: How to Raise More for Your Charity appeared first on OneCause. Blog Post online fundraising peer-to-peer

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Top 13 Mental Health Charities Making a Big Impact (2021)


The post Top 13 Mental Health Charities Making a Big Impact (2021) appeared first on Nonprofit Blog. More than 450 million people live with mental illness around the world.

How to Increase Your Nonprofit’s Transparency Using Charity Watchdogs

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If you aren’t familiar with the concept of a “charity watchdog,” then you’re probably familiar with at least one or two of them. Charity watchdog organizations are crucial for fostering transparency in the nonprofit sector.

GoFundme Charity Shutdown: Find Your GoFundMe Charity Alternative


GoFundMe Charity is shutting down on September 30, 2021. If your organization is currently using GoFundMe Charity, you might be wondering what that means for you and your fundraising. Gofundme Charity Shutdown Logistics. As A Gofundme Charity User, What Do I Do Next?

How To Raise Money For Charity: 5 Ideas To Get You Started


Thankfully, there is actually another way (a great way) for you to help a charity you love —you can fundraise for them ! And you don’t have to be a seasoned fundraiser to raise money for charity. Here are 5 ideas to help get you started raising money for charity.

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DonorDrive® brings the first-ever Charity Arcade to TwitchCon 2019


DonorDrive®, the fundraising platform powering top charity streaming programs, is creating a space where TwitchCon attendees can jump into some interactive and over-the-top fun and learn how they can make a difference with streaming. Charity Streaming

We’ve Been Asking the Wrong Question About Charity Compensation

Charity Navigator

All our lives we’ve been taught that one of the best questions you can ask in researching a charity is, “How much do they pay their CEO?” If the number’s low, that means they respect your donation. If the number’s high it means they don’t, and there’s something fishy going on.

Donating your Time, Talent, and Treasure to Charities You Love

Charity Navigator

Through this effort, my wife and I have focused on supporting charities through three key areas, commonly known as time, talent, and treasure. As I shared before in my previous Charity Navigator blog , I prefer to invest deeply in organizations to compound my impact.

How to Organize a 5k Fundraiser for Charity Run: Step-By-Step


A charity run can be very successful in attracting donations and raising the profile of your nonprofit, but it can be a challenge to plan. Maybe you’ve organized a charity run in the past but it wasn’t as successful as you’d hoped. […].

How Purpose-Driven Tech Is Blending Business and Charity

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Pairing profit with purpose in the age of greater transparency is vital to ensuring companies drive meaningful change in the world in which we all live. And charitable giving is becoming an essential component of consumer brand engagement with purpose-driven technology leading the way.

Food Charities Create Networks of Resiliency with the Tackle Hunger Map


But it's not that there isn't enough food to provide for those in need; it's a matter of getting the right food to where it is needed at food charities when the needs arise. In 2020, one in five U.S. residents sought out food assistance.

10 Charity Raffle Ideas That Drive High Ticket Sales


Raffles are a fun and engaging way to raise money at your charity event. To help you create the best raffle for your fundraiser, we’ve compiled all our favorite charity raffle ideas that are proven to be fun and effective. Check out all the best charity raffle ideas here: 1.

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DonorDrive Charity Arcade Debuts at Twitchcon


Thousands of TwitchCon attendees descended upon the San Diego Convention Center and went to the DonorDrive Charity Arcade - the first of its kind interactive zone within TwitchCon that combines play with purpose

How Charity Navigator is accounting for the financial effects of COVID-19 in the Star ratings

Charity Navigator

In our commitment to make impactful philanthropy easier for all, Charity Navigator provides our objective, user-friendly rating service free of charge. We constantly monitor charity performance across the industry and make adjustments to our ratings tables when needed.

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Georgia Authorities Indict 14 Individuals for Running a Sham Charity

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The state’s attorney general is alleging charity fraud and claiming Georgia Peach Youth Club of America Inc. was run by a subset of a well-known Los Angeles street gang, using the charity as human trafficking ring for more than three years.

13 Innovative Online Fundraising Ideas For Nonprofits & Charities


Online virtual fundraising is one of the most popular ways for nonprofits to raise money. With the majority of daily activities taking place over the web, it’s no surprise that we’ve also observed a rise in virtual fundraising.

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Meet the Charity Navigator Summer 2021 Interns: Alexis Tonge & Stevensky Mertyl

Charity Navigator

In our role as Research Development Interns at Charity Navigator, our focus for this internship has been to understand the giving behaviors of millennial donors in order to enhance our ability to guide future donations toward more effective and impactful nonprofits.

The Anatomy of a Charity Media Hit Piece – You Could Be Next

NonProfit PRO

If you work in the nonprofit sector, you’ve likely seen the latest media hit piece on a well-known, reputable, national charity. This time, it was the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA). Accountability Executive Issues News/Stats/Studies

Top 15 Best Animal Charities You Can Donate To in 2021 | Donorbox


The post Top 15 Best Animal Charities You Can Donate To in 2021 | Donorbox appeared first on Nonprofit Blog. Donors searching for organizations to support will regularly wonder how their donation is being used and whether their gifts really make a difference.

Helping Charities Find Funders

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nonprofit charities; fundingHere's an interview with Michael Lenczner of Ajah about Fundtracker - an online service that connects Canadian non-profits with funders - and

24 Top Canadian Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits & Charities

One Cause

The post 24 Top Canadian Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits & Charities appeared first on OneCause. Blog Post

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How to?Run Your Charity Raffle with?Qgiv


Disclaimer: This checklist is by no means a complete list of protocols your nonprofit should consider putting in place when hosting a charity raffle. In this article, we’ll share some tips and best practices for using an online event form to set up your charity raffle.

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