6 Must-Download Mobile Apps for Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For 2018, these are the must-download mobile apps to explore. and if you succeed, a donation is made to charity on your behalf. Take a photo of your unwanted goods, schedule a pick up, and a charity will collect your goods directly from your door.

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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BBC News - Gromit charity art trail in Bristol attracts 200,000

AFP Blog

BBC News - Gromit charity art trail in Bristol attracts 200,000 : More than 200,000 people collected a map to take part in the Gromit Unleashed arts trail in Bristol. They will be auctioned off on 3 October to raise money for charity and will be displayed in Clifton later this month. More than 20,000 has already been raised for Wallace & Gromit''s Grand Appeal by people downloading the app

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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. With Gene Gurkuff, Founder of Charity Miles at SXSW.

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Twestival: To Meet, Tweet And Raise $500K For Charity - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

World » Sunday Feb 08 2009 Twestival: To Meet, Tweet And Raise $500K For Charity Sunday, February 8, 2009 at 11:08AM | by Allyson Kapin I will be watching Twitter like a hawk later this this week.

Great reads from around the web on May 17th

Amy Sample Ward

Freakonomics » Ten Reasons Why I Would Never Donate to a Major Charity (How to Be a Superhero, Part 2) – "“Giving to Charity&# is another myth we fervently uphold as part of the Great American Religion — just like “own a home&# or “send your kids to college.&# More harm than good is done when you blindly throw money at most charities." I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

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Prospect Research 101: How to Search Philanthropy Data to Raise More Money

Tech Soup Blog

If you are like many nonprofit fundraisers I have had the privilege of working with, you need to raise money so your organization can provide critical programs and services. How NOZAsearch.com Can Help Raise Money. Get free online training, including a NOZA demo, or download a free prospect research guide, a free profile template, and other help materials at www.nozasearch.com/How it works.

nfp 2.0 » The trends that will drive charities in 2007!

Rebooting Charity

lindsey : Hey Steve - Have you checked out GoodTube yet as a tool for NFP’s to raise money. whitewater widgets yak shack January 4th, 2007 The trends that will drive charities in 2007! Note: most charities will be dragged kicking and screaming down this road.

10 Expert Strategies and 500 Minutes of Free Event Fundraising Consulting

NetWits

Download session slides. Watch the session recording | Download the session slides. Charity Dynamics’ Donna Wilkins will help you beef up your event communication. Watch the session recording | Download the session slides. Download recording | Download session slides.

The Best Social Media Marketing Resources For Nonprofits

Nonprofits Source

45 million was raised by nonprofits through Facebook fundraisers on Giving Tuesday. of nonprofits use Instagram to raise money and awareness. Facebook also drives some of the most effective online fundraising traffic , raising $45 million during Giving Tuesday in 2017.

nfp 2.0 » Two Minute Silence Podcast

Rebooting Charity

lindsey : Hey Steve - Have you checked out GoodTube yet as a tool for NFP’s to raise money. The charity seems keen to shift the public’s perception of its work and encourage understanding of its all year round relevance.

Sunny the Seal Melts Hearts on MySpace - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

All they have to do is grab the code off the badge page - no downloading or hosting needed. A smart tactic we added to the badges was in the code, we added links to the badge download page as well as a link back to the HSUS profile.

12 Things Non-Profits Need to Know About Google Ad Grants

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Jean O’Brien , founder of Digital Charity Lab , a social enterprise that builds digital skills in non-profits and shares free learning resources. Google Ad: Someone is ready to buy charity holiday cards and googles ‘charity holiday card.’

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Make It Rain: Tips and Tricks for Nonprofit Crowdfunding Success

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My colleagues at Social Misfits Media launched their latest free guide for charities and nonprofits last week. You can download your free copy of Make It Rain here. Seventy-two hours later, they had raised over $300,000.

[New Report] Proven Practices for Monthly Giving Success

Connection Cafe

They are now raising more than $125 million annually from monthly donors, and the program is growing. The good news is that monthly giving is popular for all charities. Download the report today.

5 Ways to Empower Your Crowdsource Fundraisers

NetWits

It’s when you invite your supporters to reach out to their contacts and spread the message, raising money on your behalf. Donors who scan the QR code with their phone go directly to that fundraiser’s donation page – making it simple for fundraisers to raise funds any where they go.

2011 Online Giving Trends and 5 Tactics Your Nonprofit Must Implement Today

NetWits

>> Download the Complete 2011 Online Giving Report for FREE Today. Charity:water has done a very nice job ensuring their donation form is simple to complete. Oh, and don’t forget to Download the Complete 2011 Online Giving Report for FREE Today.

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12 Examples of Nonprofits Using Augmented and Virtual Reality

SocialFish

Here are 12 examples of nonprofits using AR and VR to raise money and awareness. Visitors can download an app and hold their phone or tablet up to an exhibit to receive more information about it. 11) Charity: Water VR Video Raises $2.5

Get Ready! The Luminate Online Benchmark Report is Coming and It’s BIG.

Connection Cafe

And how is one organization doing relative to other charities? billion dollars raised, it’s the biggest, baddest benchmark out there. For the actual numbers to the metrics above, along with all the rest of the sexy data, download the report next week. Ok, I admit it— I’m a data dork. I love exploring the detail of fundraising campaign results. Open rates, click throughs, conversions, which constituents did what, who gave for the first time, who gave again….the

The No Filter Truth About #GivingTuesday

Connection Cafe

Since its creation in 2012, over 10,000 organizations have participated in #GivingTuesday and over $55 million has been raised. This generates a tremendous amount of awareness for donors regardless of whether or not their charity of choice chooses to participate.”

Show The Love: Thoughtful Engagement to Retain Donors [eBook]

Connection Cafe

Craver : Raising hell, raising funds, and building a better world. Over $1M raised for small, national and int’l nonprofits via grants, events, appeals and more. I’m here to help charities take better care of their donors.

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The Most Charitable Time of the Year

Connection Cafe

Now that Black Friday and Cyber Monday are over, the same US consumers clamoring for the best deal on a flat-screen TV or iPad say they will give an estimated $48 billion to charity during the last two months of the year according to a survey conducted by Edge Research for Convio.

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Six Important Tips For Your IRS Form 990

BoardAssist

In fact, anyone at all can download your 990 from Guidestar. Computation of Public Support Percentage – This section tells the world whether your nonprofit is a public charity or a private foundation.

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10 Steps to #GivingTuesday Success

NonProfit Hub

For many people, the holiday season is also a time of charity and of helping others less fortunate. GivingTuesday isn’t just an amazing platform for charities to promote their activities and achievements, but also an opportunity for nonprofits to unite together in a push for donations.

Public Good's Unique Platform for Attracting New Donors

Tech Soup Blog

While the charity online fundraising field is very crowded indeed, a major unmet need among charities is to find new, engaged donors. They have used their experience to create a fresh approach to attracting new donors for charities. (Please visit the site to view this video).

Creating a Giving Tuesday Strategy That’s ‘Just Right’

Connection Cafe

“And this chair is just right,” says a Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (BVM) Sister in a Giving Tuesday Campaign video. The campaign raised $52,000 shattering our goal of $15,000—for new chairs. Download it now. .

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106 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools and Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Specifically for nonprofits, Lightful is a social media management platform that enables organizations to schedule social media posts ahead of time and provides analytics to help organizations raise more awareness and funds. Learn how to enroll your charity.

New Report: 2011 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report

NTEN

While you're welcome to scroll down to read a brief synopsis, we recommend you click on over to download it, right now. But really, don't take it from us, go read it yourself: > Download the 2011 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report.

5 Ways to Make Your Nonprofit’s Website Donor-Friendly

Connection Cafe

But one of them raises much more money online than the other. They’re in a momentary “state of charity.”. click on this link, navigate to a sub-page, download a document, fill out a form, etc. You want them clicking, downloading, etc.

A Couple of Do Good iPhone Apps

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This application can now be downloaded here. . I had a lot of fun playing with the app over the holidays and generation donations to a handful of charities. The third app was called " Charity Finder " that lets user donate to nonprofits via simple interface.

Elevating Employee Voice with Social Fundraising

Connection Cafe

Download it for free now to read more about trends that will affect how companies give back in the near future. Individuals create campaigns to raise funds and awareness for the causes they care about – usually centered around a project, activity, milestone, event, or other inspiration.

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Mobile Fundraising: A Complete Overview — Pt. 1 of 3

NonProfit Hub

You’ve just given to a charity you’d never heard of before. To put it plainly, mobile fundraising is the raising of money through mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets. As the name suggests, it involves donors texting on their mobile phones in order to give to charity.

Ten Advocacy Calls to Action for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

Facebook now allows users to raise money for charities (nonprofits) directly through its platform, and at least judging from my own news feed, the company is featuring “X is raising money for a charitable cause” notifications prominently.

Social Media for Social Good :: Your Nonprofit Tech Checklist

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Oh, and the book tour thus far has raised more than $14,000 for nonprofits. Add charity ratings graphics to your “Donate Now” landing page, if applicable. Launch a peer-to-peer fund-raising campaign, if applicable. Download Facebook app. Download Twitter app. Download Foursquare, Gowalla, Yelp, Google Latitude, Loopt, and other location-based community apps. Select mobile photo-sharing app and download. Select mobile video-sharing app and download.

DonorsChoose Interview & Social Media Challenge

Amy Sample Ward

technologies to raise funds for a cause, DonorsChoose.org should be near the top of a very short list. Last year, bloggers big and small raised $270,000 to provide 65,000 students with the resources needed to learn. I recently buttonholed founder and CEO Charles Best to get a first-hand account of the groundbreaking charity and its model for funding public school projects around the country. Watch, embed or download the 6-minute video on Vimeo.

Why I’m Scared of the SOPA bill

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Stopping fund raising and subscription revenue for Bookshare, the largest online library for people who have print disabilities. We also have thousands of adults with disabilities that pay a $50 a year subscription to be able to download all the books and newspapers they can read. No more donations to our charity. Benetech, is a leading nonprofit organization based in Silicon Valley.

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10 Must Have Year-End Fundraising Tips

Frogloop

With every nonprofit out there trying to raise money at this time of year, how can you get a piece of the donation dollar pie? What makes your work different from all the other charities trying to capitalize on the holidays and year-end? Year-end fundraising is upon us once again.

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The American Cancer Society Wants Your Birthday!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Over the summer, I wrote a post called " Crowded Roads Ahead for Charity 2.0: How To Address Cause Fatigue and Scaling." charity:water was one of the first to create it's own social network for fundraising. Over the summer, I wrote a post called "Crowded Roads Ahead for Charity 2.0:

Becoming a champion without winning the race – are you a participant or a fundraiser?

Connection Cafe

Because I lacked the will-power to get my butt out of bed and run, jump rope, hop on the bike or swim, I signed up for numerous charity runs or rides to incent the behavior. I often donated more to the charity after meeting someone at the event who told the mission-story in a way the moved me to do more. I challenge you to download the tip sheet and put it to work as well. Several years ago, I started an exercise regiment to lose weight.

Buy a Song, Support a Cause

Have Fun - Do Good

Profits from the record raised money for famine relief in Ethiopia. It also raised money for famine relief in Africa. raises money for Amnesty's Darfur work. Remember during Christmas 1984 when everyone got the 45, "Do They Know It's Christmas?" recorded by Band Aid?

The Online Giving Study: A Summary

Frogloop

The study, which you can download here , summarizes “$381 million in online giving through Network for Good’s platform, including 3.6 In addition, “donors who gave via charity websites started at the highest [giving] level and gave the most over time.&#

How to avoid being solely an ATM machine on the nonprofit board on which you serve

BoardAssist

Or the board may suggest you commit that this charity be one of your top three charitable recipients.) For a full discussion of all the factors to consider before joining a nonprofit board, download BoardAssist’s book Giving Back.

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The 7 Keys to a Donor Retention Strategy Full of Thanks

Connection Cafe

People will try to tell you they don’t care if they don’t hear from charities for a week… a month… whatever. Here’s a great post-donation landing page example from Charity:Water.