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.

6 Ways to Raise More with Facebook Fundraisers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Also, be sure to restrict your audience to countries where people can create Fundraisers for charities. If you reach your initial goal early, you can always raise it to a higher figure.

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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

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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


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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19 Proven Fundraising Ideas from Nonprofit Experts


Once you download the Fundraising Ideas e-Book you’ll gain insight into: 6 Steps to a Well-Measured Social Fundraising Campaign. Want to Raise Money Online? by Donna Wilkins, President of Charity Dynamics. Follow him on Twitter @franswaa and make sure to download npEXPERTS.

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10 Expert Strategies and 500 Minutes of Free Event Fundraising Consulting


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.

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.

The Best Social Media Marketing Resources For Nonprofits

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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.

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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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.

3 Weeks Until #GivingTuesday! Is Your Organization Ready?

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Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary more than tripled year-over-year donations on #GivingTuesday by being very specific: they let supporters know they needed to raise money for new chairs for the nuns.

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

[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


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


>> 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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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.

12 Examples of Nonprofits Using Augmented and Virtual Reality


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.

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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

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

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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 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.”

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


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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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).

New Report: 2011 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report


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.

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.

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

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“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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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.

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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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.

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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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 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.

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.

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


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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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.

Mobile donations and dating – The world has changed

Connection Cafe

Generally speaking, 15 percent of all respondents were willing to donate via text message after an emergency occurs and 11 percent were willing to donate via text message if a friend is raising money. Just three percent of donors say that they received a text/SMS message from their top charities this year. You can download the full study at: www.convio.com/mobile2010. Author: Tad Druart.

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:

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