DC/MD/VA Nonprofits: Mark Your Calendars for Nov 9

SocialFish

Sponsored by the Community Foundation , the online fundraising platform Razoo , and the United Way of the National Capital Area , Give2TheMax Day is a one-day fundraising marathon aiming to raise a minimum of $3 million for DMV (DC-Maryland-Virginia)-area nonprofits. According to Geoff Livingston , Give to the Max Day bridges the traditional nonprofit community in DC with the booming 2.0 What’s November 9, you ask?

How Community Engagement Helped DC Area Nonprofits Raise $2M

Frogloop

Last week, I had the privilege to serve as General Manager of Give to the Max Day: Greater Washington , an online fundraising event that raised $2 million for 1200 local nonprofits from almost 18,000 donors. Nonprofit Events Online Fundraising Online Marketing Social Networking Trends Web 2.

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Bitcoin for Nonprofits: Cryptocurrency Fundraising for the Future

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Alex Wilson , Director of BlockShop DC and founding partner of The Giving Block. At BlockShop DC , we are educating organizations on how to take part in and benefit from this growing industry. If you’re in the Washington DC area, stop by for one of our happy hours.

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Boost Your Fundraising Potential with Team Fundraising

NonProfit Hub

Online fundraising is one of the most effective, low-cost ways to raise funds for your organization. Online fundraising tools can elevate your fundraising goals, since donors can give at anytime, anywhere, with a mobile device. Improve peer-to-peer fundraising efforts.

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Five Ways to Become a Better Fundraising Professional

Connection Cafe

The more I engage with clients the more I find myself wishing I knew what I know now when I was on the fundraising staff at a nonprofit. It is easy to be overwhelmed so I recommend you are strategic in your learning: Five Things You Can Do To Become a Better Fundraising Professional.

DC Brown Bag Series: Year End Email Strategy Clinic

Frogloop

Want to position your organization well to maximize your year end fundraising efforts? Don’t worry; DMFA-DC has you covered! Washington DC) to get fresh ideas from industry experts as you strategize to find new donors and appeal to existing ones. We provide clinics and speakers to help you grow your fundraising dollars and you bring your lunch! With only a few months to go, the clock is ticking.

EveryAction Acquires DonorTrends

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Predictive Analytics Fundraising Product Fuels EveryAction’s Rise in Nonprofit Market. Washington, D.C., June 6, 2019 – EveryAction, a leading software provider for nonprofit fundraisers, announced today that it has acquired DonorTrends.

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

We have everything from: Fundraising & Grants. Participants will acquire a foundational understanding of this increasingly important component of fundraising strategy and will be able to identify and distinguish between the most common planned giving vehicles. Fundraising.

3 Nonprofit Fundraising Lessons Learned from Political Campaigns

Connection Cafe

Campaigns push staff, vendors, and consultants to stretch and test the limits of best practices and tools in communication, fundraising, advertising, branding and targeting. Lesson One: Online Organizing and Fundraising. And who could forget Howard Dean’s turkey sandwich fundraiser?

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Chek Yor Speling | Communications Basics Go a Long Way in Fundraising

Connection Cafe

A friend’s daughter wants friends and family to help fund a 20 day immersive program in New York and Washington DC. I know that we don’t all have the luxury of employing professional writers to help craft fundraising appeals. This week I received a crowdfunding request.

Back in D.C.

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

I'm back in D.C. Here are two other D.C. Amy Kinkaid, also a blogger and consultant, focuses more on fundraising. Her blog, Fundraising Breakthroughs , you'll notice right off, uses the same tasteful template as this one. Tags: nonprofit , OD , nptech , fundraisingafter a week working with our old friends at the Omaha/Council Bluffs YMCA.

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EveryAction Acquires ActionKit

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Washington, D.C., EveryAction offers a best-in-class Digital, Fundraising and Organizing SaaS products, with a unified customer relationship management (CRM) platform that is able to effectively serve large and small nonprofits, as well as campaigns through its NGP VAN brand.

How Community Engagement Helped DC Area Nonprofits Raise $2M

Frogloop

Last week, I had the privilege to serve as General Manager of Give to the Max Day: Greater Washington , an online fundraising event that raised $2 million for 1200 local nonprofits from almost 18,000 donors. Nonprofit Events Online Fundraising Online Marketing Social Networking Trends Web 2.

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2018's Best Giving Tuesday Campaigns

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

With Giving Tuesday behind us, it's time to highlight just a few of the organizations who ran stellar campaigns, activated supporters, and beat their fundraising goals. Successful fundraising campaigns come in many shapes and sizes, and not every tactic works for every organization's audience.

NPower Greater DC Region Technology Innovation Award - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

57) Mobile (15) Nonprofit Benchmark Studies (15) Nonprofit Events (36) nptech (8) Online Advertising (5) Online Advocacy (47) Online Fundraising (97) Online Marketing (59) Online Organizing (32) SEO (3) Social Networking (109) Technology (31) Trends (51) Video (27) Volunteering (2) Web 2.0 (60)

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Give to the Max Day Aims to Raise $3M for DC Area Nonprofits

Frogloop

It’s no secret that the struggling economy is hurting many nonprofits financially, especially in the DC metro region. Can local fundraising campaigns like Give to the Max Day , which is modeled after the successful GiveMN day in Minnesota help boost funding and brand awareness for DC metro area nonprofits? “Our goal is for 10,000 supporters to come and help raise $3 million for nonprofits serving the DC area by 12 a.m.

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How Online Fundraising, Gamification and Social Media Helped Raise over $2 Million Dollars in One Day

NetWits

And because fundraising continues to shift from offline to online nonprofits are faced with a growing need to find new and innovative ways to do fundraising through online sources. One-day fundraising events (i.e. Making Online and Social Fundraising the Focus.

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Fundraising Best Practices to Enhance Individual Donor Strategies

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on BC/DC Ideas. What is the fundraising potential for small and mighty nonprofits? For nonprofits with budgets under $2 million, the guide to more strategic and successful fundraising is available now! UNIVERSAL TRUTHS OF FUNDRAISING.

Getting Slammed

Connection Cafe

On Wednesday, I helped to facilitate the DC Luminate Online User’s Group. This … Annual Fund Fundraising Stewardship Sustained Giving Online Fundraising

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Why Mobile Matters for Fundraisers : Page 1 of 2 : FundRaising Success

AFP Blog

Why Mobile Matters for Fundraisers : Page 1 of 2 : FundRaising Success: "ut that doesn’t mean fundraisers should ignore it until the technology for mobile giving and engagement matures. In the opening session at DMA Nonprofit Mobile DayOpens in a new window in Washington, D.C., Just as with the Internet, early adopters will reap the biggest rewards once the mobile-giving wave hits.

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Why Mobile Matters for Fundraisers : Page 1 of 2 : FundRaising Success

AFP Blog

Why Mobile Matters for Fundraisers : Page 1 of 2 : FundRaising Success: "ut that doesn’t mean fundraisers should ignore it until the technology for mobile giving and engagement matures. In the opening session at DMA Nonprofit Mobile DayOpens in a new window in Washington, D.C., Just as with the Internet, early adopters will reap the biggest rewards once the mobile-giving wave hits.

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Keynote To Fundraisers: You’re In Charge - TheNonProfitTimes

AFP Blog

Keynote To Fundraisers: You’re In Charge - TheNonProfitTimes : How technology will or will not transform our work this year is in your hands.” Katya Andresen kicked off a recent nonprofit direct response fundraising conference in Washington, D.C., with those words. You are not a passive person being buffeted by all these changes. You’re in a position to determine how your organization will use these changes or ignore how people are interacting with you,” she continued.

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A Closer Look at Giving Contests: Free White Paper Examines "Give to the Max DC"

NTEN

You know about integrated fundraising campaigns. With his analysis of "Give to the Max DC", Geoff hits on some important points that make the entire paper well worth a read, but here are a few things that stood out to me.

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Show Your Fundraising Data TODAY and help other Nonprofits!

SocialFish

Join the Growing Nonprofit Community Benefiting From Specialized Fundraising Data. Presented by Third Space Studio and BC/DC Ideas , the nati onally renowned IDB Survey returns for a fourth year on Monday, March 2. A book from the Kim Klein Fundraising Series.

Spring Ahead, Fundraising Look Back

Frogloop

We actually had a taste of spring last Friday when the temperature in DC rose to 73 degrees! While I'm definitely looking ahead to longer days, azaleas, and tulips, from a fundraising perspective, I'm still trying to wrap my head around what happened last fall. Online Fundraising

No Losers Allowed in the Fundraising Game

Frogloop

Somehow, in our age, fundraising became a win-or-lose game for people and organizations trying to do some good in their communities. have the chance to spread the word, reach new donors, and fundraise using cost-effective tools in social media through a gamified fundraising competition.

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Get Even More out of Your Time in DC: Events Before and After the 2011 NTC!

NTEN

With a sell-out crowd coming to DC for the Nonprofit Technology Conference , we bet some of you are excited enough that you're looking for even more you can do! CiviCRM Training Details: Date: March 16 - 17, 2011 Location: Pew DC Conference Center, 901 E St. Register now for Penguin Day DC with self-serve sliding-scale registrations available. Penguin Day DC 2011 is organized by Aspiration and PICnet.

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How To Put Social Fundraising On Steroids: Community Giving Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How To Marry Social Media with Fundraising. Social fundraising is when your nonprofit integrates tried and true fundraising techniques with social media to inspire your supporters to raise money from their networks on your behalf. Enter online fundraising contests.

NonProfit 2.0 UnConference and holiday discount

Amy Sample Ward

Unconference is coming to Washington, D.C., Are you a an online advocacy guru, a fundraiser, or grassroots organizer? Fundraising. dc event nonprofit nptech openspace training unconference NonProfit 2.0 February 12, 2010, and promises to be “more than just a conference on the next generation web.&# Plus, if you register soon you can get a 20% discount! Simply use “HolidayDiscount&# when you register for the Nonprofit 2.0 Unconference here.

How to Attract and Keep More Monthly Donors

Everyaction

Make monthly giving a prominent option everywhere you fundraise. In fundraising, you don’t get what you don’t ask for, so don’t be afraid to specifically ask for monthly donations. fundraising sustained giving monthly giving donors Development donations

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Small Non-Profit Uses Social Media Win Online Fundraising Contest :: PNNOnline ::

AFP Blog

Small Non-Profit Uses Social Media Win Online Fundraising Contest :: PNNOnline ::: "Critical Exposure, a small D.C.-based based nonprofit organization that empowers low-income students through photography and advocacy training, used an array of social media channels -- including Twitter, Facebook and crowdsourcing -- to mobilize hundreds of supporters and prevail over larger, more-established

Hey man, I'm fundraising for this awesome charity

Connection Cafe

As fundraisers, we know this. We know that peer-to-peer fundraising is effective. When I saw a session at the Nonprofit Technology Conference about 10 tips for peer-to-peer fundraising, I thought "I bet there are some nonprofiteers out there who could use these tips.and I bet they can't all be in DC this week because they are busy making the world a better place." First point - you must communicate with your fundraisers. Go forth and fundraise

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

Everyaction

We have everything from: Fundraising & Grants. Participants will acquire a foundational understanding of this increasingly important component of fundraising strategy and will be able to identify and distinguish between the most common planned giving vehicles. Fundraising.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

Everyaction

and all over the world, that focus on essential topics like: Fundraising & Grants. From communications to fundraising to technology to leadership skills, the conference offers something for everyone. International Fundraising Conference - IFC 2016. Fundraising & Grants.

Advice From the Front Lines on Branding Via Social Media : By Abny Santicola : FundRaising Success

AFP Blog

Advice From the Front Lines on Branding Via Social Media : By Abny Santicola : FundRaising Success: "In the session 'Effective Branding in a Social Media World' presented at the 2009 Bridge Conference held just outside Washington, D.C., in late July, presenters Holly Ross, executive director of NTEN; Bev Stanton, Web manager for National Parks Conservation Association; Wendy Harman, social-media

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10 Organizations Leading The Way This Mental Health Awareness Month

Everyaction

Whether you are looking for a quality organization to support this month, or a good example of fundraising, volunteer management, and advocacy best practices for nonprofits, this list is a great place to start. The PEP team is creative when it comes to fundraising as well - one.

Five Online Fundraising Tips to Raise More Money

Frogloop

I will no longer send out fundraising appeals with boring subject lines and long-winded pitches.". Don’t have the budget to hire fundraising strategists to help you craft your online fundraising campaigns? Tags: Online Fundraising Repeat after me. "I

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5 Ways to Become a Better Fundraising Professional

Tech Soup Blog

This guest post was authored by Nancy Palo, a senior consultant on Blackbaud's strategic services team with an emphasis on peer-to-peer fundraising. The more I engage with clients, the more I find myself wishing I knew what I know now when I was on the fundraising staff at a nonprofit. With that said, I decided I should write a series of blog posts with the hope that the lessons I have learned will make you a better fundraising professional, too.

Join WVU for Integrated Marketing Degree Information Session - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

57) Mobile (15) Nonprofit Benchmark Studies (15) Nonprofit Events (36) nptech (8) Online Advertising (5) Online Advocacy (47) Online Fundraising (97) Online Marketing (59) Online Organizing (32) SEO (3) Social Networking (109) Technology (31) Trends (51) Video (27) Volunteering (2) Web 2.0 (60)

ePhilanthropy: 10 Valuable Tips for Shooting Web Video - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

57) Mobile (15) Nonprofit Benchmark Studies (15) Nonprofit Events (36) nptech (8) Online Advertising (5) Online Advocacy (47) Online Fundraising (97) Online Marketing (59) Online Organizing (32) SEO (3) Social Networking (109) Technology (31) Trends (51) Video (27) Volunteering (2) Web 2.0 (60)

Key Takeaways From The 2014 Luminate Online Benchmark Report: Sustainers Going Strong!

Connection Cafe

Online sustainer gifts accounted for 8.59% of total online fundraising, which represented an 8.08% increase over previous years. . Based in Washington, DC, Rachel holds a BA in Political Science and Communication from Syracuse University, and an MBA from The Citadel.

Online Fundraising Strategies Conference

Frogloop

Mark your calendar for March 30, 2010 where some of the top minds in online fundraising and social media will gather in DC at the Newseum for the Online Fundraising Strategies Conference hosted by Artez Interactive. Finally, nonprofits will hear about best practices in converting new subscribers into donors through direct appeals, multichannel conversions, and peer-to-peer fundraising.

Get Fundraising Tips at a NetSquared Community Event

Tech Soup Blog

Fall has arrived, and with it comes fundraising season! Not a fundraiser? RSVP now for the events in Chicago, Dallas, New York, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC. Washington, DC: GiveBack DC 2015.