Raising Awareness of Matching Gifts

Connection Cafe

Below are 10 simple steps you can take to raise donor awareness. That’s a staggering 10% of total donations! You can promote matching gifts on your ways to give page, online donation page , and under a separate matching gift tab. ExxonMobil donated $1.2

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!

5 Ways To Optimize Your Donation Pages for End-of-Year Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Improving your website donation pages is the single best way to raise more money during the year-end giving season. To make sure that prospective donors aren’t leaving your donation page uninspired, use these tips to double or even triple your donation page completion rates: 1.

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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Bikers ride for Nepal, raise donations online - The Times of India

AFP Blog

Bikers ride for Nepal, raise donations online - The Times of India : "Namma Kudla bikers' hearts beat for the quake-ravaged Nepal. A group of 25 cyclists on Sunday morning set out on a 30km journey to raise funds for the resettlement and rehabilitation of people in some of the worst quake-hit regions of the Himalayan nation. " 'via Blog this

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19 Ways to Raise More Money From Your Donation Pages

John Haydon

What makes a kick-ass donation page? Together, these elements must convey enough emotional punch and urgency to inspire people to donate. Your donation pages reflect your brand. Only then should you start designing your donation pages. Is it the words? Images?

Online charity donation portal raises over S$5m - Channel NewsAsia

AFP Blog

Online charity donation portal raises over S$5m - Channel NewsAsia : "SINGAPORE: In just over a year, Singapore's largest charity donation portal, SG Gives, has raised raised over S$5 million online for Singapore charities. Most of the donations went to the social service sector (63 per cent) and the health sector (36 per cent).".

Colleges are going online to crowdsource donations, and they’re raising millions - The Washington Post

AFP Blog

Colleges are going online to crowdsource donations, and they’re raising millions - The Washington Post : "The small liberal arts school in Massachusetts did it without bombarding alumni with phone calls, sending out a batch of mailers or soliciting donations for seats at a gala event.

#thankful4home: Raising Awareness Around Homelessness

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This fall and winter I’m working with a group of organizations in Chicago to raise awareness around homelessness, alongside screenings of the @Home documentary that features portraits of this issue through the eyes of activist Mark Horvath. Are you volunteering or donating this holiday season?

How To Use Social Media To Raise Brand Awareness and Drive Donations

Connection Cafe

The truth is you can turn your social media routine into a revenue generating opportunity for your organization by following a few simple steps. Fundraising Integrated Marketing Retention nonprofit social media Social Media

How to Use Facebook Live to Raise Money

Connection Cafe

But did you know that Facebook now lets some nonprofits add a donate button to their Facebook Live broadcast ? How to Use Facebook Live to Raise Money. Viewers can then donate to the organization, in addition to commenting and reacting during the broadcast.

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Understanding the Rage-Donation: How to Engage Beyond the Episodic Gift

Connection Cafe

During World War I, the American Red Cross raised more than $114 million (over $2 billion in today’s dollars) to help support the American Expeditionary Force. The rise of Activgiving and the Rage-Donation. Engaging Beyond the Rage-Donation.

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

Wild Apricot Blog

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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How To Get More Online Donations With Content Marketing

Nonprofits Source

But did you know that writing content for donor intent can be used to target people ready to donate online content can also be used to target donor intent? In this post, I’m going to show you how to get online donations with content marketing. Donate my car”. Donate A Car.

Does Responsive Design Really Raise More Money for Nonprofits? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Connection Cafe

So many nonprofit websites are moving to responsive, but how does responsive help organizations raise more money? Nonprofits without a responsive website had an average donation form conversion rate of 7.45% while responsive websites had a rate of 10.09%.

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Donor Acquisition: 3 Donation Form Tweaks that will Quickly Improve Online Fundraising

Connection Cafe

— It’s very easy to become paralyzed by the variety of opinions about how to optimize donation forms. 2. Don’t distract from the act of donating. A person who has made it to your online donation form has already had a conversation with themselves about the desire to donate.

Raise More Money: Incentive-Based Fundraising 101

NonProfit Hub

Modern nonprofit fundraising is more than writing an appeal letter and waiting for donations to pour in. 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.

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The Top 10 Most Effective Donation Form Optimizations You Can Make

Connection Cafe

Simple math tells us that: If you get 1,000 visits to your donation form and 1% convert into donors, you’ll have 10 donors. But. . If you get 1,000 visits to your donation form and 3% of them convert into donors, you’ll have 30 donors. Online giving was up 13.5%

5 Ways to Use Social Media to Raise More Money at Year-end

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Some year-end giving statistics : 30% of all annual donations occur in December. 12% of annual donations occurs on the last three days of the year. 28% of nonprofits raise between 26-50% of their annual funds from the year-end ask. 5) Raise money using Facebook Live.

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Design a Fundraising Appeal that Raises More this December

Connection Cafe

It also happens to be the top driver of online donations , generating 35% of gifts. Structurally, we now know multi-message, multichannel campaigns raise more money. Visually, the focus should be on simpler, lighter emails and donation forms that render well on any device.

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Pinterest for Nonprofits: 5 Tips for Raising Money with “Pins”

NetWits

By launching a very creative campaign designed around “pay to pin”, the group hopes to raise money to help their mission of providing small loans to poor women overseas. Here are 5 Ways You Can Raise Money with Pins. Then have the last pin link to a donation or new event page.

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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? The post or tweet will then link to your website – your online marketing hub – where the supporter will be compelled to take an action like donating or signing up for an email list.

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Fundraise Across Borders with International Giving on EveryAction

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

based nonprofits working in the areas of international development, refugee services, and environmental conservation, among other sectors, perform a significant amount of work and raise a significant amount of money in the United Kingdom, Europe, and Canada. Many large U.S.

How Can I Raise More Money with My 5K?

Connection Cafe

in which we separate event revenue by online fundraising, online self-donations and registration fees: Of the four types of events we study, all but one receive the majority of their revenue through fundraising. Practical Ways to Raise More Money with Your 5K.

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Giving Tuesday #Inspo: 14 Donation Pages That Know What They’re Doing

Everyaction

But one of the easiest things you can check off your to-do list is perfecting your donation page. The reality is, an organization’s donation page is often its own greatest enemy. There are plenty of best practices that, if implemented, make it pretty straightforward to improve conversion rates and ultimately raise more money. Holocaust Memorial Museum has a clean and effective donation page and does something incredibly powerful—it tells a story.

Interview: SXSW4Japan Raises over $120,000 #sxswcares

Amy Sample Ward

SXSWcares , co-branded as SXSW4Japan, was a campaign that rallied the SXSW community to raise awareness and harness support for disaster relief. In the end, it raised over $120,000 from 1500+ donors. The original goal was to raise $10,000 within 5-days.

2018's Best Giving Tuesday Campaigns

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Best Donation Page: Middle East Children's Alliance. The Middle East Children’s Alliance is a top-tier example of building a compelling donation page that maximizes conversions when it counts. Our team addressed viewers directly and reminded them why their donations matter.

Year-end donation processing

Robert Weiner

As the calendar year draws to an end, charities (and ideally, donors) are focused on year-end donations and tax deductions. Let's say the following donations will be processed by different nonprofits in the United States on Jan. A voice mail donation via credit card left December 29 (yes, it happens). An online donation made on December 31st. An online donation made on December 31st to a different charity.

Raise More By Avoiding “One Size Fits All” Email Appeals

NetWits

How much the event raised that year. Including how last year’s donations were used. When asking for donations, include funding opportunities that match your constituents’ interests. Ever buy something that’s “one size fits all?” Maybe a hat or pair of gloves?

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Crowdfunding raised $1.5 billion worldwide last year

AFP Blog

Crowdfunding raised $1.5 billion was raised in 2011 by crowdfunding platforms around the world, according to an industry report released Tuesday by Massolution, the research group of industry body Crowdsourcing. There were almost 350 crowdfunding platforms, or online fundraising platforms that generally accept small donations, at the end of 2011, the report found, up by more than 50 percent from the beginning of the year. billion worldwide last year : Almost US$1.5

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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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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. Using Behavioral Science can boost your online donations.

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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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Charities Raise Money with Text to Donate for Nepali Earthquake Relief

Mobile Commons

Disaster relief organizations and charities across the globe are all trying to raise money in order to come to the aid of victims of the earthquake and help rebuild the affected areas. Text-to-donate campaigns are fairly straightforward.

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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! ”? Instead, deliver a message that tells them how easy it is to get started ( 1 in 4 emails you send will usually results in a donation ).

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Do Responsive Websites Raise More Money?

Frogloop

Blakcbaud determined this after they researched 105 small and midsized randomly selected nonprofits and conducted an analysis on almost 5,000 donations processed by Blackbaud’s Online Express between August 26th and October 25th of 2014.

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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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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. Once someone was nominated to the challenge, they donated to the ALS charity.

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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? They may even donate during your year-end appeals or volunteer for you. So what’s holding them back from raising the kind of money you know they’re capable of??

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Online Charitable Donations Increased 14% in 2013

AFP Blog

Online Charitable Donations Increased 14% in 2013 : The study breaks down exactly how leading U.S. In 2013, Internet users donated more than ever before — online giving increased 14% since 2012, with more than 5.5 million total gifts and nearly $325 million raised. The average one-time donation increased as well, from $60 to $68 ($57 via email only), and overall non-profit website traffic grew 16%.

How Nonprofits Can Get More Donations

The SocialPath

And many of these organizations depend on donations to further their vision and their mission. In fact, many of these social service organizations would close if it weren’t for the gifts and money they receive from donations and fund-raising events. However, our customers and many other nonprofits are not using their website as an effective tool – a tool that could generate even more donations. Many of our nonprofit clients have their own websites.

Ready for Year-End? Here Are 10 Easy Things You Can Do to Raise More Money

Everyaction

Below are some quick and easy things you can do to raise more money. The quicker and easier you make giving, the more you will raise. Only one-click from your homepage to your donate form. Have a big DONATE button on all your Year-End emails and forms.

Facebook Ramps Up Reach for “Donate” Buttons and Fundraisers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

It’s not official, but it’s obvious that Facebook is ramping up promotion of its native “Donate” buttons and Fundraisers in its News Feed. Donors and peer-to-peer fundraisers have been slow to adopt donating and fundraising through Facebook, but that might be changing.