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. Revenue declined by 13%, participation decreased by 12%, and online fundraising was down 19%. Later registrants must fundraise more.

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What Are Gaming Fundraisers and How Can They Raise Donations for Your Nonprofit?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The rise of the livestream, combined with the growing popularity and widespread appeal of video games, has created an attractive new opportunity for charities — gaming fundraisers. Gamers Raise Money for Charity. The only necessary component of a gaming fundraiser is video games.

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Design a Fundraising Appeal that Raises More this December

Connection Cafe

Email is one of the most important communication channels for your nonprofit. Structurally, we now know multi-message, multichannel campaigns raise more money. Design your fundraising appeal for mobile. Want more insight into crafting a fundraising appeal that raises more?

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Raising Awareness of Matching Gifts

Connection Cafe

Below are 10 simple steps you can take to raise donor awareness. Nonprofits need to educate donors on the benefits of matching gifts. Approximately 1 in 10 gifts to nonprofits can be matched. Nonprofit Fundraising Social Good corporate social responsibility csr matching gifts

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. Of course, fundraising letters are still important and valuable tools, but donors and supporters often need more incentive to support your organization. Fundraising badges.

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6 Ways to Raise More with Facebook Fundraisers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

His work is focused on nonprofits, advocacy, and public affairs. Facebook Fundraisers are a relatively new fundraising tool, but they’re already driving a major boost in revenue for some nonprofit organizations. 6) Invite your allies to create Fundraisers.

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The Secret to Raising $1M During Your First-Year Fundraising Event

Connection Cafe

I recently returned to Blackbaud after a 3-year stint working for a large cancer hospital where I established a brand new institutional P2P fundraising event—The Boot Walk to End Cancer. 3 Reasons Why Leadership Volunteers Are Pivotal to a Successful P2P Fundraising Strategy: 1.

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 149: Raising Major and Planned Gifts in the Current Environment

Connection Cafe

COVID-19 has impacted fundraising in various ways. Topics Discussed in This Episode: Four pieces of the frame that holds the nonprofit mosaic together. Resources: Webinar: Raising Major and Planned Gifts in the Current Environment.

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Two Keys for Successful Virtual Challenge Fundraisers

Connection Cafe

In the day job, peer-to-peer fundraising at Blackbaud, we have seen the proliferation of the term ‘Virtual event’. It’s no surprise that nearly every nonprofit is working to move physical events online and searching for ways to diversify more traditional fundraising channels.

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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How Nonprofits Can Raise Money Using YouTube

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Julia Campbell , a social media and storytelling consultant for nonprofits and author of Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits. She regularly provides useful tips and resources to the nonprofit sector through her blog, #501SocialBlog.

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

NetWits

Nor could I see how the nonprofits I work with would have time for yet another social network to their already hard enough social media struggle. Really, Pinterest for Nonprofits ? Here are 5 Ways You Can Raise Money with Pins.

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A Nonprofit Guide to DIY Fundraising

NonProfit Hub

The concept of ‘DIY Fundraising’ has been quite popular in the nonprofit world for some time now. Lately, the DIY fundraising mentality has been adopted by the for-profit world as well. What is DIY Fundraising? Trends in DIY Fundraising. Why DIY Fundraise?

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How to Use Facebook Live to Raise Money

Connection Cafe

You’re probably already aware that Facebook Live lets any nonprofit live-stream fundraising events , breaking news, impact stories, and more, directly from their Facebook Page. But did you know that Facebook now lets some nonprofits add a donate button to their Facebook Live broadcast

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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. These days you can fundraise online. Online Fundraising Websites.

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3 Emerging Fundraising Trends for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For nonprofits, fundraising can be a challenging proposition. There are strict rules regarding what you can do to collect funds, and what you’re allowed to do with that money once you have it to retain your nonprofit status. The Power of Fundraising Technology.

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The Time Has Come to Reinvent Fall 2020 Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Events

Connection Cafe

As the COVID-19 pandemic has unfolded across the world, nonprofit fundraisers have been required to take one of three actions for their spring peer-to-peer fundraising (P2P) campaigns : cancel, postpone, or take it virtual. Three Reinvented Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaigns.

[FREE WEBINAR] How Nonprofits Can Use Crowdfunding to Raise More Money

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This webinar will walk you through the basics of crowdfunding for nonprofits. We will show how your nonprofit can leverage the trend of crowdfunding to increase donations and awareness for your cause. How to increase engagement with event fundraising.

[FREE WEBINAR] How Nonprofits Can Raise More Money Through Crowdfunding

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This webinar will walk through the basics of crowdfunding so that your nonprofit can utilize this growing fundraising method to bring in more money for your cause. How to set up your nonprofit crowdfunding page. Date: April 16, 2019. Time: 1 pm EST/10 am PST.

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P2P Fundraising: Expanding Beyond the Fundraising Event

Connection Cafe

Peer-to-peer fundraising or P2P fundraising is a style of fundraising where an organization recruits supporters to solicit donations from their friends and family on behalf of that nonprofit. Your supporters expect fundraising tools that are accessible via a mobile device.

Raising Money Using Social Media: Five Ways to Support Peer-to-Peer Fundraisers

Connection Cafe

In 1860, the Pony Express was the fastest means to communicate from coast … Benchmarks & Stats Event Fundraising Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Social / Mobile benchmark Friends Asking Friends Social Media Social Media for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Resource Round-up: All About Raising Money

Blue Fox

Our Favorite Resources for Nonprofit Fundraisers Ahhh, fundraising. How is your nonprofit adapting to digital fundraising platforms? And, the path to money-raising success evolves so quickly it can make your head spin.

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44 Ways to Turn Nonprofit Supporters into Fundraising Superstars

Connection Cafe

Turning your supporters into fundraising superstars isn’t easy. It requires the right combination of fundraising expertise, engaged staff members, and savvy technology. Supporters can raise significant amounts of money and bring new donors to your organization.

DIY Fundraising – Easy Money for Your Nonprofit?

Connection Cafe

“Do-it-yourself” (DIY) fundraising has long taken a back seat to more traditional run, walk, or ride fundraising events. At numerous nonprofits, these DIY programs were created years ago to provide some extra income without much staff involvement.

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19 Proven Fundraising Ideas from Nonprofit Experts

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If you’re looking for Fundraising Ideas you’ve come to the right place. The npEXPERTS e-book includes Forbes’ most influential, top bloggers, CFRE/ACFREs, animal lovers and association pros, pioneers and innovators, peer-to-peer fundraisers, and direct response agitators all in one place.

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How Can I Raise More Money with My 5K?

Connection Cafe

The 2016 Blackbaud Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Study released this month give us some interesting insights into different types of fundraising events. The graph suggests there is a lot of room to expand revenue by increasing the focus on participant fundraising.

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

NetWits

While nonprofits often deliver highly relevant content in direct mail appeals – based on giving history, interests and past actions – that approach isn’t always carried over to their email appeals. How much the event raised that year. Ever buy something that’s “one size fits all?”

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

NetWits

Most nonprofits need to raise money to survive. 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.

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Nonprofit Hub’s Favorite Fundraisers

NonProfit Hub

This article was originally published in Nonprofit Hub Magazine. Here at Nonprofit Hub, we believe the most successful fundraisers are hybrids of innovation and tried-and-true ideas. They’ll be sure to make your next money-raising endeavor stand out. Featured Fundraising

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? Social media by itself is not a very effective channel for direct fundraising. Here are 5 ways that you can use stories to raise money for your nonprofit on social media.

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Resilient Fundraising with One Focus: Caring for Our Supporters

Connection Cafe

What should be the focus of our fundraising during this time of crisis? So yes, focus on how to help people feel better in each fundraising communication. Learn more in the free webinar on resilient fundraising hosted by Blackbaud Nonprofit Solutions! .

Why Healthcare Nonprofits Need Analytics-Driven Fundraising

Connection Cafe

Savvy healthcare nonprofits and foundations have identified a bright spot among these challenges, and that’s the ability to impact their institution’s bottom line by engaging past and current patients through healthcare philanthropy.

Donor Retention: The Easiest Money You’ll Ever Raise

Connection Cafe

There’s a crisis brewing in the fundraising world. Here’s the typical treadmill for many fundraising professionals: You work so very hard to bring in new donors, but your current ones are flying out the window. A sustainable funding base: the holy grail for nonprofits.

Raise More Money: Incentive-Based Fundraising 202 — The Advanced Course

NonProfit Hub

Incentive-based fundraising puts your donors first. If you’re just learning the basics of incentive-based fundraising and want some ideas on how you can incorporate it into your organization, you can check out our first guide, Incentive-Based Fundraising 101.

The 2016 Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide

EveryAction

For some things, spontaneity is highly desirable, but any fundraising professional will tell you that planning a campaign isn’t one of them. But it isn’t enough to have a rough idea of messaging, an incomplete timeline, some scheduled tweets, and an arbitrary fundraising goal.

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Resilient Fundraising: Show Donors the Love

Connection Cafe

Participation fell off for many nonprofits. I am describing empowering people who donate money, who raise money, who solicit others for money, who write big checks and little checks, and sit on boards and committees. Mother Nature just ripped our shorts off. We are exposed, bigtime.

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The Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide

Everyaction

For some things, spontaneity is highly desirable, but any fundraising professional will tell you that planning a campaign isn’t one of them. But it isn’t enough to have a rough idea of messaging, an incomplete timeline, some scheduled tweets, and an arbitrary fundraising goal.

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An Analytics Consultant’s Recommendations for Fundraising During COVID-19

Connection Cafe

Since the turn of the century, we have faced many societal and financial challenges to raising money for our organizations: September 11, 2001, the recession that began in 2007, and annual natural disasters that challenge the worldwide environment. As consultants, we give advice for a living.

Crazy Fundraising Events To Raise Money For Charity

SocialFish

Periodically, we like to give the floor to an association or nonprofit who requests it. There is nothing like surfing the net for amazing and crazy stories of how people have raised money for charity to actually cheer the soul. Best Practices for Nonprofit Video.

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8 Best Practices for Nonprofit Event Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Okay, so you’ve decided you’re going to throw a nonprofit fundraising event… virtual high fives. And while charity events can be important for raising funds for your cause, it’s no secret they can also be a lot of work. 6) Add social fundraising to your event.

To raise money with social media, start with social data

Connection Cafe

I’m sorry to say it, but.your social media presence is not the key to fundraising. However, that being said, data acquired through social media holds the key to dramatically improved fundraising. Fundraising CARE data insights database nonprofit social media

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Why Now is the Time to Focus on Long-Term Relationships for Fundraising

Connection Cafe

Relationships are the foundation of fundraising. Even in uncertain times you still have a fundraising goal to meet, so this is the perfect strategy. Face-to-face meetings are the preferred communication method for fundraisers, but sometimes that just isn’t possible.

5 Ways to Keep Your Fundraising Strategy Fresh

Connection Cafe

If you’re looking at your organization’s fundraising strategy and trying to find areas where you can improve it before the year-end rush, you’re in luck! With each new year comes improved technology and plenty of new ways to enhance your fundraising. Peer-to-peer fundraising.