Jewish Federations of North America Use Text-to-Pledge to Raise Thousands of Dollars in a Crisis

Mobile Commons

The Jewish Federations of North America recently launched a fundraising campaign using “text-to-pledge” – and raised thousands of dollars in response. Text-to-Pledge asks patrons to text in their desired pledge amount; your fundraisers then follow up later.

The Future of Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Connection Cafe

It’s safe to say that our peer-to-peer fundraising world is different today than it was ten years ago—or even two years ago. So what’s a fundraiser to do? These warm leads have the potential to be great fundraisers; they just may need more coaching on why their support matters.

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50 Fascinating Nonprofit Statistics

Connection Cafe

Nonprofit statistics covering fundraising, charitable giving, online giving, social media, mobile, donor retention, email marketing, stewardship, donor research, charitable organizations, donor trends, direct mail, giving, and other key not-for-profit charitable giving metrics and benchmarks.

Introducing Fundraising’s Best Friend: Text Messaging!

Mobile Commons

That’s right: text messaging can help you boost your fundraising efforts and increase donations. The first step in a fundraising campaign is getting people to take action. Once people have opted in to your mobile list, you can send them text messages explaining your fundraising goals.

16 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising and Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In reality, the peak years of email, online fundraising, and social media are ahead of us and the next decade will astound us all. For every 1,000 fundraising emails delivered, a nonprofit raises $44. It’s true that social media is in transition.

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25 Global Trends in Giving That Nonprofits Need to Know About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Increased access to online and mobile giving technology in Africa, Asia, and South America will likely grow these numbers significantly in coming years. Of all social media worldwide, Facebook dominates and its new fundraising tools will likely transform global giving. North America.

20 Crowdfunding Services for Nonprofits Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits in North America, Europe, and Australia have a multitude of online fundraising services to choose from mostly thanks to their government’s efforts to build digital records and databases of legally verified nonprofits. North America. South America.

4 Ways to Participate Online in the 2016 AFP International Fundraising Conference

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Attended by over 4,000 fundraising professionals, the 2016 AFP International Fundraising Conference will be held March 20-22 in Boston, MA. Fundraising Social Media Twitter

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Get Fundraising Tips at a NetSquared Community Event

Tech Soup Blog

Fall has arrived, and with it comes fundraising season! Not a fundraiser? The targets need to be linked like so: --> Jump to events in North America or go international with events in. Central and South America. Toronto, Ontario: Code for America Civic Hack Night.

Webinar: 10 Ways to Supercharge Your Online Fundraising Campaigns

Frogloop

Most online fundraising begins and ends with email. But many charities are skipping simple steps that can seriously boost response to email fundraising appeals! In this webinar you will learn: How to boost your fundraising results through basic, but critical tactics such as… - setting up pre-populated landing pages. About the Presenters: Ghazal Vaghedi -- Head of Market Development - North America, Engaging Networks.

12 Demographic & Technology Trends Changing the Nonprofit Sector Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

First-time access the mobile internet is exploding across Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East and in Europe, North America, and Australia, the mobile web has surpassed desktop. Stats Social Media Mobile Media Fundraising

How to Choose the Right Domain Name for Your Nonprofit, Charity, or NGO

Nonprofit Tech for Good

ONG” is the predominant term used in South America (35%). Nonprofit Organization” is the predominant term used in Australia & Oceania (49%) and North America (79%). How.ORG,NGO and.ONG affect online fundraising success. Fundraising

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In the Spirit of Year-End Giving ?? $0.99.NGO Domains Through 12/31/16!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A collaborative research project by the Public Interest Registry and Nonprofit Tech for Good, the 2016 Global NGO Online Technology Report is based upon the survey results of 2,780 NGOs from Africa, Asia, Australia & Oceania, Europe, North America, and South America.

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The 2017 Global NGO Technology Survey is now available in ????????????, English, français, Português, and español!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

We appreciate participants from all over the globe, but we especially need the participation of nonprofits, NGOs/ONGs, and charities based in Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Tech Report Social Media Mobile Media Fundraising

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25 Must-Know Global Trends in Giving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

LinkedIn and WhatsApp have potential as fundraising tools. 4) 38% of online donors worldwide say that email most often inspires them to give and 57% say that email is how they first learned about a fundraising event that they recently attended. North America.

11 Must-Know Stats About How NGOs Worldwide Use Internet Technology

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Based upon the survey results of 2,780 NGOs from Africa, Asia, Australia & Oceania, Europe, North America, and South America, the data gleaned from the online survey is unprecedented and provides valuable insight into the global NGO sector and its use of online technology.

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5 Lessons Learned from Donating to 25 Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Ideally, your nonprofit should have a donation page that accepts two out of the three – and all three if your nonprofits fundraises internationally, such as UNICEF : 5. Social Media Mobile Media Fundraising

What Your NGO Needs to Know about.NGO and.ONG

Nonprofit Tech for Good

– “ONG” is the predominant term used in South America (35%). – “Nonprofit Organization” is the predominant term used in Australia & Oceania (49%) and North America (79%). Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. Fundraising

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New Study: Investing in Facebook is a Waste of Time

Frogloop

“Facebook is basically saying that their algorithm will be the arbiter of what’s promotion and what’s not promotion,” Jordan Bitterman said, chief strategy officer for North America at Mindshare. Online Fundraising Social Networking

Facebook Live-A-Thon for @ASPCA Raises Over $50,000 on Giving Tuesday

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Giving Tuesday is more than just a day of fundraising or to launch a nonprofit’s year-end fundraising campaign. The ASPCA, designed and implemented a virtual fundraiser using Facebook Live or Facebook-Live-A-Thon to help raise awareness and funds to support animals.

#GivingTuesday: How Sharing Best Practices Is Building A Global Philanthropic Movement

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

New additions include Bank of America, TurboTax, Big Brothers Big Sisters, United Way Worldwide and many many more. Giving Without Borders: The idea has spread beyond the US and North America. Fundraising Movement Building Philanthropy

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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.

Learn from the Pros at a NetSquared Community Event

Tech Soup Blog

Fall has arrived, and with it comes fundraising season! Vancouver, Canada's NetSquared group is also focusing on fundraising this month with "How to Optimize Your Online Donations." Not a fundraiser? Central and South America. Central and South America.

Is Content Really King?

Connection Cafe

As marketers, communicators, and fundraisers, it’s our job to tell stories. Recipes that Emeril Lagasse featured on Good Morning America. Stories about our mission, what we do, our programs, our successes, the lives we’ve helped change.

Three Ways to Increase Donations with Text Messaging

Mobile Commons

Here are three ways you can incorporate SMS into your fundraising strategy to drive more contributions. The easiest way to tie in text messaging to your fundraising campaign is to send out a simple reminder to donate. Case Study: Jewish Federations of America.

36 Useful Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A collaborative research project by the Public Interest Registry and Nonprofit Tech for Good, the 2016 Global NGO Online Technology Report is based upon the survey results of 2,780 NGOs from Africa, Asia, Australia & Oceania, Europe, North America, and South America.

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10 Signs Your Small Nonprofit Excels at Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

New platforms such as Instagram, Snapchat, and Periscope don’t offer easy ways to link to back your nonprofit’s website, thus successfully fundraising on these new platforms is nearly impossible. Oxfam America “Thank You” landing page.

What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About the New BRIDGE Numbers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The need for this system is decades in the making and it will likely take a few years for it to start to ripple into the daily lives of nonprofit fundraising and management. Fundraising

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Meet Your Local NetSquared Organizer at #17NTC

Tech Soup Blog

The targets need to be linked like so: --> Jump to events in North America or go international with events in. Central and South America. TARGET END LINKS. ## Central and South America. ## North America. ## Africa. ## Europe. ## Asia and Pacific Rim. --> North America.

The Deep Learning When Nonprofit Techies Get Together

Tech Soup Blog

The targets need to be linked like so: --> Jump to events in North America or go international with events in. Central and South America. TARGET END LINKS. ## Central and South America. ## North America. ## Africa. ## Europe. ## Asia and Pacific Rim. --> North America.

Your Local Tech4Good Club Is Ready to Help

Tech Soup Blog

The targets need to be linked like so: --> Jump to events in North America or go international with events in. Central and South America. TARGET END LINKS. ## Central and South America. ## North America. ## Africa. ## Europe. ## Asia and Pacific Rim. --> North America.

NetSquared Events to Cure Your Social Media Ailments

Tech Soup Blog

The targets need to be linked like so: --> Jump to events in North America or go international with events in. Central and South America. TARGET END LINKS ## Central and South America. ## North America. ## Africa. ## Europe. ## Asia and Pacific Rim. --> North America.

Getting Paid While You're Not in the Office: Sage Mobile

Tech Soup Blog

If you would like to be able to accept payments while you're away from the office, Sage North America has just the thing: Sage Mobile Payments, a free Payment Card Industry (PCI)-compliant mobile app. If you don't have one yet, check out TechSoup's access to discounted rates from Sage North America to get started. The Girl Scouts of North East Ohio recently put Sage Mobile Payments to work selling their famous cookies.

Love to Learn Tech Tips in Person? NetSquared Is for You!

Tech Soup Blog

The targets need to be linked like so: --> Jump to events in North America or go international with events in. Central and South America. TARGET END LINKS ## Central and South America. ## North America. ## Africa. ## Europe. ## Asia and Pacific Rim. --> North America.

Start 2017 by Building Your Tech Skills and Community

Tech Soup Blog

The top three technology challenges for respondents are building websites, managing data, and fundraising. The targets need to be linked like so: --> Jump to events in North America or go international with events in. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night.

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Help a Nonprofit Cross the Digital Divide This Summer

Tech Soup Blog

The targets need to be linked like so: --> Jump to events in North America or go international with events in. Central and South America. TARGET END LINKS. ## Central and South America. ## North America. ## Africa. ## Europe. ## Asia and Pacific Rim. --> North America.

Growing the NetSquared Community

Tech Soup Blog

The targets need to be linked like so: --> Jump to events in North America or go international with events in. Central and South America. TARGET END LINKS ## Central and South America. ## North America. ## Africa. ## Europe. ## Asia and Pacific Rim. --> North America.

Great reads from around the web on September 9th

Amy Sample Ward

Win up to $6000 in additional bonuses for out-fundraising the 70 other participating organizations." " Here's a case study from Jared Schwartz about how Critical Exposure used social media to fundraise and campaign. The biking community in Toronto and many other places around North America and the world is a dedicated community, plugged in to news and engagement for, with, and about biking. These are some links I wanted to share from September 9th.

NetSquared Community Events: Get Safer Online

Tech Soup Blog

The targets need to be linked like so: --> Jump to events in North America or go international with events in. Central and South America. TARGET END LINKS. ## Central and South America. ## North America. ## Africa. ## Europe. ## Asia and Pacific Rim. --> North America.

Is There a Community of #Tech4Good Activists Waiting for You?

Tech Soup Blog

The targets need to be linked like so: --> Jump to events in North America or go international with events in. Central and South America. TARGET END LINKS. ## Central and South America. ## North America. ## Africa. ## Europe. ## Asia and Pacific Rim. --> North America.

7 Can’t-Miss Nonprofit Conferences for 2017

NonProfit Hub

Fresh fundraising perspectives. In the past five years, Cause Camp has brought hundreds of nonprofit professionals together from all over North America and throughout the world. International Fundraising Conference. AFP International is hosting their 54th International Fundraising Conference April 30-May 2 in San Francisco, California. The content is all centered around changing the rules of the philanthropic and fundraising space.

Resolve to Improve – 7 Goals for Being Better in 2014

Connection Cafe

With over 15 years of nonprofit industry experience, Michael has worked with nonprofit customers across North America and the United Kingdom to implement full-scale projects and business process improvement projects. Don’t assume the top of the fundraising pyramid is the absolute best. This is a guest post from Michael Culler.

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Telling Your Story: NetSquared #Storymakers2017 Workshops for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

The targets need to be linked like so: --> Jump to events in North America or go international with events in. Central and South America. TARGET END LINKS. ## Central and South America. ## North America. ## Africa. ## Europe. ## Asia and Pacific Rim. --> North America.