Four Ways to Engage Your Employees with Fundraising Technology

Connection Cafe

The good news for corporations is that modern technology can help launch multiple individual employee engagement initiatives which are highly visible and have a high ROI without putting additional stress on resources.

Technology and the Shift to Donor-Centric Fundraising

Connection Cafe

On December 31st, 2015, the busiest day of the year for online fundraising, we had just one email queued up to go out from NTEN. Technology facilitates smarter messaging, smarter asks, and more personalized experiences with our organization.

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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.

Technology, data and fundraising: is it getting too complicated?

3rd Sector Labs

We have been asking nonprofits a very important fundraising question, and getting some surprising results. The question: Is it easier or more complicated to execute a fundraising campaign today than it was 5 or 10 years ago? Isn’t all this technology and data helping?

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Livestream Fundraising 101: What is Livestream Fundraising?

Connection Cafe

There has been a lot of buzz lately around “livestream fundraising” but what exactly does that phrase mean? It turns out that adding the phrase “fundraising” into the mix is when things get a little more complicated. . Recently, I was able to spend two days with 24 nonprofit leaders either successfully running livestream fundraising campaigns or actively looking to start one of these programs. Organizational Livestream Fundraising.

Planning a Golf Fundraiser in Uncertain Times: Technology Offers Time Savings & Flexibility

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Katie Casillas , director of marketing at GolfStatus.org , an event management platform specifically for golf fundraisers. The challenges fundraisers face in the months ahead present a complicated outlook—especially for those with budgets that rely heavily on event revenue.

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8 Things Resilient Fundraisers Should be Doing Now

Connection Cafe

Resilient fundraisers stand ready to take on whatever the day brings, even if it wasn’t part of the plan. Empowering Technology + Data: Leveraging the new normal of remote technology, online communications, and automation. Shifting their fundraising balance.

Good Meets Gadgets: Best Nonprofit Technology Conferences of 2015

EveryAction

It''s almost hard to imagine what life at a nonprofit was like before we could blast out fundraising emails, share stories over Facebook, or issue a call-to-action via Twitter. Technology trends evolve fast + nonprofit pros need to stay on the pulse.

Technology And The Modern Fundraiser - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times

AFP Blog

Technology And The Modern Fundraiser - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times : "The new and growing challenges of today might be met with tomorrow’s advancements in technologies such as virtual reality, image reading and consolidated databases in the years to come." 'via

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10 Online Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Related Webinar: Online Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits. Today, nonprofits worldwide have access to online fundraising tools that could not have been imagined at the turn of the millennium, and current best practices are shaped by 20+ years of innovation and experimentation.

[White Paper] The Peer to Peer Fundraising Technology Landscape

SocialFish

As the Internet and technology have continued to evolve, peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns have become more sophisticated. by Mark Becker, Founding Partner, Cathexis Partners. ————-.

19 Proven Fundraising Ideas from Nonprofit Experts

NetWits

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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3 Ways to Enhance Donor Stewardship with Technology

Connection Cafe

Those at the leading-edge of transforming donor stewardship leverage technology to help them show donors their direct impact and generate enthusiasm that allows them to build stronger connections.

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Leveraging Crowdfunding Technology for Cause Marketing

Connection Cafe

Crowdfunding technology offers a great option to increase impact from philanthropy dollars, and it helps brands create an authentic cause connection. Nonprofit Fundraising crowdfunding crowdfunding technology csr nonprofit marketing

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11 Expert Tips for Nonprofits to Embrace Technology for Even Greater Impact

Connection Cafe

Last week I had the privilege of networking with over 2000 nonprofit experts and professionals at NTEN ‘s Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC). Here are the top 11 tips for nonprofits to embrace technology for even greater impact.

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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.

Predictions for Nonprofit Fundraising Technology in 2012

Robert Weiner

NTEN published my somewhat snarky predictions for nonprofits' use of fundraising technologies in 2012. But others will fail to see that technology, and people who know how to support and use technology, are necessary investments. Advancement Services Fundraising IT Management Mobile Communications Nonprofit Management Nonprofit Technology NTEN Online Fundraising Social Media Web Web 2.0

Fundraising at the Speed of Life

Connection Cafe

Maybe you’ve felt the effects of reduced alumni participation, or maybe you’re worried about the sustainability of a fundraising model that draws wealth from a few, volatile sources. For most fundraisers, it’s a dream. Deploy Specialized Cultivation Technologies.

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

Connection Cafe

In the past, members of the analytics consulting team at Blackbaud have written on this subject matter in the 2009 publication Building Fundraising Momentum in a Recession and the 2011 article Raising Money During Challenging Times. Use technology to communicate with donors and prospects.

Leveraging Crowdfunding Technology for Cause Marketing

Connection Cafe

Crowdfunding technology offers a great option to increase impact from philanthropy dollars, and it helps brands create an authentic cause connection. Social Good crowdfunding csr Peer to Peer Fundraising

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What fundraisers Need To Know About Next Era of Digital Technology

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Credit: Festival del Fundraising. He also touched on what skills and mindsets fundraisers need to adopt, including using Behavioral Economics as discussed in the book Change for Good. Fundraiser DNA. I spoke about how the technology is evolving and future implications.

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. So, how can you help supporters become fundraising superstars? Provide fundraising success stories.

How Independent Fundraising Momentum is Reshaping Traditional P2P

Connection Cafe

The peer-to-peer fundraising marketplace has undergone a transformation with momentum rapidly shifting toward individually directed fundraising and “DIY” or independent campaigns. First, technology propels this move.

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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3 Emerging Fundraising Trends for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For nonprofits, fundraising can be a challenging proposition. As technology continues to advance, new fundraising techniques and trends are emerging. In the 2000s and 2010s, the telethon gave way to a new form of fundraising — the charity live stream.

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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. No matter the reason, I’ve never heard more chatter about DIY fundraising than I have over the past year.

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Reddit is getting a fundraising button - Technolog on NBCNews.com

AFP Blog

Reddit is getting a fundraising button - Technolog on NBCNews.com : Now, for the first time, Reddit users will be able to execute some of these fundraisers within Reddit-branded pages

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New technologies can dramatically improve fundraising efforts | TMA Resources

AFP Blog

New technologies can dramatically improve fundraising efforts | TMA Resources : A recent study by j2 Global has found that savvy nonprofits are looking to cloud services to ensure staff is more connected and to drive productivity. The "State of the Nonprofit Sector" survey found that following years of economic hardship and budgetary issues

The Association of Fundraising Professionals Technology Blog: An Underused Fundraising Resource

AFP Blog

Thanks to techsoup.org for the great coverage of our technology blog The Association of Fundraising Professionals Technology Blog: An Underused Fundraising Resource : I have to admit that the venerable Association of Fundraising Professionals website was one of the last places I looked to find fresh interesting coverage of fundraising technology, but I have mended my ways. I’m now a fan of Reed Stockman’s AFP technology blog.

The 6 Scariest Monsters Nonprofit Fundraisers Are Facing This Halloween

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

This October 31 st , it’s not ghosts and ghouls that most nonprofit fundraisers are worried about. Rising email spam rates Many nonprofits depend on email as the backbone of their digital fundraising programs. fundraising nonprofit tools

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How to Harness the Fundraising Power of Twitch

Connection Cafe

There are four main ways Creators fundraise using Twitch: Single Creator live streams. Creators are motivated by several factors when choosing a charity to fundraise while streaming: The charity addresses a cause they are passionate about.

The Changing Landscape of Nonprofit Technology (and What It Means for Your Org)

Connection Cafe

The emergence of cloud technology has changed the way people around the world work, communicate, share information, and support causes. While the majority of nonprofits are using the cloud for common tasks like email, only about 15% are using cloud-based accounting and fundraising solutions.

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5 Ways Technology Can Help Your Nonprofit Do More Good : FundRaising Success

AFP Blog

5 Ways Technology Can Help Your Nonprofit Do More Good : FundRaising Success : "According to "The Science Behind Why People Give Money to Charity," it takes multiple actions to drive someone to give. The first action, simply asking, is one we take for granted. " 'via Blog this

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Predicting the Future: Driving Fundraising Outcomes with Models

Connection Cafe

In fact, most reactions resembled pity: “Poor naïve researcher, trying to mess up our fundraising expertise with science.”. Over the years, I’ve learned that neither models nor wealth screening will save fundraising for nonprofits.

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Integrating Development and Finance through Technology and Best Practices

Connection Cafe

There is an art and science behind creating and managing campaigns and appeals – fundraising is a body of work. Does your finance team know why date of birth is important for a fundraiser?? Does a fundraiser know why finance is focused on speed and getting those gifts reconciled? Technology can and should support your fundraising and financial relationship strategy. .

Data for Good: Fundraising and Technology Insights for your Year-End Campaigns

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Presented on September 20 via webinar, the slides below highlight data from the 2017 Global NGO Technology Report , the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report , and Network for Good’s donor platform to determine if U.S. Tech Report Giving Report Fundraising

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How to Prepare Your Pitch for New Technology Investments

Connection Cafe

How we get and share information, and our fundamental behaviors as human beings, are all being disrupted by the influence that technology and the internet are having on our lives and the world around us. And while the need to change is there, it can often be challenging to illustrate and justify the investment in technology that can make that change and growth possible. Below are the four key areas to focus on while preparing your pitch for technology investment: Know the trends.

Technology Challenges Nonprofits Face

TechImpact

“Nonprofits tend to invest more in their missions and programs, and not necessarily in technology resources,” Anthony Pisapia, Director of Development and Programs for Tech Impact, explained. Image courtesy of Rensec IT Consulting.

4 Nonprofit Tech Strategies For Better Fundraising

TechImpact

Image courtesy of Fundraiser Help. It is impossible to ignore the importance of technology in today’s competitive nonprofit fundraising climate. As a result of the highly competitive, tech driven, contemporary fundraising market it is important to stay ahead of the trends.

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What’s to Come in Digital Fundraising?

Connection Cafe

This milestone got me thinking about how fast time flies, but also about the huge changes the company has seen in the digital fundraising space. The digital fundraising space has changed so much in the last ten years, what will the next ten hold?

4 Ways Smart Integrations Can Improve Nonprofit Fundraising Results

Connection Cafe

Nonprofits rely heavily on online fundraising campaigns, but raising money can sometimes feel like throwing things at a wall and trying to see what sticks. For example, let’s say an annual donor recently attended a fundraising event for a particular cause.

Valuable Fundraising Lessons We Learned in 2017

Connection Cafe

Standing on the brink of the 4th Industrial Revolution , this was certainly a year of transformation, from a changing political landscape, to a string of terrible disasters, to new technologies impacting how we engage with our supporters. This is vital to any fundraiser.

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12 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising, Social Media, and Mobile Technology

Nonprofit Tech for Good

First, online fundraising revenue is growing worldwide and it will continue to increase for years to come. The arc of success for digital fundraising has just begun. Source: 2017 Global NGO Online Technology Report. Source: State of Peer-to-Peer Fundraising 2017.

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