3 Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Ideas for Higher Ed Institutions

Connection Cafe

3 Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Ideas for Higher Ed Institutions: 1. Crowdfunding is the idea of an individual fundraising for a specific projec t by asking their friends and family for donations.

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5 Instagram Ideas for Nonprofits to Boost Followers and Engagement

Connection Cafe

So, over the past 9 months, we’ve taken a ‘spaghetti against the wall’ approach, experimenting with a wide variety of content ideas to see what sticks. 5 Instagram Ideas for Nonprofits.

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19 Proven Fundraising Ideas from Nonprofit Experts


If you’re looking for Fundraising Ideas you’ve come to the right place. Once you download the Fundraising Ideas e-Book you’ll gain insight into: 6 Steps to a Well-Measured Social Fundraising Campaign. by Steve MacLaughlin , Director of Ideas Labs at Blackbaud.

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Big Ideas Fuel Meaningful Impact for the Social Good Sector

Connection Cafe

That same big-picture trait that gets my heart a-flutter for classic lit is why I’m excited about the NEW 2016 Big Idea eBook. And, the best thing about the Big Ideas is they aren’t just conjecture. Who knows—maybe the next Big Idea will be coming straight from you!

10 ideas to get your blog started


Here are 10 blog ideas to get you started in the land of blogging (if you haven’t already!): How often do you update the content on your website? Updating your website content frequently has 2 key benefits: It makes your supporters return to your website to see what’s new.

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Fundraising Ideas to Reverse the Trend of Declining Email Response Rates


Nonprofits often use this study to benchmark their own online activities and fundraising ideas. Make sure to check out these email fundraising ideas. Email fundraising ideas you can’t miss. The Obama team has some incredible email fundraising ideas.

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New Ideas at TED2014

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Of course, that included getting new ideas for software for social good! Idea One: Tackle Indoor Pollution First, I sat down with the controversial Bjorn Lomberg , also known as the “ Skeptical Environmentalist.” Bjorn was a bit reluctant, but agreed on the proviso that we were just “spitballing,” brainstorming ideas without expectations that they would be thought through. Worth some thought: I’ll stick that idea into the Benetech Labs hopper !

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10 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Creative new media managers will expand their ideas about what their nonprofit can write about and experiment with publishing blog posts that share resources and useful advice. The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits.

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4 Fascinating Facts about Online Fundraising (and some ideas to help boost your fundraising results)


If you had to guess how much charitable giving grew in 2012, what … Online Fundraising 2012 Charitable Giving Report by Blackbaud fundraising best practices fundraising ideas fundraising tips

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Nonprofit Branding: The Big IDEA

NonProfit Hub

When it comes to branding, it’s time to talk about a big new IDEA. In “ The Brand IDEA ,” Nathalie Laidler-Kylander and Julia Shepard Stenzel looked at 70 nonprofits to see what the most successful organizations are doing right with their brands.

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7 Ingenious Fundraising Ideas to Raise Money Online

NonProfit Hub

Now, that doesn’t mean that it is going to be easy sailing from here – it takes dedication and innovation to raise funds and it all starts with a great fundraising idea. Give them plenty of ideas to get started and help them get set up, but set them free to have fun and fundraise.

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Can You Crowdsource Your Next Big Fundraising Idea?

Connection Cafe

Starbucks has been involving coffee regulars for seven years on My Starbucks Idea. Members submit and vote on ideas, while Starbucks employees comment on, pilot, and make the ideas a reality. Lego Ideas asks for actual models of your Lego set idea.

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15 Utterly Insane Fundraising Ideas People Actually Thought Would Work (And 3 That Do)

Wild Apricot Blog

Fundraising fundraising-ideasI was on a thread recently where folks listed some of the craziest suggestions they’ve received from well-meaning know-it-alls. I thought I’d share 15 of the most utterly insane ones. And to make up for it, at the end of this post I share three simple, yet highly effective strategies from some of the best fundraisers I’ve come across.

The BEST gift idea for your office!


Looking for an awesome gift for your colleagues, your boss or your Millennial staff? Look no further! Notter and Grant make a compelling case for why Millennials act as a secret decoder ring to help us understand what drives customers and employees in today’s business climate.

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14LCS Idea Accelerator Pitches - Onward!


[Photo credit: Idea Accelerator contestants high five after practicing their pitches at the Microsoft evening reception, Sept. Credit: Broken Banjo Photography] It takes a lot to jump onstage and pitch a brand new idea in front of a new group of people. Interested in any of these ideas?

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50 Social Media Content Ideas

Connection Cafe

You have absolutely no idea what you are going to post to Facebook, let alone the (seemingly) 500 tweets you need to come up with. Here's 50 ideas that will keep your nonprofit social media presence alive and healthy all year long. Author: Cheryl Black.

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[Cool Infographic Friday] The Ultimate List of Blog Post Ideas


Thanks to Susan Cato for the find! photo credit ). Cool Infographic Friday Featured Implementation

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11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If your nonprofit has yet to start a blog or already blogs but struggles with ideas for fresh content, then hopefully the 11 blog content ideas listed below will help. Another idea is to have staff members send in reports from important conferences, meetings, or protests.

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11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If your nonprofit has yet to start a blog or already blogs but struggles with ideas for fresh content, then hopefully the 11 blog content ideas listed below will help. Another idea is to have staff members send in reports from important conferences, meetings, or protests.

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Big Announcements. Big Innovation. Big Ideas| #bbcon Day 2

Connection Cafe

Just when we thought #bbcon couldn’t good any better, Tuesday’s announcements, Big Ideas, and deep-dive learn labs blew us away. The theme of yesterday’s opening session? Modern. Integrated. Open: Introducing Blackbaud SKY.

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40 Twitter-iffic Event Day Ideas

Connection Cafe

In this post, I've pulled together some tips to get you started on your event's social media strategy plus 40 ideas to tweet about on the day of your event. 40 Ideas to Tweet about on Event Day. Author: Robyn Mendez.

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5 Content Marketing Ideas that Inspire Action (With Examples)

John Haydon

The post 5 Content Marketing Ideas that Inspire Action (With Examples) appeared first on John Haydon. Are you posting social media content with half-hearted hopes of any reaction? Or are you engaging fans and followers with meaningful asks?

Donor Recognition Ideas to Keep Them Coming Back

John Haydon

The post Donor Recognition Ideas to Keep Them Coming Back appeared first on John Haydon. Thanking your donors is critically important if you want them to continue to be your donors. There are countless things you can do to recognize donors, but here are my favorite ways.

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Looking for a New Fundraising Idea?

Tech Soup Blog

Here is a new fundraising idea to attract people to your cause and also create a new funding stream. Airbnb , the home-sharing service, has just launched social impact experiences.

7 Proven Visual Marketing Ideas for Maximum Facebook Impact

John Haydon

In the article, I’ll share 7 proven visual marketing ideas you can use today for maximum impact on Facebook. […]. The post 7 Proven Visual Marketing Ideas for Maximum Facebook Impact appeared first on John Haydon. Do you want to get more engagement on Facebook?

Nonprofit Innovation Toolkits: Methods To Invent, Adopt, and Adapt Ideas to Deliver Better Results

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Generate new ideas. Thinking Hats: To generate new ideas. Has your nonprofit used design thinking for strategy, problem solving, or new idea generation?

19 Nonprofit Facebook Page Status Ideas You Can Steal

John Haydon

But there are still times when you get buried with other projects and simply have no idea what to post on your Facebook Page. Here are 19 quick Facebook Page Post ideas that you can do right now: Ask a fill-in-the-blank question about the specific area of your cause.

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11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

From 10-paragraph editorials to 2-paragraph commentaries on breaking news, when you use the ideas given here, you should have no problem publishing the required minimum of one blog post per week (less than that and your blog starts to look abandoned).

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[Cool Infographic Friday] 7 Fresh Ideas for your Holiday Social Media Posts


But that’s the point, isn’t it – having some holiday post ideas in advance will ensure you can relax over the actual holidays. Yeah yeah, I know. It’s not even Turkey Day yet.

6 Effective Fundraising Ideas for Small Nonprofits (with examples!)

Wild Apricot Blog

A challenge I’ve come across with small nonprofits is finding a fundraising idea that will make a big impact, but will also be inexpensive. This is a guest post by Adam Weinger, President of Double the Donation. From my experience, there are six types

Steal these 42 Creative Pinterest Ideas for Nonprofits


Pinterest users are looking for ideas and inspiration. I thought I’d take the examples Joe as a challenge and see how many creative nonprofit Pinterest Board ideas and use-cases I can come up with. Steal these 42 Creative Pinterest Ideas for Nonprofits.

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5 Ideas to Help You Take the Next Step with Your Online Visitors

Connection Cafe

Here are five ideas for bringing it all together to help drive new constituent acquisition. Andrew Shoaff manages Blackbaud’s Essentials with Go! program, a group consulting service that helps nonprofit organizations deepen constituent engagement and accelerate online fundraising.

Top 5 Fundraising Ideas from The Next Generation of American Giving [+Slides]

Connection Cafe

Here are a few fundraising ideas … but what I’d really enjoy is seeing yours. How about you leave a comment below with your best ideas on how to use The Next Generation of American Giving Research to improve fundraising performance? All generations are not created equal!

35 Facebook Live Ideas to Show the Impact of Your Nonprofit

John Haydon

The post 35 Facebook Live Ideas to Show the Impact of Your Nonprofit appeared first on John Haydon. Donors and volunteers give their money and time not because they want to support a nonprofit, but because they want to change the world.

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10 New Ideas For Managing Volunteers On A Low Budget


The post 10 New Ideas For Managing Volunteers On A Low Budget appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Image courtesy of Axiall.

3 Company Culture Ideas to Boost Employee Happiness

See What's Out There

The post 3 Company Culture Ideas to Boost Employee Happiness appeared first on See3 Advice for Do-Gooders. Our Director of Finance and Operations shares three simple tips for a happier company culture. strategy

How to Avoid a Fundraising Rut—Fresh Fundraising Ideas

NonProfit Hub

Set the rule that no idea is a bad idea, because sometimes a ridiculous statement can turn into the best idea with a few minor alterations. If you’re looking to get beyond the gala, consider these other unique fundraising ideas. Ruts are a funny thing.

EOY Hacks: 8 Online Fundraising Ideas to Save Money + Time


This time of year, the only thing nonprofit pros need more than fundraising ideas is more time and money to implement them. Last week, I had the ear of a brilliant nonprofit guru and jumped on the chance to ask her for some advice.

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6 Fresh Ideas for Your Nonprofit’s “Thank You” Landing Page

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Each time @NonprofitOrgs reaches a 100K-follower benchmark, Nonprofit Tech for Good donates to various nonprofits. It’s a way to give back, but its also a system used to periodically review how nonprofits are innovating their online giving process.

15 Ideas for Non-dues Revenue Streams

Wild Apricot Blog

Here are some highlights from our Small Membership Survey Report that might offer some ideas. Is your organization looking for non-dues revenue streams? membership Small-Membership-Survey-Report