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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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

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.

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? This month, I gathered some compelling data across 105 nonprofits to help answer these questions. Many more nonprofit websites are responsive than expected.

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


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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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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[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.

Can Nonprofits Raise Money on Social Media?


Does senior leadership at your organization ask “why can’t we raise money on social media? They raised millions of dollars. Comparing your nonprofit to a Presidential campaign is ridiculous. Second, the majority of nonprofits have not raised a dime on social media.

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How To Use Stories To Raise Money On Social Media


Are they just empty buzzwords, or actual tools that can help your nonprofit raise money online? Here are 5 ways that you can use stories to raise money for your nonprofit on social media.

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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. Want more insight into crafting a fundraising appeal that raises more?

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


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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Kentucky Nonprofits Team Up to Raise $2.9 Million in 24 Hours - NonProfit PRO

AFP Blog

Kentucky Nonprofits Team Up to Raise $2.9 Million in 24 Hours - NonProfit PRO : 'via Blog this

Donor Retention: The Easiest Money You’ll Ever Raise

Connection Cafe

Getting your donors to renew their gifts is the easiest way to raise money for any nonprofit. A sustainable funding base: the holy grail for nonprofits. Nonprofit Fundraising donor love donor retention fundraising ideas fundraising tips npEXPERTS Philanthropy by the Numbers

How Can I Raise More Money with My 5K?

Connection Cafe

The most common way to grow revenue from a 5K is to raise the registration fee or to expand the size of the field. But if you’ve raised the fee to the level the market will bear and/or if your number of participants is limited by the course you’re running … how then to expand your revenue?

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Are Nonprofits Raising Money Via Social Networks?


The 2011 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report provides some incredible data on how 11K+ nonprofits are using social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and others. Are nonprofits raising any money on social networks? LinkedIn is used by 1 in 3 nonprofits.

Volunteers finding new ways to barn raise


People are reinventing how they volunteer, nonprofits need to follow suit

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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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3 Ways Prospect Research Can Help Nonprofits Raise More Money at Events


Do you have events planned as part of your end-of-year fundraising push? If so, you may be missing out on some key pieces of information about your attendees that may make all the difference in your fundraising goals.

To raise money with social media, start with social data

Connection Cafe

Fundraising CARE data insights database nonprofit social mediaI’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.

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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. Incentives are motivators that influence your donors to give and influence your fundraising teams to raise more. Links to engaging material about your nonprofit.

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Can Nonprofits Raise More Money with Apple Pay?


Good news for nonprofits. Apple just announced that Apple Pay will now allow nonprofits to use the service for donations. Now, nonprofits can incorporate a donate button that processes transactions directly. How do you know if it’s right for your nonprofit?

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Give Miami Day raises record $5.2 million for nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Community Block Party attendees check out participating nonprofit organizations during the event. Give Miami Day raises record $5.2 million for nonprofits guest post by Jessica Hodder. Thursday’s Give Miami Day raised $5.2

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Scanning for Good: How One Nonprofit Used QR Codes to Raise Awareness


I’ve enjoyed watching the use of QR codes grow recently, particularly in the nonprofit space. If your nonprofit is looking to use QR codes as calls to action, check out my post on how nonprofits can use QR codes. Read more about: How Nonprofits Can Use QR Codes.

North Texas Giving Day raises record $33.1M for nonprofits - Dallas Business Journal

AFP Blog

North Texas Giving Day raises record $33.1M for nonprofits - Dallas Business Journal : "The seventh annual North Texas Giving Day on Thursday ended with 2,022 nonprofits receiving 118,667 donations totaling $33.1 million, the largest total in the event's history, organizers said on Friday. The contributions came from 71,743 donors, according to a news release." 'via via Blog this'. NPGivingDay

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5 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Use Behavioral Science to Raise More Money Online

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Nate Andorsky , CEO of Creative Science , a digital agency that aligns behavioral science with design and technology to help nonprofits, foundations, and mission-driven companies rethink the way that they engage with people.

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[FREE WEBINAR] How to Use Social Media to Raise Money Online

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Packed with practical, how-to advice and examples for small nonprofits on a limited budget, this free webinar will show you how to leverage your social media accounts to raise money and strengthen relationships with donors so they give again. Date: February 19, 2019.

Do Responsive Websites Raise More Money?


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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SVGives raises $8 million for nonprofits - Morgan Hill Times: Articles From Gilroy

AFP Blog

SVGives raises $8 million for nonprofits - Morgan Hill Times: Articles From Gilroy : Inaugural fundraiser Silicon Valley Gives generated close to $8 million for nonprofit organizations within Santa Clara, San Mateo and San Benito counties

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Will Nonprofits Raise Money on Social Media in 2013?


As you have probably experienced yourself, raising money for your nonprofit campaign on social media is like pulling teeth. About 2% of nonprofits raised between $1 and $1,000.

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$1 Million Raised For Fairfield County Nonprofits During 2015 Giving Day; $39,151 For Newtown Groups | The Newtown Bee

AFP Blog

$1 Million Raised For Fairfield County Nonprofits During 2015 Giving Day; $39,151 For Newtown Groups | The Newtown Bee : "Fairfield County’s Community Foundation (FCCF) Giving Day, held March 5, raised more than $1 million for nearly 400 nonprofit organizations in a 24-hour period. Fifteen Newtown organizations raised a total of $39,151." ''via Blog this''.

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Mud, Color, Glow, Run, and Raise: The Rise of Multi-Charity Events

Connection Cafe

Commonly referred to as multi-charity events, they offer a handful of nonprofit organizations an opportunity to be a part of the same event. Nonprofit Fundraising color run crowd funding everyday hero mud run multi-charity events Peer to Peer Fundraising

How to Raise Volunteer and Employee Morale

NonProfit Hub

Employees and volunteers are equally as important as donors when it comes to a nonprofit. Your nonprofit can grow by leaps and bounds and create brand champions from within its walls by appreciating, celebrating and acknowledging all the good your employees and volunteers do.

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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. Think about the email sequence and how you can tell a story to raise funds.

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Raising Money Equals Better Looking

Connection Cafe

Raising more money makes you better looking. Having a pulse on the current giving environment is critical for any nonprofit organization that is looking to raise more money and spend less money doing so. We recently released our most up-to-date Atlas of Giving report that takes a look at current giving trends to provide guidance for nonprofits on what to expect (and not to expect) as we finish out 2011 and roll into 2012. Author: Guest Blogger.

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Raising Awareness Through Newsjacking

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Want to raise awareness of your non-profit or your cause? publicity public relations nonprofit-communications Try newsjacking.

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

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. nonprofits.

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How Community Engagement Helped DC Area Nonprofits Raise $2M


Last week, I had the privilege to serve as General Manager of Give to the Max Day: Greater Washington , an online fundraising event that raised $2 million for 1200 local nonprofits from almost 18,000 donors.

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EveryAction Acquires DonorTrends

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Predictive Analytics Fundraising Product Fuels EveryAction’s Rise in Nonprofit Market. June 6, 2019 – EveryAction, a leading software provider for nonprofit fundraisers, announced today that it has acquired DonorTrends.

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The Community Foundation announced Jan. 28 that the Amazing Raise

AFP Blog

28 that the Amazing Raise—a 36-hour online giving event—will not continue this year, ending its five-year run that has seen more than $7 million unrestricted funds generated since 2011. Five years ago not as many nonprofits had an online giving portal on their website, more do now.

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

Connection Cafe

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

Here's 28 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Switch to EveryAction

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Thousands of nonprofits use EveryAction every day to raise money, manage offline fundraising through pledges and grants, send emails, run nonprofit digital advocacy campaigns, and so much more. Higher Conversion Rates = Raising More Money.

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

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


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. 1,200 Participating nonprofits.

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