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. Again, thank you so much for your generous support to (insert non-profit name).

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.

Capacity Commons: A New Tool for Pro Bono Support

Connection Cafe

Those of us who work in the nonprofit sector know that the capacity gap is real. million nonprofits across the U.S. So, capacity building at nonprofits suffers not only from a funding gap, but also a knowledge gap.

44 Ways to Turn Nonprofit Supporters into Fundraising Superstars

Connection Cafe

Turning your supporters into fundraising superstars isn’t easy. Supporters can raise significant amounts of money and bring new donors to your organization. So, how can you help supporters become fundraising superstars? Teach Supporters to Fundraise and Provide Samples.

Support in the Philippines

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We appreciate the important work that nonprofits are doing to provide aid and ensure a swift recovery. Our dedicated support team stands ready to help you with your needs. Nonprofit Management Operations Volunteers disaster haiyan red cross relief aid typhoon

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

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Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

This campaign is part of the Social Entrepreneurs Challenge , an effort launched by the Skoll Foundation in partnership with The Huffington Post and CrowdRise in order to support leading social enterprises. We would love your support for our campaign today through November 22nd.

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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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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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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The 5 Phases of the Faith-Based Supporter Lifecycle

Connection Cafe

Most faith-based organizations rely on supporters to fund their work. Many organizations of faith don’t think of their supporters as “donors,” though. Your congregation, the families who send their children to your school, and the supporters of ministry are all potential donors for your organization. The 5 phases of the faith-based supporter lifecycle : Step #1: Getting to Know You. The next step in the supporter lifecycle is the donor stewardship process.

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6 Reasons Your Organization Should Implement Supporter-Led Campaigns in 2017

Connection Cafe

As nonprofit leaders look ahead and think about how to significantly expand the impact of their advocacy campaigns, there is one key tactic that may be your secret to punching above your weight: Supporter-Led Campaigns. You Reach New Supporters.

Tips for Riding the Media Wave to Increase Nonprofit Support

Connection Cafe

There are a lot of ways nonprofit organizations can tell their stories. Most often, nonprofit storytelling is referenced in terms of organizations creating and sharing their own stories. Advocacy groups often rely on the news cycle to drum up support and activate their constituents.

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 is great for enticing potential supporters and piquing their interest, through eye-catching visuals and emotional stories.

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Super Advocates: Your Nonprofit’s Most Powerful Supporters

Connection Cafe

Your most powerful supporters don’t need more information – they need an invitation to do something big. Like any elite group, their numbers are usually small compared to your full universe of supporters, but their value is immense. What super advocates can do for your nonprofit: Raise money from friends and family. Text supporters about volunteer activities.

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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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. That’s where sustainable funding comes from— these wonderful, lovely, loyal supporters.

The Value of Company-Supported Nonprofit Board Service for Nonprofits and Communities

Connection Cafe

The Nonprofit Board Leadership Study “ Better World Leadership ” provides new and clear evidence of the leadership development value of nonprofit board service for business people. Relevance to nonprofits. Part 2 in a 2-part series ( Read part 1 here ).

Super Advocates: Your Nonprofit’s Most Powerful Supporters

Connection Cafe

Your most powerful supporters don’t need more information – they need an invitation to do something big. Like any elite group, their numbers are usually small compared to your full universe of supporters, but their value is immense. What super advocates can do for your nonprofit: Raise money from friends and family. Text supporters about volunteer activities.

Grassroots Campaigning: How to Use Online Channels to Build Offline Support

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How to Use Online Channels to Build Offline Support. Our [statename] staff and volunteers are planning local activities to deliver thousands of petitions telling lawmakers why they must reject any proposed cuts to cancer research and support increased research funding.” .

Passing the Word: Getting Supporters to Share your Cause

Byte Technology

However, ask any NPO media guru what’s the difficult part of generating interest in said fundraiser and their answer will no doubt involve achieving a well-canvassed publicity campaign: in short, you can create the concept, but you need to encourage supporters to pass the word.

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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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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.

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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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Scary Supporter Horror Stories

Connection Cafe

Friends and family know I work with a lot of nonprofits. So in honor of Freaky Friday, here are 13 real supporter horror stories, none of which involve zombies. A one-letter typo nearly cost an organization a dedicated supporter. And they only raised half what they’d planned at the rescheduled concert. This loss of memory, and the months that passed before a new ED was hired, saw this supporter adopt a new cause – wholeheartedly, in fact.

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

NetWits

I’ve enjoyed watching the use of QR codes grow recently, particularly in the nonprofit space. The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is a national organization creating hope in a comprehensive way through research, patient support, community outreach, and advocacy for a cure.

[IMPORTANT] Support nonprofits using technology for social change

SocialFish

The opportunity has never been more apparent for nonprofits that the right technology tools and strategies can prove game-changing. But where can nonprofits access this information in this ever-changing digital world? From the Trenches Nimble Nonprofit

5 Ways to Use Crowdfunding to Rally Your #GivingTuesday Supporters

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Emily Rose Patz , Senior Copywriter at DonorPerfect and lead author of #GivingTuesday Ideas for 2018 , a new guide designed to equip and empower nonprofit professionals to achieve their #GivingTuesday goals. Opportunities to support causes through friends carry a lot of weight. #3.

4 Ways Religious Organizations Can Talk About Fundraising with Supporters

Connection Cafe

Their generosity and financial support is what allows you to carry out your work and set a bold vision for the future. Yet, far too many religious organizations shy away from talking about fundraising with donors, members and other friends of the organization because they worry that doing so will turn off supporters or otherwise compromise their spiritual mission. Introduce Your Supporters to Faithful Stewardship. Your nonprofit does good work.

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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Three Ways To Help Support Hurricane Relief in Puerto Rico

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I have my go-to global organizations that do a great job at relief efforts on the ground, set up funds for long-term rebuilding, or do a terrific job of vetting local charities to support. It also raises a thorny tax question. How do you decide which organizations to support?

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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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. So how can your organization jump on the bandwagon and help supporters include you in their endurance journey?

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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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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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. Get support when you need it.

How Community Engagement Helped DC Area Nonprofits Raise $2M

Frogloop

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. Emailed and prepared their supporters 2 weeks before the event.

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5 Reasons Nonprofits Need to Invest in Annual Fundraising Campaigns

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Here are five of the best reasons that it is important for Nonprofits to invest in quality annual fundraising campaigns. Donors expect it Many donors support multiple organizations pertaining to the various issues that they care about. fundraising nonprofit campaigns Development

The 5 Reasons Nonprofit Crowdfunding Campaigns Fail

TechImpact

The worlds of nonprofit organizations and startups companies alike are enamored by the thought of capturing the imaginations of thousands of supporters who are eager to launch their ideas. Not having a go to member of the press can make it difficult to raise awareness for your campaign.

$41.8 Million Raised So Far for ALS| Maybe Slactivism Isn’t Such a Bad Thing After All.

Connection Cafe

I find it interesting that we’re OK with the usual look at me mentality that runs rampant on social media, yet we feel the need to criticize the success of a nonprofit campaign? Many often wonder how can we raise money from Facebook. My thought has always been that you don’t raise money through Facebook. million in donations – they did it not by asking their supporters to donate, but by friends challenging friends to get cold or donate $100.

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

NonProfit Hub

When it comes time for them to give, incentives can show supporters that their donations are valued at your organization. After all, once supporters join a group of philanthropically-minded people who care about your organization, they’re likely to replicate that behavior.

How Much Money Should Your Nonprofit Be Raising Online?

Frogloop

One of the key questions I get from nonprofits is, “How much money should we be raising online?&# This annual report analyzes the online fundraising performance of approximately 600 nonprofits that used the Convio platform in 2010. In 2010, Convio clients raised $1.3

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Buy Me! Support the 11NTC Scholarship Fund

Amy Sample Ward

And, as you may know, every year, NTEN tries to raise $10,000 to send staffers from small nonprofits to the conference who otherwise couldn’t afford to attend. And you don’t have to be an NTEN member or attend the NTC to make a bid and support our campaign!

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