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.

4 Ways Religious Organizations Can Talk About Fundraising with Supporters

Connection Cafe

As a religious organization , your donors are at the heart of your mission. 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.

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Support in the Philippines

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Our dedicated support team stands ready to help you with your needs. To provide support to one of the many nonprofit organizations providing aid, choose one of the reputable organizations linked to below: AmeriCares.

The 5 Phases of the Faith-Based Supporter Life Cycle

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. Other faith-based organizations talk about “donors,” but wonder about how to solicit donations while still honoring their higher calling. Your congregation, the families who send their children to your school, and the supporters of ministry are all potential donors for your organization.

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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. Other faith-based organizations talk about “donors,” but wonder about how to solicit donations while still honoring their higher calling. Whether you are a place of worship, school, or other organization of faith, the truth is that you have donors, and you rely on them to keep carrying out your mission and vision.

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#thankful4home: Raising Awareness Around Homelessness

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This fall and winter I’m working with a group of organizations in Chicago to raise awareness around homelessness, alongside screenings of the @Home documentary that features portraits of this issue through the eyes of activist Mark Horvath.

5 Ways to Use Crowdfunding to Rally Your #GivingTuesday Supporters

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Crowdfunding can be especially successful among a social-savvy demographic because a share or a like doesn’t cost supporters a cent. These stats show what just one donor can do: On average, a donor can raise $568 through an individual crowdfunding page.

10 Nonprofits to Support on World Humanitarian Day

EveryAction

To mark the courage and strength of the brave men and women working on the front lines of conflict and raise awareness for those affected by disasters around the world, we’re highlighting 10 nonprofits that are making a difference by driving action and support for aid efforts. Equality Now documents violence and discrimination against women and mobilizes international action to support efforts to stop these abuses.

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? 50 gift card for $5,000 raised).

Raise More Money: Incentive-Based Fundraising 101

NonProfit Hub

Of course, fundraising letters are still important and valuable tools, but donors and supporters often need more incentive to support your organization. Incentives are motivators that influence your donors to give and influence your fundraising teams to raise more.

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How Volunteers Can Organize a Giving Day

VolunteerMark

You spend hours volunteering your time, try to raise awareness and give financially where you can. WonderWe, a crowdfunding platform, offers a solution to this issue by providing the tools to help organize a successful giving day. There’s a cause near and dear to your heart.

How Blood Banks Use SMS to Raise Support and Help Save Lives

Mobile Commons

After a person donates, you can send a follow-up text thanking them for their services, or even conduct a survey in order to get feedback on your organization. The post How Blood Banks Use SMS to Raise Support and Help Save Lives appeared first on Mobile Commons.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Year-end giving is a vital piece of the nonprofit fundraising puzzle, and the time when many organizations reap the harvest of the fundraising seeds they have sown all year long. 28% of nonprofits raise between 26-50% of their annual funds from the year-end ask.

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Donor Retention: The Easiest Money You’ll Ever Raise

Connection Cafe

Donors can be fickle, and they’re fleeing our organizations in vast numbers these days. Getting your donors to renew their gifts is the easiest way to raise money for any nonprofit. That’s where sustainable funding comes from— these wonderful, lovely, loyal supporters.

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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Interview: SXSW4Japan Raises over $120,000 #sxswcares

Amy Sample Ward

SXSWcares , co-branded as SXSW4Japan, was a campaign that rallied the SXSW community to raise awareness and harness support for disaster relief. In the end, it raised over $120,000 from 1500+ donors. The original goal was to raise $10,000 within 5-days.

Three Ways To Help Support Hurricane Relief in Puerto Rico

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

And, as blogger Vu Le says, donating to organizations on the ground can be a form of self-care. 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.

5 Features Environmental Organizations Need From Their CRM

Everyaction

In this series, we’ll be exploring the unique concerns that organizations in different fields consider when searching for a CRM software. This month we’re talking about an area near and dear to all of our earth-loving hearts: environmental organizations. Offline Organizing Capability.

Scary Supporter Horror Stories

Connection Cafe

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. After the event, though, he got copied on the heartfelt volunteer thank-you note the organization sent its volunteers. And they only raised half what they’d planned at the rescheduled concert. An organization has their gala/luncheon/whatever and makes an ask.

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10 Organizations Leading The Way This Mental Health Awareness Month

Everyaction

Since 1949, May has been observed as Mental Health Awareness month to bring attention the ongoing need for proper support and health care services for those affected. South End Community Health Center is a non-profit health care organization for residents of the Boston’s South End.

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

NetWits

Several of our Blackbaud nonprofit customers have recently had incredible success using a personalized approach to email: 1) An animal rights organization doubled click-through rates by personalizing an event email invitation with: The last year people attended.

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44 Ways to Turn Your Supporters into Fundraising Superstars

NetWits

Turning your everyday supporters into fundraising superstars isn’t easy. Supporters raise significant amounts of money and bring new donors to your organization. million raised annually since 2004 by helping participants become fundraisers.

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

Connection Cafe

Susan is a grandmother, a cancer survivor and the major ingredient that differentiates organizations that truly make change from those that just make a lot of digital noise. Every grassroots organization has volunteers like Susan. How to Use Online Channels to Build Offline Support.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By understanding how people make the decisions they do, your NPO can take strategic steps to raise more money and drum up more support, without running yourself ragged in the process. With this in mind, try and show that other people are supporting and/or donating to your cause.

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Turning Low-dollar Fundraisers Into Money Raising Superstars

NetWits

Have you ever thought to yourself, “ hummm, I wish I could turn my non-fundraising participants or low-dollar fundraisers into money raising superstars! ”? Here are five extremely effective ways that we’ve found to work for countless organizations. Promote teams (they raise more $).

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7 Tips to Make This Year Your Best #GivingTuesday Ever

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

For even more helpful tools for maximizing the money you raise and , check out our. Use testing to maximize your digital engagement Because most Giving Tuesday efforts happen online, your supporters will likely be inundated with related messaging from multiple sources.

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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 Reasons Why Your Participants Aren’t Raising Enough Money

NetWits

How do you get your supporters to raise more money for your cause? So what’s holding them back from raising the kind of money you know they’re capable of?? It’s the participant’s story about why they’re fundraising for your organization.

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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.

2018's Best Giving Tuesday Campaigns

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

With Giving Tuesday behind us, it's time to highlight just a few of the organizations who ran stellar campaigns, activated supporters, and beat their fundraising goals. We ended up raising an average of $1,250 per video throughout the day.

Ready for Year-End? Here Are 10 Easy Things You Can Do to Raise More Money

Everyaction

Below are some quick and easy things you can do to raise more money. Say thank you before you ask your supporters to give again. Tell them what their past support has made possible. The quicker and easier you make giving, the more you will raise.

Four Ways That Healthcare Organizations Can Leverage Crowdfunding

Connection Cafe

Get a taste of the 250+ sessions that will help your organization transform and have a bigger impact! Additional data also supports this forecast, especially when considering the following trends: $300 million has been raised on Facebook via “Donate Your Birthday”.

Seven Ways a Board Member Can Support Their Executive Director and Organization

BoardAssist

We know nonprofit leaders rely on their boards for financial support, but they also need so much more from them in non-financial ways. Seven Ways a Board Member Can Support Their Executive Director and Organization.

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. Rely on world-class customer support.

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, organizers at The Miami Foundation realized that Give Miami Day 2014 would be their most successful Giving Day yet.

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5 Reasons Nonprofits Need to Invest in Annual Fundraising Campaigns

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Donors expect it Many donors support multiple organizations pertaining to the various issues that they care about. Annual campaigns are a great way to raise money while also checking all of the boxes that you need to cross off.

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. Super advocates, volunteers, ambassadors, or whatever you might call them, are the most committed to an organization’s cause, and live on the top rungs of the engagement ladder. Like any elite group, their numbers are usually small compared to your full universe of supporters, but their value is immense. Host or organize local events such as house parties or rallies.

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. Exclusive donor clubs can incentivize donors to give more and continue giving to your organization. Organically drawing new donors.

The #1 Way to Raise More Money Through Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Events

NetWits

They also have varying levels of commitment to your event and organization. Superstar fundraisers respond differently than those who raise the minimum. Fundraisers raised an average of $32 more in 2010. Highlight statistics about how social media can help them raise even more.

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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. If her cause or charity is not designated by the event as a “preferred” organization, she will simply choose not to fundraise.

Establishing a Grant Office at a Healthcare Organization

Connection Cafe

So, it’s crucial to the ongoing success of your grant office that there’s clarity within the organization around: . Where the grant office should live within your organization. Your organization may be interested in creating a centralized grant office because: .

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