Life after Common Ground: Part 2 – Click & Pledge

Judi Sohn

I started this series by talking about the Nonprofit Starter Pack , now I’m going to focus on Click & Pledge. Click & Pledge isn’t just a Salesforce application, it’s a platform. Click & Pledge lets an organization do semi-automatic matching.

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All About the Pledge

Connection Cafe

On road trips as a child my dad would frequently joke that if we drove long enough we’d eventually find a pledge drive on a local NPR station. Later in life, when I traveled extensively for my job, I’d call him when the town I was visiting was in pledge and my wife, who travels for her job, loves to do the same with me. Clearly we have to start with the Alec Baldwin pledge drive promos that hit the air in 2010. Author: Jonathan Weldon.

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Donors’ Pledges to Reconstruct Haiti Come up Empty | UN Dispatch

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Donors’ Pledges to Reconstruct Haiti Come up Empty | UN Dispatch : "Back in March 2010, when the devastating earthquake in Haiti was still making headline news, UN member states pledged over $9 billion for Haiti’s reconstruction – including $5.3

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Jack Dorsey Pledges Fifth of Tech Firm Square to Charity - The Chronicle of Philanthropy

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Jack Dorsey Pledges Fifth of Tech Firm Square to Charity - The Chronicle of Philanthropy : "Tech mogul Jack Dorsey has launched a foundation to aid needy communities around the world and will give it a nearly one-fifth stake in mobile-payments company Square, Quartz and the St.

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Take The Emial-Free Vacation Pledge

Eric Jacobsen Blog

communication expert, David Grossman, encourages you to take his pledge for an email-free vacation. When you take the pledge you''ll also learn from David his recommended Eight Great Steps to Unplug & Recharge. 1 You can find the pledge here.

'Naive' Twitter pledge leads to UK lawmaker donating $21,150 to charity | Digital Trends

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Naive' Twitter pledge leads to UK lawmaker donating $21,150 to charity | Digital Trends : During Friday night’s biennial Comic Relief Red Nose Day event on the BBC, where comedians and other entertainers come together to help raise money for various charities, Fiona Mactaggart, a lawmaker from the country’s main opposition Labour Party, tweeted to her 2000 or so followers that she would donate 1 ($1.50) to Comic Relief for each retweet

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Hugh Jackman makes $100,00 charity pledge on Twitter - Telegraph

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Hugh Jackman makes $100,00 charity pledge on Twitter - Telegraph: "Australian actor Hugh Jackman has asked fans on microblogging site Twitter to help him choose a charity worthy of a US$100,000 donation

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I'm Taking the Pledge Against Hunger, Won't You?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

That's why I'm taking the pledge to end hunger because if we all do a little bit - it can go a long way. Our goal is to encourage individuals, corporations, and non-profit organizations to help promote this website and help us obtain at least 1,000 pledges. It's hard times.

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. Track your grants and pledges all in one place.

Jewish Federations of North America Use Text-to-Pledge to Raise Thousands of Dollars in a Crisis

Mobile Commons

The Jewish Federations of North America recently launched a fundraising campaign using “text-to-pledge” – and raised thousands of dollars in response. Text-to-Pledge asks patrons to text in their desired pledge amount; your fundraisers then follow up later.

Make A Pledge To Hire A Veteran By Year's End

Eric Jacobsen Blog

As we wind up this year's Memorial Day, consider making a pledge, as Siemens Corp. has done, to hire a veteran. For Siemens, by the end of this year, they will have hired almost 1,000 vets across many of its U.S. businesses. According to Siemens Corp.

Technology for All: From Gandhi to TED - Part 2

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

For example, the Giving Pledge campaign that began with efforts by Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett is encouraging the world’s wealthiest individuals and families to commit to giving the majority of their wealth to philanthropy.

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Mixing Digital and Physical: The Holocaust Museum's Handwritten Pledge Wall

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It's a small space that features stories of recent and current genocides and encourages visitors to "take action" via an interactive pledge wall. The USHMM pledge wall is notable for its blending of digital and analog technologies. The USHMM pledge cards are complicated.

$100,000 in Three Days: An Interview about #TeamAutism

Amy Sample Ward

Samsung pledged to contribute up to $100,000 through this social action challenge, providing a donation of $5 to the Dan Marino Foundation each time someone pledged their support of autism awareness by sharing an infographic with their Facebook friends or sending a tweet with the hashtag, #teamautism. fundraising interview campaign foundation online campaign pledges twitter

Every Human Has Rights: Sign the Pledge for the Elders

Have Fun - Do Good

Do you believe we all have human rights? Do you believe: • You have the right to live, and to live in freedom and safety. Nobody has the right to treat you as his/her slave and you should not make anyone your slave. Nobody has the right to torture you. • You should be legally protected in the same way everywhere, and like everyone else. • The law is the same for everyone; it should be applied in the same way to all. These are 5 of the 30 points listed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Tweetathon: Jerry Lewis Meets PBS Pledge Drive To Promote Twitter Book and To Support Clean Drinking Water On Twitter

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In February 19th, Joel Comm has organized an event called " Tweetathon " on Twitter to promote and sell copies of his new book, Twitter Power: How to Dominate Your Market One Tweet at a Time and help a nonprofit that supports children in Africa, China, and India.

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In this post we’ll look at renewing major donors, and how to follow up on pledges that have been made by donors, but for which payment has not yet been received. If a new or recurring donor commits to give, we record the pledge as one of the last steps in the ask process.

Spendrise: New Platform Helps You Spur Change Where You Shop

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Start a Pledge You support a Spendrise campaign by pledging to spend money if the business makes a positive change that you believe in. It's free to pledge, and your purchase only happens if the campaign succeeds. Spread the word and see the pledges grow!

How Much Code Should You Know?: Associations Now

AFP Blog

Associations Now : " common new kind of New Year’s resolution—competing with old standbys like losing weight and quitting smoking—has been a pledge to learn a programming language. It sounds like a good idea, but perhaps the real goal for non-technical employees should simply be a pledge to become a little more tech-literate in 2016." 'via How Much Code Should You Know?:

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Giving Challenge sets record of $6.6 million for Manatee, Sarasota nonprofits | Breaking News Blog | Bradenton Herald

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million pledged in the 24-hour 2015 Giving Challenge -- which ended at noon Wednesday -- local nonprofits outdid themselves by smashing the fundraising record by more than $600,000." 'via Giving Challenge sets record of $6.6 million for Manatee, Sarasota nonprofits | Breaking News Blog | Bradenton Herald : " With more than $3.85

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Ask for a Pledge to Increase Conversions. Asking for pledges is a great way to secure more future, predictable donations. Do you know the Behavioral Science of why pledges are so successful?

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Where Is All the Aid Money for Nepal Going? Open Data Could Help Lift the Veil | TakePart

AFP Blog

As the CEO of Young Innovations, a Nepali technology company that develops innovative solutions for social impact, Bista sprang into action within 24 hours of the earthquake to build the OpenNepal Earthquake Portal, a data sharing platform that brings greater transparency to people, organizations, and countries pledging money to Nepal." 'via Where Is All the Aid Money for Nepal Going?

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Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America spread #GoSilent across the web for Memorial Day

Amy Sample Ward

The timing coincides with the President’s remarks in Arlington, but one minute of silence can be pledged at any time, really. Here’s an example of a Senator showing his support for veterans through participation in the #gosilent pledge: Tracking silence.

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Companies with a mission mix profits, charity - KansasCity.com

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Smart phone apps are cheaper and more versatile than texting a pledge to a charity, he contends Companies with a mission mix profits, charity - KansasCity.com : Or so says Dale Knoop, co-founder of RAZ Mobile, an Overland Park startup that just launched a new smart phone app that he believes will revolutionize how churches, charities and other non profit organizations raise funds.

Supermarkets donate profits from #icebucketchallenge to MND Association

AFP Blog

The supermarket giant, which sold more than 36 million ice cubes over the last week alone, has so far pledged to donate 20,000 to the charity. Supermarkets donate profits from #icebucketchallenge to MND Association : Tesco has announced that it will donate the profits made from an increase in sales of ice to the Motor Neurone Disease Association, which has now received over 3m through donations from the ice bucket challenge.

7 Ways to Make 2017 A Happy Healthy Year for You and Your Nonprofit

John Haydon

But what if everyone in your nonprofit pledged to initiate an activity that promoted organizational well-being and resulted in improved productivity?

Mobile giving grows up - smartphones, Mobile Apps and Services, internet, e-commerce, e-business, consumer electronics - Computerworld

AFP Blog

Now, people make all kinds of charitable donations and pledges through wireless smartphones and tablets -- and the donations don't have to be done by text, according to industry officials. Mobile giving grows up - smartphones, Mobile Apps and Services, internet, e-commerce, e-business, consumer electronics - Computerworld : Since the Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake, mobile giving has moved beyond disaster aid.

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Ebola fundraising appeal sets record for most individual online donations | Guinness World Records

AFP Blog

Organised by instant messenger service Tencent QQ alongside the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation and the United Nations World Food Programme, the charity drive received 105,803 individual pledges on 23 December last year." ''via Blog this''.

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ASAE Responds to Election Response Concerns on Association Chat

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On this edition of Association Chat , John Graham, CEO of ASAE and Scott Wiley, President joined host Kiki L’Italien to discuss ASAE’s participation in signing the National Association of Manufacturer’s letter pledging cooperation with the new administration.

YouTube Giving Tools: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know

Nonprofit Tech for Good

YouTube will show matching pledges from individuals and brands within a Fundraiser. Currently in beta, YouTube has released a new suite of giving tools for a small number of nonprofits in the U.S.,

Calling all techies: Donate your skills

AFP Blog

Thursday at Temple University''s 1810 Conference Suite, his website-and-event company will unveil its new initiative, the "Commit Pledge of Service." Calling all techies: Donate your skills : But this year, Technically Philly co-founder Brian James Kirk is focusing on something beyond his usual promotion of entrepreneurship and networking. At 8 a.m.

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Life after Common Ground: Part 1 – Nonprofit Starter Pack

Judi Sohn

I’ll highlight what should make you smile in Nonprofit Starter Pack , Causeview , Click & Pledge , Soapbox Engage , Conga Composer , Apsona , Volunteers , and more if I can. True confessions: I never liked the way Common Ground handled Pledges and Recurring Gifts. Common Ground defined a pledge as a repeating gift with a fixed number of payments and end date.

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Harvard University Students Running NYC Marathon in Boston for Hurricane Sandy | BostInno

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They started a fundraising page on Indiegogo.com and have pledged to give all of the proceeds they collect to the American Red Cross disaster relief efforts in NYC Harvard University Students Running NYC Marathon in Boston for Hurricane Sandy | BostInno : On Sunday, Baker and Whitmore, both Harvard University seniors, did their own 26.2-mile marathon, here in Boston, while raising money to support those in need who were impacted by the furious October storm.

P2P: It’s All About That Bass…Or Base?

Connection Cafe

Having people make a pledge or a commitment in advance increases the likelihood that they’ll return. Be sure to remind them of their pledge when you’re asking them to come back!

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5 Strategies to Implementing a Successful Employee Giving Campaign

Connection Cafe

Gone are the days of just sending out pledge forms in interoffice mail and expecting people to respond. The main responsibility of the Champions is to track the pledge forms to employees and make sure they receive a form back from every staff member on their teams.

Austin Gives program encourages area businesses to share profits

AFP Blog

Austin Gives program encourages area businesses to share profits : The measure aims to encourage area companies of all sizes to pledge — via an online form at austingives.net — to give a portion of their pre-tax earnings to local nonprofit agencies.

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Maximizing Lifetime Value Part 1

Connection Cafe

Pledges are donations made to an organization for a specific period of time (until the election) or for a specific project (help us accomplish this goal during the next two years). When you know the end date and the total amount committed, it's a pledge, rather than a sustaining gift.

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Life after Common Ground: Part 4 – Soapbox Engage

Judi Sohn

Previously, I highlighted favorite features in Nonprofit Starter Pack , Click & Pledge and Causeview , now I’m going to talk about my favorite parts of Soapbox Engage.

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Success = Right Tech at Right Time | LinkedIn

AFP Blog

So, we changed course and lobbied the President to create A Billion Change, a challenge to secure pledges from 500 companies to not only provide pro bono services but also report on their activities. Success = Right Tech at Right Time | LinkedIn : Despite the clear nonprofit need and technology solution, the market simply wasn''t ready. We needed to do a lot more work before we could get the critical mass of pro bono providers to populate the marketplace.

How to Reconcile GAAP and Non-GAAP Results

Connection Cafe

Do your development partners count conditional pledges? How do you explain the discount rate on multi-year pledges? The top of the schedule listed all GAAP revenue – pledges, cash gifts, non-cash gifts and irrevocable trusts.

O2 makes text donations free for charities - Civil Society - IT - News - providing news and in-depth coverage of charities, voluntary organisations and not-for-profits

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O2 makes text donations free for charities - Civil Society - IT - News - providing news and in-depth coverage of charities, voluntary organisations and not-for-profits: "O2 has become the second mobile operator to pledge to deliver 100 per cent of all text donation value to charities in a move which could signal an industry-wide shift.Mobile operator O2 announced today that from 1 August this

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Using Data to Predict Fundraising Results

Connection Cafe

It doesn’t hurt to add “verbals” (pledge and pledge payment information) in a development report that can be used for finance.

Mobile Fundraising: A Complete Overview — Pt. 2 of 3

NonProfit Hub

Make pledges more simple. Once upon a time, pledges had to be made through the mail, in person, or over the phone. Now pledges can be made anywhere at any time with mobile devices. Your donors can pledge in an instant! #4.