Raising Awareness of Matching Gifts

Connection Cafe

Below are 10 simple steps you can take to raise donor awareness. One of the most commonly asked questions we receive at HEPdata is, “How do I make my donors aware of the benefits of matching gifts?”

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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#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.

How to Use Facebook Live to Raise Money

Connection Cafe

How to Use Facebook Live to Raise Money. Within a multi-channel approach, Facebook Live can become a powerful way to raise more money online.

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Analysts: 'Giving Tuesday' Raised $46M for Charity - ABC News

AFP Blog

Analysts: ''Giving Tuesday'' Raised $46M for Charity - ABC News

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Millennials are Raising the Bar

SocialFish

Complain about entitlement all you like, but the organizations that learn to get over that ever-raising bar will be the ones to thrive in this new era. This post originally appeared on the Higher Logic blog , where I’m posting an ongoing series related to Millennials and online community.

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Raise More Money: Incentive-Based Fundraising 101

NonProfit Hub

Incentives are motivators that influence your donors to give and influence your fundraising teams to raise more. Leaderboards show your top fundraising teams or individual fundraisers based on how much money they’ve raised. They’re great opportunities to raise funds for your cause.

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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? The goal of responsive web design is simple yet heroic:Don’t just design for desktop. Design for handheld, tablet, desktop, and everything in between.

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Design a Fundraising Appeal that Raises More this December

Connection Cafe

Structurally, we now know multi-message, multichannel campaigns raise more money. Want more insight into crafting a fundraising appeal that raises more? Email is one of the most important communication channels for your nonprofit.

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

NetWits

By launching a very creative campaign designed around “pay to pin”, the group hopes to raise money to help their mission of providing small loans to poor women overseas. Here are 5 Ways You Can Raise Money with Pins.

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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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EcontentMag.com: TweetDeck Raises $300K

AFP Blog

EcontentMag.com: TweetDeck Raises $300K: "TweetDeck Raises $300KPosted Mar 31, 2009

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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. There’s a crisis brewing in the fundraising world. And it’s all about our donors , the ones who are deserting us.

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? Here are 5 ways that you can use stories to raise money for your nonprofit on social media. Storytelling and social media – these terms have certainly been thrown around a lot this year!

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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.

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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.

How to Raise Volunteer and Employee Morale

NonProfit Hub

These are quick and easy ways to raise morale and show appreciation to those who believe in your mission. The post How to Raise Volunteer and Employee Morale appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Motivation. We all have it, we all lack it at times.

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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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Volunteers finding new ways to barn raise

VolunteerMark

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

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

NetWits

How much the event raised that year. Ever buy something that’s “one size fits all?” Maybe a hat or pair of gloves? It usually doesn’t work out so well. The same is true with your holiday email appeals.

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Museum launches social media fund-raising campaign -

AFP Blog

Museum launches social media fund-raising campaign - : The Edwardsville Children’s Museum is trying to raise $100,000 by the end of the year through a social media campaign, #SaveOurMuseum

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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! ”? Include a sample email and talk about the impact of gifts ( Did you know just raising $25 can provide sick kids with a toy this holiday?).

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Crowdfunding raised $1.5 billion worldwide last year

AFP Blog

Crowdfunding raised $1.5 billion was raised in 2011 by crowdfunding platforms around the world, according to an industry report released Tuesday by Massolution, the research group of industry body Crowdsourcing. billion worldwide last year : Almost US$1.5 There were almost 350 crowdfunding platforms, or online fundraising platforms that generally accept small donations, at the end of 2011, the report found, up by more than 50 percent from the beginning of the year.

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Can Nonprofits Raise Money on Social Media?

Frogloop

Does senior leadership at your organization ask “why can’t we raise money on social media? They raised millions of dollars. Second, the majority of nonprofits have not raised a dime on social media. And just 1% raised between $25K and $100K.

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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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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. The quicker and easier you make giving, the more you will raise. We won't waste your time with a lengthy intro. With #GivingTuesday and Year-End fundraising rapidly approaching, we'll get straight to the point.

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?? — Interested in learning more about helping event participants raise more money for your cause?

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Do Responsive Websites Raise More Money?

Frogloop

Redesigning and updating your website might be one of your goals for 2015, and it be better be mobile responsive.

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To raise money with social media, start with social data

Connection Cafe

I’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. Fundraising CARE data insights database nonprofit social media

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

EveryAction

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.

How Can I Raise More Money with My 5K?

Connection Cafe

The most common ways 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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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. Author: Guest Blogger. Well, maybe not. But you’ll feel like you are better looking.

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

NonProfit Hub

She and her team help create content aimed at maximizing organizers’ fundraising potential and furthering their mission to raise awareness for the cause or passion that means the most to them. Incentive-based fundraising puts your donors first.

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

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. HERALD-PROGRESS, Ashland VA, Hanover,Mechanicsville, Montpelier, Beaverdam, Kings Dominion,Tomato Festival,Train,Patriots, Atlee, Randolph Macon,Newspaper,Breaking News in VA : "The Community Foundation announced Jan.

24 Hours To Raise $1M For Fairfield County's Giving Day | The Norwalk Daily Voice

AFP Blog

24 Hours To Raise $1M For Fairfield County''s Giving Day | The Norwalk Daily Voice : ''via Blog this

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Raise More Money by Way of Innovation

NonProfit Hub

Check out Pinney’s tips below on how CEOs and founders who, like you are struggling to raise money to do their work, can grow their organization and raise more money by way of innovation.

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Startup Fluxx Raises $10.2 Million To Bring Software To Tech-Starved Non-Profits - Forbes

AFP Blog

Startup Fluxx Raises $10.2 Million To Bring Software To Tech-Starved Non-Profits - Forbes : 'via Blog this

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Can Nonprofits Raise More Money with Apple Pay?

Frogloop

However this launch raises many questions: What kind of an impact will this have on nonprofits? Good news for nonprofits. Apple just announced that Apple Pay will now allow nonprofits to use the service for donations.

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Give Miami Day raises record $5.2 million for nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Give Miami Day raises record $5.2 Thursday’s Give Miami Day raised $5.2 The Greater Miami Jewish Federation and The Children’s Movement of Florida reclaimed the top two spots this year for the most money raised for the day with $368,739 and $156,925, respectively.

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

NetWits

Superstar fundraisers respond differently than those who raise the minimum. Komen Global Race for the Cure was able to increase their average amount raised per fundraiser and overall amount fundraising (despite fewer participants). Fundraisers raised an average of $32 more in 2010.

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Are Nonprofits Raising Money Via Social Networks?

Frogloop

Are nonprofits raising any money on social networks? 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.