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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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.

Millennials are Raising the Bar


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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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.

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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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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#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.

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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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. 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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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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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).

Why Can’t I Raise Any Money Using Social Media?


But can you raise money using social media? Tweets can travel faster than the speed of light and Facebook is word-of-mouth on steroids. Social Media fundraising Social Fundraising

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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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Do Responsive Websites Raise More Money?


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

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


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?


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.

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


Most nonprofits need to raise money to survive. Giving Day’s) like those held in Minnesota, Colorado, Pittsburgh, Ohio and Texas have raised tens of millions of dollars and generated significant publicity for their nonprofit communities. 1,886,434 dollars raised.

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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 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. Storytelling and social media – these terms have certainly been thrown around a lot this year!

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Ellen’s Oscar Selfie Raises $1.5 Million for Humane Society

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If only Bradley’s arm was longer. Best photo ever. oscars Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) March 3, 2014. If you watched the Academy Awards, you know that Oscars’ host, Ellen DeGeneres, kept pulling out her Samsung Galaxy Note 3 during the show.

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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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7 Smart Ways to Raise More Money With Email

John Haydon

The post 7 Smart Ways to Raise More Money With Email appeared first on John Haydon. With year-end fundraising just around the corner, many nonprofits would be wise to focus on their most important digital channel: email.

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Infographic: Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Events Raise the Most Money


In fundraising, did you know that the more you ask people to suffer, the more money you will raise? For example, each walker in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer must commit to raising a minimum of $1800. Returning participants typically raise more money then new participants.

Facebook Live-A-Thon for @ASPCA Raises Over $50,000 on Giving Tuesday

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

According to the Giving Tuesday report , $275 million was raised in addition the countless hours of volunteer time and in-kind contributions. Last week, nonprofits in 42 countries celebrated the sixth Giving Tuesday ,a global movement to inspire giving.

Raise Your Hand for Girls on October 11, 2012

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I raised money through my blog and later on Twitter to help send her to college from 2006-2010 through the Sharing Foundation’s program. Won’t you raise your hand in support of girls around the world?

Using E-commerce to Raise Money for Your Nonprofit

Tech Soup Blog

It's 2017 — it's time to revolutionize the way nonprofits raise money, by taking advantage of e-commerce. Here's an example: One Tree Planted is a US-based nonprofit that raises awareness for reforestation.

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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.

Tweeting to Raise Awareness


Shane Jones. In the age of social media, anything we say can be transferred across the globe in a matter of seconds. Nonprofit organizations on Twitter are able to leverage this tool and do a lot of good with it. Community nptech nten shane jones Social Media tools twitter Communications

Smart Fundraisers Don’t Raise Money This Way. So Why Are You Doing it With Email?

John Haydon

Like many nonprofits, her organization is trying to raise money by blasting their email list. The post Smart Fundraisers Don’t Raise Money This Way.

19 Ways to Raise More Money From Your Donation Pages

John Haydon

Reduce steps to donate – You will raise less money if you make people take too many steps in the donation process. And why would you want to raise less money? What makes a kick-ass donation page? Is it the words? Images? Where buttons and fields are located?

Can Nonprofits Raise More Money with Apple Pay?


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.

5 Red Flags to Look Out for When Raising Major Gifts

Wild Apricot Blog

Once you eliminate these red flags, you’ll be ready to raise major gifts in a major way. Fundraising expert Amy Eisenstein identifies the top red flags to watch for at your organization when it comes to receiving major gifts.

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Raising Awareness Through Newsjacking

Wild Apricot Blog

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

Relationships That Raise Funds: 5 Tips for Creating Successful Peer-to-Peer Fundraisers


Below are a few suggestions for ways to recognize constituent’s efforts: Create recognition opportunities for reaching key benchmarks, such as size of team, number of event recruits, and amount of money raised. Raising More Money Online with Independent Fundraising Events.

How to Predict What You’ll Raise by Year-End

NonProfit Hub

What if that crystal ball could tell you how much money you’ll raise by the end of the year? Goals with zip and zing tend to raise more money than those that are ordinary and unremarkable. The post How to Predict What You’ll Raise by Year-End appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

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.

How Do (and Should) Small and Mighty Nonprofits Raise Money?

Tech Soup Blog

Organizations surveyed raise 34 percent of their revenue from individuals. 1 out of every 5 individual donor dollars is raised online. What is the fundraising potential for small and mighty nonprofits?

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. For a sector often looking for creative ways to communicate our message, QR codes are a great tool for things like advocacy and scavenger hunts. But they are also great for traditional calls to action!

Which Year-End Email Appeals Will Raise The Most Money?

John Haydon

The post Which Year-End Email Appeals Will Raise The Most Money? We all know these last few weeks of the year are when your supporters are the most generous, and email is still one of the best ways to encourage them to support your work.

How to Use Facebook Live to Raise Money For Your Nonprofit

John Haydon

How to Use Facebook Live to Raise Money If your nonprofit is based in the US, and […]. The post How to Use Facebook Live to Raise Money For Your Nonprofit appeared first on John Haydon.