12 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising, Social Media, and Mobile Technology

April 18, 2017
Now into the second quarter of 2017, three themes are taking shape that the nonprofit sector should be aware of. First, online fundraising revenue is growing worldwide and it will continue to increase for years to come. The arc of success for digital fundraising has just begun.

5 Nonprofit Content Themes That Inspire Action

March 27, 2017
The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits and a follow-up to 5 Online Communication Styles for Nonprofits. From print to email communications, but especially on mobile and social media, there are content themes guaranteed to inspire a reaction on the part your

10 Random, But Useful Online Communications Tips for Nonprofits

March 12, 2017
2017 is the final year of free webinars for nonprofits (view final schedule). To date, Nonprofit Tech for Good has trained 49,000 nonprofit, charity, and NGO staff worldwide on how to succeed in online communications and fundraising. Each webinar has a central theme, but the 10 random

24 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

March 5, 2017
The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media. The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft a technology and fundraising strategic plan. If you would like to suggest

5 Online Communication Styles for Nonprofits

February 23, 2017
The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. After your nonprofit has crafted a content strategy and created an editorial calendar (Chapter 7), the next step is to start thinking about the tone of voice of your content. The easiest way to

8 Fundraising Tools to Watch in 2017

February 11, 2017
Digital payments are going to make a big impact on social and mobile media in 2017, but there are some new fundraising services and niche tools and apps that speak to current fundraising trends in the nonprofit sector i.e., the decreased of use cash, the rapid rise of

27 Stats About How NGOs Worldwide Use Online Technology and Social Media

February 7, 2017
Based on data gleaned from the 2017 Global NGO Online Technology Report, below are 27 stats about how NGOs worldwide are using online technology. Within the report you can view the same data broken out by continent. For this year’s report, 4,908 NGOs participated. The primary goal

Four Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Pay More Attention to LinkedIn Pages in 2017

January 24, 2017
Odds are your nonprofit has a LinkedIn Page. Most nonprofits have claimed their pages and set up the basics, but very few regularly post on their LinkedIn Pages. Snapchat and Instagram may be all the buzz, but ignoring LinkedIn Pages is a mistake. In addition the reasons listed below,

2017 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

January 1, 2017
Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful themes upon which to craft and launch online fundraising campaigns. The real-time, in-the-moment nature of cause awareness and giving days often inspire donors to give provided that your nonprofit knows how to promote the days effectively. The first step is to decide which

5 Digital Payment Systems That Could Transform Online Fundraising

December 22, 2016
In the late 1990’s nonprofits began to launch websites, experiment with email marketing, and sign up for their first “Donate Now” service. Then, in the late 2000’s nonprofits embraced social networking sites, first Myspace and YouTube, then Facebook and Twitter. Now, in the late 2010’s, we’re on