What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About Facebook’s New Fundraising Tools

July 10, 2016
The new Facebook Fundraising Tools could be a game changer for the nonprofit sector. Essentially a digital payment system that allows 2-tap giving by using a donor’s saved credit card information in their Facebook account, we are definitely entering a new era in online and mobile fundraising. Once donors

How to Build Your Nonprofit’s Email List

July 7, 2016
The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. Not all email lists are the same. You may have an e-newsletter list that includes all donors and supporters, another list specifically for repeat donors, and another list for supporters who have not

10 Must-Add Nonprofits on Snapchat

June 25, 2016
It’s not easy to tell a good Snapchat story, but the nonprofits listed below are making a concerted effort to pioneer Snapchat storytelling. Doing so requires a willingness to experiment beyond traditional social media marketing and an understanding that there is no immediate payoff in terms of fundraising.

5 Ways the Internet of Things Could Transform Fundraising

May 29, 2016
By the year 2020, over 26 billion things — cars, appliances, roads — will be connected to the Internet. Known as the Internet of Things, our digital and philanthropic lives are about to transform. In the coming years the social good sector will launch #IoT apps that will empower real-time giving while

28 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

May 20, 2016
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

16 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising and Social Media

May 13, 2016
It’s true that social media is in transition. Facebook Reach is at an all time low. Instagram has a new algorithm. Twitter is in flux. And the next Big Thing in social media 💯 Snapchat 😍 is baffling to many seasoned social media managers. But digital and mobile app payments are coming.

10 Online Job Boards for Nonprofit Professionals

April 30, 2016
If you are a nonprofit professional feeling restless or unsatisfied at your current job, 2016 is shaping up to be a good year to make a change. According to the 2016 Nonprofit Employment Practices Report, 57% of nonprofits plan on creating new positions in 2016. The greatest

HOW TO: Get Your Nonprofit Started on Snapchat

April 11, 2016
Launched in 2011, Snapchat is an image and video messaging app that is very popular with tweens and teens and increasingly Millennials and Gen Xers. Similar to the early days of Myspace and its users mastering HTML hacks and widgets, Snapchat has an equally dedicated user base of

5 Types of Online Campaigns Ideal for the New .NGO Domains

April 11, 2016
Written by Heather Mansfield who works as an Ambassador for the Public Interest Registry – the nonprofit operator of the .ORG, .NGO and .ONG domains. The fact that the .NGO domains listed below (except techreport.ngo) and in the graphic to the right are still available is astounding and

10 Signs Your Small Nonprofit Excels at Social Media

April 2, 2016
Small (and medium-sized) nonprofits have a different experience on social media than large nonprofits. Small nonprofits have to work harder at growing their following and most often the work of social media management is added to an already full job description. On top of those challenges, Facebook reach