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How to Write a Social Media Fundraising Strategy for Your Nonprofit

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. The act of writing a comprehensive social media fundraising strategy is an essential first step in being successful on social media. The process of defining your goals and priorities will focus and unite

What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About the New BRIDGE Numbers

Launched on February 4, the new BRIDGE Registry is a database of more than three million nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide and each one of them has been assigned a new BRIDGE Number. This new numbering system is a huge leap forward for global philanthropy and may one day enable individuals

11 Must-Know Stats About How NGOs Worldwide Use Internet Technology

A collaborative research project by the Public Interest Registry and Nonprofit Tech for Good, the 2016 Global NGO Online Technology Report is an inaugural effort to gain a better understanding of how non-governmental organizations (NGOs) worldwide use online technology to communicate with their supporters and donors. Based

8 Fundraising Tools to Watch in 2016

2016 is going to be a big year for mobile and digital wallet payments. Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Google, PayPal, and Amazon are scrambling to be your chosen first choice and while this is predominantly playing out in the consumer market, in 2016 we will finally start to

2016 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful for online fundraising. The real-time, in the moment nature of social media increases the likelihood that donors will be inspired to give to your nonprofit on cause awareness and giving days provided that your nonprofit knows how to promote

12 Early Adopters of the .NGO and .ONG Domains

Unlike the .ORG domain which can be registered by any individual or brand (but mostly registered by nonprofits and socially conscious for-profits), the new .NGO and .ONG domains can only be registered by nonprofits, charities, NGOs (non-governmental organizations), and ONGs (non-governmental organizations in a romance-based language). Think

27 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

The National Retail Federation estimates that online sales will grow 6 to 8 percent this holiday season. That translates into billions of dollars in consumer spending that can empower philanthropy and social good. By shopping at any of the 27 online stores listed below, conscious consumers can channel