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10 Holiday Tribute Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

For environmentally friendly and socially conscious holiday shoppers that prefer to give donations to nonprofits as holiday gifts, the 10 holiday tribute gift programs listed below are a good starting point for your holiday shopping. Ranging from wildlife conservation to refugee relief, tribute gifts make excellent holiday

A Fundraising Success Checklist for Nonprofits

Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits is a comprehensive 256-page book packed with more than 500 best practices that includes a companion “Mobile and Social Fundraising Success Checklist” at the end of the book. For those who have purchased the ebook of Mobile for Good, it

15 Lessons Learned from Donating Online to 32 Nonprofits

To celebrate @NonprofitOrgs reaching 800,000 followers on Twitter, Nonprofit Tech for Good donated $800 to 32 nonprofits, specifically $25 each to the Africa Wildlife Foundation, Alley Cat Allies, Amazon CARES, Animal Defenders International, CARE, Conservation International, Doctors Without Borders, Dolphin Project, Elephant Sanctuary of Tennessee, Families Against Mandatory Minimums, Global Sanctuary for Elephants, Greenpeace, Human

20 Must-Know Fundraising and Social Media Stats

Google research has revealed a 30% uptick in searches from August to September related to charitable giving. Your donors are currently in the process of deciding which organizations will be receiving their year-end donations. Thus, in time for the year-end fundraising season, below are 20 stats about fundraising and social

HOW TO: Add a “Donate Now” Button to Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Page

For years nonprofits have hoped for the capability to accept donations through their Facebook Page and although Facebook recently added a “Donate Now” option to their call-to-action buttons, only a handful of partner nonprofits have been selected to accept Facebook digital payments through a “Donate” button (see Oxfam

10 Blog Design Best Practices for Nonprofits

Your nonprofit could have a wide variety of excellent blog content, but if your blog’s design doesn’t make a positive first impression, then few will read it – much less share it with their followers on social networks. The same is true with website and web articles. Today’s fast-scanning Internet

12 Nonprofit Call-to-Action Twitter Images to Study and Learn From

It is true that tweets with images receive more engagement, but how much more engagement depends on the quality of the images and if they are properly sized for Twitter (1024  x  512 pixels or a 2:1 aspect ratio). If your nonprofit is committed to maximizing engagement