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2017 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

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

Free Webinar on February 7! How NGOs Worldwide Use Online Technology and Social Media

Date: Tuesday, February 7 Time: 1pm EDT (New York) Cost: Free Presented By: Heather Mansfield Over the last two decades the global NGO sector has embraced online technology, but economic and political factors and the quality of Internet infrastructure regionally often affects how well NGOs worldwide can use

5 Digital Payment Systems That Could Transform Online Fundraising

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

In the Spirit of Year-End Giving ❤️ $0.99 .NGO Domains Through 12/31/16!

In the spirit of year-end giving, Name.com is offering .NGO domains for only $.99 through the end of 2016. If your NGO, nonprofit, or charity has yet to protect your organization’s primary online brand (your .ORG website and email!) by registering it’s .NGO equivalent, then please let

5 Nonprofit Technology Trends to Watch in 2017

The following is an excerpt from October-December 2016 Edition of AsianNGO Magazine. Facebook launched in 2004, YouTube in 2005, and Twitter in 2006. For over a decade nonprofits, charities, and NGOs worldwide have been embracing social media with the hope of raising funds and creating social change.

10 Social Media Strategies That Increase Engagement and Inspire Donors

For nonprofits to succeed on social media, they have to be good at social media and that requires a clear understanding of how, when, and why individuals engage with nonprofits on social media. With a primary focus on blogging, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, he webinar content below

30 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

The National Retail Federation estimates that U.S. households will spend an average of $935.58 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 30 online stores listed below, conscious and ethical consumers

20 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

For environmentally friendly and socially conscious holiday shoppers that prefer to give donations to nonprofits as holiday gifts, the 20 holiday 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 gifts

A Day Trip to The Hague, Netherlands: International City of Peace and Justice

An Instagram Photo and Video Essay by Heather Mansfield For many years I’ve wanted to visit The Hague, Netherlands. 🇳🇱 Known as the International City of Peace and Justice, there are more than 160 NGOs in Den Haag working to make the world a better place. I was in

12 Not-So-Great Realities About Nonprofits and Social Media

For more than a decade the blogosphere has touted the power and promise of social media (this blog included), but there is also a downside to using social media for your nonprofit. Granted, the positives do outweigh the negatives, but it is important to step back occasionally and take