Facebook Archive

43 Digital Marketing Tools & Resources for Nonprofits

April 27, 2023
When nonprofits started to experiment with digital marketing in 1990s and early 2000s, the few tools that were available were expensive and limited in their functionality. Today, the number of low-cost, well-built digital marketing tools is incredible! Use any of these free or low-cost tools and resources to significantly improve your digital marketing and fundraising campaigns.

New! Earn a Certificate in Social Media Marketing & Fundraising from Nonprofit Tech for Good

May 6, 2022
Our Certificate in Social Media Marketing & Fundraising covers the fundamentals of launching and maintaining a social media marketing and fundraising strategy for your nonprofit. Participants will learn how to use Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter to engage and inspire supporters and donors. Based on 101 Digital Marketing & Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits, the certificate program requires the...

How Nonprofits Can Effectively Promote their Online Shop on Instagram and Facebook

November 22, 2021
The holiday shopping season is upon us. In the frenzy of exciting discounts and hot new product trends, it can be a challenge for nonprofits with online shops to compete with big brands and e-commerce giants that have significantly larger marketing and advertising budgets. Yet, it is in the best interest of nonprofits with online shops to get involved...

10 Facebook Best Practices for Nonprofits

December 3, 2020
This is the sixth post in a blog and webinar series called 101 Digital Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits, written and presented by Heather Mansfield. Please sign up for Nonprofit Tech for Good’s email newsletter to be alerted of new posts. Thank you! Related Webinar: Social Media Best Practices for Nonprofits With 2.7 billion monthly active users, Facebook is the largest social network...

Facebook Ad Strategy for Non-Profits & Charities: 9 Things to Understand and Test

March 17, 2020
By Jean O’Brien, founder of Digital Charity Lab, a social enterprise that builds digital skills in non-profits and shares free learning resources. Jean is also a freelance consultant who works on digital strategy, marketing and design for non-profits. Facebook Ads are the channel that Digital Charity Lab gets asked for the most help with, by quite a distance. There’s...

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Double Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Fundraising

December 1, 2019
UPDATE: This webinar was presented on January 15, 2020. You can view a recording on the GivePanel website. Whether it’s birthday fundraising, the donate button, DIY and events, crowd-funding or Instagram – Facebook Giving Tools are not just the next generation fundraising platform – for many new and small charities, they are now the main source of individual giving....

6 Ways to Raise More with Facebook Fundraisers

October 25, 2019
By Brent Merritt, a digital strategy consultant at Metric Communications and blogger at The Caliper. His work is focused on nonprofits, advocacy, and public affairs. Facebook Fundraisers are a relatively new fundraising tool, but they’re already driving a major boost in revenue for some nonprofit organizations. The 2019 M+R Benchmarks Report observed that for certain nonprofit sectors the impact has been...

How to Run Facebook Fundraising Ads: 5 Simple Steps

February 14, 2019
Brent Merritt is a digital strategy consultant at Metric Communications and blogger at The Caliper. His work is focused on nonprofits, advocacy, and public affairs. Digital fundraising professionals face a significant new challenge when it comes to fundraising on Facebook. How do you get your appeals in front of your Facebook audience despite the significant decline in organic reach and the resulting reduction...

Facebook Fundraising Tools Now Allow Monthly Giving

July 27, 2018
According to the soon-to-be-released 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report, 18% of donors worldwide have donated to a nonprofit through Facebook Fundraising Tools. Of those, 40% say they are very likely to donate again directly through Facebook. 48% say they are somewhat likely. Whatever your personal feelings are about Facebook (love, hate, ambivalent), it’s clear that as a revenue stream...

Nonprofits! This Is How to Use Facebook’s Fundraising Tools

February 14, 2018
Through a process of trial and error, the Beagle Freedom Project is learning how to effectively use Facebook’s Fundraising Tools and they are being rewarded with more than likes and hearts – their followers are donating! For the last two weeks the organization has been writing compelling posts that evoke strong emotions, uploaded photos that accentuate the story, added...

Facebook Ramps Up Reach for “Donate” Buttons and Fundraisers

September 15, 2017
It’s not official, but it’s obvious that Facebook is ramping up promotion of its native “Donate” buttons and Fundraisers in its News Feed. Even before Facebook helped raise $10 million dollars for the Center for Disaster Philanthropy for Hurricane Harvey relief, Facebook “Donate” buttons and fundraisers created by Facebook users were popping up in the feed with increased frequency....