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The Best Way to Thank Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Fundraisers

August 8, 2019
By Harry Gardner, Content and Partnerships Manager at GivePanel Any fundraiser worth their salt knows they should be thanking people who donate or fundraise for their cause. However, there seems to be confusion around the best way to thank Facebook fundraisers, with many nonprofits not thanking them

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

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

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

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

How to Create a Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaign on Facebook

May 8, 2017
Currently only nonprofits in the United States can take advantage of Facebook Fundraisers. This is frustrating to many NGOs, charities, and nonprofits located outside of the United States, but it’s due to the fact that the United States has a database of nonprofits called GuideStar USA that Facebook can sync

5 Digital Payment Systems That Could Transform Online Fundraising

December 22, 2016
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