Fundraising Archive

How Nonprofits Can Use VR and AR Tech for Fundraising

September 4, 2019
By Kayla Matthews, writer at ProductivityTheory.com and business journalist dedicated to helping others better their productivity. Fundraising is and will always be a necessity for nonprofit organizations, but times have changed — and so has the technology. It’s not necessary to stand outside local grocery stores with

6 Ideas for Using the Instagram Donation Sticker to Raise Money

August 29, 2019
By Julia Campbell, a social media and storytelling consultant for nonprofits and author of Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits. She regularly provides useful tips and resources to the nonprofit sector through her blog, #501SocialBlog. While Facebook and Twitter may be waning a bit in popularity and

5 Reasons Why Nonprofits Love Cryptocurrency

August 22, 2019
By Alex Wilson and Pat Duffy, co-founders of The Giving Block Thanks to the increase in the price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, nonprofits are increasingly turning to cryptocurrency as a new source of revenue. Beyond the revenue potential, some nonprofits are taking things a step further by looking

[FREE WEBINAR] 5 Trends Shaping the Future of Fundraising in 2020

August 14, 2019
UPDATE: This webinar was presented on August 13, 2019. You can view a recap of the webinar on the Classy website. If it seems like we’ve been talking about 2020 for decades—it’s because we have been. Over the last century futurists and experts in nearly every field have

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

8 Best Practices for Nonprofit Event Fundraising

July 25, 2019
Okay, so you’ve decided you’re going to throw a nonprofit fundraising event… virtual high fives. Nonprofit fundraising events can be a great opportunity to bring the support of donors, volunteers, and fundraisers together in real life to rally around your cause, whether it’s through a nationwide 5k

82 Fundraising and Social Media Stats for Nonprofits

July 21, 2019
Fundraising Stats The average online gift in 2018 was $96.40 USD (Blackbaud Luminate Online Report). 8.5% of overall fundraising in 2018 came from online giving (Charitable Giving Report). 54% of donors worldwide prefer to give via credit or debit card. 11% via direct mail/post. 10% via bank/wire