Fundraising Archive

3 Mobile Compatible Nonprofit e-Newsletters to Subscribe To and Learn From

February 17, 2014
With 51% of email now being opened on a tablet or smartphone, nonprofits would be wise to redesign their e-newsletter as soon as possible. Long-standing e-newsletter design best practices such as a two or three-column-fixed layout, 12 point font size, and text-based links only are officially 51%

6 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Instagram for Fundraising

February 6, 2014
Instagram’s current tool set makes it very challenging for nonprofits to convert their Instagram followers into donors. Over time through powerful visual storytelling a nonprofit can build a strong brand and grow their Instagram following, but without the ability to link to a donate page inside of

19 Must-See Social Media and Fundraising Infographics for Nonprofits

January 12, 2014
Without a doubt, 2013 was the year of visual content — particularly infographics. With tens of millions of brands now tweeting, posting, and sharing content online on a daily basis, to get your message to stand out from the clutter brands need to communicate more often their

5 Nonprofit Technology Trends to Watch in 2014

January 11, 2014
2014 will be an exciting year for nonprofit technology. Numerous communications and fundraising trends are on the verge of going mainstream and nonprofits committed to early adoption have a number of new tools and strategies to pioneer this year. Social media will remain a top priority for

It’s #FundraisingFriday :: Please Donate to Your Favorite Nonprofit!

January 1, 2014
#FundraisingFriday is a campaign meant to inspire individuals to commit to donating at least $10 to one of their favorite nonprofits every Friday. First tweeted in May 2012 from @NonprofitOrgs, the hashtag has since then been tweeted and retweeted thousands of times. If you are a nonprofit, use

Free Webinar on February 27: 10 Online Communications and Fundraising Best Practices for NGOs

November 13, 2013
In honor of World NGO Day on Thursday, February 27, Nonprofit Tech for Good will be presenting a free webinar covering the top 10 online communications and fundraising best practices for NGOs. Date: Thursday, February 27, 2014 Time: 9am (New York City), 2pm (London), 5pm (Nairobi) Cost: Free Duration: 90 minutes

19 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

November 11, 2013
As follow-up to 29 Online Gift Stores That Benefit Nonprofits, below are 19 nonprofits that are offering symbolic gifts and adoptions this holiday season. These gift programs are ideal for socially and environmentally conscious holiday shoppers that would prefer their spending directly empower nonprofits. They also make excellent