Fundraising Archive

16 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising and Social Media

May 13, 2016
It’s true that social media is in transition. Facebook Reach is at an all time low. Instagram has a new algorithm. Twitter is in flux. And the next Big Thing in social media ? Snapchat ? is baffling to many seasoned social media managers. But digital and mobile app payments are coming....

10 Online Job Boards for Nonprofit Professionals

April 30, 2016
If you are a nonprofit professional feeling restless or unsatisfied at your current job, 2016 is shaping up to be a good year to make a change. According to the 2016 Nonprofit Employment Practices Report, 57% of nonprofits plan on creating new positions in 2016. The greatest...

HOW TO: Get Your Nonprofit Started on Snapchat

April 11, 2016
Launched in 2011, Snapchat is an image and video messaging app that is very popular with tweens and teens and increasingly Millennials and Gen Xers. Similar to the early days of Myspace and its users mastering HTML hacks and widgets, Snapchat has an equally dedicated user base of...

5 Types of Online Campaigns Ideal for the New .NGO Domains

April 11, 2016
Written by Heather Mansfield who works as an Ambassador for the Public Interest Registry – the nonprofit operator of the .ORG, .NGO and .ONG domains. The fact that the .NGO domains listed below (except techreport.ngo) and in the graphic to the right are still available is astounding and...

36 Useful Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

February 28, 2016
The number of low-cost or free apps and online tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. Provided you set aside the time to explore and experiment, your nonprofit can use the apps and tools listed below to significantly improve your web, email, social media, and visual content. Social...

How to Write a Social Media Fundraising Strategy for Your Nonprofit

February 13, 2016
The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. The act of writing a comprehensive social media fundraising strategy is an essential first step in being successful on social media. The process of defining your goals and priorities will focus and unite...

What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About the New BRIDGE Numbers

February 7, 2016
Launched on February 4, the new BRIDGE Registry is a database of more than three million nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide and each one of them has been assigned a new BRIDGE Number. This new numbering system is a huge leap forward for global philanthropy and may one day enable individuals...