Fundraising Archive

15 Lessons Learned from Donating Online to 32 Nonprofits

October 12, 2015
To celebrate @NonprofitOrgs reaching 800,000 followers on Twitter, Nonprofit Tech for Good donated $800 to 32 nonprofits, specifically $25 each to the Africa Wildlife Foundation, Alley Cat Allies, Amazon CARES, Animal Defenders International, CARE, Conservation International, Doctors Without Borders, Dolphin Project, Elephant Sanctuary of Tennessee, Families Against Mandatory Minimums, Global Sanctuary for Elephants, Greenpeace, Human...

20 Must-Know Fundraising and Social Media Stats

September 16, 2015
Google research has revealed a 30% uptick in searches from August to September related to charitable giving. Your donors are currently in the process of deciding which organizations will be receiving their year-end donations. Thus, in time for the year-end fundraising season, below are 20 stats about fundraising and social...

HOW TO: Add a “Donate Now” Button to Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Page

August 26, 2015
Most Recent Posts about Facebook Fundraising Tools: Facebook Fundraising Tools Now Allow Monthly Giving What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About Facebook’s New Fundraising Tools For years nonprofits have hoped for the capability to accept donations through their Facebook Page and although Facebook recently added a “Donate Now”...

10 Blog Design Best Practices for Nonprofits

August 23, 2015
Your nonprofit could have a wide variety of excellent blog content, but if your blog’s design doesn’t make a positive first impression, then few will read it – much less share it with their followers on social networks. The same is true with website and web articles. Today’s fast-scanning Internet...

12 Nonprofit Call-to-Action Twitter Images to Study and Learn From

July 15, 2015
It is true that tweets with images receive more engagement, but how much more engagement depends on the quality of the images and if they are properly sized for Twitter (1024  x  512 pixels or a 2:1 aspect ratio). If your nonprofit is committed to maximizing engagement...

10 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

June 14, 2015
The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. Nonprofits are familiar with writing blog posts that provide program updates, tell success stories, comment on breaking news and current affairs, and promote calls to action. This type of blog content is standard...

4 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Register .NGO and .ONG

May 17, 2015
In 1985 the .ORG domain was released to the public along with .COM, .NET, .GOV and .EDU – the original top-level domains of the Internet. Over the next 30 years the .ORG domain would become the Internet home of the nonprofit sector worldwide and become synonymous with the term...