Fundraising Archive

10 Must-Add Nonprofits on Snapchat

June 25, 2016
It’s not easy to tell a good Snapchat story, but the nonprofits listed below are making a concerted effort to pioneer Snapchat storytelling. Doing so requires a willingness to experiment beyond traditional social media marketing and an understanding that there is no immediate payoff in terms of fundraising. In time, Snapcash may be used for fundraising, but for now it’s all...

5 Ways the Internet of Things Could Transform Fundraising

May 29, 2016
By the year 2020, over 26 billion things — cars, appliances, roads — will be connected to the Internet. Known as the Internet of Things, our digital and philanthropic lives are about to transform. In the coming years the social good sector will launch #IoT apps that will empower real-time giving while watching TV or listening to radio through your refrigerator. These new fundraising...

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. The global internet population is set to triple in the next four...

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 growth is expected in the area of fundraising (44%). Skills in marketing...

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 young people that pride themselves on becoming skilled at Lenses, Filters, Stickers,...

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 for early adopters with vision, an opportunity to register a domain for...

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 Media Tools 1. Blab :: blab.im Connected to Twitter, Blab enables real-time video...