Fundraising Archive

10 Holiday Tribute Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

November 1, 2015
For environmentally friendly and socially conscious holiday shoppers that prefer to give donations to nonprofits as holiday gifts, the 10 holiday tribute gift programs listed below are a good starting point for your holiday shopping. Ranging from wildlife conservation to refugee relief, tribute gifts make excellent holiday gifts for friends, family, and work colleagues. If you prefer to give...

A Fundraising Success Checklist for Nonprofits

October 21, 2015
Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits is a comprehensive 256-page book packed with more than 500 best practices that includes a companion “Mobile and Social Fundraising Success Checklist” at the end of the book. For those who have purchased the ebook of Mobile for Good, it is impossible to use the checklist since ebooks are static in their...

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 Rights Watch, International Anti-Poaching Foundation, International Fund for Animal Welfare, Mercy Corps, Mercy Ships, Natural Resources...

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 media that every nonprofit needs to know. Overall, the stats indicate a...

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” option to their call-to-action buttons, only a handful of partner nonprofits have...

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 users need online content that is visually appealing and easy to read on...