Fundraising Archive

5 Digital Fundraising Trends to Watch for in 2019

August 16, 2018
By Ray Gary, the CEO of iDonate, a SaaS-based provider of the world’s most innovative Digital Fundraising Platform for nonprofits. Ray’s experience in launching and building businesses spans nearly three decades, including leadership positions in multiple technology companies. Non-profits aren’t immune to the changes driven by new technology. Technological advancements

Facebook Fundraising Tools Now Allow Monthly Giving

July 27, 2018
According to the soon-to-be-released 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report, 18% of donors worldwide have donated to a nonprofit through Facebook Fundraising Tools. Of those, 40% say they are very likely to donate again directly through Facebook. 48% say they are somewhat likely. Whatever your personal feelings

A Sneak Peek at Who Is Taking the 2018 Global Trends in Giving Survey

May 22, 2018
Inspiring people to take online surveys is tough! We are grateful to the 3,573 people who have taken the 2018 Global Trends In Giving Survey thus far. This year we are getting more participants from outside of the United States, but we definitely need more diversity in

20 Crowdfunding Services for Nonprofits Worldwide

April 27, 2018
Nonprofits in North America, Europe, and Australia have a multitude of online fundraising services to choose from mostly thanks to their government’s efforts to build digital records and databases of legally verified nonprofits. In most parts of the world, however, government’s digital capabilities remain a work in

82 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools & Mobile Apps for Nonprofits

April 13, 2018
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 and email communications and your social media

10 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising

March 20, 2018
The first “Donate Now” button was released in 1999 by Groundspring, a nonprofit founded by San Francisco-based Tides Foundation, and throughout the early 2000’s young Gen-Xer nonprofit professionals pioneered the use of “Donate Now” buttons. They experimented with placement and color, SEO, and new email marketing services,

Nonprofits! This Is How to Use Facebook’s Fundraising Tools

February 14, 2018
Through a process of trial and error, the Beagle Freedom Project is learning how to effectively use Facebook’s Fundraising Tools and they are being rewarded with more than likes and hearts – their followers are donating! For the last two weeks the organization has been writing compelling