Mobile Archive

10 Online Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits

August 24, 2014
In 2013 online giving grew 13.5% according to the Blackbaud Index of Online Giving and 14% according to the Network for Good’s Online Giving Index with small and medium-sized nonprofits are experiencing the largest growth. In addition, charitable giving is at an all-time high in the United States and

8 Nonprofit Lessons Learned from the 2014 FUSE Conference

August 17, 2014
Thanks to a partnership with Salsa Labs, Heather Mansfield of Nonprofit Tech for Good was able to report live from the FUSE Conference on August 6-7 in Annandale, VA. Over 250 nonprofits were in attendance represented by staff mostly from the Millennial Generation who actively contributed to the conference hashtag: #FUSEcon2014. Heather also

New Mobile App Will Change the Way Donors Give and Nonprofits Fundraise

July 27, 2014
At long last a mobile app has launched that allows Americans to easily donate to any U.S.-based nonprofit in just a few taps. By partnering with Guidestar and Network for Good, donors can now give to their favorite nonprofits and manage their giving portfolio in one simple,

10 Must-Have Skills for Nonprofit New Media Managers

July 14, 2014
The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. In 2013 the number of nonprofits that hired part-time or full-time new media managers increased fourfold. As nonprofits have gotten better at implementing multichannel communications and fundraising campaigns and improving their tracking and reporting

HOW TO: Respond to Trolls and Difficult Personalities on Social Media

June 15, 2014
The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. The rapid rise of mobile and social media has directly correlated with a rise in Internet trolls—individuals whose sole purpose is to rant, vent, and incite discord. Most users of mobile and social

14 Must-Know Stats About Fundraising, Social Media, and Mobile Technology

June 8, 2014
Spring is report season in the nonprofit sector. A slew of new data is released and this year the emerging theme is that online fundraising is rapidly rising, especially on mobile devices. Nonprofits that have not yet adopted a mobile-first approach to online communications and fundraising can

How Much Time Mobile and Social Media Require

May 18, 2014
The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. The amount of time that a nonprofit can invest in mobile and social media depends on capacity. Small nonprofits that are not in a position to hire a part- or full-time social media