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2020 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar for Nonprofits

December 19, 2019
Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful themes upon which to launch online fundraising campaigns. The first step is to decide which days to build a campaign upon and then add them to your 2020 editorial calendar. In addition to the days listed below, see also

6 Ways to Raise More with Facebook Fundraisers

October 25, 2019
By Brent Merritt, a digital strategy consultant at Metric Communications and blogger at The Caliper. His work is focused on nonprofits, advocacy, and public affairs. Facebook Fundraisers are a relatively new fundraising tool, but they’re already driving a major boost in revenue for some nonprofit organizations. The 2019 M+R

[FREE WEBINAR] How Nonprofits Can Make Their Fundraising Campaigns More Social

October 9, 2019
UPDATE: This webinar was presented on November 13, 2019 (View Recording and Slides).  Social media channels can help you amplify the message of your fundraising campaigns. What’s important is to understand how to make the most of each social media platform. This webinar will look at the

39 Social Media Stats from the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report

September 22, 2019
Now its fourth edition, the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report has over 1,000 useful statistics for NGOs, NPOs, and charities worldwide. The stats below represent 5,721 organizations from 160 countries. The data is also available in the report in infographic format by region: Africa, Asia, Australia &

8 #GivingTuesday Storytelling Tips for Nonprofits 

September 19, 2019
By Tereza Litsa, Social Media Manager at Lightful, a simple social media management platform for nonprofits. #GivingTuesday is the biggest generosity movement in history. With more than 150 countries joining, and more than 14 billion impressions on social channels every year, it’s the perfect opportunity to tell

Newly Released in English, español, français e português! The 2019 Global NGO Technology Report

September 15, 2019
Now in its fourth edition, the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report provides 100+ technology benchmarks NGOs, NPOs, and charities worldwide. The data reveals how organizations use web and email communications, online fundraising, social media, productivity software, and emerging technology. This year the benchmarks are available for six regions: Africa Asia Australia and

6 Ideas for Using the Instagram Donation Sticker to Raise Money

August 29, 2019
By Julia Campbell, a social media and storytelling consultant for nonprofits and author of Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits. She regularly provides useful tips and resources to the nonprofit sector through her blog, #501SocialBlog. While Facebook and Twitter may be waning a bit in popularity and