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8 Online Social Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits

March 21, 2019
By Gary Wohlfeill, Director of Marketing at CrowdRise, who works with partners to develop highly engaging fundraising campaigns and leads the marketing team in developing the CrowdRise brand. It’s hard to deny that social media has forever created a fundamental shift in the way we engage with each other. And this applies to nonprofits in a big way. That’s...

106 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools and Resources for Nonprofits

February 20, 2019
By Heather Mansfield, Editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Tech for Good and producer of the Global NGO Technology Report and the Global Trends in Giving Report The internet is loaded with amazing free or low-cost tools and resources! Provided you set aside the time to explore and experiment, your nonprofit can use the tools listed below to significantly improve your web...

How to Run Facebook Fundraising Ads: 5 Simple Steps

February 14, 2019
Brent Merritt is a digital strategy consultant at Metric Communications and blogger at The Caliper. His work is focused on nonprofits, advocacy, and public affairs. Digital fundraising professionals face a significant new challenge when it comes to fundraising on Facebook. How do you get your appeals in front of your Facebook audience despite the significant decline in organic reach and the resulting reduction...

Seeking Sponsors for 2019 Free Monthly Webinars, Tweet Chats, Instagram Takeovers, and Blog Posts

December 11, 2018
For the first time, Nonprofit Tech for Good is seeking sponsorships from companies or organizations that serve the nonprofit sector. For almost a decade Nonprofit Tech for Good has been a one-person blog that has been funded primarily through income I have earned through consulting and speaking engagements. However, for the past six months a new vision for Nonprofit...

2019 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar for Nonprofits

December 3, 2018
Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful themes upon which to launch online fundraising campaigns. The real-time, in-the-moment nature of cause awareness and giving days can inspire donors to give provided that your nonprofit knows how to promote the days effectively. The first step is to decide which days to build a campaign upon and add them to your 2019 editorial...

[Tweet Chat] Nonprofit Tech Trends for 2019

November 21, 2018
Join us for a tweet chat on January 16 at 12pm EST to discuss nonprofit tech trends in the new year! Nonprofit Tech for Good will be co-hosting a tweet chat with Wired Impact to lead a discussion on nonprofit tech trends, such as website design, social media fundraising, email marketing, privacy, and web accessibility. How to Participate At...

5 Ways to Use Social Media to Raise More Money at Year-end

October 31, 2018
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. Year-end giving is a vital piece of the nonprofit fundraising puzzle, and the time when many organizations reap the harvest of...

YouTube Giving Tools: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know

September 1, 2018
Currently in beta, YouTube has released a new suite of giving tools for a small number of nonprofits in the U.S., however, in the coming coming weeks the company will roll out the tools to all 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. If your organization would like to get access to the tools as they roll out, make sure you have signed...

3 Reasons Why Pinterest Is Still Relevant for Nonprofits

August 10, 2018
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. The first question that probably comes to your mind when reading this headline is – “Pinterest? That’s just for pinning clothing and home...