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How Nonprofits Can Tweet Effectively During the #SOTU

January 26, 2018
On January 30, 2018 Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States, will present the 96th in-person State of the Union Address. For days before, the day of, and for days after the hashtag #SOTU will be a top trending topic on Twitter. With online and offline activism at unprecedented levels, this

6 Must-Download Mobile Apps for Good

January 15, 2018
Thus far, nonprofits have struggled to create mobile apps that their donors and supporters want to use. They don’t have the financial resources or staff expertise necessary and as a result, app stores are lacking in apps that inspire people to do good. Now 11 years after

2018 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

January 1, 2018
Updated: 2019 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar 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

25 Must-Know Global Trends in Giving

November 22, 2017
Based upon the survey results of 4,084 donors worldwide, the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report is an annual research project that examines how donors prefer to give and engage with their favorite causes and charitable organizations. Sponsored by the Public Interest Registry and researched by Nonprofit Tech for Good,

Cause Awareness & Giving Day Campaigns for Nonprofits

November 14, 2017
The rise of social media has also given rise to online giving on cause awareness and giving days. The urgency of a campaign occurring on a certain day inspires individuals to donate, but only if your nonprofit prepares in advance and creates an online campaign that taps

What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About Amazon Alexa

November 9, 2017
Smart speakers are voice-activated digital assistants that enable users to use their voice to command a wide variety of activities, such as play music, listen to news, make calls, watch video clips, shop online, and control smart home devices (thermostats, home alarm systems, lights, smart TVs, etc.).

How to Report Live from Nonprofit Events and Conferences

October 10, 2017
Real-time reporting from nonprofit conferences and events requires an advanced skill set, training, and a lot of practice. Tailored for social media managers, this webinar below was presented on October 9 highlighted which skills are necessary for live reporting, which online tools work the best, and outlined