February Non-Profit Blog Carnival Call for Submissions

Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Going Beyond Resolutions (Call for Submissions)

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, ROI 1 Comment

Happy February! Did you know that 25% of New Year’s resolutions are broken in the first week alone? And within 6 months, over half of us wishful thinkers who made New Year’s resolutions will have given some, or all of them, up. Guess what – I know why. New Year’s resolutions are often lofty, mile-high, pie-in-the-sky statements, such as “I want …

4 Tips for Making the Perfect Online Ask

4 Tips For Making the Perfect Online Ask to your Donors

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, Online Fundraising Leave a Comment

Guest blog by Adam Weinger If you go to a public place, whether it’s a coffee shop, bus station, or university campus, you’ll notice that nearly everyone is on their cell phones, laptops, or tablets. People are constantly connected to each other through the many accessible avenues on the internet. Nonprofits are no exception! In fact, 3 of the top 4 …

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How Much Was Raised On Giving Tuesday?

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Infographics, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Social Media Leave a Comment

The numbers for 2015’s #GivingTuesday are in, and they are astounding! **$116.7 million dollars raised through over 1 million gifts **The mean gift size was over $100! **Social media mentions of the hashtag #GivingTuesday were at least 1.3 million. **71 countries across the globe participated. And the numbers and data keep coming in! To get your nonprofit counted, please fill out …

How Digital and Social Media Have Transformed Nonprofits [Infographic]

How Digital and Social Media Tools Have Transformed Nonprofits [Infographic]

Julia Claire Campbell Infographics, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Social Media Leave a Comment

Social media is not a fad, nor is it a trend – it is a way of life. Digital and social media tools have completely revolutionized the ways in which people communicate with each other, as well as the ways that we consume and share information. Love them or hate them, they are here to stay – and their influence …

2 Essential Mobile Apps Your Nonprofit Should Be Using

2 Essential Mobile Apps Your Nonprofit Should Be Using

Julia Claire Campbell Mobile, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising Leave a Comment

Millennials – that elusive group of donors over which every nonprofit salivates – have identified that they prefer giving more frequent, smaller gifts. They want to see the direct impact that their money is having on the social causes they care about. And they want to share the good work with their social networks and get even more people on …

How to Build a Fundraising Tribe for #GivingTuesday

How to Build a Fundraising Tribe for #GivingTuesday

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Social Media Leave a Comment

Guest blog by Candace Cody At any given time, there’s a slew of worthy causes that donors can support. But, never is this more true than during a time like #GivingTuesday. Not familiar with #GivingTuesday? Well, it occurs on the Tuesday after the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, and is a way to inspire people to focus on a spirit of giving following the crazy …