Archive: Online Fundraising

Nonprofits Grew Online Giving, Website Traffic & Social Media Fans in 2013

It’s that time of year again – the M+R and NTEN annual Nonprofit Benchmarks Study! This year they surveyed 53 nonprofits, looking at data on online fundraising and advocacy. Some of the more interesting findings: Email continues to account for about a third of online fundraising revenue. Online giving increased 14% ...

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Small Nonprofits Are Increasing Their Online Fundraising

Last week Blackbaud released it’s annual Charitable Giving Report, and the findings may surprise you. The fundraising climate is improving. Overall giving in the U.S. was up by almost 5%! Not surprisingly larger nonprofits grew their giving by 5.7% compared to smaller organizations, which grew at 3.6% Most notably, online ...

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This is What Nonprofits Need More Than a Facebook Donate Button

This week Facebook rolled out the Donate Button for nonprofits. While a nice idea and certainly well-meaning, this new feature has only been made available to a select few national nonprofits (your nonprofit can apply here to get a button). In addition, Facebook has given us no idea when it ...

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6 Things Nonprofits Need To Do After #GivingTuesday

Today is #GivingTuesday! Chances are you participated in the absolute madness that is Black Friday, or the quieter deal-shopping on Cyber Monday, or even the locally-focused Small Business Saturday. So why not participate in an international day of giving back? That’s the premise behind #GivingTuesday – to kick off the ...

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7 Steps To More Online Donations This Holiday Season

It’s year-end giving time – the most wonderful time of the year! The year-end season of giving and generosity means millions of donors are searching for places to donate, for items to purchase that make a difference and for causes in which to get involved. Where are they looking? Online. ...

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8 Ways Social Media Is Directly Helping the Victims of Typhoon Haiyan

By now you have heard of the complete devastation in the Philippines wrought by Supertyphoon Haiyan. According to CNN, nationwide the death toll from the typhoon stands at 3,976 with another 1,598 missing. Most likely you heard something about this tragedy via social media. Maybe you donated money to one ...

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11 Ways Nonprofits Can Reach Donors on #GivingTuesday

#Giving Tuesday, a campaign that promotes a national day of giving that celebrates and encourages charitable giving, set for Dec. 3 this year, offers nonprofits a great opportunity for to raise funds online – but they need to be prepared. Nonprofits raised more than $10 million last year on #GivingTuesday, ...

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