10 Simple Ways Nonprofits Can Prepare for A Successful #GivingTuesday

10 Simple Ways Nonprofits Can Prepare for A Successful #GivingTuesday

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising 1 Comment

#GivingTuesday, the international day of giving, is set for November 28th this year! Last year, the total amount donated on #GivingTuesday was $168 million, up from $116.7 million in 2015. #GivingTuesday is certainly growing in popularity, but success on this special giving day comes with a caveat. Much like donors don’t give to you simply because they have lots of …

5 Key Decisions Your Nonprofit Needs to Make Before Giving Tuesday

5 Key Decisions Your Nonprofit Needs to Make Before #GivingTuesday

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Marketing, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising 1 Comment

Friendly reminder – #GivingTuesday 2017 is less than 100 days away! It’s tempting to see the astounding fundraising numbers from last year – 1,640,000 gifts made; 177 million raised in over 98 countries – and think that this day of giving will work for your nonprofit. You may be saying, “Sure it will work? I mean, it worked for so …

Do you need help planning a #GivingTuesday campaign?

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Social Media 1 Comment

I know what’s going to happen. On November 29, if you are like most nonprofit organizations across the world, you will be reaching out to your supporters to give! You will expect them to enter their credit card info just because… because… well, because it’s #GivingTuesday and that’s what people do. Right? Well, not exactly. Thousands of nonprofits have that exact …

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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 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 …

21 ways to give back through holiday shopping

21 Ways to Give Back Through Your Holiday Shopping

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits 22 Comments

Love it or hate it, the holiday hysteria is upon us! Thankfully, there are quite a few ways you can give back and pay it forward this holiday season. Here are just 21 ways to give back through your holiday shopping. 1. Participate in #GivingTuesday Then you can feel good about all the shopping you did or have yet to do. …

How Your Nonprofit Can Plan Ahead for #GivingTuesday

How Your Nonprofit Can Plan Ahead for #GivingTuesday

Julia Claire Campbell Events, Fundraising, Marketing, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising 3 Comments

I know, I know – it’s too early to talk about December. On the East Coast, we just got comfortable ordering Pumpkin Spice Lattes and pulling out our fall boots. We don’t want to discuss Christmas and certainly not year-end giving right now! Think again!  Don’t let your nonprofit be left behind – start planning for #GivingTuesday and year-end giving …