6 Things Nonprofits Need To Do After #GivingTuesday

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

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 year-end charitable giving season with a splash. Here are some …

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

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Social Media 24 Comments

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 of the many emergency relief funds set up in the …

How One Nonprofit Raised Thousands Using Facebook

How One Nonprofit Is Raising Thousands Using Facebook – Part 2

Julia Claire Campbell Facebook, Fundraising, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Social Media 41 Comments

Case Study: How One Nonprofit Raised Thousands Using Facebook – Part 2 This is the second part in my two part case study of the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a volunteer-driven charity that effectively uses social media tools to raise money and engage supporters. Read part one here. In Tuesday’s post, I covered 8 ways that the St. Baldrick’s Foundation uses …

How One Nonprofit Raised Thousands Using Facebook

How One Nonprofit Is Raising Thousands Using Facebook

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Nonprofits, Social Media 37 Comments

Case Study: How One Nonprofit Raised Thousands Using Facebook – Part 1 I first became aware of the St. Baldrick’s Foundation at the Inspire/BIO Conference in July. I was asked to speak about the latest social media tools for nonprofits, but I found myself learning even more from the other presenters – nonprofit professionals in the trenches who use social …

How to Help and to Heal after the Boston Marathon Bombings

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Nonprofits 4 Comments

Monday’s horrific events have shaken all of us. We all have stories of running the Boston Marathon or going to cheer a friend or loved one on as they completed (or attempted to complete) the rigorous, demanding 26.2 mile course. Going into the city on Patriot’s Day is a rite of passage, an institution in Boston – whether you are …

Pinning for Good – How Nonprofits Can Use Pinterest to Raise Money, Create Awareness and Do Good

Pinning for Good – How Nonprofits Can Use Pinterest to Raise Money, Create Awareness and Do Good

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

Here are the slides from Tuesday’s webinar: Pinning for Good – How Nonprofits Can Use Pinterest to Raise Money, Create Awareness and Do Good from NonprofitWebinars.com Description: In this free webinar you will learn how to use Pinterest to promote your cause, to gain a dedicated following and to raise more money. Topics to be covered include: Why your nonprofit needs to get …

Don't put all your eggs into the online fundraising basket - yet

Don’t put all your eggs into the online giving basket – yet

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising 1 Comment

Each year nonprofit software provider Blackbaud Inc. analyzes $8 billion worth of U.S. charitable gifts to 3,000 nonprofits and releases their Charitable and Online Giving Index. This tool is very helpful for nonprofits to identify trends in the sector, as well as compare their progress to other organizations based on size, revenue and area of focus. In the 2012 Index, …