What Nonprofits Need To Know About Facebook’s #GivingTuesday Announcement

Julia Claire Campbell Facebook, Fundraising, Marketing, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Social Media 7 Comments

Cue the bells, throw the confetti, ring the alarms! Facebook announced that for GivingTuesday this year (December 3) it will be matching up to $7 million USD in donations made on the platform that day. If you aren’t familiar with GivingTuesday, it’s a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. …

How to Raise Money Using Facebook Stories

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

Are you using Facebook Stories for your nonprofit, or on your personal profile? These ephemeral, Snapchat-style Stories now have more than 500 million daily users across Facebook and Messenger. This means that one-third of Facebook’s 1.5 billion daily users are posting or watching Stories EACH DAY – and they just launched this feature two years ago! Being a brand new …

How to Thank Facebook Donors (Even If You Don’t Have Their Contact Info)

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

Are you not using Facebook Fundraisers because you don’t know how to thank Facebook donors that come to you from the platform? Consider this: Mark Zuckerberg announced that more than $2 billion has been raised on Facebook for causes, with more than 45 million people making a donation on the platform.  Let’s think about this for a moment.  According to …

Social Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits

Social Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits

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

What is social fundraising? What makes it so powerful? And how can small nonprofits start their own programs to recruit and mobilize social fundraisers for their cause? Join me and Josh Hirsch, the Nonprofit Social Media Nerds, for a special session with Sue Citro, Chief Experience Officer at Best Friends Animal Society, and a featured speaker at the Nonprofit Social Media Summit in …

Facebook to Eliminate Some Donate Buttons for Pages

🚨 Breaking News: Changes Coming to the Facebook Donate Button 🚨

Julia Claire Campbell Facebook, Fundraising, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Social Media 14 Comments

Did you get an email from Facebook letting you know that the call-to-action button on your nonprofit Facebook Page is going to be changed and/or eliminated? Several of my clients and colleagues received this email and asked me what it means. It means that Facebook is removing the ability for nonprofit Pages to use their “Donate” buttons to link to …

Fundraisers – You’re Missing the Point of Social Media Fundraising

Fundraisers – You’re Missing the Point of Social Media Fundraising

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Social Media 3 Comments

Lately I’ve been seeing a lot of articles, written by my fundraising heroes, that are a little bit grouchy on the subject of social media fundraising. I’m here to give you my side of the social media fundraising argument – because I know that it works. You may be saying, “Oh, sure, Julia, you have to stick up for social media. …

How to Use Social Media to Raise Money Online

How to Use Social Media to Raise Money Online

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Social Media 3 Comments

My webinar with Nonprofit Tech for Good went so well I wanted to share the slides with you! How to Use Social Media to Raise Money Online from Julia Campbell For a step-by-step guide on setting up and using Facebook’s fundraising tools to drive donations for your nonprofit, sign up for my newest webinar! Description of the webinar: Packed with …

Live Debate: What Are The Pros and Cons of Facebook Fundraising for Nonprofits?

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

Welcome to Facebook Fridays! Fridays at noon I take 15 minutes to help you navigate the crazy wilderness of Facebook for your nonprofit. Today I brought on special guest Noah Barnett from peer-to-peer online fundraising platform CauseVox to answer your question: What are the biggest pros and cons of setting up and using Facebook fundraising tools for nonprofits? Grab the Nonprofit …

How Do Nonprofits Receive Donations Made on Facebook?

Julia Claire Campbell Facebook, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Social Media 5 Comments

Welcome to Facebook Fridays! Fridays at noon I take 15 minutes to help you navigate the crazy wilderness of Facebook for your nonprofit. Today I answered your question: How do nonprofits receive donations made on Facebook? There are three ways to receive donations made to your nonprofit on Facebook: 1. Nonprofits that are Registered with Facebook Payments When a charitable organization …