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 …

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Want To Be An Online Fundraising Master?

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising 11 Comments

Online fundraising should be a major part of your strategy this year. Last year, online fundraising campaign #GivingTuesday raised 90% more in 2013 than in 2012 – about $19.2 million. Blackbaud found that overall charitable giving grew 4.9% in 2013, while online giving grew 13.5%. M+R and the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) studied 53 nonprofits and found that nonprofit website traffic increased …

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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11 Ways Nonprofits Can Reach Donors on #GivingTuesday

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Social Media 20 Comments

#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, 53% over 2011. Almost 3,000 nonprofits participated and drove the …

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Nonprofits, social media and fundraising: #GivingTuesday is a few of my favorite things

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

I know you’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. To most, these are revered celebrations of online consumerism and the chance to stomp on strangers for the lowest priced television. In response to this, but also as a great idea in and of itself, #GivingTuesday has been embraced by the nonprofit and philanthropic world as an alternative to the …