Online Giving

18
Feb

9 Brilliant Fundraising Trends for 2017 (That can Help You Raise More)

The new year is fast approaching, and with it, comes changes in how you approach your fundraising. But have now fear, we’ve done the work of trend forecasting for you. These predictions include iterations on existing concepts and fresh takes in the fundraising world. In both instances, this list of trends is built to help you improve your fundraising.  If

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6
Jan

Nonprofit CRMs: 7 Essential Features Every Organization Needs

Nonprofit CRM software is the most robust and comprehensive piece of technology that organizations can buy. CRMs boast an extraordinary range of benefits, from enabling your organization to better organize and leverage data to freeing up more staff hours to cutting down on errors and inaccuracies. But where do you start? There are so many providers and not all CRM software

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30
Nov

Charity Auctions: A Step-by-Step Guide to Maximize Donations

So you want to host a charity auction. That’s great! Auctions can be a fun way to engage your supporters and raise funds for your worthy cause. Plus, bidding on a unique item can be just the right motivation your donors need to give. If you’ve started planning an auction, you know that it can take a lot of work.

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30
Nov

The Power of Online Donations

Over $1.2 million dollars is spent online every 30 seconds. With this level of activity, your organization has incredible opportunities to take advantage of online fundraising. This post will walk you through: Rising Trends in Online Giving Strengthening your Organization for the Future Unique Online Fundraising Opportunities Paired with traditional fundraising strategies, online donations have the power to supercharge donations.

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30
Nov

Picking a Crowdfunding Platform for Nonprofits: 5 Questions to Ask

Picking the right crowdfunding platform sets the groundwork for your campaign. When you create a fundraising page on a platform, that’s where you’ll direct donors to learn more about your project and potentially make a donation. Therefore, your fundraising page should capture your supporters’ attention and have all the necessary elements so that you can make the most out of your

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16
Nov

Nonprofit Website Design: The Beginning Designer’s Checklist

With more and more donors preferring to engage with nonprofits through mobile and digital channels, designing a captivating website for your nonprofit is more important than ever before. A strong website can help your organization convey its mission, establish trust with your supporters, build stronger relationships with present and potential donors, and ultimately, capture more online donations. However, in order

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24
Oct

PayPal Alternatives for Nonprofits: A Comprehensive Guide

Even though many nonprofits use PayPal, it’s not the best platform for organizations seeking to accept online donations. Many PayPal alternatives exist that can offer your nonprofit more. If your nonprofit is looking to take your online donation forms to the next level, you should look into other online giving software. To help you understand more about PayPal and the

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3
Oct

5 Ways Technology Can Increase Volunteer Retention

Nonprofits constantly search for ways to retain their volunteers while continuing to recruit. With the advancements in technology, it is now easier than ever to keep open lines of communication with all volunteers. Being able to reach out to thousands of volunteers at any time can be as simple as a click of a button. Making volunteers feel welcome is

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23
Sep

6 Donor Abandonment Causes and Solutions: An Actionable Guide for Nonprofits

Every nonprofit already understands the inherent challenges associated with getting an interested supporter to the finish line, aka the donation page. However, many nonprofits underestimate how much effort it takes to get a donor to cross that finish line once they click the ‘donate’ button. In fact, many people who click on your donation button aren’t finishing the process. That

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7
Sep

Matching Gift Databases: What to Look for (Plus Our Top Picks!)

Whether you’re accepting donations with text-to-give software or are using standard donation pages to receive funds, you can promote matching gifts to your donors. However, you’ll need to enlist the help of matching gift software and a matching gift database if you want to truly make the most of the “two-for-one deal” of the fundraising world. To help you get

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