December 12, 2012

Kick-start your end-of-year fundraising

by Guest

About one-third of all charitable giving happens in the last three months of the year with 34.8% of all online fundraising happening in Q4. Get the most out of year-end fundraising with a couple of critical tips. Continue reading

November 27, 2012

Last call for your nonprofit to join #GivingTuesday

by John Haydon

Today charities, families, businesses and folks like you will come together to help create #GivingTuesday. Find out how your nonprofit can get involved and raise awareness — and funds! — for your cause. Continue reading

November 6, 2012

Tips & tools for effective online fundraising

by Guest

Social media can be a great asset for building relationships and driving people to donate, but the tried-and-true web donation form still is the foundation for donor activity. Learn how to get the most out of social, while keeping your fundamental elements alive. Continue reading

October 31, 2012

Why can’t I raise any money with social media?

by John Haydon

While social media is a great asset for connecting and sharing with your contacts, it’s not always the most effective when it comes to garnering donations for your nonprofit. Find out how you can use social media to help guide your donors down the road to giving. Continue reading

October 24, 2012

4 Facebook apps to raise funds for your cause

by John Haydon

Facebook recently recommended four fundraising applications that keep fundraising inside of Facebook. What’s great about these applications is that they leverage the strength of Facebook by encouraging donors to share your fundraiser with others, see friends who have also donated, and make fundraising transactions more frictionless. Continue reading

October 22, 2012

12 ways measuring can empower your nonprofit

by John Haydon

Beth Kanter and Katie Paine discuss the importance and power of measuring your nonprofit’s networks in their new book, “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit.” John Haydon gives us 12 highlights, and Beth provides us a book to giveaway to one reader. Continue reading