Ten Fresh Fundraising Ideas for 2018

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The new year is here, and what better time than a fresh, modern, and current update of your online fundraising strategies? Innovation is a constant in the nonprofit sphere, and here are ten exciting fundraising ideas for your nonprofit organization to keep pace. 1. Micro Projects Micro Projects are an effective way to transform a fundraising goal from aspirational to …

How a Community Garden Used FundRazr for Crowdfunding Success!

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When Greenest City, a Toronto environmental nonprofit, decided they wanted to reclaim a vacant lot and turn it into Milky Way Garden, a space for community agriculture, they knew the most effective online fundraising campaign possible would be crucial to their success. With a hefty goal of $25,000, they’d need to make it crystal clear to potential donors the impact …

How Internal Fundraising Can Ensure Greater Campaign Success

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Once you’ve completed your fundraising campaign set up, it can be tempting to shout it out from the rooftops immediately. Before you jump up and shout it out, you should take a breath and consider a soft launch to build up some internal momentum before you go to the masses. While it’s easy to lean on your nonprofit’s external advocates …

Leveraging the Relationship Between Fundraising Dollars and Impact

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More and more, nonprofits are facing a growing communications challenge with ever more skeptical audiences. Research shows that donors, and millennials especially, are likely to stop donating to a cause if they do not clearly understand the direct impact of their money. What is ‘Impact’? Results can be categorized a few different ways – you can have outputs, outcomes, and …

Making the Most of Birthday Data

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Everyone has a birthday (whether they like it or not)! Birthdays present a tremendous opportunity to make your donors feel valued. In the corporate space, it’s not uncommon to collect birthday data from customers to market specialized deals to them. For example, Sephora’s inexpensive birthday gifts and greetings for customers keep community engagement high and increase foot traffic into stores. …

Tax Receipts: When to Collect Donor Information

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One of the many features we offer for non-profit organizations is the ability to automatically issue custom tax receipts. After a contribution is successfully completed to a nonprofit’s crowdfunding campaign, we’ll ask the donor for their information to issue them a tax receipt. This is why we do the data collection after the transaction. Make it at Easy as Possible …

How to Use LinkedIn for Your NonProfit

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LinkedIn is integral to telling your nonprofit organization’s ‘professional’ story. With over 400 million professional users, LinkedIn is a great resource for potential donors and potential partner corporations. Think of LinkedIn as a constant, virtual networking event at your disposal. You want to be on your A-game so you can: Share your organization’s elevator pitch with the professional world Share …

To the Next Level: How to Convert Your Social Media Followers into Donors

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People are quick to like the causes they care about on social media. They’ll dole out the likes, shares, and retweets with abandon, but getting your followers to step up and support your cause with their hard-earned money requires more work. The good news is that if they’re already engaging with you on social media, they’re more likely to donate. …

Humanitarian Toy Drive Goes To Gaza

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The Gaza Toy Drive is a humanitarian aid mission that aims to provide children in Gaza, Palestine, with new toys, educational items, medical aid and clothes. They believe these are essential to having some semblance of a normal childhood, despite the many challenges that they face in life. They aim to provide children with things that represents a normal childhood …