Crowdfunding 101: How to Set a Basic Online Fundraising Project Up for Success

Genevieve Michaels About Crowdfunding, NonProfits, Tips & Tricks Leave a Comment

If you’re reading this, you’re probably no stranger to the world of online fundraising. Crowdfunding is a powerful way to connect your cause with the people who care about it, and FundRazr’s mission is to help you do so on your own terms, under your organization’s own branding. Today, we’re going back to basics: showing you how to set up …

7 Steps to Nailing the Number 1 Key to Campaign Success

Trish Sissons NonProfits, Tips & Tricks

Stories connect and unite us, and telling your story authentically is a huge part of resonating with potential donors. But as your audience is inundated with more and more native content, the need to stand out and differentiate your campaign has become even more profound. It’s not a secret any longer that video holds the key to opening more donor doors. However, as campaigns become more saturated with video content, it’s not enough to include a video, you need to include good video.

Behind The Scenes: A Crowdfunding Success Story

Tatyana Kapkan Success Stories, Tips & Tricks Leave a Comment

In March this year, Quest Atkinson volunteered in the Dominican Republic to help with various community outreach activities. Knowing this trip would be costly she decided to start a crowdfunding campaign to reach her family, friends and other like minded people to help fund her expenses. We decided to go behind the scenes to break down her crowdfunding success. Use …

Crowdfunding One Hot Meal At A Time

Tatyana Kapkan Featured Campaigns, The Voices Leave a Comment

Chilis on Wheels is an initiative based in New York City, spearheaded by veteran vegan and social rights activist Michelle Carrera. Michelle decided to cook her own vegan chilis and provide them to the homeless and food insecure in need of a warm meal once a month. Most soup kitchens close their doors over the weekends and Chilis on Wheels …

How To Foster A Community Of Fans

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The Nation of Love is an independent record label from mid-Missouri created by and for musicians.The Nation of Love’s mission is to create fresh inventive art with musical sounds. From March 14-21, they will embark on their first label-wide tour, performing in Austin, Texas playing several unofficial showcases during SXSW. This is one of the best times to get music …

5 Signs That You’re Ready To Crowdfund

Tatyana Kapkan About Crowdfunding, Tips & Tricks Leave a Comment

As a FundRazr Coach, I work with thousands of people to ensure they are set up for success. Majority of people I work with are curious to know the formula for successful crowdfunding. Not everyone is entirely ready to take on crowdfunding, but it doesn’t mean you have to give up your dream. What it means is that it takes …

raise money for Baby Luca on FundRazr

Family, Friends and Strangers raise money for Baby Luca!

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In May 2014 the lives of Laura Gennuso and her family were shattered when her 21 month old son Luca suffered a near drowning. Found and pulled out of the water within minutes was given CPR but had no vital signs. Luca was rushed to the local hospital where a team of doctors and nurses worked on his lifeless body …

How to Get Your First Crowdfunding Donation

Tatyana Kapkan Tips & Tricks Leave a Comment

First ask yourself: Would you donate and share your story? If the answer is no the it’s not compelling enough. Promote your story, not just your financial needs. You need to create a community of support to promote your cause. People don’t want to be considered as a piggy bank, they want to be connected to you. The key is …