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

GenevieveMichaels About Crowdfunding, NonProfits, Tips & Tricks

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 …

Tax Receipts: When to Collect Donor Information

TrishSissons NonProfits, Tips & Tricks

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 …

Crowdfunding Culture And Education

TatyanaKapkan Featured Campaigns, The Voices

Aboriginal HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters) is a program that introduces learning and education into aboriginal homes early, creating an environment and dialogue that supports First Nations culture and heritage. HIPPY Canada is now raising funds to help sustain and grow their Aboriginal HIPPY program at various locations in Canada, in partnership with Vancouver Native Health. Traditionally …

8 Causes To Get You Inspired This Christmas

TatyanaKapkan Featured Campaigns, LifeRazr

“The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear!” – Buddy the Elf Buddy’s motto rings true to the many charities and nonprofit organizations that work tirelessly to support people, communities, projects and animals that need it most. Not only are you giving generously when you contribute to a campaign, but you are also singing …

The Season Of Giving – Where Is Your Money Best Spent?

TatyanaKapkan LifeRazr, Tips & Tricks

The Holiday Season has arrived, and while most are looking forward to spending some quality time with family it’s also a time for generous giving, which usually turns into last minute shopping in search for the perfect gift. There is no doubt that giving makes us feel good, and what better way to make others feel good than to give …

Fundraising Putting Your Hobbies to Good Use

Fundraising: Putting Your Hobbies to Good Use

TatyanaKapkan About Crowdfunding, LifeRazr

Sometimes an organization needs to get creative with its fundraising efforts if it wants to reach its goals. Fundraising has been a challenge for organizations over the last few years, but there have been positive changes as well. Causera reports that total charitable giving from donors has not rebounded from the recession; however, online donations increased by 10.9 percent in …

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FundRazr Success Story: Aprons for Gloves [VIDEO]

TatyanaKapkan Featured Campaigns, Success Stories

What does it take to get over 3000 people involved in a charity event and raise almost $400,000 in the process? Aprons for Gloves. Aprons for Gloves Boxing Association is a non-profit organization focused on providing community outreach through the sport of boxing. This Vancouver based organization has provided programs for at-risk women and youth that offer free mentorship and …

How to help animals in need

Case Study: How CorgiPals is giving a voice to corgis in need

TatyanaKapkan The Voices, Tips & Tricks

How can non-profits build up their community on Facebook? Which marketing channel is the most effective to attract new donors? We’ve interviewed the founder of one of the amazing animal non-profits, CorgiPals, who revealed their best practices on how to build an online community of support, which marketing channel is the most effective to get more contributions and what are …

Non-profit crowdfunding success

Contributor Thank-You’s That Make an Impression

TatyanaKapkan About Crowdfunding

In June of this year, research company Massolution reported that crowdfunding campaigns had already raised $5.1 billion in 2014; however, these crowdfunding projects were mostly businesses looking for startup capital and likely weren’t starting at zero, meaning organizers could offer substantial perks as incentive for contributors. And it worked. But what happens when you need funding for a non-profit? How …

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Opportunity International Lends Money — And Hope — to Women

LauraPratt Featured Campaigns

“When you start at the bottom,” says freshly minted Manilan entrepreneur Ana Serrano in a video illustrating her dramatic personal transformation, “you appreciate where you came from.” For Serrano, a petite woman with high cheekbones and an easy smile, that was a Philippine slum, where she and her siblings survived as scavengers. “It was everyone for themselves. Each of us …