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4 things you can do now for #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday will be here before you know it. In 67 days, to be exact. Now is a great time to start preparing for #GivingTuesday and the earlier you...

Marketing

5 ways to crush your next charity event

At CrowdRise, we know charity events take a lot of time, resources, and energy. That’s why we created an awesome activity book thing with some ideas f...

CrowdRise Spotlight Corporate Responsibility

Newman's Own Foundation teams up with CrowdRise for Holiday Challenge announcing half a million in grant giveaways to charities

DETROIT, MI (September 13, 2017) - Today, CrowdRise announced that its annual holiday giving campaign will be sponsored by Newman’s Own Foundation, wi...

Fundraising

What is a CrowdRise Charity Challenge?

You’re probably familiar with giving day campaigns, voting campaigns, and other tactics for raising lots of money in a short amount of time. But what ...

Product Marketing

Getting the most out of CrowdRise

We know that if you work for a charity or nonprofit organization, you’ve got your work cut out for you. So we’ve made it our goal here at CrowdRise to...

Fundraising

The evolution of social fundraising

Social fundraising. The idea that your supporters want to engage with your cause, make it their own, and show the world how they care and give back......

Product

Social Amp is changing the face of online giving

Since CrowdRise joined GoFundMe in January, we’ve been evolving into something bigger and better. One of the first things we did was start being much ...

Fundraising Corporate Responsibility

Beyond the cardboard check: 2 ways to increase corporate giving

When thinking about your corporate foundation’s giving strategy, you may conjure up images of stacks of grant applications, or nice photo ops of someo...

Fundraising

Brilliant ways to use donation kiosks

  This is a guest post written by Ryder Kessler, founder and CEO of DipJar. The people at DipJar made donation kiosks a thing. If you don’t know what ...

Fundraising Marketing

Why fundraisers are like the best ice cream ever

Recently we let loose on how we think about social fundraising, and why we think the conversation might need to be refocused. To us, social fundraisin...

Marketing

5 charity tees I'd actually wear

 It was a few years back when I first saw it. Someone on the street wearing a Club Sandwiches Not Seals hoodie. In those two seconds it took me to rea...

Fundraising Social

Could everyone be getting social fundraising wrong?

 We hear it often called ‘peer-to-peer’, ‘crowdfunding’, ‘P2P’, and a few other things. Social fundraising is definitely being talked about in both th...

Product

Why you need to be doing video campaign updates

If you’ve created a fundraiser, you know that updates are really important. Keeping donors up to speed on your campaign’s progress is a big part of th...

Marketing

How charities get me to donate every time

I’d only been working at CrowdRise for a week the first time it happened. I didn’t even realize it. I was just researching causes, exploring various n...

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CrowdRise joins GoFundMe

 

Product

4 reasons why using the Campaign Update Tool will raise more for your organization in December

With just a few weeks left to make tax-deductible donations, using the campaign update tool to easily and quickly reach every donor who gave to your f...

CrowdRise Spotlight

November's most Decent Humans

The world is full of Decent Humans. It’s awesome and inspiring to see. Here are the some of the most amazing campaigns going on right now: November's ...

Fundraising Marketing

Giving Tower is almost here

November 22nd is the launch of our biggest Challenge of the year - the CrowdRise Holiday Charity Challenge which features the Giving Tower on #GivingT...

Fundraising

Veterans Day and crowdfunding

Veterans Day in the United States is commemorated on November 11th. The holiday honors all American veterans who have ever served their country. It is...

Events Fundraising

Marathon fundraising: Making a huge impact

Running a marathon. What an accomplishment. 26.2 miles of physical and mental perseverance. The people who run them are incredible and we should all b...