CrowdRise Blog

A tale of two text-to-donates

Making a donation via text is a simple and effective way for your supporters to show their support for your cause. Text-to-donate (or sometimes called...

Q&A: Why we built our new ticketing & registration functionality

When we rethought and rebuilt the new CrowdRise by GoFundMe platform, we did so with not only you, the nonprofit, in mind, but with your supporters in...

Solutions to nonprofits’ biggest challenges

We recently asked nonprofits to share their biggest challenges. And, surprisingly, it didn’t matter what part of the country the nonprofit was from, h...

Decent Humans: Lauren Panasewicz at Range of Motion Project

Decent Humans is what we call the incredible community we witness on CrowdRise each and every day doing amazing things for good. And each month, we’re...

News, Research & Trends

Why micro-donations are the future of fundraising

It’s no secret that large gifts from high-wealth donors are important to nonprofit sustainability. But what about your super motivated supporters who ...

Webinar Recap: Colby Marple at the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Couldn’t make it to our webinar, Understanding DIY Fundraising? Not to worry. We’ve got everything you need to catch up.

Feature spotlight: Mobile fundraising platform

“2x more brand experiences happen on mobile than anywhere else, including TV, in-store, computer, etc.*”

Product

Multi-team event fundraising: Everything to know before launching your next event

We’re adding fundraising improvements (and a little love) to CrowdRise by GoFundMe with every single update we make, and our enhanced multi-team funct...

Fundraising

Fundraising online is bigger than just Facebook

“Fundraising strategy” is a loaded term, but a strategy is so imperative to have as a nonprofit wanting to grow, stay relevant, and make a huge impact...

Attracting & engaging Millennial donors

Millennials are the largest generation in the country and are poised to have major impact in the nonprofit world. Not only are they altering today’s m...

Interviews

Webinar Recap: Ellen McElligott at the Pat Tillman Foundation

Did you get a chance to check out our webinar, 10 ways to modernize your next endurance event? If not, no worries, we’ve got everything you need to kn...

The rise of DIY fundraising - and why CrowdRise is the platform that can help you crush it

DIY (Do-it-yourself) fundraising is such an exciting opportunity for nonprofits and is growing at a rapid pace. Allowing your supporters to start thei...

DIY fundraising 101: Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about DIY fundraising

Do-it-yourself (DIY) fundraising is one of the most exciting growth opportunities for nonprofits and is definitely one of the fastest growing types of...

Small wins: How to crush your next peer-to-peer campaign

Some things in life can seem daunting and overwhelming. Like building a house, losing 40 pounds, getting out of debt, or even cleaning up after dinner...

Q&A: Why we built the new CrowdRise by GoFundMe

As you might have heard, we’ve been making some pretty big changes around here. Rethought and rebuilt for nonprofits, the CrowdRise by GoFundMe platfo...

The complete social fundraising eGuide - All five chapters

Ready to learn everything there is to know about social fundraising and why it’s so important to embrace as a nonprofit?

Some amazing changes coming to CrowdRise

When it comes to fundraising, we know how important it is for nonprofits to work faster and get more done. So we’ve been building a bunch of new, even...

Decent Humans: Colby Marple at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)

Decent Humans is what we call the incredible community we witness on CrowdRise each and every day doing amazing things for good. And each month, we’re...

News, Research & Trends

The 1,000 biggest challenges facing nonprofits today

All industries have challenges… and the nonprofit world is no exception. So, when we asked 1,000 nonprofits who use CrowdRise by GoFundMe to let us kn...

Social Marketing

4 technology tools worth the investment for nonprofits

Investment as it relates to growth is a major topic right now in the nonprofit space and, as we dug into last month, one of the key ways you can actua...

Fundraising Data

The least scary blog about nonprofit data you’ll ever read

The D word. D-A-T-A. It’s that topic that’s at the top of everyone’s list these days but, let’s be honest, it can be a little bit intimidating.