Interviews CrowdRise Spotlight

What 8 fundraising experts had to say about taking their events to the next level

Fundraising for an event, whether it’s a fun run, gala, dinner, or 5k, is a staple in the nonprofit community. But, taking these events and adding in ...

Fundraising

Filling in your fundraising gaps with DIY

From a business standpoint, whether you’re for-profit or not-for-profit, the start of a new year really can be a time where you can gain momentum from...

How Jam Kancer in the Kan made it simple to make an impact with CrowdRise

"Having not been computer savvy, when looking at CrowdRise, I was like, ‘wow, this is pretty simple. I can do this.’ Then I had to sell the platform t...

The creativity that DIY fundraising inspires

DIY peer-to-peer fundraising, or do-it-yourself fundraising if you’re not into acronyms, is quickly becoming an integral component to the modern nonpr...

Nonprofit donor data hygiene: Why a clean up now means long-term benefits

Has this ever happened to you...

5 simple additions to boost your next nonprofit event

 With the start of a new year, it’s always good to take a step back and not only assess what’s working and what’s not working so well, but also see wh...

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The ultimate nonprofit guide to fundraising minimums

At CrowdRise by GoFundMe, we believe that fundraising minimums (sometimes lovingly referred to as ‘fundmins’) can be one of the most powerful tools in...

Decent Humans: Matthew Wollack at Wolverine Human Services

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...

4 ways to make your fundraising campaign work harder at the end of the year

With just a couple weeks left in 2018, we’ve got some quick tips you can use to maximize the last few days of the year. Not only are your supporters i...

Webinar Recap: 5 ways to get in front of your post-campaign planning

Didn’t get a chance to check out our webinar about post-campaign planning? Not to worry, we’ve got you covered.

A nonprofit’s guide to bringing fundraising events online

We often talk about how the modern nonprofit is bringing an increasing number of events and fundraising efforts ‘online.’ But what does that all reall...

How The Empowerment Plan used CrowdRise to evolve and expand their online fundraising

“When it was time to migrate to an online fundraising platform, we were excited that this was what CrowdRise was intended to do. The platform makes it...

Sticker announcement + let’s talk 2019 nonprofit conferences

We recently went out to all you Decent Humans and asked for your vote on which sticker we should make for the upcoming 2019 conference season. And, th...

Decent Humans: Caryn Henning at MDRT Foundation

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...

How to modernize your next nonprofit capital campaign

In the past, financial hardships were an isolating and often insurmountable challenge, but with technology tools like GoFundMe, people can now tap int...

4 easy ways to boost post-event engagement

Focusing on details before and during a fundraising event are super important, but how much time do you spend thinking about the moments immediately f...

How Experience Camps enabled their donors to do more with CrowdRise

“W e have so many storytellers, so CrowdRise was a natural platform for us to be able to monetize the value of that and put more fuel in the engine of...

An expert guide to effective fundraising recruitment using email

The holiday season is such an incredible time to consider launching a peer-to-peer opportunity for your supporters.  But when it comes to engaging you...

Webinar Recap: The season for peer-to-peer

Missed our webinar all about why social fundraising works best for holiday giving? No worries. After all, it was on Halloween. So spooky. Either way, ...

5 tips to get more recurring donors over the holidays

#GivingTuesday, the global day of philanthropy that kicks off the holiday giving season, is right around the corner. And, if you’re like most nonprofi...

The science behind why social fundraising works

When embraced, social fundraising can be an incredibly successful way for nonprofits to engage, empower, and activate their community of supporters. C...