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...

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.


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 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...

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...

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?

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...


What nonprofits in China have to do with your overhead

“As the nonprofit employees in the room struggled and strategized whether or not 30% or 25% overhead margins were realistic, one man in the crowd stoo...

Fundraising Marketing

Cycling + social fundraising: A perfect match

Social fundraising has become a must in an event’s toolkit, and cycling events are no exception.

Marketing Data

Social fundraising data report for nonprofits - powered by CrowdRise and GoFundMe

The Social fundraising data report for nonprofits was created to use the massive amount of GoFundMe data tracked through campaigns, donations, and soc...


10 things that can make a big difference in your fundraising strategy

In case you missed it, last month we partnered with our friends over at Guidestar on a webinar about 10 easy and actionable things nonprofits can do t...


What is CrowdRise by GoFundMe?

What is CrowdRise by GoFundMe?

Fundraising Social Marketing

Social fundraising guide - Chapter Five: Design for real humans

Are you getting the most out of your social fundraising efforts? By crafting your supporters’ experience to fit how they actually behave, you’ll see b...


Webinar Recap: Shannon Malloy at Cure JM

Missed our webinar How to get more peer-to-peer fundraisers in 2018? No worries. We’ve got you covered.


Why voice and tone might be the secret sauce to social fundraising success

Nonprofits are used to holding their narratives close to the chest — “this is who we are, what we do, and we’d love if you’d rally behind our cause.” ...