CrowdRise Blog

A nonprofit’s guide to using incentives to engage zero-dollar fundraisers

It’s an all too common problem. You’re hosting an event and have fundraisers signed up to raise money on your behalf. Everything is going smoothly, un...

Fundraising

10 DIY fundraising questions answered

DIY fundraising (or do-it-yourself) fundraising is one of the most exciting topics in the nonprofit community right now — in fact, we’ve already writt...

Events

Webinar recap: 6 nonprofit event fundraising hacks

Nonprofit fundraising events can be a great opportunity to bring the support of donors, volunteers, and fundraisers together in real life to rally aro...

Capital campaigns and why nonprofits should consider them

Nonprofits are not strangers to the art of the fundraising campaign. Determining an initiative, creating a goal in order to help solve or combat the i...

Why turning donors into fundraisers can have big payoffs for your nonprofit

When it comes to fundraising, many nonprofits tend to focus most, if not all, of their efforts on getting more donors and donor retention. The art of ...

Connecting with Gen Z supporters

Gen Zs are a fast-growing, diverse generation with a population size larger than that of Baby Boomers or even Millennials. And this tech-savvy generat...

Map of a DIY peer-to-peer fundraising program

DIY (or do-it-yourself) fundraisers can take on many forms. These supporter started peer-to-peer campaigns can include bake sales, bowl-a-thons, memor...

Feature spotlight: The power of social in fundraising

“1 in 3 consumers would mention a brand while sharing a personal accomplishment on social media."*

Events

9 tips to get the most out of your next ticketed charity event

Events such as walks, bowl-a-thons, or galas are staples in most fundraising programs. And as an organizer, your job is to make sure you’re maximizing...

Fundraising

The quickest nonprofit guide to DIY fundraising

DIY (or do-it-yourself) fundraising is a hot topic in the land of peer-to-peer. Not only is it a new channel largely untapped by nonprofits, but it’s ...

News, Research & Trends

Webinar Recap: Engaging Millennial Supporters

We recently tackled a topic on a webinar that’s a pretty big buzzword out there right now… Millennials. And, not just who they are and why should you ...

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.

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...

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...