CrowdRise Blog

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...

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...

Fundraising

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.