CrowdRise Blog

All the things from AFP ICON 2019

Oh San Antonio. How we love thee. Your Tex-Mex, your cowboy boots, your conference halls. In short, we had a great time at the show this year. We desc...

Live from AFP ICON: 4 issues & trends affecting fundraising in the US

This week, the CrowdRise by GoFundMe team is in San Antonio for the AFP ICON 2019 conference, and also to get in a few bites of Tex-Mex. While we’re a...

Why you’ll want to come see us at AFP ICON

We’re heading to San Antonio. And not just for the tex-mex or a leisurely stroll along the River Walk. We’re coming to hit up the AFP ICON conference ...

Live from P2P Forum 2019: Four peer-to-peer diagnostics that increase engagement

This week, the CrowdRise team is in New Orleans to mostly check out the parades at Mardi Gras, but also stop by one of the biggest fundraising confere...

How to attend the year’s best nonprofit conferences without actually going

It’s that time again. Conference season. The time when Decent Humans from all over the globe come together to learn new fundraising strategies, exchan...

All the reasons to see us at Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum

 It’s that time of year. The time when we descend on New Orleans to eat our way through all the beignets (again), pretend we’re bold enough to go on a...

How BvB Dallas used CrowdRise to turn their community into a movement

“We needed a place we could advertise and push out, and that could collect our funds and show it in the right way. It needed to be user friendly for o...

CrowdRise Spotlight Interviews

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 ...

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...

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

Has this ever happened to you...

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.

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...

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...

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...

Marketing

8 marketing tips from HubSpot’s INBOUND 2018 that nonprofits should know

We’ve heard over and over again that marketing initiatives are some of the biggest pain points and challenges for nonprofits.

Our Culture

Nonprofit stickers you'd actually want on your laptop - Vote

We love stickers. We even have a room at the CrowdRise office that’s plastered from floor to ceiling with a mess of our favorite stickers. So, when it...

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...

Events Marketing

8 nonprofit success tips from the 2018 NTEN and IFC fundraising conferences

8 nonprofit success tips from NTEN and IFC 2018 Last week we headed to New Orleans to eat some beignets and attend two of the biggest nonprofit fundra...

Events Marketing News, Research & Trends

Live from IFC 2018: The social fundraising data report for nonprofits

This week, the CrowdRise team has descended upon New Orleans to eat some po’ boys and attend two of the biggest nonprofit fundraising conferences of t...

Events Marketing

Live from IFC 2018: What stories to tell to get your donors to take action

This week, the CrowdRise team has descended upon New Orleans to eat some po’ boys and attend two of the biggest nonprofit fundraising conferences of t...

Events Marketing

Live from 18NTC: The evolution and continued rise of mobile donations

This week, the CrowdRise team has descended upon New Orleans to eat some po’ boys and attend two of the biggest nonprofit fundraising conferences of t...