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Getting the most out of CrowdRise

We know that if you work for a charity or nonprofit organization, you’ve got your work cut out for you. So we’ve made it our goal here at CrowdRise to...

Fundraising

The evolution of social fundraising

Social fundraising. The idea that your supporters want to engage with your cause, make it their own, and show the world how they care and give back......

Product

Social Amp is changing the face of online giving

Since CrowdRise joined GoFundMe in January, we’ve been evolving into something bigger and better. One of the first things we did was start being much ...

Fundraising Corporate Responsibility

Beyond the cardboard check: 2 ways to increase corporate giving

When thinking about your corporate foundation’s giving strategy, you may conjure up images of stacks of grant applications, or nice photo ops of someo...

Fundraising

Brilliant ways to use donation kiosks

  This is a guest post written by Ryder Kessler, founder and CEO of DipJar. The people at DipJar made donation kiosks a thing. If you don’t know what ...

Fundraising Marketing

Why fundraisers are like the best ice cream ever

Recently we let loose on how we think about social fundraising, and why we think the conversation might need to be refocused. To us, social fundraisin...

Marketing

5 charity tees I'd actually wear

 It was a few years back when I first saw it. Someone on the street wearing a Club Sandwiches Not Seals hoodie. In those two seconds it took me to rea...

Fundraising Social

Could everyone be getting social fundraising wrong?

 We hear it often called ‘peer-to-peer’, ‘crowdfunding’, ‘P2P’, and a few other things. Social fundraising is definitely being talked about in both th...

Product

Why you need to be doing video campaign updates

If you’ve created a fundraiser, you know that updates are really important. Keeping donors up to speed on your campaign’s progress is a big part of th...

Marketing

How charities get me to donate every time

I’d only been working at CrowdRise for a week the first time it happened. I didn’t even realize it. I was just researching causes, exploring various n...

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