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The Best Platform for #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is right around the corner. Click here to download our full Giving Tower Holiday Challenge Whitepaper. It's only 10 pages. And it has l...

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Decent Humans - July 2016 Edition

It's incredible to see so many Decent Humans out there helping friends and strangers, neighbors and people on the other side of the world. In the wake...

Fundraising

Fundraising for sports teams

Back in the day, before the Internet was a thing that we all spent all of our time on, the door-to-door fundraiser for sports teams were a necessity. ...

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Amazing Humans - June 2016

So many amazing humans are doing so much good. From Barbra Streisand helping to end women's heart disease to the Wetzel's giving up wedding gifts so t...

Fundraising

Independence Day: Building Community in America

Independence Day. The most American of days: commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, which declared that the colonies regarded ...

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Ethiopia: 24 Hours of Impact

Entrepreneur Mallory Brown went to Ethiopia for her 30th birthday with one goal: to help 30 Ethiopian women start their own businesses. As Mallory say...

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Supporting Orlando

On June 12th, Orlando faced the most devastating mass shooting in modern US history. Here are just a few examples of the people, organizations and com...

Social

5 Social Media Tips for Nonprofits

It's no secret that the world has changed and that online giving is the preferred method of giving for almost every demographic out there. But what ab...

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Orlando Pulse Shooting - Stand By the Victims

Early Sunday morning on June 12th, a lone gunman took the lives of 49 people in Orlando and wounded dozens more. The Orlando Pulse Nightclub Shooting ...

Marketing

7 Tips for Creating Your Nonprofit Marketing Plan

If you're like most nonprofits, you're probably wondering how you can rise above the noise of all the other organizations out there trying to rally su...

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Amazing Humans - June 2016 Edition

Amazing humans are doing amazing human things across the planet every day. From a family rallying for a patient recovering from brain surgery, to givi...

Fundraising

Crowdfunding for a Crisis

When a crisis occurs, raising money online for relief efforts can be one of the best things you can do. There are literally tens of thousands of succe...

Fundraising Product

Start an Online Fundraiser on CrowdRise

Create your own online fundraiser for any cause you're passionate about. Starting is easy You can use online fundraisers to raise money for medical bi...

Fundraising

Mitzvah Projects and Crowdfunding

Familiar with Mitzvah projects? No? Well, in Judaism, bar mitzvahs (for boys) and bat mitzvahs (for girls) are religious initiation ceremonies for chi...

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The kindness of a stranger helped a family raise over $95,000.

Baby Tai was separated from her parents after a horrible car accident. A stranger jumped in to help and currently has raised over $95,000 to help them...

Social Marketing

Building A Strong Email List and Social Following

Building a solid email list and having a steady engaged following on social media is one of the single biggest keys to launching successful fundraisin...

Fundraising Marketing

Thankin' Your Donors

At the end of the day, the most critical part of fundraising for a cause is the donors. You can have the most inspiring cause, or the most amazing cam...

Fundraising

Crowdfunding for Golf Tournaments

Golf fundraisers are pretty much as old as golf. Which is to say that it's old. Like old old. Like "Golf dates back to the time of Julius Caesar. Alth...

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Crowdfunding for Summer Camp

Summer camp. Brings you back, right? Hiking. Canoeing. Arts and crafts. Campfires. Throwing your elbow out skipping rocks. Oh, maybe that last one i j...

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It's National Foster Care Month

May is National Foster Care Month. Did you know that on any given day in the United States, there are approximately 415,000 children in the foster car...