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Decent Humans - October 2016

The world is full of Decent Humans. It’s an awesome and inspiring reality. And here are some of the most amazing campaigns going on right now on Crowd...

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Why we love charity: water on Instagram

It’s hard not to love charity: water. They’re a crazy successful organization that for the last ten years has been at the forefront of getting clean w...


Modernize the donate button on your website

CrowdRise can power the donate button on your website, bringing a mobile friendly and seamless donation process to all your donors.


Amazing charities spotlight: Shootout for Soldiers

Shootout for Soldiers is a great organization and they do so many things really, really well. They have a great mission: to use the platform of lacros...

Fundraising News, Research & Trends

The lowest online fundraising rates

Nonprofit organizations spend an average of 20% on fundraising expenses. This means that they spend $20 to make $100 - but they only get to keep $80. ...

Events Fundraising

September 11th: Organizations making an impact

As the Tribute in Light has again begun illuminating the skies above where the twin towers once stood, we’re jolted to reflection upon our country - a...


Raise more money with the CrowdRise campaign update tool

We just launched an awesome new update tool so your supporters can post real-time campaign updates right from their fundraising page. The reason that ...


Women's Equality Day

Women’s Equality Day was first designated by Congress on August 26th, 1971. If that date sounds familiar it's because it was on that day in 1920 that ...

Fundraising Marketing

Mobile fundraising for your nonprofit

You've heard it over and over: mobile is the future. But really, it's the present.

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International Youth Day

International Youth Day is Friday, August 12th. And the general consensus here at CrowdRise is this: the children are our future.

CrowdRise Spotlight Fundraising

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 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...


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...


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 ...


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...