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Social fundraising cheat sheet

Social fundraising is a critical concept for nonprofits to understand. So, we’ve got a little cheat sheet for you to break it down and provide practic...

Fundraising Marketing

3 reasons why you should post a campaign update at the end of the year

End-of-year giving is such a crucial moment in a nonprofit’s annual fundraising strategy. We know this isn’t anything new or revolutionary. But it’s d...

Fundraising Marketing

Top 5 rhetorical questions - holiday edition

It’s the holiday season. That time of year when things are busier, time seems to move faster, and it’s easy to get overwhelmed.

Fundraising Product

Ticketing made easy

For most nonprofits, live events are an integral component of expanding your network, engaging your supporters, and of course, raising more money. And...

Fundraising

Fundraising 101

Did you know that there is a whole team of human people at CrowdRise dedicated to helping you reach your fundraising goals? Seriously. We love this st...

Fundraising

12 incredible examples of peer-to-peer fundraising

Come with us on a magical, tasty walk through sweet peer-to-peer inspiration. We’ll show you 12 real-world examples of organizations just like yours c...

Fundraising Marketing

Newman's Own Foundation $500k Holiday Challenge Invite

With #GivingTuesday and the holidays fast approaching, we wanted to make sure our nonprofit partners, and really all nonprofits were aware of a great ...

Fundraising Marketing

Your next campaign in 5 steps

By now, you’ve probably heard about social fundraising and its importance in keeping your cause relevant, engaged, and growing in today’s online world...

Fundraising Marketing

Your top 11 social fundraising questions answered

We recently hosted a webinar about how social fundraising is changing the way charities think about social media. During the webinar, there were so ma...

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Fundraising Marketing

5 things to consider when choosing a peer-to-peer platform

Peer-to-peer fundraising, or getting your supporters to fundraise on your behalf, therefore expanding your network and, ultimately, raising more money...

Fundraising Marketing

3 reasons why you should try social fundraising this holiday season

#GivingTuesday and the holiday season. We all know that this is the biggest time of the year for those in the giving space. Not only that, but we also...

Fundraising Product

The most powerful features for your holiday campaign

With the holidays right around the corner, is your organization set up to have your most successful holiday giving campaign ever? As a result of Crowd...

Fundraising

4 things you can do now for #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday will be here before you know it. In 67 days, to be exact. Now is a great time to start preparing for #GivingTuesday and the earlier you...

Fundraising

What is a CrowdRise Charity Challenge?

You’re probably familiar with giving day campaigns, voting campaigns, and other tactics for raising lots of money in a short amount of time. But what ...

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......

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...

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...