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10 DIY fundraising questions answered

DIY fundraising (or do-it-yourself) fundraising is one of the most exciting topics in the nonprofit community right now — in fact, we’ve already writt...

Fundraising

The quickest nonprofit guide to DIY fundraising

DIY (or do-it-yourself) fundraising is a hot topic in the land of peer-to-peer. Not only is it a new channel largely untapped by nonprofits, but it’s ...

Fundraising

Fundraising online is bigger than just Facebook

“Fundraising strategy” is a loaded term, but a strategy is so imperative to have as a nonprofit wanting to grow, stay relevant, and make a huge impact...

Data Fundraising

The least scary blog about nonprofit data you’ll ever read

The D word. D-A-T-A. It’s that topic that’s at the top of everyone’s list these days but, let’s be honest, it can be a little bit intimidating.

Fundraising

What nonprofits in China have to do with your overhead

“As the nonprofit employees in the room struggled and strategized whether or not 30% or 25% overhead margins were realistic, one man in the crowd stoo...

Marketing Fundraising

Cycling + social fundraising: A perfect match

Social fundraising has become a must in an event’s toolkit, and cycling events are no exception.

Fundraising

What is CrowdRise by GoFundMe?

What is CrowdRise by GoFundMe?

Marketing Social Fundraising

Social fundraising guide - Chapter Five: Design for real humans

Are you getting the most out of your social fundraising efforts? By crafting your supporters’ experience to fit how they actually behave, you’ll see b...

Marketing Social Fundraising

Social fundraising guide - Chapter Four: Go beyond the donation

Getting donations is great and definitely something to seek out. But, what if the end result of successful fundraising was more holistic? What if fund...

Marketing Social Fundraising

Social fundraising guide - Chapter Two: Fundraising on social is not social fundraising

One of the biggest misconceptions of social fundraising is that it simply means to be active on social media using your nonprofit account. So for Chap...

Fundraising Marketing

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...

Fundraising CrowdRise Spotlight

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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...