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Marketing

5 ways to crush your next charity event

At CrowdRise, we know charity events take a lot of time, resources, and energy. That’s why we created an awesome activity book thing with some ideas f...

Product Marketing

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 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...

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...

Fundraising Marketing

Giving Tower is almost here

November 22nd is the launch of our biggest Challenge of the year - the CrowdRise Holiday Charity Challenge which features the Giving Tower on #GivingT...

CrowdRise Spotlight Social Marketing

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...

Fundraising Marketing

Mobile fundraising for your nonprofit

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

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...

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 Marketing News, Research & Trends

Music and Social Good

Music. Dick Clark once famously said "music is the soundtrack of our lives." Which, when you really think about, it might not be very insightful or pr...

Marketing

Crowdfunding Tips: Crafting Messages & Communicating Effectively

The beauty of online fundraising is how far and wide you can spread your campaign's message. But a lot of times it can get lost in the fast-paced worl...

Fundraising Marketing

How to Promote Your Fundraiser to Press

​​Getting press around your fundraiser isn't as hard as it sounds. If your fundraiser is amazing (and it is) then people will want to hear all about i...

CrowdRise Spotlight Fundraising Marketing

All about the CrowdRise Giving Tower App

If you're in search of some amazing ways to spend #GivingTuesday, look no further than your phone, tablet, or computer...   Today launched the second ...

Fundraising Marketing

All About the CrowdRise Giving Tower for #GivingTuesday

Best blog post ever. We're gearing up for our second annual Giving Tower campaign. The biggest and most innovative thing happening on #GivingTuesday, ...

Social Marketing

Social Traction: The Guide to Promoting Your Cause

Across the country and around the globe, ordinary people are using the power of online fundraising for a cause, along with social media, to change liv...