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20 nonprofit discounts we think you should know about

We’ve scoured the web to find the best and most beneficial discounts for nonprofits. Because... well, who doesn’t love a good discount.

Product Marketing

How we innovated nonprofit fundraising fees

There have always been costs associated with nonprofit fundraising. Whether it’s renting the hall for your dinner event, the fee your bank charges for...

Marketing

Is your email signature actually working for you?

We use Sigstr at CrowdRise and love them. Our intention with this blog is that your nonprofit will see the same value in this service that we do. So, ...

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 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 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...

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...