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3 Things Successful Nonprofits Do NOW to Prepare for December Online Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

For most of you, December is the biggest online fundraising month of the year. Source: p/8q7cDb. Oh come on!”

4 Tips for Successful Online Fundraising this December

Fundraising Coach

A recent seven year analysis of online giving conducted by Network for Good indicates that over 30% of all online giving happens in December.

December’s Online Fundraising Blizzard

The Agitator

Online fundraisers lose all restraint when it comes to the month of December, participating en masse in the year-end feeding frenzy. Online fundraising and marketing premiumVideo here drives home the point!] Here’s his analysis (he’s done this annually going back to 2011) of the 456 email.

December is Over, but Fundraising Shouldn’t Be

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Attend this webinar and come away bursting with ideas for a new (or improved) online fundraiser! Online CoursesBRAND NEW WEBINAR.

What’s Happening this December?


December is a big month already–full of holidays and reflection as we prepare for the next year. Where will you be this December? December Events. United Nations’ Online Film Festival. Yet there’s also a lot happening in the world of good–in more ways than one. Individual Events and Observances.

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7 Steps To More Online Donations This Holiday Season

J Campbell Social Marketing

Online. Charity Navigator found that while charities on average receive 13% of their total annual donations online, this number is growing.

6 Things You Must Discuss In Your Year-End Online Fundraising Planning

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

December is coming. DECEMBER IS COMING! Here’s what going on in December: Dec. Are you ready? . Next week, on Oct. Please join me!

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Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – December 9, 2011

Getting Attention

12) Online Community Manager , Metropolitan Museum of Art , (New York, NY). NEW OPPORTUNITIES. RECENT OPPORTUNITIES. and Catherine T.

So, THAT Happened…In-the-Trenches Reflections on December Online Fundraising Campaigns (Add Yours!)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

OK, online fundraisers, nap time is OVER! The December fundraising season has come and gone. Photo Credit:

5 Biggest Trends in Online Fundraising at #12NTC

Wild Woman Fundraising

I used to think December was the place to concentrate your online fundraising attention. Trend 1: Online fundraising is up 13%.

A Super Effective Online Fundraising Tool: The “Wins” Blog Post

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Want to get donors all jazzed up before an online fundraising campaign? Photo credit: p/7Q2CdQ. Take a look. Not you.

5 Inspiring Nonprofit Online Campaigns for Mother’s Day

J Campbell Social Marketing

The post 5 Inspiring Nonprofit Online Campaigns for Mother’s Day appeared first on JCSM. Compelling stories. UNICEF USA. Oxfam America.

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KICK IT UP A NOTCH: 4 Smart Ways to Boost Your Year-End Online Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Sounds like your year-end online fundraising campaign is off to a solid start. Image source: p/8fVJ1b. CHECK. CHECK.

What’s Up in December

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Buy the Annual All-Access Pass during the month of December and save $100. FREE Live Webinar – December 12: Preview of 2013 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. December 17: FREE: Free Webinar: How To Report Back To Donors: From Newsletters to Annual Reports (Free). Online Training for All-Access Pass Holders Only.

The Final Word on Year-End Fundraising: Five Things You Can Still Do to Boost Your December Income

Fundraising 123

Strategically, you really only have two things to do between now and December 31 st. Not everyone wants to give online. Tack that list up next to your computer until December 31 st and send that list, with very little added, in an email as a way of telling your donors why you are inspired by what you do. . Well, cheer up!

Just How Hard Is It to Donate to You Online?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The goal is to help you find and fix problems for your online donors ahead of giving season. How cumbersome is that form, start to finish?

Update On Online Giving

The Agitator

In partnership with Network for Good, the Chronicle of Philanthropy provides a ‘data dashboard’ updated monthly that reports trends in online giving. So, not a bad picture of what’s happening online in the US. On December 31st, 52,495 donors gave $13,386,995 … just over 6% of all.

Data extravaganza! Check out the newest online giving indices

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

I’m very excited to announce that Network for Good has three new sources of data on the state of online giving!

2014 Year-End Giving Results in Big Win Online for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Last year was no exception and we saw a lot of “generous procrastinators” giving big online in December 2014. When we looked at organizations who received donations on the Network for Good platform in both December 2013 and December 2014, we saw an 18% increase in total donation volume year over year.

Another Online Fundraising Benchmark Study

The Agitator

Two weeks ago The Agitator reported on Convio’s online benchmarking study , which was based on data from nearly 600 clients of that online fundraising and engagement firm. These groups raised $114 million online in 2010. Most striking is the health sector, where only 7% of online income comes from email appeals.

Year-end Online Giving Wrap-up

The Agitator

Yesterday Roger gave us an up-close micro-view of how bad year-end online fundraising appeals can be. In dollar terms: $58.3

Sample Online Fundraising Plan

Fundraising 123

This is a sample plan for an imaginary local animal rescue organization called Save the Animals (STA) which is trying to take their outreach efforts online to become well known in the community. While the specifics of your online fundraising plan will be unique for your organization, the overarching themes will likely be similar.

Online tax receipt portal scores for AmeriCares


The campaign was launched in December 2013, with an email to donors to notify them that they could download their year-end tax receipt.

Online Is 8% of Charitable Giving

The Agitator

That’s a key finding in Blackbaud’s just-released 2010 Online Giving Report. For this purpose, online giving is measured against total fundraising revenue reported to the IRS by organizations studied. Other key findings: Online giving in 2010 was up 34.5% to be exact. I.e., hard data, not survey stuff.

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What Do Online Giving Numbers Mean?

JCA Insights

According to a recent article in the Chronicle of Philanthropy , “online donations rose sharply last year.” Blackbaud reported 5,000 of its customers raised 10% more dollars online in December but didn’t specify what the increase was compared to. Uncategorized Blackbaud Convio Online Giving Philanthropy

New giving index shows healthy 2012 online holiday giving

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Network for Good , along with PayPal and Blackbaud, has been participating in the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s new online giving index. Monday was the biggest giving day (probably a reflection of the fact that December 31, the biggest giving day of the year online, was a Monday in 2012). You can find more data here.

13 Secrets of Holiday Fundraising Online | Online Fundraising & Nonprofit Marketing Resources & Tips | Network for Good Learning Center - Learn how to raise money online for your nonprofit

Fundraising 123

Subscribe to our weekly Online Fundraising & Nonprofit Marketing Tips Newsletter. Test drive your online donation process. Learn.

10 Things Your Online Donors Want

Get Fully Funded

Holiday giving is expected to be over $48 billion this year, and at least $6 billion will be online, based on a new study by Convio. 43% of donors will give via direct mail and 21% from online appeals. And 40-60% of those online gifts will be made in the last two days of the year. I found it helpful and thought you would, too.

2 Essential Mobile Apps Your Nonprofit Should Be Using

J Campbell Social Marketing

Giving through peer-to-peer channels rose 70% last year and now accounts for almost one-third of online donations. Mobile apps. The great news?

3 fascinating facts about people doing good online

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The study is based on an online survey conducted by TNS Global among a nationally representative sample of 2,000 Americans ages 18 and over.

It’s Not Too Late to Supercharge Your Year-end Online Fundraising


There’s a lot riding on your year-end online fundraising efforts. Some nonprofits raise a quarter (if not more) of all their online revenue in December. No doubt your team has been carefully planning its year-end online campaigns and is hard at work implementing the messages. Resend to Non-openers.

Is September the new December?

Sea Change Strategies

Here are four tips to prep you for December now in September. (1) The post Is September the new December? Test lay-out. Test copy.

Distinct, Authentic Branding Boosts Stronger Relationships + Increased Giving – The Online Giving Study

Getting Attention

That’s the key finding of The Online Giving Study , just released by Network for Good and True Sense Marketing. Keep going! and 6 p.m.

2011 Online Giving Grows 13%, Except …

The Agitator

Blackbaud released its 2011 Online Giving Report yesterday, revealing some significant findings and adding new features that most readers should find quite helpful. Online giving to humanitarian/disaster organizations (labeled as “International Affairs” in the Report) dropped by 55% in 2011 compared to 2010. 34.8% See page 8. Roger.

Need Some Online Fundraising Ideas?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Network for Good just released a new online giving study that provides all kinds of good ideas for increasing the amount of money you can raise online.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – December 16, 2011

Getting Attention

8) Grassroots Marketing Internship and Online Marketing Internship (Spring 2012), Women for Women International , (Washington, D.C.).

6 Things Nonprofits Need To Do After #GivingTuesday

J Campbell Social Marketing

Microsoft (@Microsoft) December 3, 2013. No Kid Hungry (@nokidhungry) December 3, 2013. Today is #GivingTuesday ! Let’s do this!

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How Your Nonprofit Can Plan Ahead for #GivingTuesday

J Campbell Social Marketing

I know, I know – it’s too early to talk about December. Think again! . Summer School: Making #GivingTuesday Work for Your Nonprofit.

Year-End Benchmarking

The Agitator

Assessing how well your last-ditch December fundraising went. Fundraising analytics / data Online fundraising and marketing premium

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – December 2, 2011

Getting Attention

9) Online Campaigns Manager , League of Conservation Voters , (Washington, D.C.). 10) Online Communications Manager , Innocence Project , (New York, NY). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. and Catherine T. RECENT OPPORTUNITIES.