5 Must-Haves: Your Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Toolkit

Getting Attention

Guest blogger Rob Wu is CEO of CauseVox, a crowdfunding and peer-to-peer fundraising platform used by nonprofits to create fundraising websites. Today, fundraising extends far beyond motivating people to donate. Do they need to register somewhere?

5 Reasons Nonprofits Shouldn't Miss Out On Peer-to-Peer Fundraising


Peer-to-peer fundraising, a form of tiered crowdfunding which turns your supporters into fundraisers for your organization, is a trendy topic in the nonprofit world. average peer-to-peer fundraiser raises $568 from 7 donors – 4 of whom will be new to your organization!

9 Tips From 3 Successful Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaigns

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Looking for some inspiration for your peer-to-peer fundraising campaign? Enjoying a successful peer-to-peer fundraising campaign can take some trial and error. Friendship Bridge empowers impoverished Guatemalan women with microfinance and access to education.

6 Steps to Starting A Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaign

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Last month Rob Wu, CEO of CauseVox , shared tips he learned from some successful peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns. Today, Candace Cody of CauseVox joins us to talk about how to start your own peer-to-peer fundraising campaign. Candace Cody.

Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Communications: 5 Mistakes You’re Making (And How to Fix Them!)

J Campbell Social Marketing

Peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns have become more than just an innovative approach to online fundraising : they’re now the standard. Their friends and family donate directly to them, and the money they raise goes back to your nonprofit.

Go Beyond The Thermometer On Your Peer to Peer Site

Blue Sky Collaborative

The most common element of peer to peer event and fundraising sites is the home page thermometer displaying the fundraising goal of the event and the amount of money raised to date. This metric is so common and perhaps even.

Peer-to-Peer Fundraisers: Don’t Run. Dash!

The Agitator

Dash right over to Amazon, click and order Dollar Dash: The Behavioral Economics of Peer-to-Peer Fundraising , a practical and powerful guide to the psychology behind P2P fundraising and the factors that drive donors and volunteers with plenty of case studies.

[Guest Post] 5 Reasons Your Peer to Peer Program is Failing

Fundraising Coach

Today, I''ve invited Dave Linn to teach about peer-to-peer fundraising. Dave is the Chief Operating Officer of The Generosity Series , a series of multi-charity 5K Run/Walks with an integrated peer-to-peer platform. Peer to peer fundraising is booming.

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, is becoming more and more popular in the nonprofit space. And, for good reason, over 30% of Millennial, Gen X, and Baby Boom donors have given to a peer-to-peer campaign in the last 12 months.

Facebook Is Changing the Nonprofit Crowdfunding Game Again: What Nonprofits Need To Know

J Campbell Social Marketing

Can the world’s biggest social network really be leveraged to raise significant amounts of money for causes, especially smaller organizations? All evidence points to a resounding yes. ( Facebook wants to bring the conversation back to how they are doing good in the world.

How to Drive Donations for Your Nonprofit Using Facebook Live

J Campbell Social Marketing

While Facebook continues to roll out News Feed changes at an alarming pace, one vital feature not only seems to be insulated from declining reach, but also increasing in popularity – Facebook fundraising. For example, my friend was raising money to celebrate her birthday.

You Can Now Fundraise on Facebook for Your Favorite Charity

J Campbell Social Marketing

Facebook recently announced a new tool designed to give individual users the power to fundraise on Facebook for their favorite verified US-based 501(c)3 nonprofits, directly within the platform! According to Facebook officials, this has always been their intended vision.

How to Get People to Raise Money for Your Nonprofit Using Facebook

J Campbell Social Marketing

In last week’s post, 3 Facebook Features Designed to Help You Fundraise , I highlighted just three of the Facebook features that are making social media fundraising a little bit easier for your nonprofit. To read more, be sure to check out that post here.

The most effective way to raise money for your walk or run page

Blue Sky Collaborative

The most effective peer to peer fundraiser asks the right people, makes the ask in person, on the phone or by email, and asks more than once. Bikeathons Fundraising Tips Marathon Fundraising Mobile Fundraising Online Fundraising Peer to Peer Fundraising Third Party Fundraising Viral Fundraising WalkathonsFundraising is personal and is done on the ground. If you think, posting.

Top 5 Tips for a Better Fundraising Walk/Run

Blue Sky Collaborative

So many of our clients rely on a major annual fundraising Walk or Run to raise money for their vital programs. Bikeathons Fundraising Tips Marathon Fundraising Online Fundraising Peer to Peer Fundraising Viral Fundraising Walkathon software WalkathonsSummer is officially here and for many organizations, that means it is finally fundraising season. Since we have been.

Free webinar: How to raise more with peer-to-peer fundraising

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Peer-to-peer fundraising is a powerful opportunity for nonprofit fundraisers because it allows you to tap into a much broader network than you currently have access to, through people’s most trusted sources of information: their friends. Here are some tips for implementing a successful peer-to-peer fundraising program for your nonprofit: 1) Make it easy. Reach out to your biggest fans to invite them to start a fundraiser of their own.

Mobile Fundraising: The impact of mobile technology on peer-driven fundraising campaigns


They examined the success of 83,866 participants in a variety of fundraising campaigns to help answer the question of what impact the use of mobile technology has on peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns. Online Fundraising Social Media and Mobile peer-to-peer fundraising

Raise More Money by Inspiring P2P Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Abby Jarvis of Qgiv is back today to talk about events with a peer-to-peer fundraising component and how to get your supporters to fundraise for you. When running an event, it’s so easy to focus on getting tons of registrants and to neglect everything else.

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It’s My Party and I’ll Save You Money If I Want To

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

And to celebrate I am chopping $200 off the price of our Annual All-Access Pass. The All-Access Pass gives you 365 days of access to our live webinars, recorded webinars, e-books, weekly time-savers, and other resources. Ok, that doesn’t really roll off the tongue, does it?

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How Much Money Will My Event Raise?

Blue Sky Collaborative

For pledge event like walkathons, bowl-a-thons, marathons, triathlons, and other peer-to-peer fundraising events, here's a good rule of thumb. Number of people who are raising money X 5 X 50 = Total amount raised. For example: 100 people X 5.

3 Big Trends That Should Change the Way You Work Online

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Think about all the pieces in the online experiences you are creating, including your website, email, social media and other third-party sites like crowdfunding or peer-to-peer fundraising pages. How can you make answers easier to find and your staff more accessible?

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How Digital and Social Media Tools Have Transformed Nonprofits [Infographic]

J Campbell Social Marketing

Love them or hate them, they are here to stay – and their influence on nonprofit marketing and fundraising is only growing. 81% of nonprofits still find Facebook incredibly important to their social strategy.

The 6 Scariest Monsters Nonprofit Fundraisers Are Facing This Halloween


These are six of the biggest issues that development staff should be keeping an eye on this Halloween, and how to overcome them. For every percentage of email that goes to spam, nonprofits leave money on the table. Difficulty marketing to new donors.

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Here's 28 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Switch to EveryAction


Thousands of nonprofits use EveryAction every day to raise money, manage offline fundraising through pledges and grants, send emails, run nonprofit digital advocacy campaigns, and so much more. If you're not already an EveryAction user, here's 50 reasons to make the switch today. #1.

How Digital and Social Media Tools Have Transformed Nonprofits [Infographic]

J Campbell Social Marketing

Love them or hate them, they are here to stay – and their influence on nonprofit marketing and fundraising is only growing. 81% of nonprofits still find Facebook incredibly important to their social strategy.

Raise Money for Your Favorite Cause You May Win $50,000

Marketing for Nonprofits

This is a great contest especially for small nonprofits and I urge you to participate. Reach out to your friends, family members and colleagues. Encourage them to donate. Don't forget to make your own donation first!) It's really easy to see where you stand at any minute.

2 Essential Mobile Apps Your Nonprofit Should Be Using

J Campbell Social Marketing

They want to see the direct impact that their money is having on the social causes they care about. And they want to share the good work with their social networks and get even more people on board.

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Celebrate with Kivi by Saving $200

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s Kivi’s birthday tomorrow and to help her celebrate, we are inviting you to join our amazing All-Access Pass Holder community (and save $200). How to Grow Your Donor List with Facebook and Instagram Ads with John Haydon.

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New free ebook “npEXPERTS: Online Marketing Insights for Nonprofits”

Fundraising Coach

I’m honored to be one 20 experts included in the ebook: npEXPERTS: Online Marketing Insights for Nonprofits. In this ebook, we share tips, tricks and stories on “how to use nonprofit marketing to connect with supporters, activate your donor base, and raise money online.”

The Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide


But it isn’t enough to have a rough idea of messaging, an incomplete timeline, some scheduled tweets, and an arbitrary fundraising goal. We created this guide to help you build just that. Bonus: some helpful examples and templates to put this into action now. ).

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Live Debate: What Are The Pros and Cons of Facebook Fundraising for Nonprofits?

J Campbell Social Marketing

Welcome to Facebook Fridays! Fridays at noon I take 15 minutes to help you navigate the crazy wilderness of Facebook for your nonprofit. Today I brought on special guest Noah Barnett from peer-to-peer online fundraising platform CauseVox to answer your question: What are the biggest pros and cons of setting up and using Facebook fundraising tools for nonprofits? Let’s throw it back to you – what side do you come down on in this debate?

4 Surefire Ways To Use Social Media To Promote Your Year-End Fundraising Campaign

J Campbell Social Marketing

You know that social media is an important component of social fundraising (or peer-to-peer fundraising), but sometimes it can be tricky to know where to start, or exactly what to do. Instead, consider the basics of what you want your social media to do.

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Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s Kivi’s 50th birthday this Sunday, and to celebrate, we are inviting YOU to join our amazing All-Access Pass Holder community (and save $200). For just $499 you’ll have 365 days of access to our live webinars, recorded webinars, e-books, weekly time-savers, and other resources. No promo code needed to save $200. It’s Kivi’s birthday, but you get the surprise!

How Autism Society and Other Health Nonprofits Are Bridging the Gap Between Technology and Health Care


(This is the second post in our series featuring innovative ways nonprofits are using technology to build a better world. Click here to read about how Greenpeace and other environmental organizations are building a better world.). From advocating for better healthcare for Coloradans to improving the quality of life for those with neuro-immune disorders, these organizations are not only making a difference in the world but are bridging the gap between technology and health care.

How This Nonprofit Added Four Six-Figure Event Sponsors In 18-Months [SPONSORED]

Selfish Giving

As managing director of CMN’s signature dance marathon program, she and her team are stewards of the fastest growing peer-to-peer fundraiser in the country! Obviously, CMN was leaving a lot of money and opportunity on the table. Catalist didn’t need to ‘get up to speed.’

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7 Techniques to Boost Donor Engagement

Fundraising Coach

Before you can start to use the techniques below you need to figure out what engagement means for your nonprofit. Does it meaning getting involved in other roles like volunteering or getting more donors to read your communications? Be genuine when asking donors to engage.

Is Peer Fundraising Right for Your Organization?

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The power of peer giving is hard to ignore. At Network for Good, the volume of dollars and number of donations going to nonprofits through peer-to-peer fundraising has grown by leaps and bounds over the last few years.

#Interview: Syam Buradagunta, Blogger & Co-Founder of Blue Sky Collaborative

Non Profit Marketing 360

Syam Buradagunta is president and co-founder of Blue Sky Collaborative , a company that offers online pledge event software (Sweet) to nonprofits for walkathons, bike-a-thons and similar peer-to-peer fundraising events. Peer-to-peer was our angle.

Soliciting Grant Money 101

Seeking Grant Money Today

Total agency fundraising should be accomplished through a diverse set of donation streams such as fees from an agency program, service, or business; a constituency of regular donors; being a United Way agency; major donors; In Kind donors (who regularly give products or services in lieu of money); service contracts; special event fundraiser; annual fund raising campaigns (i.e. A grant raised to hire a new staff member will cover a fixed time period (i.e.

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Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s Kivi’s birthday Saturday, March 31st and to help her celebrate, we are inviting YOU to join our amazing All-Access Pass Holder community (and save $200). You must use this promo code at checkout to get the reduced price. FOR BLOG AND NEWSLETTER READERS ONLY!

3 Surefire Communication Strategies to Follow Your Events

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Today she’s back with some ideas on what to do after your event is over. After your nonprofit has hosted a fundraising event, you’ll need to take some time to celebrate your success. After all, they’ll want to know: The impact of their attendance on your cause.

Ep207: Aflac's Cause Marketing is Model for Companies That Seek Purpose with Profit

Selfish Giving

Today on CauseTalk Radio, Megan and I talk to Buffy Swinehart , Senior Manager, Cause Marketing for Aflac , on the company's Duckprints campaign to fight childhood cancer. For each social media activity, Aflac pledged to contribute $2, up to $1.5

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


For easy access you can download all these incredible conferences to your Gmail, ICal or outlook click. It also offers an interactive opportunity to discuss key forms and governing documents(Form 1023 and Forms 990 and 990-PF.). to support our work. Be prepared to be inspired!