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?

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.

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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.

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.

More On Peer-To-Peer Fundraising

The Agitator

So today I’ll stick with the trend and offer perhaps an unprecedented three in a row on one theme — peer-to-peer or DIY fundraising. In the form of a webinar, titled: Create a Crowdfunding Movement that Inspires Donors to Do More Than Just Give.

Beyond The Thermometer: Developing a Culture for Your Peer to Peer Campaign

Blue Sky Collaborative

Successful Entrepreneurs will tell you, "You can't be all things to all people." The same principle applies to your peer to peer fundraising campaign. It's cliched, but undeniable. Take a look at these 4 distinct campaigns and their target audiences.

[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.

Mobile Friendly Design in Peer to Peer Fundraising Software Increases Donations

Blue Sky Collaborative

30-40% of the traffic to your Peer to Peer (P2P) fundraising site will come from phone and tablets. Much of this traffic is the result of email referrals by the fundraisers to their friends and family asking for donations on. Bikeathon software Bikeathons Fundraising Tips Mobile Fundraising Online Fundraising Peer to Peer Fundraising Software for Nonprofits Viral Fundraising Walkathon software Walkathons

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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.

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.

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.

Make Event Donors Your Next Organizational Donors

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Event 360 recently released a report that suggests if you don’t try to cultivate those who donate at your events, you could be missing out on potential major and recurring donors. Question: Who are the some of the best candidates to become your next organizational donors?

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

DonorDigital

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

Is Peer-To-Peer Fundraising Dead?

The Agitator

Peer-to-peer fundraising is about as dead as direct mail. I’ve seen and heard lots of discussion that the traditional events — the staples of peer-to-peer fundraising like cycling, endurance contests, 5Ks and walks — are no longer relevant.

Current list of Payment Gateways compatible with SWEET Peer to Peer Fundraising Software.

Blue Sky Collaborative

SWEET works with any of the following providers. We're adding more all time so ask if you're gateway is not here. Paypal [link] Google Checkout [link] Authorize.net www.authorize.net Sage Payments [link] IATS [link] Acceptiva [link] BluePay [link] Cybersource [link] VANCO

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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.

Audubon Society Chapter Birdathons Are As Unique As The Chapters That Host Them

Blue Sky Collaborative

Teams of people set out to identify as many species of bird as they can over a designated time frame. Fundraising Tips Mobile Fundraising Online Fundraising Peer to Peer Fundraising Software for Nonprofits Third Party Fundraising Viral FundraisingAudubon Society Chapters across the United States rely on their annual Bird-a-thons for fundraising and community building. At the same.

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.

Resource: Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Workbook

Non Profit Marketing 360

Peer-to-peer fundraising, the technique that has fueled thousands of successful walk-a-thons, has expanded with social media tools. Idealware and Cathexis Partners have created Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Made Easy: A Step-by-Step Workbook , to help nonprofits plan what can be a complex event. The post Resource: Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Workbook appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing 360 : Content Marketing for Nonprofits.

Choosing the Right Peer to Peer Fundraising Software

Blue Sky Collaborative

As the popularity of peer to peer fundraising grows, more and more nonprofits are faced with the decision to choose the right one for their campaign or event. Here's a simple list of key considerations to help nonprofits narrow down their options.

Two Ways To Add a Million Dollar Walk-a-thon to Your Fundraising Portfolio: Part 1.

Blue Sky Collaborative

Here is the first of 2 proven strategies for creating a national walk-a-thon that will raise $1 million for your small to medium sized nonprofit organization. Fundraising Tips Online Fundraising Peer to Peer Fundraising Third Party Fundraising Walkathon software WalkathonsCase 1. MG Walk (www.mgwalk.org) In 2010, the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America started.

Peer-to-peer fundraising is one of the fastest growing methods of fundraising

Blue Sky Collaborative

Results from a recently completed study indicate that peer-to-peer fundraising is one of the fastest growing methods of fundraising for nonprofits. Fundraising Tips Online Fundraising Peer to Peer FundraisingFurther results indicate that mobile technologies will be used more in the future for fundraising. It makes sense.

Peer to Peer Fundraising Tools

Blue Sky Collaborative

HOW TO: Start a Small Business Social Good Campaign. Ultimately, people raising money will nee to generate dollars for the nonprofit to truly benefit Excellent ideas that will help volunteer fundraisers promote their efforts.

Mobile Version of SWEET Pledge Fundraising Website Shows Great Promise

Blue Sky Collaborative

Bikeathon software Bikeathons Fundraising Tips Marathon Fundraising Mobile Fundraising Online Fundraising Peer to Peer Fundraising Software for Nonprofits Third Party Fundraising Triathlon Fundraising Software Viral Fundraising Walkathon software Web/TechIn the online fundraising world, "great promise" means donations. In the 1st week after we launched the mobile verison of [link] 60 donations came through from Iphones, Ipads, or Android devices.

The Right Peer to Peer Fundraising Software Is a Vital Component of A Development Arsenal

Blue Sky Collaborative

In a time when corporate sponsorships are difficult to come by, development. It's been called a number of things: "Friends Asking Friends," "Team Raising," "Viral Fundraising," and "Third Party Fundraising." No matter its called, there is no denying its effectiveness.

#Tech: Near-Field Communication Now Allows Two-Way Exchanges Of Information

Non Profit Marketing 360

The NFC Forum announced last week a technology protocol that allows NFC to be able to work in two directions synchronously. Previously, NDEF was applicable only to NFC tags in reader/writer mode. The exciting thing will be what organizations will offer back to the donor.

#Tech: Near-Field Communication Now Allows Two-Way Exchanges Of Information

Non Profit Marketing 360

The NFC Forum announced last week a technology protocol that allows NFC to be able to work in two directions synchronously. Previously, NDEF was applicable only to NFC tags in reader/writer mode. The exciting thing will be what the organizations will offer back to the donor.

Resource Roundup: Pumpkin Canoeing, Peer-to-Peer Philanthropy, Online Giving Marketplaces, Etc.

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Keep on keepin’ on: New research says consumers expect companies to keep giving in hard times. Nonprofit groups to face more scrutiny. Tempus fugit: When is the right time to hire a fundraiser? A ray of hope?: Charitable giving might not melt down.

What Is Social Fundraising Anyway?

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Social fundraising is empowering your supporter base to fundraise on your behalf. Social fundraising is also known as peer-to-peer fundraising, P2P, personal fundraising, or crowdfunding. Although this is the best-known type of social fundraising, you don’t have to have an event to justify launching a social fundraising campaign Think beyond the walkathon.

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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.

Direct Mail … You Know You Like It!

The Agitator

OK, we’ve devoted most of this week to ‘alternative’ fundraising … peer-to-peer and email fundraising. Time to end the week with a simple reminder about old-fasioned direct mail. Who reading this post doesn’t enjoy receiving real mail?

First Returns Indicate Record-Shattering #GivingTuesday 2016 Results

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

33 percent increase in the number of nonprofit organizations receiving an online gift (compared to 2015). donors (compared to 2015). 31 percent increase in online donation volume (compared to 2015). 1,200 individuals launched peer-to-peer fundraisers.

Fundraising So Simple Only a Child Can Do It Well

The Agitator

The other day I stumbled across a company that raises big bucks in peer-to-peer fundraising for elementary schools in the US. They provide a fully automated peer-to-peer website where parents and kids can plug in videos and photos. You’ll find it at Boosterthon.com and their proposition is simple. The result is an easy-as-pie fundraising campaign for their school. Check out one of their pre-programmed, easily adaptable videos here.

Santa Speedo Run Boston, MA 2013

Blue Sky Collaborative

The Santa Speedo Run ([link] began in Boston in 2000 with 5 guys just looking to spread some holiday spirit by running through Back Bay in only Santa hats and Speedos. Since then it has grown to include 500 men. Fundraising Tips Marathon Fundraising Online Fundraising Peer to Peer Fundraising Software for Nonprofits Walkathon software Walkathons

Two Ways To Add a Million Dollar Walk-a-thon to Your Fundraising Portfolio: Part 2.

Blue Sky Collaborative

Here is the second of 2 proven strategies for creating a national walk-a-thon that will raise $1 million for your small to medium sized nonprofit organization. Free Resources for Nonprofits Fundraising Tips Online Fundraising Peer to Peer Fundraising Software for Nonprofits Walkathon software WalkathonsCase 2. Promise Walk for Preeclampsia (www.promisewalk.org) In 2011, The Preeclampsia Foundation started their.

The Best AIDS Walk Ever in Portland, OR

Blue Sky Collaborative

Peer to Peer Fundraising Viral Fundraising Walkathon softwareCascade AIDS Project recently completed its 2012 Portland AIDS Walk. The event was a smashing success. AIDS Walk Portland beats fundraising goal, hopes it's beating AIDS stigma The Portland AIDS Walk site ([link] runs on the SWEET Fundraising Platform for.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Get 365 days of access to webinars, downloads, time savers, and the awesome Pass Holder Community for only $499. That’s a savings of $200 off the regular price and comes out to less than $10 a week for essential nonprofit communications training. Little chilly here.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I am bringing you Mixed Links brunch-style today because I am off to the beach soon for a long weekend! If you want to download it as soon as it comes out, you can sign up here. Beth Kanter tells you how to stop that. Registration is $600 and includes up to 3 team members).

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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.

The Future of Government Funding for Nonprofits

Blue Sky Collaborative

Fundraising Tips Mobile Fundraising Online Fundraising Peer to Peer FundraisingSo, what does the future hold for nonprofits that depend on government funding? Not much good, so plan accordingly. Congressional battles over the budget have put social service grants squarely on the chopping block. One course of action would be.