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?

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

12 Communications Strategies for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

What connects that tactical work to the larger goals? A combination of tactics can be used to implement these strategies and these strategies can be combined to achieve your goals. Here they are: PERMISSION-BASED MARKETING is sharing content with specific people who have signed up, subscribed, or otherwise agreed in advance to join your mailing lists and lists of social followers. It usually includes direct calls to action sent to purchased/rented lists of names.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Let’s end it the right way with some Mixed Links… Looking to add a little spark to your social media plans? Try these 4 Easy Ways to Take Social Media Marketing to the Next Level. Penrose. Oakland, CA. Did you have a good week?

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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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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


For easy access you can download all these incredible conferences to your Gmail, ICal or outlook click. We are excited to host our annual national movement gathering in the Motor City. 2019 Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum Conference. Be prepared to be inspired!

Low-Cost Fundraising: 6 Innovative Ideas

Ann Green

It’s hard to raise money and it’s more difficult if you have limited resources. Some don’t even involve asking for money but emphasize building relationships with the donors you already have. That’s why building up donor relationships is the best way to keep fundraising costs low.

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Blogs vs. Facebook for Nonprofits


Over the past few months, I’ve helped a couple nonprofit clients who are ready to move into social media decide whether to go with a blog or Facebook. (I’ll If you truly don’t have the staff time to blog at least once a week or make a Facebook update twice a week, you shouldn’t be considering either medium. If you do have adequate staff resources, go back to your strategic communications plan to make this decision. (My 100 th post!).

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.”

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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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.

Join Me? Engage Fundraising Conf—April 10 ($75 Discount)

Getting Attention

You see, I was lucky enough to be invited to speak at the first-ever Engage Conference last year. Engage (run by my friends at Fundraising Success ) takes the in-depth, full meal approach to programming–featuring just a few case studies discussed by folks in multiple roles at each organization. NOTE: This discount available to nonprofit staff members only. Can’t wait to meet in person.

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Five 2018 Political Campaign Trends that Nonprofits Should Use Too


As the 2018 midterm elections near, it’s likely hard to ignore the ads, phone calls, mail pieces, and emails from political campaigns in your area reminding you to vote. One of the easiest ways to quickly implement it is. peer-to-peer fundraising.

The 4 Forever Facts About Fundraising

Marketing for Nonprofits

You'll want to keep those pennies in your pocket," he said. Better to set something aside for Christmas." But really, no one knows what's going to happen today, let alone tomorrow. Fundraising is a peer-to-peer sport Remember those thermometers from the United Way campaigns?

10 Reasons to Attend the Nonprofit Social Media Summit

J Campbell Social Marketing

If you are like most nonprofit social media managers, you came to this work sideways, if not completely by accident. . Passionate and interested in doing better on social media, but whipsawed at all the options available, not knowing what will work and what to focus you.

Nonprofit Fundraising: 5 Ways to Expand Community Engagement

Ann Green

But, planning and executing effective fundraisers is not an easy task to juggle while pursuing your mission. However, without crafting and enacting successful fundraisers, nonprofit organizations would not be able to continue their charitable work. Lose the jargon to gain donors.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


Thousands of nonprofit pros rely on our annual Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar to discover skill-building, strategy-slaying, network-enhancing nonprofit events. Today, we're excited to announce the all-new list for 2017! It is our turn to make history. to support our work.

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!

Productive Partnering with Program Peers—Outcomes Not Outputs

Getting Attention

One of the many joys of working with you face-to-face via keynotes and workshops is learning what works for you. I share that out here whenever possible, as peer-to-peer guidance is the best there is.

Tapping Gen Y’s Lifetime Value

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Does your organization look to Gen Y for support? While it’s no secret that Gen Y doesn’t have much giving power today, the important thing to recognize is that they will soon. You can start by learning who they are, what matters to them and then connecting with them their way.

A Quick Guide to Using Technology Throughout the Donor Engagement Process

J Campbell Social Marketing

The way people communicate continues to evolve as technology advances. For nonprofits, this reliance on new technology may mean that it is becoming more and more challenging to maintain effective donor relationships. Guest post by Amanda Peterson, Enlightened Digital.

Two Smart Ways to Acquire New Major Donors


Recently I was asked to attend a nonprofit’s Board of Directors meeting. My client wanted me to present some data about the results we’ve been attaining together. The data pointed to the usual obvious truths that I try to point out to just about anyone who will listen.

5 Tech Best Practices Universities Should Use To Keep Alumni Connected


In this blog series, we're focusing on how Higher Educational Institutions use technology to communicate with and engage their students and alumni. Don't miss the first installment, covering how Student Activities offices are using digital tactics to increase engagement on campus !

5 Tech Best Practices Universities Should Use To Keep Alumni Connected


In this blog series, we're focusing on how Higher Educational Institutions use technology to communicate with and engage their students and alumni. Don't miss the first installment, covering how Student Activities offices are using digital tactics to increase engagement on campus !

5 Ways to Get the Media to Cover Your Next Event

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Your charity needs more than a fancy gathering to attract reporters. Quite often, they also expect these events to generate media coverage. During my nearly two decades in journalism, I received countless pitches from charities small and large inviting me to cover their events.

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Nonprofit Web Design 101: 5 Strategies for Beginners

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If your nonprofit’s website hasn’t been a top priority, it’s time to change that. But don’t worry, if you don’t know what to do. Not only will you need an appealing design, but you’ll also need your site to be structured in a logical and strategical way.

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10 Top Takeaways from the Nonprofit Social Media Summit

J Campbell Social Marketing

The Summit was chock full of actionable sessions and high energy, filled with practical information that left nonprofits feel confident and excited to head back to their organizations and slay social media. Leave the stage to thunderous applause.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


In the past year, thousands of nonprofit pros took advantage of our definitive Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar, and we're so excited to share our brand new 2016 list! This year’s symposium is a tribute to these strengths that have made our sector such a driving force.

Digital Fundraising + Social Media: Your Guide to Raising More

Fundraising Coach

If you’ve been paying attention to recent trends in philanthropic giving, you’ve probably noticed that digital fundraising and online giving have become more and more popular among donors. Make it as easy as possible to donate online. Constituent relationship manager (CRM).

Crafting the Perfect Donation Form: 6 Key Features

Ann Green

In the wake of COVID-19, nonprofits everywhere are rapidly adopting virtual fundraising strategies if they hadn’t already shifted to an online platform. That’s why it’s the perfect time to make sure your donation form has everything you need for effective virtual fundraising!

How Nonprofit CRM Management Can Improve Donor Stewardship

Ann Green

If your organization is looking for ways to amp up your donor stewardship and build better relationships with supporters, look no further than your nonprofit Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Segmenting donors to personalize your outreach. Asking donors to volunteer.

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3 Online Donor Retention Tips That Everyone Should Know

J Campbell Social Marketing

Your nonprofit’s supporters help with everything from advocacy to donations, making them essential for maintaining high success rates for mission-oriented projects. Use available technology to its fullest extent in order to retain your donors by maintaining high engagement levels.

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Social Media Redefines The Brand Experience

Diva Marketing Blog

"   It seems to me. the traditional " brand experience" is evolving into what it might be more appropriate to call. " It seems to me. brand   It seems to me. Add to that a not so minor detail of peer-to-peer influence.

Improving Donor Communication: A Q&A Guide for Nonprofits

Ann Green

Donors are crucial to the growth of your nonprofit, so it is key to both attract new donors while also keeping up relationships with previous donors. Ready to improve your donor communication? Let’s dive into the answers to these top questions. . Easy to use.

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Thanking Corporate Sponsors: 20 Ways to Thank Virtual Event Sponsors

J Campbell Social Marketing

billion people across the globe on shelter-in-place orders due to the coronavirus outbreak, many nonprofit gatherings and fundraisers that would have been held in person are moving to digital and virtual events. . Tools needed: Smartphone, Skype or Zoom to film the video.

Email Newsletters: 5 Reasons to Stay in Touch with Donors

Ann Green

Your email newsletter is a great way to stay in touch with supporters, but using extra tools and strategies can have a huge payoff! You already know, too, how to draft an effective email solicitation that attracts attention, gets to the point, and directly provides a way to give.

2012 Fundraising Predictions

The Agitator

An expanding role for peer-to-peer enagagement (i.e., Demand for donor control of the relationship (donors are being ‘trained’ by the commercial sector). We’re seeing lots of predictions for 2012 floating through the blogosphere … I enjoyed these from the Boomer Project , my favorite source of Boomer insight. However, from a specifically fundraising perspective, take a look at these predictions from Vinay Bhagat , Convio’s driving force.