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Online tax receipt portal scores for AmeriCares


The email contained their login information and a link to the tax receipt portal. Donors log in to access their printable donation receipt(s).

Google's Nonprofit Portal Can Help Smalland Startup Nonprofits

Blue Sky Collaborative

[link] this is worth checking out - especially for smaller nonprofits. most of this was already available but Google has consolidated much of its back office functionality and made it non-profit-centric.

hard times — the portal

Sea Change Strategies

Exceptional compendium on fundraising during a recession!

How NPR and PBS Engage Digital Audiences (An #npcomm Showdown)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

There doesn’t appear to be an actual two-way portal for communication. Where are the strategies in sync? Where do they diverge? PBS and NPR.

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How Giving is Growing Online: The Latest from the Digital Giving Index

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Where is online giving going? How do you capture more digital dollars for your cause? Here are a few key takeaways from our giving data

Apps for Democracy “Community Edition”

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Citizens get to submit their community improvement ideas in real-time and vote using this insights portal. insights portal opensource socialmedia washingtondc I’m heavily buried in the process of preparing my materials for the upcoming MARCOM 2009 conference, however I wanted to post this up rather than just tweet about it.

Data extravaganza! Check out the newest online giving indices

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

What’s special about our own reporting is that we compare giving on social networks, websites and portals.

Online Fundraising Stats and Trends for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Following charity websites, social giving (19%) overtook portal giving (10%) for the second most used form of digital giving.

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No Wonder Retention of Online Donors is So Bad

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

One of the criticisms of the experiments last time was that I used a giving portal instead of giving directly via the nonprofits’ websites.

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Giving Up for 2011; Nonprofit Personality Still Pays Off Online

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Today my colleague Kate Olsen guest posts again. Here are her insights on what the index results mean for nonprofits. Guess what?

Why Your Donors Want to Remain Anonymous

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Many donors come to Network for Good’s giving portal to search for nonprofits and quickly make donations online, and reporters often list Network for Good as a way to easily give to charities responding to crises on the ground. It never fails. Let donors choose how and how often they hear from you. Let them know what to expect.

What the Web Renewal ( Initiative is missing

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Yes, you got that right, one portal website to serve as a starting point for all citizen needs that fall under federal jurisdiction. Eureka!

How Great Website Design Drives Connection & Action

Getting Attention

Your website is the portal into your world. Thanks to guest blogger Alex McLain, who designs engaging websites for nonprofits as a member of the Wired Impact team. Creating a new website for your nonprofit is a mind-boggling task. Without a doubt, your answer should be, “ Very important.”. Makes a Good First Impression. It’s not human.

Giving Up; Nonprofit Personality Pays Off Online

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Disaster giving for Japan tsunami relief was a primary driver of Portal Giving in Q1 2011. Today my wonderful colleague Kate Olsen guest posts.

The online giving experience matters - and the data proves it

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

And one thing is consistently true for donations made directly on nonprofit websites. A lot.

Open Government Consultation

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

The creation of a central government data portal is key. A central portal just like In the spirit of openness, I have decided to publicly share my open-ended responses to the ongoing Canadian Open Government Consultation , which has been taking place since December 6th, 2011 and is scheduled to end January 16th, 2012.

Giving is up, and it’s still about relationships

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The headline is that online giving is up across all channels. The healthy growth of digital philanthropy continues apace. Why is that?

How Strong Relationships Can Increase Fundraising Results in 2011

Fundraising 123

It's not news that online giving is skyrocketing, but what really thrills us is all the different ways donors can give online now - websites, donation portals, social networks. There are so many options for donors now! . Here are a few tips to help cultivate those relationships. . 7 Principals for Building Better Relationships Online.

5 rules for thanking donors

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Acknowledge every donation your organization receives, whether they come from your direct mail campaign, your online donation page, or from third-party sources such as employee giving programs, peer-to-peer fundraisers, or online giving portals. Here at Network for Good we experienced a busy giving season right up to the final hours of 2013.

Main Ingredients to a Nonprofit Digital Campaign


You can check out our full discussion in the video below or read on for an overview. Appetizer - Social Media. Main Course - Donation Page. Events.

Free digital storytelling tools for nonprofits


Nonprofits can get a pro level Animoto account free (worth $249 per year) by applying through Animoto’s nonprofit portal. VuVox. MixBook.

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SRDC Open Data Consultation Debrief

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Great examples include: , , DirectGov (the Craigslist of gov portals). Over the next few blog posts I will debrief a few of the many events I attended this Spring. I have included only key takeaways and interesting insights (ok, well I find them interesting anyway…). SRDC Open Data Consultation – May 6th, 2011.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Lauren Lawson-Zilai

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Lauren Lawson-Zilai. Would YOU like to be featured in this series? Tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro. timeframe.

New research: How to reach your donors’ heads along with their hearts

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

—They want data provided in transparent formats or portals that provide them with several pieces of information. —They want this information from third-party portals that provide information on nonprofits. Going into giving season, it provides useful insights into influencing donors’ donation decision making.

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

Getting Attention

Those who used giving portals started lower and gave less over time. lower than for donors who give via charity-branded giving pages. and 6 p.m.

Need Some Online Fundraising Ideas?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Point your giving portal and social media profiles back to your website. What might some of those small upgrades be? repeat giving) is 66.7%

#How-To: Is The World Ready For Google+ (‘Google Plus’)? You Can Be.

Non Profit Marketing 360

Were you invited? The jury is, to say the least, out. We shall be looking at some of the comments in detail in future posts. I left mine blank.

Diva Marketing Blog Acquired. Almost! Part I

Diva Marketing Blog

And so began a conversation with the CEO of a large (to be anon) portal. But I rather thought you'd assumed that one! . oops wrong movie!

Research Your Keywords Before Applying to Google Grants

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

> The local column vs. global column: Local is US based, Global includes estimates from all of Google search portals. >

Does Amazon's new "Smile" mean a windfall for your nonprofit's year-end fundraising?

Fundraising Coach

So it''s probably no surprise that I''ve never been a fan of the shopping portals that are supposed to give donations to nonprofits. Marketing.

How Strong Relationships Increase Fundraising Results

Fundraising 123

Online giving is skyrocketing, thanks in part to the many different ways donors can now give online -- nonprofit websites, donation portals, social networks, mobile. One thing remains true: the reasons people give online are not that different from the reasons they give elsewhere. 7 Principles for Building Better Relationships Online.

What You Need to Know about the New Online Giving Index

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Network for Good has a unique perspective on the experience and behaviors of charitable giving across several distinct channels including: individual charity websites, charity portals and social giving (peer-to-peer) websites. This is a guest post from my colleague Kate Olsen at Network for Good, author of our new Online Giving Index.

How Strong Relationships Can Increase Fundraising Results in 2011

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Network for Good’s landmark Online Giving Study examined nearly $400M in donations to 66,470 different nonprofits to identify trends in online giving across nonprofits’ websites, donation portals and social networks. Find out January 11th at 1 pm ET in a free webinar ! The key finding? It’s all about relationships! See you for the webinar

#HOWTO: Setup A (Free) Magazine For Your Community

Non Profit Marketing 360

We introduced As promised we have returned to round out this mini-series with a guide to help you setup a e-magazine site. account.

Want Better Fundraising Results? Build Better Relationships.

Marketing for Nonprofits

Are you ready to make a significant change in the way that you communicate, cultivate and collaborate with donors this year? Register now ! Cheers!

Bringing a Reporter to a Pine Beetle Battle (With Apologies to Dr. Suess)

Cause Related Marketing

What I found was a self described “portal for all things outdoor” and a “news source for recreation information and advocacy.” The U.S.

GOOD Gobbles Jumo

Non Profit Marketing 360

Jumo had aimed to be a social connector as well as a portal for giving to nonprofit organizations, but it failed to draw sufficient numbers of viewers away from more established competing sites.

10 Twitter Tips for Nonprofit Organizations

Fundraising 123

I created and manage a portal to nonprofits on Twitter @nonprofitorgs and based on my experience using site, I have crafted ten of my favorite Twitter Tips for beginners: 1. Newsweek said it best: "Suddenly, all the world is a-Twitter." " Simple and powerful, Twitter is a must for nonprofit organizations. Have personality.

Go Noles? No Goes?

JCA Insights

The pdf had another link to a Housing portal address. This post describes 15 hours of my life between Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. Go Noles.

They Never Even Ask!

The Agitator

Noting that those who give to charities’ own websites give more over time than donors who give via ‘portal’ or social networking sites, the study observes: “Charities don’t always do a good job following up with donors who give through portals or social networking sites. I could go on and on about that. Second.