Online tax receipt portal scores for AmeriCares

DonorDigital

The AmeriCares Online Tax Receipt Portal was a multichannel donor-centric campaign, anchored by a custom tax receipt microsite designed to engage donors by allowing easy and free access to their tax receipts for their online and offline donations.

hard times — the portal

Sea Change Strategies

Exceptional compendium on fundraising during a recession!

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.

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The more things change, the more they stay the same

iMarketSmart

I was wondering who might have created the first survey ever. . My search led me to Charles the Great, the “Father of Europe.” ” Apparently, in AD 771 , he created what might have been the first survey to help him understand his own kingdom.

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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. Basically, Apps for Democracy the Washington D.C

Need Some Online Fundraising Ideas?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Donors who gave via the charity’s website gave a bigger first gift and continued to give more over time than donors who gave through other charity portals (e.g. Point your giving portal and social media profiles back to your website.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Lindsay Nichols

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

8:00 am – 10:00 am: As soon as I get in (usually around 8 am), I log on to Hootsuite, Outlook, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, our internal communications portal called The Front Porch, our blog, and Spotify. I then helped her post it to the portal. Lindsay J.K. Nichols.

The Understatement that is Digital Literacy

SocialButterfly

” This “online portal” serves a dire need and includes: Workforce development materials. On Friday, the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) in collaboration with a number of Federal agencies (including the U.S.

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The Understatement that is Digital Literacy

SocialButterfly

This “online portal&# serves a dire need and includes: Workforce development materials. So get this: N TIA is partnering with the American Library Association and the Institute of Museum and Library Services to promote the use of the portal by the nation’s 16,600 public libraries.

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10 Organizations Leading The Way This Mental Health Awareness Month

EveryAction

Their online volunteer application portal makes it simple for interested supporters to find information about the requirements and opportunities for volunteering, and allows staff to easily capture relevant data and information.

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'Free' and Cause-Related Marketing: Part II

Cause Related Marketing

Nowadays, as a free portal, AOL.com is the fourth most-visited Web property. Tuesday’s post was about the increasing use of ‘free’ as a business model. No less a company than Google is built on ‘free.’ So are Craigslist and Facebook and Flickr.And free is coming on like a lion.AOL used to be primarily a subscription-based service. But every year their subscriber base shrinks. The mighty Wall.

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Ready for Year-End? Here Are 10 Easy Things You Can Do to Raise More Money

EveryAction

Use your donor self-service portal to enable sustainers to set up their increased monthly amounts. We won't waste your time with a lengthy intro. With #GivingTuesday and Year-End fundraising rapidly approaching, we'll get straight to the point.

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. “In addition, charity websites generally provide for donor cultivation; portals don’t. ’ Portals are all about efficiently collecting the gift.&#.

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

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Since 2010, Network for Good has published the Digital Giving Index which looks at online giving trends across the Network for Good platform, including both branded and generic donation pages, social fundraising sites, portal giving, and employee giving. Where is online giving going?

5 Tech Best Practices Universities Should Use To Keep Alumni Connected

EveryAction

Other online features that make it easier for alumni to stay connected include self-service portals where they can update changes in their contact information and peer-to-peer fundraising capability which allows your most engaged alumni to act as ambassadors to their peers.

5 Tech Best Practices Universities Should Use To Keep Alumni Connected

EveryAction

Other online features that make it easier for alumni to stay connected include self-service portals where they can update changes in their contact information and peer-to-peer fundraising capability which allows your most engaged alumni to act as ambassadors to their peers.

The online giving experience matters - and the data proves it

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Since 2010, Network for Good has been tracking digital philanthropy across several distinct channels including individual charity websites, charity portals and social giving (peer-to-peer) websites and applications.

Open Government Consultation

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

The creation of a central government data portal is key. A central portal just like data.gc.ca 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. The consultation covers questions on Open Data , Open Information , Open Dialogue and the Open Government Strategy.

What the Web Renewal (canada.ca) 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.

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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Resource Round-up

A Small Change

Nonprofit Marketing Aggregate: The Nonprofit Marketing Zone is a great place to go if you are looking for a portal to nonprofit marketing information. Over the last couple months, I’ve heard about a number of remarkable and interesting websites, blogs, and aggregates and I wanted to pass them along to you. Let me know if you check any of these out and if they are useful to you.

#SocialNetworks: Set Up & Take Advantage Of Google+

Non Profit Marketing 360

For a tour of nonprofit sites already on Google+, visit this portal to get some great ideas. Setup takes seconds.

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SRDC Open Data Consultation Debrief

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Great examples include: Utah.gov , Ca.gov , 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…). The SRDC Open Data Consultation was an invitation only event, which I had the pleasure of participating in.

Great site, good info, what else could one ask for?

GenerationYGive

A few days ago, my most devoted reader (someone I also like to call "mom") sent me a link to a really neat site: the Giving Forum from the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers (whew, that was long to type, I wonder if they call themselves FRAG?).

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Giving Up for 2011; Nonprofit Personality Still Pays Off Online

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

This includes donations to Network for Good’s nonprofit customers through their own websites and donations to other nonprofits through 25 corporate partner websites and Network for Good’s giving portals at NetworkforGood.org and SixDegrees.org. Today my colleague Kate Olsen guest posts again.

The Rise of OpenGood

SocialButterfly

In addition, friend Marc Drapeau recently wrote a fascinating piece on Open Government Entrepreneurship and the National Library of Medicine launched their new API portal. In honor of #SocialGood Day, I wrote a post for the IQ Solutions blog reflecting on the TEDxChange event and calling for #OpenGood. Disclosure: IQ Solutions is my employer.)

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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. Just as the strength of the donor-charity relationship heavily influences offline giving, the online giving experience has a significant impact on donor loyalty, retention and gift levels.

Just Released: The Digital Giving Index

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Since 2010, Network for Good has published the Digital Giving Index which looks at online giving trends across the Network for Good platform, including both branded and generic donation pages, peer-to-peer fundraising, portal giving, and employee giving.

No Wonder Retention of Online Donors is So Bad

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

At the end of 2008 and 2009 , I gave online donations via a giving portal to about a dozen national nonprofits each year (I cashed in miles with Capital One , who partners with Network for Good for charitable giving).

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10 Email Resolutions for the New Year

EveryAction

In the EveryAction toolset, you can use dynamic searches paired with our email series tool, which can automatically send requests to donors to update their self service portal a month before their credit card expires. (This is the second post in our New Year, New Heights development series. Need to catch up? Click here for our in-depth look at the three reporting tools every nonprofit should have to improve their fundraising strategy.).

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Landmark Online Giving Study

A. Fine Blog

The study looked at data for about $400 million worth of giving across charitable websites, giving portals and social networks processed by Network for Good. Network for Good and TrueSense Marketing released their long awaited study of online giving appropriately named The Online Giving Study. Here are a few of the key findings: What we [.]. Social Media Allyson Kapin Amy Sample Ward charity:water network for good Online Giving Study TrueSense Marketing

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.

Main Ingredients to a Nonprofit Digital Campaign

EveryAction

Nonprofits that forgo a simple landing page and elect to create a dedicated campaign portal essentially build a world in which their audiences can experience the mission, urgency, and proposed solutions of the campaign through a dynamic medium that they won't soon forget.

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! Join me and my BFF Jocelyn Harmon from Care2 as we discuss online outreach, nonprofit marketing and fundraising in 2011.

My daughter doesn’t talk on the phone

DonorDigital

Donors who gave on organization-branded Web pages gave larger gifts, and more money over time, than donors who gave through portals or social media. My 15-year-old daughter doesn’t talk on the phone. She only checks her email when her school uses it for homework assignments.

How Strong Relationships Can Increase Fundraising Results in 2011

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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! . While all of these options are new and exciting, the reasons people give online are not that different from the reasons they give elsewhere.

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

By scooping such content (and remember: you can make more than one e-magazine/collection, even in a free account) you will bring new readers and followers to your educational portal and to your organization’s donation and volunteer pages. We introduced Scoop.it

Year-end Giving Snapshot: The Generous Procrastinator

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As the Internet's largest nonprofit giving portal, Network for Good has examined our data about how donors turn to the Internet for year-end giving.

10 Helpful Fundraising Websites

Fundraiser Ideas

This website explores the latest nonprofit news and ideas, and it even has a fundraising job portal. Fundraising is the lifeblood of charitable organizations and nonprofit activities. Thanks to the Internet, you now have a wide variety of tools at your fingertips. Following are 10 helpful fundraising websites. PayPal.com – PayPal is the leading payment-transferring website on the Internet. Donors can make donations to you instantly from the convenience of their home.

#Communications: Can We Trust AT&T – T-Mobile Merger Promises?

Non Profit Marketing 360

The foundation of their support has been torn asunder by AT&T’s own internal memos and plans, yet the merger still rolls along below the headlines of most newspapers and online portals. Or is the merger only promising to be a trust?

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