Online Donations


Online Donations

Posted on 21 September 2010

Online donations are becoming the medium of choice to collect for different fund-a-thons. More and more schools are participating in different causes, such as AIDS walk, Relay for Life, etc. With how much of a headache storing money, collecting money, and keeping a record of those you still have to collect from, having an online [...]

10 articles on the latest trends in online fundraising

Posted on 19 July 2010

Last week’s post on Fundraising on Facebook from Ethan Austin has attracted some attention.  It was listed in the Top 10 Technology and Social Media Resources for Nonprofits from Connecting Up Australia.  Check out the other 9 resources included on that list. Here’s a roundup of other recent articles focused on the latest online fundraising [...]

6 Steps to Online Fundraising for Medical Costs

Posted on 26 May 2010

When a friend or loved one gets sick and is facing huge medical bills, the quickest and easiest way to raise money for them is through an online fundraising website. Sites like GiveForward, Fundbunch and GoFundMe allow individuals to create customized pages where friends and family from across the world can contribute to help a [...]

Roundup: Internet Strategies for Nonprofits

Posted on 19 February 2010

Today’s link roundup includes advice regarding a variety of internet strategies for nonprofits: Integrating Your Web Site and Database for Greater Donor Engagement by Robin Fisk, FundraisingSuccess Are you new to blogging? Read this simple primer. by Sandra Sims, Cause Blogger Online Outreach on a Budget – the January Nonprofit Blog Carnival, issueLab’s Footnotes 15 [...]

2 Simple Ways to Increase Your Online Giving

Posted on 01 February 2010

Several weeks ago I decided to feature a local nonprofit organization I worked with years ago for Twitter’s #CharityTuesday, thinking that I might be able to drive a few extra dollars their way. So I paid a visit to their website to make a donation and copy the url. I searched and searched for a [...]

Evaluating Online Donation Service Providers

Posted on 18 November 2009

There are many companies eager to help you with the task of online donations, from standard credit card processors to those specializing in nonprofits.  So how do you decide which provider is right for you? Here are seven factors for you to consider when choosing an online donation service provider: 1. Features When evaluating service [...]

How Web Design Can Improve Your Online Fundraising

Posted on 09 November 2009

A lot of non-profits have online donation pages but complain that they still receive very few donations.  Why?  There are several reasons that could explain the lack of online giving ranging from low traffic to a poorly designed website. In essence, to be effective your entire online communication strategy must be built around increasing donations, [...]