Online Fundraising

Did I Really Write That? A Facebook Faux Pas…

Posted on 19 February 2011

Recently, I read a very insightful article titled Fearing What They’ll Say on Facebook on a terrific site called Kivi’s Nonprofit Communication Blog. In her article, blogger Kivi Leroux Miller wrote about the challenges non-profit organizations face in determining what is appropriate for employees and other representatives to share on the non-profit’s Facebook page or […]

Guest Post: Your Donor is Not a Tomato Plant by John Haydon

Posted on 19 January 2011

Greetings!  Once again, I am proud to bring you an article by a guest author who has lots of experience working for the benefit of non-profit organizations.  John Haydon (pictured at left) is the man behind and InboundZombie, which is the site for his social media consulting business.  John specializes in helping non-profits “increase […]

What to Do When You Fail to Meet Your Fundraising Goal

Posted on 13 January 2011

Alright, so your major fundraiser event is over. Your self-imposed deadline has come and gone. Now comes the part when you add all the donations up, subtract your expenses, and find out if you met your goal. Hopefully, you have not only met your goal, but you have wildly exceeded it. However, that isn’t always […]

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 […]

Fundraising Toolbar (Yahoo)

Posted on 18 September 2010

A brand new type of fundraising has been made available to fundraising groups by way of making money online! Fundraising definitely has never gotten easier than creating your own customized fundraising toolbar. Groups simply create a toolbar provided by signing up with Yahoo (some fundraising companies do this process for you, making it even easier). […]

Online Affiliate Programs

Posted on 13 September 2010

Groups that want to go the extra mile in fundraising can now do so by joining online affiliate programs. For every group or organization that you’re able to refer, online companies are willing to pay top dollars for the references. Different companies provide different payout schedules, but for the most part, you can expect to […]

Fundraising Thermometer

Posted on 10 September 2010

One of the most useful tools underused by groups today is the fundraising thermometer. The fundraising thermometer is a tool used to track the progress of your group’s progress throughout your fundraising campaign. Groups that set goals for themselves usually do much better and raise more money than groups that don’t have a particular goal […]