Online Fundraising

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 […]

Fundraising on Facebook: A Beginner’s Guide

Posted on 12 July 2010

This article was published a few years ago. The options for Facebook fundraising were much more limited then. Take a look at the newest options….   We used to tell our members at GiveForward that there are three Ps to successful online fundraising: personalization, promotion, and persistence.  Recently, however, we came to the conclusion that […]

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 […]

12 Ways to Use Social Media to Market Your Fundraiser

Posted on 04 February 2010

Social media applications like blogs, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook can be useful tools to help you publicize, gain attendees and supporters for fundraisers such as benefit auctions. Not only are these tools free to use, but they enable you to relay short, constant reminders about your  fundraiser. Creating “something to write” can be overwhelming for […]

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 […]