#NPPTrendingNow Ep 143: Virtual Community Engagement
Happy Friday everyone! Welcome back to the next episode of #NPPTrendingNow. In this series, we break down the top three coveted stories of the week. And this week, it’s all about executing your great monthly giving idea, learning more about virtual fundraising and engaging your community... virtually!
Erica Waasdorp of Monthly Donor Motivator explains that great ideas are easy to come by. In her experience working with nonprofits, helping develop monthly giving programs, it’s often the first step that’s the hardest. She suggests starting with step one of her monthly donor roadmap: Take charge. Be willing to be the driver and the executor of this great idea.
In light of the shift in fundraising operations caused by COVID-19, Kristy Fontelera of Marketing IRL shares 10 ideas to take your fundraising virtual, such as doing a social media takeover, setting up a donation matching drive, hosting a video game tournament and many more.
In this episode of The NonProfit Voice, Nhu Te, editor-in-chief of NonProfit PRO, is joined by Greg Lynch, founder, CEO and executive director of Youth Volunteer Corps of Greater Philadelphia, and Morgan Berman, CEO of MilkCrate. Join in our conversation as we dive into creative virtual engagement strategies, the role of mobile in virtual engagement, challenges brought on by COVID-19 and much more!
Thank you so much for reading along! Have a great Fourth of July weekend! I’ll see you next week for the next episode of #NPPTrendingNow. Stay safe!