We’re going to review the Facebook Fundraising Benchmarks Report 2020 by GivePanel. Let’s clarify what “Facebook fundraising” refers to. It’s probably exactly what you think it is: when someone on Facebook starts a fundraiser to support your nonprofit. But there’s some fine print here...
Otis Fulton and Katrina VanHuss
Helping nonprofits in their sincere efforts to make the world a better place makes one very sensitive to organizations that use their nonprofit status for purely financial gain. There is one group that comes to our attention as particularly egregious. We’re talking about the National Collegiate Athletic Association—the NCAA...
For the past few years, I have been wondering two things. First, is the use of my devices giving me bad posture? Second, are my devices hurting my ability to focus? The answer, of course, is yes to both. What to do about it? Being distracted is a behavior. It turns out, behavior is the result of a formula...
If the most you’ve done at this point is to ask supporters to start Facebook fundraisers, you’ve just scratched the surface. Your Facebook social fundraising strategy can start with this simple kind of ask, but then you need to plan the next steps. Here are six things you can do to take fundraising on Facebook to the next level...
For the last two years, I’ve been studying the impact of identity on prosocial behavior; it’s the topic of my doctoral dissertation.
We wrote a blog, “‘I’m Speaking,’ Explained,” that described an experience I had that changed the way I interacted with others.
The big unknown is how people will respond to the possibility of participating in live events again.
Building a virtual community from scratch is difficult; in many ways, as much so as acquiring new supporters for traditional events.
A 2020 United Nations report notes that women lacked the political and human rights to protect their safety if they spoke up.
More than 70 years ago, the great social psychologist Kurt Lewin described social norms as being in a state of tension.
Below is a full interview from each person quoted, and more. These interviews contain much information about the technical elements of
These “Great Truths” were drawn from our experience at Turnkey and illuminated by our interviewees’ wisdom.
COVID-19 threw the nonprofit world into a state of uncertainty.
Out of the thousands of organizations a donor could support, the donor chose you.
It’s hard to fundraise. Why?