Not all donations need to be of the direct monetary variety. Donors are tighter with their money and are becoming more concerned about where the money is spent. As a result, they sometimes want to give in different ways, and sometimes they might even like something in return. From the point of view of the nonprofit, creativity is crucial. With that in mind, here are five non-traditional and creative resources that nonprofits can use to get donations of both money and items.
Welcome to Part 2 of yesterday's post. Modeling: The more I thought about it, the more I wanted to know what the experts were thinking — so I decided to just ask! For the most part, what is in this article are direct comments/quotes from the folks that I believe are the brightest and the best in our industry around this topic.
What are you doing to message to different donor groups (perhaps we should first ask what you are doing to identify different donor groups!) in a more donor-centric way?
How do you become your donors' favorite cause — you, the one that they want? Here are five things you can do to increase engagement
Digital agencies in and around New York are helping get the region back on its feet following the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy last week. Some are donating money, some are collecting food and provisions, and others have built online tools to help speed the recovery.
Big Spaceship built RecoverFeed.com, which is documenting the recovery efforts around the country by pulling in images from Instagram tagged #Sandy. The site also prompts visitors to either donate money or volunteer their help.
We know the baby boomer population is huge, but we also know relatively few boomers donate even though they are hitting prime giving age. So what do the boomers want, and how do we capture and engage them?
Razoo, a crowdfunding platform for causes, announced its online community has raised $100 million for more than 14,000 nonprofits, and more than half of that was raised in the last nine months.
Check out recent posts from the re: charity and Talisman Thinking Out Loud blogs.
Next Jump, provider of rewards and loyalty programs, announced the launch of OO.com, the company’s first consumer facing shopping site. In conjunction, Next Jump kicked off a $500,000 fundraising initiative called SA500 Kids to bring technology into classrooms at more than 100,000 public schools across the country.