(Press release, March 19, 2015) — FrontStream has announced the release of a platform integration that now offers a complete range of tools for CSR teams to offer their employees in their philanthropic efforts. This enables businesses to develop more impactful social responsibility and employee engagement programs by giving employee donors the ability to set up fundraising campaigns for any of the nearly 2 million nonprofit organizations in the U.S. and Canada.
Let’s talk peer-to-peer (P2P) fundraising, shall we? I took part in a roundtable discussion at the 2014 Engage Conference by FundRaising Success that consisted of an open share of ideas on how to get a P2P campaign off the ground. I compiled five of the best ideas that you can implement quickly without much headache (or overhead)!
Lisa Van Giesen from Billhighway shares 10 low-cost donor engagement strategies and five peer-to-peer fundraising tips she gleaned from the second annual Engage Conference.
A roundtable discussion during the second annual Engage Conference consisted of an open share of ideas on how to get a peer-to-peer campaign off the ground. I compiled five of the best ideas that you can implement quickly without much headache (or overhead!): 1. Host an open house. 2. Leverage a computer lab. 3. Encourage "friendly co-opetition." 4. Host a fun run/walk/ride event. 5. Enlist community service groups.
Craig Newmark's craigconnects has released a dynamite infographic about crowdfunding for nonprofits. Crowdfunding is a confusing term, because it can cover so much ground. But for the purposes of this infographic, Newmark and the agency that created the graphic, the RAD Campaign, stuck to crowdfunding for nonprofits. There are lots of stats in this infographic that paint a pretty rosy picture of where crowdfunding for nonprofits stands and with hints about its future.
Here are four pointers you’ll want to share with your fundraisers as they e-mail their networks of family and friends, asking to support your mission: 1. A strong subject line ensures a higher open rate. 2. Personalized copy keeps a reader engaged. 3. A fundraiser's story ignites a reader's empathy. 4. Recommend giving levels, and tie them with impact.