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08.26.2014

10 Fundraising Ideas (And How to Use Them)

Picking a fundraiser is hard. There are so many ideas! But some are better than others in rallying support for your cause. Here’s a list of 10 fundraising ideas, and…

Fundraising 101 From Captain Obvious

What I’m about to tell you in this post, my most dearly held fundraising gems, will probably not be new to you at all. So why mention the obvious? Because…

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Why Small Donations Are Priceless

During an NTC session on social media fundraising someone mentioned working with a nonprofit who thinks collecting small donations online is a waste of time. Their claim is that because…

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Forced Giving: Does Taking Without Asking Make You a Grinch?

I took the family to New York City this past weekend for some holiday fun, and ran into this cause marketing promotion at Norma’s in The Parker Meridien. When I opened…

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Business Charity and the Wisdom of Scrooge

Before Scrooge underwent his miraculous transformation, he had a dim view of charity. When two solicitors visited him to raise funds to “buy the poor some meat and drink,” he…

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Women With Drive & Value of Long-Tail Donations

Last week I wrote a post about how valuable handwritten notes can be to your donors, and the consensus seemed to be that while many people donate to causes for…

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08.15.2012 ,

$100 Million: You’ve Come A Long Way Razoo!

This week Razoo reached a major milestone, $100 million in charitable giving. More than half of this incredible sum came in the past nine months. To celebrate Razoo is hosting…

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Urgency, Fun, & Accessibility: Elements in Fundraising

On Thursday, we have one of the most exciting events in online fundraising this summer: Twive and Receive (pronounced like Give and Receive). Twive is a 24-hour fundraising marathon where…

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Apple Users Are More Generous than PC and Android Users

According to a recent study Razoo conducted, Mac users are more generous than PC users. iPad users give 40% more per donation than any other mobile device user! In fact,…

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07.13.2011

13 Ways to Empower Your Grassroots Fundraisers

When someone decides to raise money for your nonprofit with a fundraising page, they are way beyond a first kiss – they are taking you down the aisle. Their commitment…