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Archive for September 2016

See you at Dreamforce 2016!

Rallybound is proud to be a sponsor and exhibitor at the Salesforce.org Lodge at Dreamforce 2016 in San Francisco from Oct. 4-7! Dreamforce is Salesforce’s annual mega-conference, and includes nonprofit-focused learning and demos on how fundraisers can best use Salesforce. We continue to develop and expand our support for our Salesforce integration with RallyBound, and have…

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Fundraising Data Migration for Nonprofits – The “Joy” of Moving

Last week, I was joined by Mark Becker from Cathexis to discuss the very serious topic of data migration. Now, there might be some of you out there who find this topic fascinating (I see it as a necessary evil, sort of like packing boxes and cleaning closets). Yet, so many of our customers are fearful…

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Our fundraising platform is now hosted on Microsoft Azure

Rallybound reached a major milestone over the weekend, successfully migrating all of our clients’ digital fundraising websites to the cloud, specifically Microsoft Azure. This change was months in the making and comes with multiple benefits for RallyBound and our customers. Azure allows Rallybound’s fundraising platform and client sites to be more secure and redundant, and…

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Like a bolt, we’re now Salesforce Lightning Ready!

Rallybound’s Salesforce connection app is now officially Lightning Ready, meaning that all nonprofits that prefer the new Salesforce Lightning Experience can use use our app using the interface (and of course it is still available for Salesforce Classic as well!). The Lightning Ready designation follows our earlier official compatibility with the Salesforce1 Mobile app. If…

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Partner spotlight: Double the Donation and matching donations

This post is from Rallybound partner Double the Donation, which “provides technology and tools to nonprofits looking to increase revenue through matching gifts.” Matching gifts are an often overlooked source of nonprofit fundraising. While it’s true that individual contributions make up about three-fourths of all charitable giving, matching gifts have the potential to double the contributions of donors…

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Partial refunds and expanded support for international donations

In our continued push to add features to our already powerful administration interface for organizations, we’ve recently rolled out two changes that will allow nonprofits to better manage their finances: partial refunds and the ability to set and see donations at the organizational level in the currency of your choice. WePay partial refunds While Rallybound has…

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6 Effective Nonprofit Fundraising Email Newsletter Examples

For nonprofit organizations seeking to spread the word about a fundraising event or campaign, fundraising-specific email newsletters remains an inexpensive and effective way to motivate and inform participants and donors. In general, fundraising email newsletters should be complete messages – not an attached PDF or 2-line email asking readers to check out a newsletter online. Email newsletters…

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4 Charity Fundraising Campaigns Benefiting Africa

We wanted to look at a few online fundraising campaigns to benefit African communities that need clean water, healthcare and education resources, among other causes. Here are four interesting fundraisers focused on Africa: South Africa Cycle Challenge A group of international volunteers jumped on their bikes in September 2015 and cycled hundreds of miles through South Africa to fundraise…

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Got Game? Adding Achievement Badges for Fundraisers

  From kids collecting merit badge or getting stickers in class, to using mobile check-in apps (or playing Pokemon Go) as adults, receiving little symbols of achievement is engrained into our culture. Recognizing that achievements both motivate and reward us for a job well done, Rallybound offers this type of “gamification” for individual fundraisers on our Platform…

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