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Posts by Chad Catacchio

CHOC Walk relaunches for 2017, now powered by Rallybound

This month, CHOC Children’s (CHOC) kicked off fundraising for its 27th annual CHOC “Walk in the Park” at Disneyland, with the launch of a brand new website, powered by Rallybound. The event, which has over 15,000 participants, has a fundraising goal of $3.1 million in 2017 to benefit children’s health in Orange County, California. The website, www.chocwalk.org,…

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In honor of – Multiple ways to collect tribute donations

Donations made in honor of someone – tributes – is an emerging way for nonprofits to raise funds online. At Rallybound, we have built a variety of ways for nonprofits to include tribute fundraising into their overall giving campaigns. Memorial Campaigns The first option for organizations on a Rallybound Platform or Enterprise license is to create…

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Infographic: Largest cycling events for charity in 2016

Every year there are numerous cycling events, whether races or rides, for charity throughout the USA. In 2016, the top 8 peer-to-peer cycling events in the US raised over $128 million combined for charitable causes. We’ve rounded up those 8 single events into one fun infographic for you to download and share with your coworkers and…

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Nonprofit tip: Run Facebook ads around fundraisers’ birthdays

One way that many nonprofits ask their supporters to fundraise for their cause is to ask them to “donate” their birthday. This means that fundraisers operate a personal campaign around their birthday, asking friends and family to donate to their campaign instead of giving them personal gifts or congratulations. Some nonprofits have found a great…

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Innovative new Rallybound admin interface released

Today we released the first phase of our reimagined administrators’ control panel, which we’re calling New Admin v1. There are three major new functions in this release: Groups; Admin Security Roles; and Admin Profiles and Notifications. However, before we dive into the specifics of this release, which is now live, we want to lay out…

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Rallybound platform passes 1 million users all-time

Earlier this week, the Rallybound fundraising platform, across all client campaigns, passed 1 million users all-time. This comes as our platform is approaching 4,000 nonprofit fundraising campaigns all-time, across hundreds of separate nonprofits, which have collectively raised tens of millions of dollars on our system. The one million users is a combination of fundraisers and…

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Don’t wait: Consolidate your grassroots supporters onto your own platform

There are literally hundreds of ways for grassroots supporters to raise funds for a cause online. Many nonprofits receive donations from some of these multiple places, and of course, no nonprofit is going to look a gift horse in the mouth and shun these donations. However, this distributed support has major disadvantages over a platform…

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January updates to our iOS and Android fundraising apps

Just in time for the spring fundraising season, Rallybound’s iOS and Android app team has been hard at work updating both our overall mobile platform as well as pushing out new versions of our custom mobile apps for clients. On the platform side, we have updated our mobile platform administration portal to version 2.0.5. This update…

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Predictions for nonprofit digital fundraising in 2017

  After a great 2016, we’re beyond excited for 2017. Looking forward to the year ahead, we wanted to look at some of the likely trends in nonprofit fundraising, as well as gather feedback from nonprofit fundraising professionals on five potential trends for 2017: Mobile-first It is our firm belief that fundraising will continue to accelerate…

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Rallybound fundraising platform year in review

Looking back on 2016, it is really amazing how many nonprofit customers – both old and new – launched and ran innovative and successful campaigns using our fundraising platform. We were humbled to add such terrific campaigns from new clients including the Sierra Club, Make a Wish International, Shatterproof and many more to the hundreds of…

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