This is the third part in a series of insights taken from the free to download “The P2P Fundraising Handbook” by Carly Samuelson. You can read the first installment, about nonprofit peer-to-peer fundraising strategy here, and the second about what do to before and after the fundraising stage of a campaign here. Staffing After flushing out a strategy…

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Peer-to-peer fundraising is all about relationships. The relationship between fundraisers and donors, between team members, and between a nonprofit and its supporters. For some time, Rallybound has helped to automate email communications on our platform, sending out preset “autoresponder” emails based on actions taken and goals reached. In our latest update, we’ve taken this a…

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Shatterproof, which is, “a national organization committed to protecting our loved ones from addiction to illicit and prescription drugs, and alcohol, and ending the stigma and suffering of those affected by [addiction],” has launched a great campaign for the Thanksgiving holiday as part of its Shatterproof FIT initiative. With the “Turkey Trot Takeover,” Shatterproof is asking…

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This is the second in a series of insights taken from the free to download “The P2P Fundraising Handbook” by Carly Samuelson. You can read the first installment, about nonprofit peer-to-peer fundraising strategy here. While the fundraising stage of a campaign is generally the main focus of what nonprofits consider a peer-to-peer fundraising effort, getting the word…

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Today Apple, the maker of the iPhone and iPad, publicly opened up its Apple Pay payment service to be used for charitable donations. Prior to the announcement, Apple invited Rallybound to work on an integration with our fundraising platform and Apple Pay, and we are pleased to announce that Apple Pay – as well as…

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Nonprofit managers spend a great deal of time and resources on recruiting individual fundraisers for their peer-to-peer fundraising campaign. After all of that effort to get people to sign up for a campaign, nonprofits can hardly afford to let those supporters slip through the cracks by not engaging in actual fundraising. To guard against this,…

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This is the first installment in a three part series on peer-to-peer fundraising, summarized from the comprehensive guide “The P2P Fundraising Handbook” by Carly Samuelson. In this first installment, we’ll discuss organizational strategy towards peer-to-peer fundraising, as well as campaign preparation. You can read the second installment, on the before and after of campaigns, here. What…

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Rallybound COO Joe Magee was a panelist during the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)’s “FinTech Series: Crowdfunding & Peer-to-Peer Payments” forum in Washington DC on Oct. 26, 2016. The panel focused on consumer protection, fraud and the expanding responsibilities – and effectiveness – of crowdfunding platforms. Here’s a few of our takeaways from the event: Crowdfunding is a…

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As part of our continued commitment to the Salesforce platform, Rallybound is now a Salesforce Registered Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Partner. This new partnership comes on the heels of our sponsorship of Dreamforce 2016 and Rallybound’s Salesforce app being approved as Salesforce Lightning Ready. As an Registered ISV Partner, Rallybound will work closely with Salesforce account executives…

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Every year, many nonprofits wrap up their fundraising by throwing a ball (the party kind, not the sports kind). We thought we’d highlight a few successful – and admittedly extravagant – benefit galas that have taken place already in 2016 to give you some inspiration for your end-of-year giving event. The Daffodil Ball Cause: The Canadian Cancer…

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