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Peer-to-Peer Pro Forum Conference 2017 wrap-up: DIY is where it’s at

Every spring, we eagerly look forward to the annual Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum Conference, of which we are a recurring sponsor. At this year’s conference, which was held in Atlanta, much of the focus and buzz was around do-it-yourself (DIY) fundraising, and many of our current clients using this technology attended. Here’s what two attendees from…

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Nonprofits should build a culture of technology and training

This is a guest post by Stuart Boyd, the Chief Technology Officer of Marathon Kids, which “is dedicated to improving the health of children by providing them with the tools, motivation and support to live happier, healthier lifestyles.” This post first appeared on Stuart’s Medium blog. Technology unlocks a nonprofit’s ability to scale its mission, and…

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Rallybound’s team expands, with new hires and a NYC office

In order to better serve our hundreds of nonprofit customers, Rallybound recently added a number of new team members. We’re pleased to announce that Danyelle Williams has joined Rallybound as Customer Success Manager, both in our Los Angeles office. Additionally, our development team – located in our new Brooklyn, NY, office – has expanded to…

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Mobile apps are a key extension of any fundraising platform

As smartphone use becomes ever more integrated in daily life – on the go and even at our desks  – mobile apps are becoming increasingly sophisticated. Have you ever been on Instagram’s Web platform? If you haven’t, you’re not alone. Why would you when everything you need from Instagram is in its mobile app? Apps take advantage of built-in…

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#GivingTuesday 2016 – Here’s what 6 nonprofits are doing

In just four years, #GivingTuesday has expanded to include tens of thousands of nonprofit organizations, schools, individuals, and institutions. Whether an organization is using the #GivingTuesday spirit to host an event, do an special donation drive, launch a year-end giving campaign, or come up with a creative way to raise awareness, participation in the global day…

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The case for nonprofit volunteer and staff uniforms

Uniforms can go a long way towards giving your nonprofit more exposure so it might be worthwhile to look into equipping your volunteers with some uniforms. Here are a few reasons why: Uniforms make people stand out. At an event, attendees will immediately know who’s working there. They’ll know who to go to with questions, donations, and feedback. Similarly,…

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Why Nonprofits Should Consider Using Medium

You’ve likely heard of publishing platform Medium. If your organization is not already actively using Medium, you should consider doing some of your outreach there. Medium – like most interesting platforms – is not intended for dull, repetitive content. Instead, it highlights enriched storytelling pieces that provoke emotion, thought, and responses, giving organizations a voice that will be…

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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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5 Nonprofit Fundraising Campaigns Helping Central America and South America

As nonprofit fundraising is a worldwide endeavor, we’re looking to highlight some campaigns – both big and small – helping people around the world. We’re starting with Central America and South America. Voluntario Global Voluntario Global is a nonprofit program based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. They have created a network of community centers and institutions…

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