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How to: Fundraise for a charity golf tournament

Holding a charity golf tournament is a popular fundraising option in spring and summer. Although this can be an expensive fundraising route to take logistically, nonprofits heavily rely on the support of volunteers and sponsors to make these events possible. Charity golf tournaments are often targeted towards affluent supporters, although that is not always the…

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A short history of the walkathon

Today, the walkathon is a staple of peer-to-peer fundraising worldwide. But did you know that the first ever walkathon was crafted in 1953 by Puerto Rican actor and comedian Ramon Ortiz Del Rivero, better known by his stage name “Diplo”? Rivero’s walk took place in San Juan, Puerto Rico where he walked 80 miles for…

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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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Rallybound part of Apple Pay for charity launch

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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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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Top 10 Charity Events That Fundraised Primarily Online in 2015

For the third straight year, we’re releasing our infographic on the top 10 peer-to-peer fundraising events from the year before (2015)! This year we’ve put a little bit of a spin on things and, instead of all funds raised by a single event, we’ve ranked the top 10 nonprofit fundraising event series by how much they…

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Promote via text (SMS) on iPhone and Android

Imagine this scenario: You’re supporting your favorite cause in their annual endurance challenge. You find yourself at a party, going through common chit-chat with a friend: “What’s new?” “What are you up to these days?” and naturally you excitedly discuss the upcoming campaign. Now, maybe this individual will be able to attend and participate or…

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5 Ways Football is Like Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

1. Great campaigns like successful football teams, have leaders who keep heads up and eyes focused on the goal at hand. These individuals are respected and have the ability to galvanize supporters for Peer-to-Peer success. Provide support to these individuals. They are rare and crucial! 2. Without a clear strategy nothing moves ahead. Multi-prong tactics…

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What To Do After Your Campaign Finishes

Your campaign is over, you’ve surpassed your goals and now need to do something with the campaign. Trouble is, cases vary. Sometimes you want to hide a campaign from search results, other times remove it altogether. The circumstances vary — as they should — with the nature of complexity and diversity in fundraising today. So…

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Rallybound Features That Make Your Fundraising Soar

Crafting a useful and user-friendly feature is only half the equation. The other and the most important is that clients utilize what you’ve provided to their benefit. In that vein, some of our platforms features are sparsely employed and it is our job to ensure that they are done so efficiently and effectively to achieve…

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