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Rebuilding Together uses Rallybound for crowdfunded designated giving

Rebuilding Together has launched an innovative fundraising campaign called [Re]Build to encourage donors to support its home and community structure repairs program. This designated giving campaign uses crowdsourcing to help fund different parts of a home, including repairing roofs, windows and furnaces, among other home improvements. Working with Rallybound, Rebuilding Together recently launched a national campaign…

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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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Thoughts from the FTC’s FinTech Forum on Crowdfunding

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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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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Some DIY Fundraising Examples to Get You Started

Do-It-Yourself Fundraising is all the rage right now and with good reason. There are numerous advantages to organizations who implement it such as: 1. Low barrier to entry 2. Registration aids in market research 3. Revenue diversification 4. Non-core donor/advocacy interest 5. Enlarged awareness net 6. Management ease provides huge potential for smaller organizations But…

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Fundraising Needs a Little Money and Magic

A lot has been said about innovation. More often than not, the term is quite vexing, leaving readers with more questions than answers. We’ve been guilty of it. But now, we want to present a methodology supporting real success at scale applicable for peer-to-peer fundraising.  Developed by Fahrenheit 212, this process is called Money +…

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Rallybound and Boundless Fundraising

Great integrations are like any other business partnership. They provide equal opportunity to all: the user, the partners and in the nonprofit sphere, beneficiaries. RallyBound’s fusion with Boundless Fundraising checks all three boxes. On Wednesday, July 15, we’ll be digging deeper into why this is such and highlighting some organizations who have had success as…

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6 Organizations Embracing Nontraditional Fundraising

Innovation needs strategic focus and creative ingenuity. When properly synced, its power is astronomical. Within 2013 and 2014 alone, $552 million was raised outside of traditional fundraising structures. No doubt about it, this is an incredible time to be in development. From technology maturing to organizations becoming more comfortable with investing, institutions across the globe…

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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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