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Break up Donations into Monthly Payments

No organization wants this scenario to be true: a prospective donor arrives on your donation page, loves your mission, best friends with your fundraiser, but just doesn’t have the cash to make a full donation. This is an absolute bummer. The result could be abandonment or a lesser amount. However, it is a reality. And…the…

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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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Email is King

Email is still the king in peer-to-peer fundraising. Even as transactions on social media continue to flourish, email remains a steady producer. This is why we take it so seriously. In the past our team has detailed some tactics on appropriate times to send emails alongside unveiling our conditional communication and auto-response options. But now…

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Jerry Lewis and the MDA Telethon

Of all the trailblazers we’ve highlighted in our “Pioneers of Fundraising” series, Jerry Lewis is probably the most well-known for his impact amongst the broad population. Starting in 1949 with the very first telethon, Jerry Lewis became enamored with the enormous opportunity and in conjunction with his partner, Dean Martin, appeared to great acclaim. Following…

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Benjamin Franklin and Strategic Fundraising

Few people in history are as revered as Benjamin Franklin. An intellectual’s intellectual, he was an architect of the US Constitution, an inventor and a statesman. But for our 3rd installment in the “Pioneers of Fundraising” series, we are going to focus on how he structured fundraising for success and was quite the aficionado. He…

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Bill Graham and the Benefit Concert

Photo credit: AllPostersImages.com Driving into work a few days ago, our COO Joe Magee was greeted by an NPR story on famed concert impresario, Bill Graham. While influential in the storied Fillmore Auditorium’s rise to prominence, he was also the father of the benefit concert. This sparked some internal deliberation about the evolution of fundraising…

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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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Online, Mobile, Tablet.

Year over year, more and more fundraising revenue comes in via an online portal. Whether it be mobile or tablet or desktop, the numbers are clear: Donors prefer to contribute to their favorite causes ONLINE. We wanted to highlight some organizations that are underscoring this notion. Below are the 5 nonprofit events whose online fundraising…

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A Little Fundraising Innovation Can’t Hurt

For the next segment in our P2P Forum 2015: Data Discoveries, we wanted to discuss the impact of overall events reducing from 44,500 in 2013 to 43,764 in 2014. Of course, organizations will slim their count for a variety of reasons, it’s not necessarily a foreboding indication. In certain cases organizations can see a higher…

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Digital Communication in Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Have you ever thought about what it means for content to “go viral”? Or what it actually takes for an article, photo or video to be seen everywhere? It comes down to people sharing that piece of content. Each day there seems to be a new way to digitally share: status updates, embedded videos and…

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