from NTEN, the Nonprofit Technology Network: The State of Online Fundraising The last three months of the year represent a critical time for the fundraising efforts of nonprofit organizations. Charities that have traditionally focused on offline fundraising have also learned in recent years the importance of online giving. In fact, the end of the calendar year is also a significant source of the funds raised online for nonprofits. ...The … [Read more...] about Oneline Fundraising: One Size Doesn’t Fit All
Using Technology Wisely
Twitter is hot - or so we're told. Is it right for your organization? If so, are you utilizing the technology in the best way possible? Here is Twitter for beginners using real-world case studies drawn from the nonprofit and commercial sectors and demonstrating how this technology can be used to build community, increase engagement and fundraise. Twitter 101 For Nonprofits View more presentations from frank barry. … [Read more...] about Twitter 101 For Nonprofits
We've written about this before and will continue to remind you. If you fundraise online in the U.S. this is mission-critical information. Brief, and to the point: 40 states now have official legislation regarding charitable solicitation; 37 States and DC accept the Unified Registration Statement (URS) . Be certain you understand the requirements in all states where your organization solicits philanthropic support. … [Read more...] about Raising Money Online: Are You Required to Register?
from The NonProfit Times: Donor Apps For iPhone iPhone users will soon be able to make donations to their favorite charity directly through their phone once a new application gains approval from Apple. CharityFinder 2.0 will include more than 1,800 nonprofits, the ability to donate directly to a nonprofit, and a feature highlighting local events for each nonprofit that can be updated daily. … [Read more...] about CharityFinder Coming to iPhone
A colleague of mine had an idea at a senior managers’ meeting I attended a few years ago. “We should do viral marketing!” she suggested excitedly. “Wouldn’t it be great if people forwarded our content to one another and started buzz about us?” When asked what that content might be, though, she had no ideas. She was just dazzled by the possibilities of a new medium. You can’t really blame her. Nowadays the hot topic is social networking, … [Read more...] about Twitter: Panacea or Savior?