Online revenue for nonprofits increased just 1% last year, failing to even keep pace with inflation (2.4%). For the first time in more than a decade, online giving to nonprofits slowed to single digit growth, according to the 13th annual M+R Benchmarks Study. The study was … [Read more...] about U.S. Online giving Slowed Waaaaay Down in 2018
By Rabbi Todd Berman This post is a follow up to my article this past summer relating to running a successful online crowdfunding campaign. As I wrote then, I hope that some will find elements of our experience helpful in planning their own campaigns and follow-ups to those … [Read more...] about The Importance (and Impact) of Saying Thank You
By Josh Gold If you’ve been following the latest in fundraising trends, you know that crowdfunding is a growing phenomenon among NPOs. It costs less than your annual dinner and has benefits that are seriously worth exploring. Video is a terrific way to keep the community e … [Read more...] about How to Boost your Crowdfunding Efforts with Video
By Rabbi Todd Berman We set a modest goal of $150,000 and crushed it raising $230,000. This enabled us to also receive another $450,000 in matching funds. Many friends and colleagues have turned to me asking how we did it. There are many articles on how to run a crowdfunding … [Read more...] about Why Our Online Crowdfunding Campaign Was A Success!
By Dan Illouz For nonprofits with limited resources it seems counterintuitive to prioritize crowdfunding. After all, the biggest dream of any fundraiser is for one person to donate enough to cover the entire budget. However, as important as grant requests and large donors … [Read more...] about Four Reasons why Crowdfunding should be an Essential Part of your Fundraising Strategy