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Text-to-donate: charitable giving in 8 characters

Katherine WinchesterBy: Katherine Winchester, Administrator, Mobile Giving Foundation Canada

Have you ever seen something like this?

“Text REDCROSS to 30333 to donate $5 to the Canadian Red Cross”

And wondered if this was something you could do at your charity?

Friday Feed - Great resources from the web - January 20, 2012

In order to stay up to date on what's going on in the world of technology - and nonprofit technology in particular - I follow quite a few blogs and twitter feeds. There's a lot of great content out there but if you don't have the time to stay on top of things (and even if you do!) it can be overwhelming. So, for those of you who have less time to do all this "listening" on nonprofit technology, I'm posting a blog each Friday with the top resources I found in the last week.

A Few Good Online Auction Tools

Reliable online auction platforms geared toward nonprofit needs

By: Laura S. Quinn

July 26, 2011

A Few Good Tools for Friend-to-Friend Fundraising

Help your supporters raise funds for you with these online tools and best practices

By: Andrea Berry and Stella Hernandez

July 27, 2011

Engaging Constituents Using Mobile Technology

By: Laura S. Quinn

November 30, 2010

Friday Feed - Great resources from the web - October 21, 2011

In order to stay up to date on what's going on in the world of technology - and nonprofit technology in particular - I follow quite a few blogs and twitter feeds. There's a lot of great content out there but if you don't have the time to stay on top of things (and even if you do!) it can be overwhelming. So, for those of you who have less time to do all this "listening" on nonprofit technology, I'm posting a blog each Friday with the top resources I found in the last week. This week we've got a bit of a social media theme going...

Friday Feed - Great resources from the web - September 30, 2011

Friday Feed is back! In order to stay up to date on what's going on in the world of technology - and nonprofit technology in particular - I follow quite a few blogs and twitter feeds. There's a lot of great content out there but if you don't have the time to stay on top of things (and even if you do!) it can be overwhelming. So, for those of you who have less time to do all this "listening" on nonprofit technology, I'm posting a blog each Friday with the top resources I found in the last week.

Tips to Kick-Start Your Holiday Campaign Planning

Given that 35-42% of online donations happen in November and December, the holidays is a big time of year for fundraising. After all,  ‘tis the season - the season to feel warm and fuzzy about your favourite charities, and the season to get yourself some tax breaks. A report from Convio, Kick-Start Your Holiday Campaign Planning, offers some suggestions of how you can be prepared for holiday giving.