If you are a nonprofit or community organization, then likely you are raising funds to support your cause. Now the decision becomes, how will you raise the money? Before your nonprofit makes a decision, there’s one more important question you should ask: "Why do donors choose to give money to one worthy cause over another?"
The American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO) uses Shopify to manage its online store and has raised around $30,000 to date! Our colleagues at TechSoup Global asked ACCO's about their Shopify experience, and this is what Liz Dicus, administrative coordinator at ACCO, had to say:
Google AdWords Grants gives eligible nonprofits $10,000 per month in
free Google AdWords advertising to promote themselves at the top of
Google search results pages. That is a potential annual ad budget of
$120,000 that nonprofits can use to attract donors, recruit volunteers
and connect with clients. Sounds too good to be true? The good news is
that it’s true, and many nonprofits are already benefitting from this
By making giving accessible, flexible, social and fun, our goal is to integrate charity into everyday life -- whether through traditional fundraising outreach, organized giving through sports teams, workplaces or schools, informal group giving, or individual donations.
With just 23 days till #GivingTuesday, your nonprofit's plan for December 2nd should be aligning. However, we know all too well that priorities can slip and organization's can lose track of the tasks at hand, so here's a handy checklist for you to use, leading up to December 2.
A lot of nonprofits use social media to boost their fundraising efforts, but more often than not it doesn’t work. What gives?
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Crowdfunding has gained widespread popularity in the nonprofit sector and the momentum doesn’t seem to be slowing down. There are literally hundreds of crowdfunding platforms on the Internet and it seems like a new crowdfunding website is developed every week.With all of these crowdfunding platforms to choose from, it can be difficult to know which will be the most effective for your nonprofit.
Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) can vastly improve a nonprofit's operations, fundraising initiatives, volunteer management and more, but deciding on a CRM system can be a very difficult task. Dianne McLeod, Program Coordinator at the Cambridge Self Help Food Bank (CSHFB), shares with us her experience with implementing a new CRM (Sumac) at CSHFB.
Whether it's for tax purposes, in lieu of Christmas gifts or just because it's the season of giving, something about the holidays inspire people to give. Fundraisers concentrate a lot of their efforts to the last few months of the year because nonprofits tend to see a boost in their revenue during the holidays. This is why at TechSoup Canada, we want to help you with your current year-end campaigns and the next. Through-out this month, we will be looking at how technology can improve your year-end efforts and share key learnings and tips from successful case studies.