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Create A Welcome Email That Rallies Your Peer-To-Peer Fundraisers

Launching a peer-to-peer fundraising campaign entails a bit of preparation. You have to set up your campaign, create your content, promote it to your audience, and get fundraisers engaged. And once your fundraisers are engaged, they need to stay engaged. After seeing thousands of peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns on CauseVox, I’ve noticed there’s a small feature…

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#GivingTuesday 2017 Ideas & Best Practices

Did you participate in #GivingTuesday last year? If so, you’re in good company. In November of 2016, #GivingTuesday saw a 44% increase in donations, growing from $116.4 million to an impressive $177 million. But it wasn’t just the dollars coming in that were beneficial to nonprofits and charities across the world. In fact, #GivingTuesday organizers estimate…


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Nonprofit Marketing: How To Craft A Plan That Engages Your Community And Reaches More Donors

These days, I’m talking about nonprofits all the time. Learning about the awesome things that CauseVox customers are doing is turning me into a one-woman nonprofit promoter. I am the Charity Navigator of my group of friends. I think the work you do deserves a parade, and I just can’t stop talking about it. Since…

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4 Ways To Drive More Traffic To Your Website (Which Means More Donations)

Guest Post by Brady Josephson, CEO of Nonprofit Supply Co. “If a tree falls in a forest and nobody’s around to hear it, does it make a sound?” A famous philosophical question I’m sure you’ve heard before but I think it can be applied to online marketing & fundraising for nonprofits. “If a nonprofit website…


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WordPress vs. Drupal: The Battle Of The Big CMS’s

By Sara Lowe, Communications and Partnerships Manager at Elevation As a nonprofit, you often don’t have time to think about technical issues but are rather more concerned about spreading good in your community. How often do you think that you would love to have a great website but you don’t even know where to begin?…

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The Hero’s Journey: How To Write A Compelling Story That Inspires Donors To Get Involved

You Are A Storyteller When you picture a storyteller, what do you see? A mythic figure beside a campfire? A gregarious “life of the party” person? A novelist? A Hollywood director? Do you see yourself? Storytelling is essential for fundraising. At CauseVox, we often say storytelling is fundraising fuel. But telling your story in a…


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20 Unique Donor Thank You Ideas

When’s the last time you received a great thank you? I once volunteered to help raise some extra funds for our nonprofit. The event lasted an entire Saturday after an already busy week. On Monday, I walked into my office to see a handwritten thank you note from our CEO on my desk. This experience…

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5 Ways You Can Effectively Communicate Your Matching Grant To Your Audience

You’ve worked hard to build up relationships with corporate sponsors, a major donor, or compiled a matching grant application, and now you have successfully secured a matching grant for your campaign. Hooray! Now you can sit back and watch the funds pour in. But wait! There’s a few more things you can do to ensure your…


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How To Recruit Sponsors For Your Fundraising Events & Campaigns

As nonprofit fundraisers, we’re always thinking about our donors first. We’re focused on recruiting them, retaining, engaging, and so on. And it’s all worth the effort because our donors are part of the lifeblood of our organizations—they’re the people who financially fuel our missions and help us produce real results. But donors aren’t the only…

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3 Proven Methods To Drive Donations To Your Campaign Through Your Website

We’re used to seeing it all the time- a website and a completely separate fundraising campaign site. And, while it may be the norm, promoting your campaign on your website is key to having an integrated marketing strategy. Directing people on social media and through email to your campaign is good, but what if a…