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Monday Mixtape 002: Fundraising Changes, Jargon, & Facebook Does It Again

Monday Mixtape 002: Fundraising Changes, Fundraising Jargon, & Facebook Does It Again Here’s your Monday Mixtape, a weekly newsletter from CauseVox designed to jumpstart your week, challenge your thinking, and inspire you to keep at it. Each week, we’ll hand-pick must-read articles, thinking, resources, and stories for nonprofit fundraisers and leaders and drop it in your inbox. Have…

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How Nonprofits Must Adapt To Facebook Changes in 2018

Social media is a powerful tool for nonprofits to connect with their community and share their story. However, things are changing (all the time). With an apparent desire to get back to their roots of connecting all of the world’s individuals and building a global community, Facebook alone has announced three significant changes just this…


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2018 Fundraising Trends: 5 Shifts That Will Impact Your Fundraising

As fundraisers, we have our work cut out for us. While outsiders may think all we do is mix and mingle with our major donors, in reality, fundraising is about building relationships, analyzing data, creating strategies, understanding what’s going on in the world, and adapting to the philanthropic needs of our donor base. When we…

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Monday Mixtape 001: Valentine’s Day Fundraising, Donor Love, & Hope for Shy Fundraisers

Monday Mixtape 001: Valentine’s Day Fundraising, Donor Love, & Hope for Shy Fundraisers Welcome to the first Monday Mixtape, a weekly newsletter from CauseVox designed to jumpstart your week, challenge your thinking, and inspire you to keep at it. Each week, we’ll hand-pick must-read articles, thinking, resources, and stories for nonprofit fundraisers and leaders and drop it in…


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How To Boost Donor Retention With Your Welcome Email Series

Do your new donors stick with you? The research says, “Probably not.” Give yourself a better chance at keeping new donors involved with your organization by making sure they feel welcome right away. How do you do that? A donor welcome email series. “Give yourself a better chance at keeping new donors involved with your…

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Customer Story: Thomas Morstead’s What You Give Will Grow Foundation Raises $60k & Counting For Children’s Minnesota

In the last 21 hours, over $70,000 has been given in support of Thomas Morstead’s charity. Thomas Morstead, the punter for the New Orleans Saints, had no idea that his persistence and resilience during the New Orleans Saints’ loss in the NFL Divisional match-up with the Minnesota Vikings on January 14, 2018, would spark such…


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7 CauseVox Platform Updates That Will Help You Raise More Online in 2018

You’ve worked hard and put forth your best effort to end 2017 on a high note. Now, it’s time to relax and rejuvenate before the springtime fundraising push, right? Not quite. Fellow fundraiser, now is the perfect time to put forth a robust fundraising plan for the upcoming year. So start on that fundraising calendar,…

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Customer Story: California Automobile Museum’s “Raise the Roof” Campaign

In January of 2016, the California Auto Museum renewed their lease on a building owned by the city of Sacramento. Their home for the past 30-years, the museum knew that a lease-renewal was a must-have. But there was a problem—the roof. In fact, the roof leaked so bad, they needed a whopping $750,000 to replace…


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The Essential Elements Of An Online Donation Form

What Is A Donation Form? A donation form is a key tool you use to collect information to process a donation. While some fundraisers don’t pay them much attention, a donation form is actually one of the most important elements of your donation page. If your donation form is straightforward and user-friendly, your donors will…

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How To Successfully Promote Your Year-End Fundraising Campaign

After seeing thousands of campaigns here at CauseVox, we know that promoting your fundraiser the right way can help to ensure a successful campaign. This is especially the case as the year comes to an end and your fundraising efforts ramp up. But instead of just promoting your campaigns with a simple one-size-fits-all approach, we…