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3 Tips To Running A Wildly Successful Recurring Donation Campaign

At CauseVox, we know that it takes more than a couple fundraising campaigns to meet the ever-growing financial needs of the average nonprofit or charity. Thankfully, there’s an effective way to bring in enough money to support your organization over the year and it doesn’t involve an annual campaign. Think about integrating a recurring giving…

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Millennial Giving Trends: 2 Insights Fundraisers Must Know About This Generation

The Millennial Impact Report is back for 2017 and we wanted to share some great insights from the latest report with you. This annual research project, conducted by Achieve and funded by the Case Foundation, provides everyone from business leaders to nonprofit professionals a glimpse into what makes the Millennial generation “tick.” It’s a useful…


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The Ideal #GivingTuesday Fundraising Campaign Timeline

Since 2012, nonprofits and charities of all sizes and missions have raised money and awareness on #GivingTuesday. And here at CauseVox, we’ve seen firsthand how awesome this “Global Day of Giving” is for organizations. We believe that #GivingTuesday is one of the best days of the year— not only to run a fundraising campaign but…

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Are You “Delighting” Your Donors?

The bulk of a fundraiser’s day isn’t spent planning fun events or wining and dining. In fact, we spend the majority of our time tracking down donors. And, if we’re completely honest, it’s not exactly the most “exciting” part of the job. In fact, it’s a task many of us come to dread over time….


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Customer Story: How The Motherhood Collective Raised 4x More This Campaign

Lauren Barnes, Executive Director and the inspiration behind The Motherhood Collective, has passionately advocated for and supported women and their families in and around Lynchburg, Virginia for the past six years. Since the nonprofit open its doors in 2011, the entire team of staff and volunteers at the Motherhood Collective has sought ways to meet…

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How To Create Donation Tiers That Drive Donations

I’ve seen a lot of nonprofits run online campaigns and get caught up in the amount that they have to raise. It’s great to set an overall fundraising goal and promote that, but it can be hard for donors to conceptualize what their relatively small donation does to really make a difference in comparison to…


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Fundraising Metrics for Beginners: How And When To Measure

Guest post by Zach Shefska, Fundraising Report Card   “So, I should be measuring changes in these numbers daily, is that right?” I couldn’t help but shake my head at what I was hearing. “No, my recommendation would be once a month at most. Daily simply doesn’t make much sense.” I heard a brief “Huh,”…

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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…