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P2P Fall Fundraising Ideas for Creative Online Fundraisers

Fall fundraising ideas seem to always be on the mind of development professionals, regardless of the season. It’s the time of year when nonprofits ramp up their fundraising efforts ahead of the end of year rush, and often the first season in the new fiscal year, meaning the fundraising team is extra enthusiastic about starting…

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#GivingTuesday Planning Guide

This guide contains 10 steps your nonprofit can take to set goals and develop a fundraising strategy for #GivingTuesday. If you haven’t already, register now for #GivingTuesday on Razoo to access fee-free fundraising for your nonprofit, along with free webinars, coaching sessions and fundraising resources.  Once you’ve registered, you can shift your focus to start…


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Hurricane Irma: Preparing to Help in the Aftermath

Less than a week after Hurricane Harvey‘s path devastated parts of Texas and Louisiana, a new threat loomed on the Gulf coast. Hurricane Irma rushed through the Caribbean, causing unprecedented destruction in Barbuda, St. Barthélemy, St. Martin, Anguilla and the British Virgin Islands. As we’re writing this post, Puerto Rico is bracing for a direct hit. And…

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Fall Fundraiser Planning: Tips and Ideas to Get Ready for Fall

Fall is right around the corner. That means the lazy days of summer at your nonprofit are numbered. Soon, you’ll be in the thick of fall fundraising and gearing up for end-of-year giving. (No, we can’t believe it either!) We’ve put together a guide to fall fundraiser planning to help get you out of vacation…


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Team fundraising mistakes and how to avoid them

Team fundraising is a no-brainer — it can significantly boost your next fundraising appeal and increase engagement among your supporters. Just take a look at this infographic that breaks down team fundraising success in more detail, which was made in collaboration with Venngage Infographic Maker: However, there are still ways for your team fundraiser to…

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Hurricane Harvey Relief: How to Help

Hurricane Harvey has caused unprecedented destruction in Southeast Texas. A Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) representative told The Washington Post that Harvey is “probably the worst disaster the state’s seen.” Photos and stories depicting the toll the storm has taken on people have been tricking out: family homes underwater, mothers trudging through knee-deep water with young…


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Cover Photo Tips: Using Your Cover Photo to Drive Donations

Whether you’re running a fundraiser for a nonprofit organization or a personal cause, your cover photo announces what your fundraiser is all about. It lets people know, at a glance, why you’re fundraising. It represents your cause on the Razoo platform, on social media and can be the deciding factor in whether someone chooses to…

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#GivingTuesday Email Templates and Best Practices

What’s your #GivingTuesday secret weapon? Your email list. Through email, you can make long-form, targeted appeals to those who have already donated to or expressed interest in your nonprofit’s work and send them straight to your #GivingTuesday page on Razoo to make a donation. Here, we’ll be sharing some #GivingTuesday email templates to help you…


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#GivingTuesday Social Media Guide

#GivingTuesday is a movement borne out of and fueled by social media. Created as a response to both the decadence of Thanksgiving and a the overt consumerism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday challenges people to use social media for good and crack open their wallets to help their communities instead of buying stuff….

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Razoo Spotlight: Fundraiser for Plaster House Raises $334K

Gail Gettler didn’t have any experience when she started a fundraiser, but knew she needed to help The Plaster House. The Plaster House is a nonprofit based in Arusha, Tanzania. The organization provides pre- and post-operative care for children in need of operable surgeries for which they may not otherwise have access. These include clubbed-foot corrections,…