Donating to good causes is a positive thing. In fact, studies show that those who donate live more fulfilling lives. It seems that people are wired to help others. It is an evolutionary trait that helps the species survive through the ages. Non-profits and local fundraising organizations are tapping into that truth. Organizations need a strong platform to aid their efforts, which is where donasity comes in.
Technology makes life easier, but sometimes “easy” comes an unintended cost.
For example, internet technology has made it easy to pay bills, shop and even make charitable contributions online, but those transactions can be vulnerable to cyber thieves.
Cyber criminals have targeted government institutions, retail companies and hospitals. They made away with information about users and credit card details that they are used to make fraudulent online purchases.
According to CrowdExpert.com’s 2015-2016 Crowdfunding industry report, reward and donation crowdfunding generated $5.5 billion dollars worldwide in 2015. What does this mean for your non-profit organization? It means that if you implement crowdfunding into your nonprofit’s fundraising campaign, you’ll have access to an enormous pool of donors and potential donations.
When it comes to raising money for charity, people all over the world have decided that “weirder is better.”
While some charities are content to stick with raffles and silent auctions, these events don’t grab anyone’s attention or stick out in their memories. One way to really get people pumped for charity events is to embrace the strange and let creativity run wild. No one said fundraising can’t be fun. Continue reading Five Cool Fundraising Tactics
Billions of dollars are given through online sources annually. Online donation totals increased 14% from 2010 to 2011, even though many non-profit organizations saw their total fundraising levels decrease for the same timeframe. Continue reading A Look Back on the Rise of Online Fundraising
You can’t expect to run a successful organization in the 21st century without relying on effective digital platforms. It doesn’t matter if you’re a Fortune 500 corporation, or a sole person raising money for a cause. No matter what size your organization is, utilizing the right resources can mean the difference between success and failure. Continue reading Digital Solutions Tailored To Nonprofits
Whether it’s feeding the homeless, funding research to fight a deadly disease or giving a helping hand to a family in crisis, non-profit organizations and individuals are doing powerful and important work all across the country. As great as these causes are many organizations find it difficult to connect donors to their causes. Continue reading Top 5 Reasons Why People Don’t Give