Mistakes Nonprofits Make When Crowdfunding

  Crowdfunding offers nonprofits an unprecedented level of access to potential donations. But, just like any other tool, it has to be used correctly for the best results. Crowdfunding on the Internet requires in-depth knowledge of social media, technology, and marketing -- all of which a nonprofit ...
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Nothing for Nothing: Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and More

A few years back, as an intern, I wrote a little blog post for Idealware comparing and contrasting two crowdfunding platforms—Kickstarter and IndieGoGo. It was insanely popular, so here’s my update on the world of crowdfunding in 2017.
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A Few Good Tools for Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Peer-to-peer fundraising isn’t new. For years, many organizations have engaged supporters to raise funds on their behalf—everyone from staff and volunteers to program participants and current donors. Traditionally, these individual campaigns took the form of walk-a-thons and similar events at which ...
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‘Crowdfunding’ A Major Success In Wake Of Boston Bombings

  When most of the nation became glued to their televisions and computers in the wake of last week’s attacks in Boston, calls to provide aid for the victims were almost immediate. As reported in The Verge, online fundraisers have taken to the web in a slew of efforts to raise money for the wounded ...
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How Crowdsourcing Can Help Your Nonprofit

Crowdsourcing can help you harness the crowd to increase awareness, cultivate new volunteers, gather information and even get work done—all for a minimal investment. How can you put it to work for you?
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