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How the Russia-Ukraine War Changed the Way People Give

Since the Russia-Ukraine War began on February 24, there has been an outpour of support from people all around the world for individuals affected by the war. Nonprofits of all types quickly pivoted to get their Ukraine appeals up and running — providing essential items and life-saving services to those in urgent need of support.  

The Nonprofit’s Guide to Building a Fundraising Technology Stack in 2022

Nonprofits are constantly inundated with a long list of responsibilities — from vital fundraising and development operations to tedious administrative tasks. To help alleviate this burden, the most successful nonprofits have turned to adding more cutting-edge technology solutions into their workflow.
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4 Reasons Why Off-Site Donation Form Redirects Are Disrupting Your Nonprofit

Your donors are your nonprofit’s biggest asset, helping carry out your critical mission through their support and generosity. But remember, they’re more than just donors. When they’re not supporting your mission, they are consumers who are receiving hyper-personalized experiences from their favorite brands. From effortlessly signing up for monthly subscriptions to their most-used items to paying for weekly groceries with a quick click of a button from their preferred digital wallet, this level of instant gratification is the new standard for exemplary service. 
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How Nonprofits Can Accept Venmo & Improve Donor Acquisition

As the internet evolves and innovates, it continues to heavily influence the way we interact with businesses and charitable organizations. Gone are the days when high-speed internet was a luxury — it’s now a necessity in almost every American’s life. As this innovation progresses, so does the way nonprofits fundraise and accept donations.
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3 Must-Haves to Energize More Peer-to-Peer Fundraisers

As rapid-growing technology advancements continue to transform our fundraising environment and provide donors with more and better ways to give, one thing that remains constant is the commitment of peer-to-peer fundraisers to their favorite charitable organizations. Peer-to-peer fundraising has been coined as the method for which people fundraise on behalf of their most-loved nonprofit organizations. Your biggest supporters can engage in this type of fundraising by creating their own online peer-to-peer fundraisers, collecting donations from friends and family members in person, or raising funds at a peer-to-peer fundraising event. 
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The Salvation Army UK Reaches 49% Donor Conversion With Fundraise Up

A prominent organization well-known in the charitable sector, The Salvation Army UK has been fighting against inequality and transforming lives for the last 150 years. With focus areas like homelessness, poverty, addiction, domestic abuse, and emergency services, the organization is committed to helping those who are in need of critical assistance without discrimination. 
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The Death of Tracking Cookies: What Nonprofits Need to Know

    There has never been a time when the need for technology has been greater. We’ve entered an era when technology is no longer a nice-to-have — it’s a necessity. We use technology to conduct everyday activities, like maintaining relationships with our friends and family, ordering our weekly groceries, checking in with our dog at daycare, and even giving to our favorite charitable causes. 
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Is Your Donor Experience Leaving Out Spanish-Speaking Donors in the US?

With more than 1.5 million nonprofit organizations in the U.S., people looking to donate have no shortage of charitable causes to choose from. While the value and impact of your mission are usually top of mind when someone comes to your website to donate, a poor user experience can often lead to them donating less or worse — abandoning the donation altogether.  
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The Nonprofit’s Guide to International Fundraising

The generosity of Americans is vast, with a record-breaking $471 billion donated in 2020. While impressive, the U.S. actually ranks 24th in a long list of the world’s most generous countries in donating money — with Indonesia, Myanmar, and Australia leading the way — according to the “CAF World Giving Index 2021.” 
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