The Standing Desk

Notes, research, and company thoughts

8 Marketing Agencies Specialized to Boost Your Nonprofit

When it comes to your nonprofit’s cause, no one has a greater understanding than you do. But effectively communicating your message to your donors can be an entirely different skill set.

Pre-Authorized Debits (PAD) Now Available for Canadian Nonprofits

At Fundraise Up, we are committed to expanding access to more digital wallets no matter where you live. So, we are very excited to announce that Pre-Authorized Debit (PAD) payment is now available for all Canadian customers!
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Customer Spotlight: OLASTEO

At Fundraise Up, we believe that our customers’ success is our success. That’s why we are shining a spotlight on Aaron Friedman and his nonprofit, OLASTEO. Recently, we sat down with him to discuss how Fundraise Up helped take OLASTEO from a self-funded nonprofit to generating enough donations to start growing their good cause. Our conversation has been edited and condensed for clarity.
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8 Types of Donation Friction and How to Spot Them

At Fundraise Up, it's our mission to eliminate friction in the donation process and convert more visitors into donors. But what exactly is friction and where do you encounter it?
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Fundraise Up Announces Native Integration with EveryAction

  Brooklyn, New York (August 26th, 2021) — Fundraise Up is thrilled to announce our newest API-based integration with EveryAction. EveryAction is a nonprofit-specific CRM and is available for integration to all Fundraise Up customers at no additional cost.
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Newest Update Makes Tribute Giving Even Easier

At Fundraise Up, we are committed to innovation so you can raise more revenue.   Recently, we observed that gift dedication had been a frequent point of friction in the donation experience. That’s why we’ve updated our tribute process so the checkout is now separate from the tribute designation. 
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Customer Spotlight: The American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is one of the most well-known nonprofits in the USA and has spearheaded some of the most important research in its field. But over the course of the last year, they realized they were missing out on valuable revenue.
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Fundraise Up Announces New API-Based Integration for Virtuous

  Brooklyn, New York (August 11th, 2021) — Fundraise Up is excited to announce its latest API-based native integration for Virtuous, a fundraising platform and CRM specifically for nonprofits and designed for better donor relationships. The Virtuous CRM integration is now available for all Fundraise Up customers at no additional cost.
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4 Tech Tips for the Next Fiscal Year for Your Nonprofit

  Partner guest post: Cathexis Partners      As we head into the month of July, many nonprofits are starting a brand-new fiscal year. That means that now is as good a time as any to review your fundraising campaigns and think about how you can improve them for the next fiscal year.
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