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P2P + social media: Using digital platforms to raise more

P2P + social media: Using digital platforms to raise more

When setting up your next peer-to-peer fundraising campaign, make it easy for your fundraisers and participants to get the word out by creating ready-made content for them to share across the digital channels of their choice. Before the campaign starts, develop an online toolkit where fundraisers can go to download this content from your website […]

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P2P fundraising: 11 events that work for getting large groups involved

P2P fundraising: 11 events that work for getting large groups involved

Looking for some new ways to spice up your peer-to-peer (P2P) fundraising game? We have a few P2P event resources for you. First up, here’s a list of 11 events that pair well with P2P giving.  Events that pair well with P2P 1. Bowl-a-thon Participants get teams together to raise money online and then have […]

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How to build the ultimate fundraising landing page

How to build the ultimate fundraising landing page

What is a fundraising landing page? In short, a landing page is designed for the visitor to take a specific action. It drives content and link(s) around one specific topic (in this case, fundraising). Fundraising landing pages are different than regular website pages in that they remove other navigation features so that the user remains […]

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P2P fundraising: Your toolkit checklist

P2P fundraising: Your toolkit checklist

Peer-to-peer fundraising is a great way to get a larger segment of the population involved in giving back to your organization. P2P campaigns typically fall into two categories: time-based campaigns or year-round (rolling) campaigns. Time-based campaigns are typically tied to an event or follow a finite period of time whereas rolling campaigns happen when supporters […]

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Case study: Buford Academy’s Wolf-a-thon more than doubles its fundraising goal

Case study: Buford Academy’s Wolf-a-thon more than doubles its fundraising goal

Buford Academy, a Title I public school serving grades 1 through 3, has built a successful annual peer-to-peer campaign with a 73% participation rate from its students. As a promise to parents to only do one fundraiser a year, the Wolf-A-Thon event has seen enormous impact—even during the lowest times of COVID-19. We spent time […]

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5 ways to recruit P2P ambassadors

5 ways to recruit P2P ambassadors

What is peer-to-peer fundraising? This style of fundraising, also known as P2P fundraising, puts the ‘ask’ in your supporters’ hands. Each individual fundraiser (peer) asks their community—friends, neighbors, family members (peers)—to donate to your cause by way of an individual fundraising page or online donation form. Why does peer-to-peer fundraising matter? Most of us trust […]

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How to use digital media to support fundraisers and encourage donors

How to use digital media to support fundraisers and encourage donors

Digital tools such as social media and email are great ways to expand the message about your upcoming fundraiser and encourage donations. Here are 4 ways to use digital media to keep the momentum going with your fundraisers throughout your campaign. Make a splash with a digital kick-off St. Baldrick’s Foundation does a great job […]

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13 donor stats to help boost your fundraising

13 donor stats to help boost your fundraising

The 2021 M+R Benchmarks Report has been published and we have been digging into the stats. We love the ability to click into different metric points and sort information by key learnings. But, if you’re like other nonprofit leaders out there, time is of the essence and you’re being pulled in many directions, so today […]

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P2P case study: Feeding the Carolinas triples their annual event’s fundraising goal

P2P case study: Feeding the Carolinas triples their annual event’s fundraising goal

Of the 200 Feeding America foodbanks across the country, 10 are in North and South Carolina. As an advocate to raise awareness around food inequities in these states, Feeding the Carolinas was developed as a 501c(3), state association of these Feeding America foodbanks. A portion of Feeding the Carolinas work goes toward raising resources (financial […]

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The final push: Year-end giving tips

The final push: Year-end giving tips

There’s still time to meet your annual fundraising goals. So, before the calendar flips to January, what are some ‘right now’ things your nonprofit can do as a final push to solicit year-end gifts? Check out our list of 8 easy-to-manage fundraising solutions to get you through December. 1. Use current finances to create urgency […]

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A great match: Virtual events and P2P fundraising

A great match: Virtual events and P2P fundraising

While some nonprofits may have experienced their first forays into virtual events due to the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual events provide a wealth of opportunities—pandemic or not—and it’s our sense that these events will not be going away anytime soon. Take advantage of the opportunities that virtual events provide for your nonprofit in ways of donor […]

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