Fundraising and volunteerism: The power of reviews

A look at how GreatNonprofits reviews can help increase support for your cause and grow your nonprofit's network. Why online reviews are a big deal Smartphones, social media, and increased connectivity have made an incredible amount of information available to us anytime, anywhere. This accessibility has changed the way we make decisions as consumers. Not sure where to go … Continue reading Fundraising and volunteerism: The power of reviews

Volunteers OR Donors? Think Again.

About the author: Tess Srebro of VolunteerMatch is a Marketing & Language-Crafting Expert with a Master’s of Nonprofit Leadership and a B.A. in Public Relations. You can read more of her work at VolunteerMatch's blog for nonprofit organizations: Engaging Volunteers. Volunteer-donor hybrids are more common than you might think. This post looks at why this is the case and … Continue reading Volunteers OR Donors? Think Again.

Turn engagement into donations

We’ve already shown you how to customize your donation page to present a compelling message- check out 5 ways to customize your Donation Page for a refresher – but now take a look at how a donation button can help turn donor engagement into donations. If there’s one important feature of all successful nonprofit fundraising campaigns, it’s effective donor … Continue reading Turn engagement into donations

Doubling-Down on Virtual Engagement: Livestream Highlights

Last week, our Director of Business Development, Andrea Lloyd, teamed up with Foundation Center to take a look at the relationship between online engagement and online donation systems in a nonprofit livestream: Doubling-Down on Virtual Engagement with Online Donation Platforms. With 2016 quickly coming to a close, now is the perfect time to learn how … Continue reading Doubling-Down on Virtual Engagement: Livestream Highlights

Featured Nonprofit FAQ: Updating your mailing address

Question How do we update our organization address on our JustGive account? Answer JustGive's comprehensive database of more than 1.8 million public charities is provided by GuideStar to make it easy for donors to find detailed information about charities that match their interests. JustGive uses the address information listed in GuideStar, making it crucial to … Continue reading Featured Nonprofit FAQ: Updating your mailing address

GreatNonprofits’ NEW Giving Basket

About the author: Aimen Barma of GreatNonprofits, has more than 25 years experience in product management and marketing executive. She has served in CXO,VP or consulting roles for Fortune 500 brands and Innovative technology start ups, such as Microsoft, eBay, PayPal,and many others. By now, you’ve fought the crowds on Black Friday and worked your fingers to … Continue reading GreatNonprofits’ NEW Giving Basket

A look at our #GivingTuesday 2016

Thanks to your hardwork, JustGive recorded a 64% increase in donations to our participating organizations this #GivingTuesday. The biggest increases were seen in donations coming through donation buttons. When compared to 2015: Donation totals increased by 47% Average donation amount increased by 72% Our favorite highlight: an amazing 92% of donors chose to cover donation processing fees allowing us … Continue reading A look at our #GivingTuesday 2016

Offer your donors an additional way to give: Loyalty rewards points

A look at how two of our corporate partners, PointWorthy and American Express, can help your donors turn loyalty rewards points into cash donations for your cause. These days nearly every consumer earns rewards points through loyalty programs with their preferred credit card carriers, retailers, or hotel chains. If they’re anything like me, the majority … Continue reading Offer your donors an additional way to give: Loyalty rewards points

National Adoption Month. #FlipTheScript

Honoring and listening to the most underserved  voices in adoption and foster care. About the author: Katie Stickles-Wynen, MSW, a Colombian adoptee, has a Masters in Social Work. After college, Katie worked at Hyde School in CT where she helped design a program for adopted youth and parents. Katie studied under Dr. Joyce Maguire Pavao in … Continue reading National Adoption Month. #FlipTheScript

Featured Nonprofit FAQ: Customizing your donation button

Question Can I customize my donation button for specific programs, amounts or for recurring? Answer Yes, you can add specific text to your donation button link so that program, amount, or recurring options are prefilled when your donor arrives art your page. Here are some examples using the sample donation button link https://npo.justgive.org/nonprofits/donate.jsp?ein=94-3331010. Program designation … Continue reading Featured Nonprofit FAQ: Customizing your donation button