What is crowdfunding, anyway? We’re all familiar with traditional fundraising. It comes in myriad forms: from humble bake sales, to sponsorship programs, to subscription programs, to dinners and giant galas. Throughout the years, traditional fundraising has been a lifeline for … Read More
What is crowdfunding? A Beginner’s Guide.
4 Simple Steps to Launching a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign.
Crowdfunding has exploded in popularity and can be successful regardless of what industry you’re in (including nonprofit). Resourceful entrepreneurs have learned that relying exclusively on traditional fundraising means ignoring a potentially massive income stream. Thanks to the power of social … Read More
Crowdfunding for Nonprofits/Charities
Before you get started, it’s important to have a good understanding on what crowdfunding is. If you need to review, please read over our blog on Introduction to Crowdfunding. The crowdfunding market primarily took off with start-up businesses using platforms … Read More
Pros and Cons of Crowdfunding
Pros and Cons of Crowdfunding Crowdfunding is: the practice of funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet (Oxford University Press, 2018). If you need an … Read More
Why you can’t miss out on #givingtuesday
Why you can’t afford to miss out on #givingtuesday… You have heard of Black Friday, and Cyber Monday but what are you doing about Giving Tuesday? Here is a little history about how #givingtuesday came to be a big deal.. … Read More
How to Fund for Education
Educational institutions have many challenges when it comes to reaching their capital goals. The main challenge is for them to reach their goals without increasing the cost of education too high for their students. This is why they have so much to … Read More
Are you Ready for Giving Tuesday?
Are You Ready for Giving Tuesday? As many of you know, Giving Tuesday is one of the most important days of the year when it comes to fundraising. The primary goal is connecting with a diverse group of people for the one … Read More
Importance of Social Media to Crowdfunding
Audiences have moved to new online tools, new digital places. Social media is the new access point for discovery, referrals and trust building–all of which are essential for building your donor list or gaining support for your projects. Social media … Read More