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Lessons Learned from One Fund Boston: How to Crowdfund on Social Media to Raise Money

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How does an impromptu nonprofit organization formed around a sudden tragic event use social media to raise much-needed funds? Crowdfunding helped The One Fund Boston raise over $20 million in less than a week. We’ve put together five simple tips your nonprofit can use to successfully crowdfund online.

5 Ways to Validate Giving Decisions & Drive Retention

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We know that December giving is disproportionately high when a third of the year’s gifts are made. This volume brings a stream of first-time donors to nonprofits. As a nonprofit, what steps will you take in 2013 to retain these donors? Here are five effective retention strategies for nonprofits.

Bringing in 2012: How Your Nonprofit Can Capture December’s Giving Trend

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December represents 1/3 of all online giving. And statistics show December donors tend to give more than other months. What should nonprofits do to capitalize on this valuable year-end giving trend? Here’s suggestions from authors around the Web for organizations vying for a piece of the seasonal pie.

4 Steps Nonprofits Can Take to Establish a Lasting Business Partnership

Nonprofit Cause Marketing

Both nonprofit organizations (NPOs) and for-profit businesses (FPBs) have long recognized the mutual benefits of establishing cause marketing partnerships–building awareness and brand recognition for both the NPO and FPB. Here are four steps to help you establish successful, enduring cause marketing relationships.

What is the Real Value of Social Media for Nonprofits?

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Tools like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube can help your organization reach and engage an entire audience with no upfront costs. However the real cost of social media comes in many other forms: time spent creating compelling content and having people on staff who can maintain your many social media accounts.

Altruism & Accountability | Finding Balance with Nonprofit Software

Greg Mortenson

A lot of great movements flounder when nonprofit management is not taken seriously. As the case of Greg Mortenson shows, being an agent of change means more than having bright ideas with little follow through – it also means staying diligent in your business operations to ensure your vision leaves the right legacy.

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