DIY Fundraising: Its Promise and Perils

Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 2 p.m. U.S. Eastern time Nonprofits across North America are experimenting with ways to inspire their supporters to create their own fundraising campaigns — and are investing in technology and marketing to make it easier for these do-it-yourself fundraisers to succeed. But recent research by the Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum has found […]

Double Your P2P Fundraising Results by Telling the Right Stories

Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 2 p.m. U.S. Eastern time Stories raise more than twice as much as statistics alone, according to a Psychology of Giving study out of Stanford. And your peer-to-peer event emails are the perfect vehicle for telling those stories. Join us on Tuesday, April 11 at 2 p.m. Eastern time to learn […]

Using Data & Behind-the-Scenes Tools to Increase Fundraising: How Bike4Chai Did It

Original Broadcast Date:  January 24, 2017 Chai Lifeline’s annual cycling event experienced strong growth in 2016 primarily by upgrading the fundraising efforts of returning participants. Chai Lifeline’s Yoel Margolese and Rallybound’s Debbi Stanley will share how a new fundraising philosophy, encouragement for team captains and a suite of new tools helped increase fundraising from $5.7M […]

Setting Strategy In a Peer-to-Peer World

Original Broadcast Date:  December 6, 2016 In a networked world, setting fundraising strategy has become more dynamic than ever – the environment changes rapidly, and the techniques and messages that worked even a year ago have already lost their impact. Add on to that organizational goals that seem to increase every year – along with […]

How to Attract and Keep High-Value Donors

Original Broadcast Date: November 3, 2016 Five years ago, AIDS/LifeCycle had about 100 participants in its annual 7-day bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles who raised more than $10,000. Today, that number totals more than 350.  Greg Sroda, the event’s former senior director, recently took on a new role as Chief Operating Officer of […]

Give Supporters Fundraising
Options They’ll Love

Original Broadcast Date:  October 18, 2016 Learn how the Epilepsy Foundation has augmented their walk series with a variety of peer-to-peer fundraising options that allow their supporters to unleash their fundraising creativity in support of the organization. These include unique fundraisers, like Lemonade for Livy (that has become an international awareness and fundraiser with kids), the fast-growing Athletes […]

Stewarding Your DIY Donors

Original Broadcast Date: October 6, 2016 As do-it-yourself fundraising campaigns grow in popularity, nonprofits are quickly learning that these campaigns can’t achieve success by following the traditional donor-stewardship playbook. Since they aren’t built around fixed events, do-it-yourself campaigns follow different rules. To be successful, nonprofits need to take innovative approaches to help DIY participants create their […]

Fundraising Playbook – Training Your P2P Staff for High Performance

Original Broadcast Date:  September 28, 2016 Does this describe your organization? Craving training and support Doing more with less Trying to determine org structure Seeking efficiencies Needing motivation Hoping for stronger team communication and collaboration Listen as The ALS Association’s Kristin McLaughlin and ACG, Inc.’s Rachel Armbruster share key strategies to unite staff and increase […]

Transform Your Sponsorship Approach

Original Broadcast Date:  July 14, 2016 Do you feel a rush of anxiety when planning on explaining a sponsorship revenue gap to your board? Are you sending the same worn-out old proposal to every sponsor? You know the one… the proposal that’s been patched together from sections out of the last seven proposals that didn’t get […]

Master Class: Retaining Your P2P Fundraisers

Original Broadcast Date: July 13, 2016 Eager to boost your peer-to-peer program’s performance? There are many factors, of course, but one key factor is retention! You work hard to acquire new participants, but it can be hard to keep them involved. Donna Wilkins, CEO and Founder of Charity Dynamics will share a tactical guide to participant […]