Rallybound Roundup: DIY Is Where It’s At

In its roundup of the recent Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum annual conference, the mobile fundraising company Rallybound offers some interesting takeaways on the recent explosion in Do-It-Yourself Fundraising. DIY offers promise for many organizations that are looking for new ways to engage supporters, but these organizations also face questions about how to convert DIY donors into […]

Report: Increased Competition Challenges P2P Campaigns in Pittsburgh

In Pittsburgh, a growing number of locally based charities are finding great success with P2P campaigns, often at the expense of more established events.

Gap Between P2P Goliaths and Davids Shrinks

Increased competition and better tools have helped smaller peer-to-peer programs become more effective, The Nonprofit Times reports. The report, which cites data from the Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum’s survey of the nation’s largest peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns, notes that many of the nation’s largest programs have lost ground over the past decade to smaller, more nimble programs. “A […]

Smaller Charity Walks See Gains; Big Events See Declines

Many of the nation’s largest peer-to-peer fundraising programs have seen their revenues decline over the past decades while a number of smaller, upstart events are seeing big gains, reports The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

Legacy Charity Walks and Runs Are Stumbling, New Report Says

Several major charity walks and runs extended a yearslong revenue slump in 2014 as newer, sometimes offbeat fundraising events grew in popularity, according to a reportreleased today. The American Cancer Society, Susan G. Komen, and JDRF each saw gross revenue from their signature events decline by at least 10 percent last year. Several other organizations—including […]

Everydayhero™ and Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series Unite to Empower More People to Give Back

CHARLESTON, SC–(Marketwired – Jul 22, 2014) – Everydayhero, an innovative, cloud-based crowdfunding service from Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLKB), today announced a partnership with the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series, the world’s largest running series, to expand fundraising opportunities for the 500,000 runners who participate annually. For select Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon events, participants will easily […]

Cyclists go extra mile for charities

While fundraising among the top charity events dipped in 2013, cycling events continued to perform strongly, the Peer to Peer Professional Forum reported. Original article published in Bicycle Retailer: May 2014 Bicycle Retailer on Cycling Events

2014 State of the Sport Report from Running USA: Non-Traditional Running Events

In 2010, Running USA published its first annual Half-Marathon Report because of the impressive growth in the 13.1 mile distance in the United States, and because of the explosive growth in another sector of the sport, they created a Non-Traditional Running Events Special Report. In just five years, the number of estimated finishers in U.S. non-traditional […]

Cleveland Clinic Holding Major Cycling Event in July 2014

Organizers hope the first VeloSano will raise $3 million for cancer research. Cyclists can who commit to raising $1,000 to $2,000 can choose from a number of one- and two-day rides. Click here to read more from the VeloSano website 

The Boot Campaign & Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series Announce Partnership

The Boot Campaign and the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series announced a new partnership to show appreciation for troops and raise funds for military programs at the 2014 P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon & ½ Marathon.  A grassroots initiative which started in 2009, the Boot Campaign will become the benefiting charity of the […]