After 15 Years and $646 Million, Avon Sunsets Walk Series

The Avon Breast Cancer Crusade — which raises and grants money to help end breast cancer — has decided to sunset its signature P2P campaign, AVON 39, The Walk to End Breast Cancer.

Facebook Steps Up P2P Fundraising Game With 2 Big Changes

Facebook is continuing to expand its influence on the peer-to-peer fundraising world after a pair of announcements that aim to make it easier for nonprofits to raise money on the platform.

Are Virtual Events the Next Big P2P Trend?

The growing popularity of FitBits and other wearable fitness tracking devices is making it easier than ever for nonprofits to organize P2P campaigns in which supporters can participate virtually on their own time — wherever they are.

Peer-to-Peer Takes Center Stage in Nonprofit Trade Press

Peer-to-Peer fundraising has taken center stage in the nonprofit trade press this month, as a number of prominent news outlets have offered coverage of the latest Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Thirty survey.

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 […]

Charity Athletic Events Decline in Revenue for 4th Straight Year

Fundraising walks, runs and bike rides continue to be big moneymakers for many nonprofits — but these events are not raising as much as they once did, reports The Chronicle of Philanthropy (subscription required). The Chronicle, citing data from the recently released Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Thirty, notes that revenues for the 30 largest peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns […]

Large Event Campaigns Continue to Struggle

The nation’s largest peer-to-peer fundraising programs faced another difficult year in 2016, with revenues for the 30 largest programs dropping by $40 million to $1.53 billion, reports the Nonprofit Times. The Nonprofit Times report, which cites data from the recently released Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Thirty, notes that the growth of so-called do-it-yourself campaigns — which give […]

Top P2P Campaigns Decline for 4th Straight Year

Revenues for the 30 largest peer-to-peer fundraising programs declined for the fourth-straight year, reports Nonprofit Pro.

Marathon Updates

Organizers of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon say the 2015 event raised a record $18.7 million for charities.

Leadership Spotlight: David Hessekiel, President & Founder of the Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum

PledgeIt Leadership Spotlight: Peer-to-peer fundraising is a method of fundraising that leverages your supporters to fundraise on your behalf. It’s also known as social fundraising, personal and/or team fundraising, or p2p fundraising. Peer-to-peer fundraising is a great way to get new donors and reach new networks of people. Where do non-profits and charitable organizations go […]