College Fundraisers Want Personal Experiences, Impact Stories

College students can be a great audience for your peer-to-peer program. Each year, students at colleges raise millions for charities across the country at dance marathons and other events. But we all know that college isn’t the same as the working world, so working with students comes with some different hours — and some different expectations. […]

P2P Participants Who Use Email Raise More

Peer-to-peer participants who use email to solicit donations raise significantly more money than other participants. Learn how to encourage more of your supporters to send emails on your behalf.

5 Rules for Building a Successful P2P Social-Media Campaign

Time-strapped peer-to-peer fundraisers can get more mileage from their social-media efforts by following a few simple rules of thumb.

The Ice-Bucket Racket

Ever since the ice-bucket challenge swept the Internet this summer, raising more than $115 million for A.L.S. research, a legion of imitators has sprung up to try and cash in themselves. In the approaching holiday season, as fund-raising appeals swell, we can now smash a pie in our faces, snap selfies first thing in the […]

Spotlight: 2015 Conference Speakers

Each month we go up close and personal with peer-to-peer fundraising professionals to learn what motivates them, how they got their start and some of the challenges they face every day.  For our November Peer-to-Peer Spotlight we are highlighting some of the speakers you can look forward to at our 2015 Conference — February 24 & 25 in […]

Donors Are 80% More Likely to Donate if Entire Gift Goes to a Cause

Donors are much more likely to give if they believe their money will not be spent on organizational overhead costs, and they are even more likely to donate if a matching gift is involved, according to two experiments, Science reports. Uri Gneezy, an economist at the Rady School of Management at the University of California, San Diego, […]

#GivingTuesday Partnership Toolkit

There is a day for giving thanks. There are two for getting deals. Now, there is #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, charities, businesses communities, students and families around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. In 2013, only its […]

Guide to Nonprofit Storytelling

Click here for a free eBook, published by DonorDrive, which shows you how you and your supporters can tell your organization’s story and increase fundraising as a result. Meet nonprofits having great success at fundraising through positive storytelling Learn how to create a storytelling culture within your organization Discover ways toteach your participants to effectively […]

Infographic: Making a second ask really pays off.

Did you know that in peer-to-peer giving 42% of donors don’t give on their first visit to a fundraising page? To engage those donors, event participants need to make a second ask. Nonprofits are pretty happy when an event participant sends out an email to all their friends and family, talks about their participation in a […]

Chad Leathers – Executive Director & Co-Founder, Cupid Charities

Featured October 2014             Name: Chad Leathers Title: Executive Director & Co – Founder Location: Cupid Charities | Cupid’s Undie Run Number of years as a fundraiser: 6 Number of years at current organization: 5 What inspired you to do this work? To begin with, my youngest brother Drew. Drew […]