Fundraising Strategies

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Live Upcoming Strategy Classes
The MobileCause Strategy classes are offered around once per month and will take you through topics to help make your fundraising better. Some classes will showcase what other organizations have done, some will provide tips and tricks with your Mobi...
Fundraising Strategy Videos
MobileCause Academy Classes occur every few weeks and provide you with actionable strategies on various topics. Learn best practices for everything from Ticketing design to Giving Thanks to Days of Giving with experts from our Digital Fundraising S...
 Repurpose Your Content for Social Media
You hear all the marketing and fundraising experts tell you to “repurpose your content” and that you “don’t need to create more to post more.” But what exactly does that mean? And how do you do it? If you find yourself...
Fundraising through COVID-19
In just a few short days and weeks, the ways in which nonprofits reach and connect with donors has dramatically changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  This page provides specific suggestions and ideas to help your organization through this uniq...
Introducing the Event Page
Design the new Event Page feature in MobileCause to showcase your upcoming event. The Event page is a standalone web page with a singular focus created specifically for an event. It is where visitors land after clicking on an email, ad, web search ...
 Deep Dive into Crowdfunding and Peer-to-Peer Campaign Setup
MobileCause’s crowdfunding and P2P capabilities are truly powerful. We have many customers using the platform for many types of campaigns and love the way it looks and works. There are some great tools included there that many of our customers...
 Year End Giving Strategy
Make sure your year-end appeal campaign planning is in full gear. Whether you have your fundraising campaign underway or are looking for ways to engage new donors during this season of giving, it’s not too late to amplify your year-end fundrai...
 Thank, Acknowledge and Cultivate Donors (2019)
Watch our webinar and download the slides to help you with your strategy for thanking your donors.   Download the slides and notes from the class, by clicking here . ...
Interactive Calendar Builder for Scheduling Fundraising and Communication Campaigns
Download the Interactive Calendar Builder and open it with Adobe Acrobat Reader so you can save your notes to the PDF document. Scheduling your fundraising campaigns and events is a vital part of an effective fundraising strategy, but getting t...
 #GivingTuesday Kit
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Keyword Strategies
.indented { padding-left: 75pt; padding-right: 75pt; } The keyword you choose when you set up a new MobileCause form can have a vital impact on the overall success of your campaign. This document will cover keyword best practices, ...
 Personalized Communication
When it comes to donor communications, are you treating all supporters the same? If this is a mistake you are making, this fundraising strategy training will help. We share how to tailor your messages, and the communication channels you use to deli...
Best Practice Examples
Below are examples that drive maximum participation for online giving and text to give, event fundraising, peer to peer campaigns, sign ups and advocacy, and mobile messaging. Online Giving and Text to Donate Fundraising Events Peer to Peer Fu...
 Integrating Texting into Your Fundraising Strategies
Are you thinking you could be doing a better job of incorporating text messaging and text-to-donate into your fundraising campaigns, but not sure how to do it? You’re in luck. This fundraising strategy training dedicated to texting! Watch our...
Email Strategies
Learn key email marketing tips from this excerpt from a MobileCause webinar. For more information about the MobileCause Design Studio to apply these strategies, click here .   ...
 Storytelling and Influencers
When nonprofits provide their influencers with strong storytelling and promotional tools they can help them more deeply connect with and inspire a wider audience. Why? Because really great stories stay with us. Watch our session and download the s...
 Summer Fundraising Ideas
Who's ready for BBQ's, the beach and some much-needed sunshine? Don't miss out on planning an awesome fundraising event that gets supporters activated and engaged during those long summer days. Watch our session and download the slides...
 Recruit and Support Volunteer Fundraisers to Boost Giving
Watch our webinar and download the slides to help you with your strategy for thanking your donors.   Download the slides and notes from the class, by clicking here . ...
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 Runs, Walks, Swims, Rides and Tournaments
Watch our webinar and download the slides to help you with your strategy for thanking your donors.   Download the slides and notes from the class, by clicking here . ...
 How to add a lower-third to a YouTube video
If you have a home-made video that you would like to post on YouTube -- maybe a simple video you shot on your smartphone -- you want to make sure to promote your keyword throughout the video! And you don't need to be a professional video editor ...
 Create Your Own Day of Giving
Watch our webinar and download the slides to help you with your strategy for thanking your donors.   Download the slides and notes from the class, by clicking here . ...
 Thanking, Acknowledging & Cultivating Donors
Four out of five first time donors will not give again to your organization. Watch this recording of the MobileCause Academy training and learn how to create repeat donors by thanking, acknowledging, and cultivating your donor database. Learn strate...
 #GivingTuesday & Year-End Giving Strategy Plan
Watch our webinar and download our guides to help you with your strategy for your #GivingTuesday and Year-End Giving campaigns. Ideas and planning to help you create compelling and integrated #GivingTuesday and Year-End Giving campaigns. You'll...
 Growing Your Donor Database
Looking for ways to boost the number of potential donors? MobileCause Academy's strategy training showcases creative ways to bring new contacts into your database. Download the handouts here . As referenced in the training, to link or embed a...
 Creative Uses of Text Messaging
MobileCause Academy’s training spotlight's creative text campaigns. See firsthand, ways MobileCause customers are using text to raise awareness and gather new subscribers. From trivia and choose your own adventures to word of the day and p...
 Compelling Storytelling To Engage Donors And Boost Gifts
Having trouble standing out from the crowd of nonprofits? Finding it difficult to connect with your donor base? Feeling like the story of your organization falls a little flat? Watch our special MobileCause Academy training for Compelling Storytelli...
 Creative Fundraising Campaigns Using Crowdfunding Templates
MobileCause Academy’s monthly training spotlights unique fundraising campaigns using our crowdfunding solution. See firsthand creative ways MobileCause customers are using the platform to raise money outside of traditional peer to peer campaig...
 Thanking and Acknowledging Your Donors (2018)
Watch our webinar and download the slides to help you with your strategy for thanking your donors.   Download the slides and notes from the class, by  clicking here . ...
 Health Awareness Campaigns
Watch our training session on Health Awareness Campaigns:   Slides from presentation here . Links and notes to help personalize your campaign: How to Set Up a Crowdfunding and Peer to Peer Campaign Use the Crowdfunding Activity to ...
 Season of Giving Classes
Thank you for your interest in the Season of Giving classes.  You can find the recordings of the classes here.  #GivingTuesday Designing your Text to Donate Activity   Using Crowdfunding and Peer-to-Peer Fundraising with you...
#GivingTuesdayNow
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Virtual Events
This Virtual Events page gives you links to build your activities for your virtual event and downloads to enhance your fundraising event's potential. MobileCause Academy Virtual Events Strategy Roundtable   Download the presentatio...