Blackbaud Releases Guide to Help Social Good Organizations Reinvigorate Fundraising

In 2020, the majority of social good organizations were forced to make changes to their fundraising strategy, but many came to realize that the changes worked surprisingly well or were long overdue.  We’ve seen time and time again over the past year that change brings opportunity. The opportunity to eliminate time-wasting events, the opportunity to focus on health equity and the community, and the opportunity to convert new “COVID donors” into long-term supporters are just a few that come to mind.  In this spirit, Blackbaud has launched a new guide, Change Your Outlook: A Guide to Reinvigorate Your…

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European nonprofits are transforming fundraising and service delivery to survive pandemic era, survey reveals

The Covid-19 pandemic is transforming European nonprofits’ approach to service delivery and fundraising, according to a new report released by The European Fundraising Association in partnership with Salesforce.org. In the report – The Impact of Covid-19 on Nonprofits in Europe – we present findings from a survey of 797 representatives of nonprofit organisations from 26 nations across Europe, showing that nonprofits have been hit hard by the pandemic, but that they are innovating and embracing digital to re-shape their future. Over two thirds of respondents said they had to cancel fundraising activities…

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ForgottenPAYE Launches New Fundraising Appeal for the Samaritans

ForgottenPAYE have launched a charity fundraising initiative MIND THE GAPS in association with other campaign groups on the #ExcludedUKAPPG: NewStarterJustice MaternityPetition ForgottenLtd BBC PAYE freelancers support group MIND THE GAPS aims to raise £1 million for Samaritans in a bid to help support those struggling with their mental health as a result of falling through the gaps in the government’s coronavirus support schemes. Spokesperson, Ellie Phillips said: “We have seen rapidly increasing numbers of excluded taxpayers experiencing a steep decline in mental health. The same themes run through their cries…

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Instagram Introduce a New Way to Fundraise for Personal Causes

Instagram are rolling out a new way to raise money for a personal cause, like yourself, your small business, a friend or a cause that’s important to you. They’ll begin with a small test to create a Personal Fundraiser in the US, UK and Ireland on Android, followed by iOS. If you live in a country where you can donate to a fundraiser through the donation sticker, you are also eligible to donate to a Personal Fundraiser on Android starting today. Since January, people have raised more than $US 100…

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New IoF research looks at how the public perceive fundraising

The IoF has published “What does the public think of fundraising”, public perceptions survey results which explores how people view with fundraising profession. The first in two installments of a public poll conducted by YouGov was published today by the IoF. The research looks at how the fundraising profession is seen and understood by the public, particularly at whether age, race, religion, disability, or gender make a difference to how fundraising is perceived. The second installment will explore how people view a career in fundraising and will be made available on…

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