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Social media and nonprofit fundraising can work hand in hand. By using these strategies, your nonprofit can increase its donation revenue and expand its donor reach. 

Restrictions on in-person events are starting to relax and peer-to-peer fundraising events are back on the rise. With so many different event types – in-person, virtual and hybrid - it’s important to find your niche and stand out among the crowd. By defining your fundraising tactics and event types, you can set expectations for your supporters and maximize your fundraising.

Virtual and online donations and campaigns are now a part of the new normal when it comes to nonprofit fundraising. But how do you start creating virtual fundraising events? Luckily, we have put together some simple steps to help you conquer your next virtual fundraiser.

For some nonprofits, digital and virtual fundraising has become the new normal since the start of the pandemic. With many organizations using digital and virtual aspects to fundraise, how do you stand out from the rest? Nonprofits of all sizes are looking for creative ways to attract new supporters and grow donations.

Even though virtual fundraising has been proven to help nonprofits succeed in this digital world, some question if adding virtual fundraising options is necessary for donation and community engagement growth. Here are 3 myths about virtual fundraising every nonprofit should know! 

It is difficult to overstate the power of virtual fundraising. It reaches wider audiences, generates excitement, and can bring your supporters together from all over the world.  For example, more than 63% of people aged 18-34 watch live-streaming content regularly. Incorporating live stream with your in-person fundraising events or auctions enables you to reach new demographics of donors from across the globe!

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Every day BiddingForGood - the industry’s largest online cause-minded shopper community, is visited by hundreds of thousands of bidders looking for great deals and unique items in support of worthy causes. In fact, there are over 2.2 million unique visitors to the BiddingForGood homepage each year, and a growing community of 1.7 million registered bidders. This community of cause-minded bidders allows nonprofits to have a wider reach, increase awareness and expand their audience.  BiddingForGood has helped thousands of nonprofits increase donations and  promote their organization.

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For  some  non-profits, adapting to the changing landscape can be challenging.  Fundraising efforts have progressed over time, and some charities have found adapting to  the ever-changing digital world  a new reality.  Now more  than  ever, non-profits need to create more than one source of revenue   to raise  funds for  their organization.  Rise Above Violence, a non-profit that is dedicated to helping victims of sexual assault and domestic violence, uses  FrontStream’s  all-in-one digital fundraising platform,  Panorama to create multiple revenue streams  in  order  to spread   awareness  within the community,  gain new donors, engage existing donors  and raise more funds for their cause.

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How to Drive Safely in Winter Weather Conditions: Tips for New and Experienced Drivers

Driving during the winter can be challenging. There are a lot of factors you need to be cautious of. Black ice and slippery roads can be dangerous if you are not equipped with the proper driving knowledge and skills. Here are a few tips to help you be better prepared for driving in harsh winter weather conditions.

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In honor of Pride Month, FrontStream has put together a list of national and local LGBTQ+ charity organizations that you can support and donate to. 

Summer is perfect for going to the beach and golfing. Golf tournaments are a great way to put the fun in fundraising. Now that restrictions are getting lifted, nonprofits and supporters can get back to hosting and participating in charity golf tournaments.  

Here are some winning tactics to help make your next charity golf tournament a hole-in-one.

Walks, runs, and rides have been a staple of peer-to-peer fundraising for decades. But many question if the same number of supporters will return to participate in their peer-to-peer event as they did pre-covid. To get your supporters engaged and to increase donor participation, here are a few strategies on how to host a successful walk, run or ride event post-covid.

It’s that time of year. It’s time to start preparing, planning, and organizing your summer fundraisers.  

Now that summer is almost here and COVID –19 restrictions are getting lifted, people are excited to take part in outdoor and social fundraising events.  

But where do you start? If you need help figuring out the perfect summer fundraising event, here are 5 ideas to help get you started!

  This day is also important to recognize the injustices women face globally, and how we can help forge a gender-equal world.  

By helping #breakthebias, we will help the world break free of stereotypes and gender-based discrimination and create a world that is more diverse and inclusive. 

Believe it or not, the holidays are around the corner!  With the year coming to an end, now is a  great time to plan fun fundraising campaigns to engage your donors and raise more before the new year goals and budgets are set.  

The holidays are the perfect excuse to set up engaging fundraisers for your supporters.  Almost  50% of all donations are made in the last four months of the year, and  30% of annual giving occurs in December alone  – So why not use this time to promote your nonprofit’s message and plan fun and festive fundraisers!

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Rise Above Violence is a private nonprofit organization that assists victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault to ensure victims' rights are exercised and needs met.  With the help of grants, donations, fundraising efforts and volunteers, Rise Above Violence provides immediate crisis intervention available 24 hours a day by an advocate trained to listen and provide support.

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How Pets Help Humans Cope with the Pandemic

The pandemic has been challenging for everyone. Many people have been laid off from their jobs or have had to start working from home. Due to this, it can be hard to think of any positive attributes that came during this challenging time. However, if you are an individual who is working or staying at home, you might need some companionship. People are now staying at home more and having fewer human interactions. Being less social can affect a human’s mental health and well-being. This has caused the rise in pet purchases and adoptions and highlighted the phenomena of “Pandemic pets.”

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Student Drivers and Covid-19 Regulations Update

For many, the recent pandemic has caused stress and confusion. Some people do

not feel comfortable in public spaces, which can make outings challenging. For some student drivers this can be even more challenging. These necessary restrictions have made it difficult for them to practice their in-car driving and to book an upcoming road test. At DriveWise, safety is our priority and we strive to keep social distancing measures in place during our in-class courses and driving lessons. We have made some necessary changes in our teaching techniques to make sure that our students and staff remain safe.

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