Crowdfunding - Where Dollars and Dreams Meet

| April 3, 2017

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Crowdfunding is the collective effort of individual donors or investors who pool their financial resources, typically online, to help fund or start a business, project or cause.

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Charity Fundraising How To: Choosing Your Spring 2020 Cause

Article | February 26, 2020

Spring fundraising is fast-approaching and it’s tugging at your charity heart strings! You want to choose a new cause to support, but you can’t seem to find the right one for you. You’ve tried typing the word “charity” into Google, only to find approximately 260 million results. You then tried to lighten the search by typing in “charity causes,” but you still received 65 million results! No one has time to search through 65 million results to find a cause that’s just right for them to support. So how do you choose the right nonprofit organization? Here are four simple steps to finding the perfect cause for you.

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5 Influencer Marketing Mistakes Every Nonprofit Should Avoid

Article | February 19, 2020

Did you know that 68% of social media users decided to donate to a nonprofit after engaging with a cause on social media? Today, leveraging different social media channels to market your fundraising campaigns is crucial. However, there’s an increasing demand in the world for authenticity and transparency as people look for peer recommendations over offers from advertisements. Thus, as nonprofits establish social media marketing plans, they’re exploring the potential of influencer marketing as well.

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10 Things Fundraisers Can Do From Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Article | March 17, 2020

With the state of the world right now, your school or nonprofit has likely suspended travel. Your annual giving team may be putting off doing any outreach at the moment as well. With all of the information coming out about the novel coronavirus, people are either consumed with it or are avoiding all social media, email, etc. Many teams are realizing that an ask at this time could really be a waste of resources, and an emergency plea, unless truly needed, can be seen as opportunistic.

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8 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Conversational Marketing

Article | April 15, 2021

Though conversational marketing is relatively new, it speaks to the growing expectation of a personalized experience and the opportunity to connect and start a one-to-one conversation. Coined by our partners at Drift, conversational marketing aims to guide users through an engagement funnel more quickly by using real-time conversations. As chatbots are increasingly seen as a natural way to get information, they can help to build relationships and create authentic experiences between an organization and its target audiences.

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Volunteers of America Oklahoma is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to helping Oklahoma's most vulnerable by serving veterans, the aging, the homeless, and the disabled. Our mission is to respond to Oklahomans in need and to create opportunities for people to experience the joy of serving others.

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