Local GOP credits Trump for $300K haul at Mar-A-Lago fundraiser

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Local Florida Republican Party officials attribute their fundraising success at the annual GOP Lincoln Day fundraiser to President Donald Trump, because the event took place at the president’s exclusive Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Fla.

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Broadway Cares Launches Fundraising Campaign for COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund

Article | March 17, 2020

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS has launched an online fundraising campaign to create the COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund, which will be administered by The Actors Fund. The new fund will assist those in the entertainment community, onstage and behind the scenes, who are facing healthcare crises and other needs in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Broadway Cares has seeded the fund with an initial $250,000 and is asking supporters to donate to the online campaign to reach a goal of $1 million by April 12. To make a tax-deductible donation, click here.

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Is Your Nonprofit Making These Common Crowdfunding Mistakes?

Article | March 17, 2020

Crowdfunding is fast becoming one of the most popular (and useful) fundraising strategies for all kinds of nonprofits. In 2018, 46% of millennials and 45% of GenXers gave to crowdfunding campaigns. It has the potential to bring in a lot of money, help you expand your network, and raise awareness of your cause all at the same time! First introduced to help entrepreneurs and inventors attract investors and raise money to launch their business, the approach has grown substantially, with some experts predict crowdfunding will become a $90-$96 billion dollar industry in the next few years! We created this handy guide to help you avoid some of the common crowdfunding mistakes that nonprofits make when deploying a campaign. We’ve also gathered some industry best practices that will help make your campaigns more successful.

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7 Essential Tips to Make Your Nonprofit Mobile-Friendly

Article | March 17, 2020

In 2011, only 11% of traffic to Classy fundraising campaigns came from mobile devices, but by 2018, it was over 50%. Not only does having a mobile-friendly campaign increase your interactions with donors, but it also builds their trust in your organization. Classy’s report Why America Gives found that 41% of donors said they’d have lower trust in how a nonprofit would use their funds if they couldn’t easily donate online or via their mobile device.

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Going Virtual: Tips For Planning An Effective Virtual Nonprofit Fundraiser

Article | March 17, 2020

Agile nonprofits are turning to virtual fundraisers to fill the fundraising gap. Limiting public gatherings to fewer than ten people has forced many nonprofits to postpone or cancel their annual events, which is a major problem for so many organizations that rely on spring fundraising season to generate a significant portion of their annual revenue. A virtual event is any organized meet-up that takes place online rather than in a physical location. They can range from one-on-one meetings to large-scale events with thousands of attendees. Major benefits of hosting a virtual event include guests being able to attend from the comfort of their homes and organizations being able to reach an unlimited audience anywhere in the world.

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DoSomething.org

DoSomething.org is the largest tech company exclusively for young people and social change. Our digital platform is activating 6 million young people (and counting!) to create offline impact in every US area code and in 131 countries. DoSomething members have clothed half of America’s homeless youth. They’ve cleaned up 3.7 million cigarette butts. They’ve run the world’s largest youth-led sports equipment drive. And more! Young people have the power and the passion to transform their communities -- we help them get it done.

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