How to Maximise Digital ROI on a Budget

Return on investment is an important topic that sometimes doesn’t get the attention it deserves. In particular, digital ROI needs to be a priority for your fundraising and digital teams — precisely because you can achieve it without spending too much. Digital marketing efforts over email and social media, in combination with solutions for your […]

Changing Your Nonprofit Fundraising Software: The Smart Way to Make It Happen

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The following guest article comes from nonprofit digital strategist Maureen Wallbeoff. Through helping nonprofits for over a decade, Maureen has developed a proven process that maps your nonprofit’s strategic and operational goals to the right platforms and business processes. Visit her website to learn more. Do you like your current fundraising software or are you […]

Top Donor Engagement Tips for End-of-Year Giving Success

boost your nonprofit’s year-end fundraising success with these proven donor engagement tips

Donor engagement is a critical component of a successful nonprofit fundraising initiative. And at the end of the year, giving is typically at an all-time high, spurred on by increasing levels of generosity throughout the holiday season⁠. That means strategically engaging with your supporters is a must.

10 Ways to Optimize Your Donation Page to Improve Fundraising Results

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The following guest blog comes from Mark Becker, Founding Partner at Cathexis Partners, one of our accredited partners for Implementation Strategy. For more than 20 years, Mark has supported hundreds of nonprofit online fundraising efforts. Fundraising for your nonprofit takes ongoing effort. Every campaign must target the right supporters with compelling messages through multiple channels. […]

10 Successful GivingTuesday Campaign Examples

The world always feels a little smaller after GivingTuesday. Millions from around the world joined efforts to raise funds for worthy causes that provide critical support to underserved people, animals and issues in our communities. This day of generosity not only kicks off the holiday season, but also serves as a unique opportunity for organizations […]

The Guide to Venmo for Nonprofits

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Venmo is a peer-to-peer mobile app that enables users to easily pay friends and family members also using the app – and now businesses and nonprofits. The app is exceedingly popular with digital natives and younger generations and now using venmo for nonprofits can mean making giving easier for those individuals. Keep reading to learn […]

Employer Matching Gifts: An Easy Way to Raise More in 2022

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This post is provided courtesy of Adam Weinger, President of Double the Donation. Most nonprofits are constantly on the lookout for new ways to raise money for and, as a result, better pursue their charitable mission. One profitable avenue that is continually overlooked, however, is corporate giving⁠—and more specifically, employer matching gifts.  In fact, research shows more […]

The Art of Upselling Donors With Lightboxes


How can an upsell lightbox help your sustainer program? And how do you launch one? Upselling people is a marketing or sales tactic designed to persuade a customer to buy more. This tactic has been applied to nonprofit organizations for years in the form of lightboxes on the homepage or in other locations. Keep reading […]

Six charity Christmas campaigns to inspire your EOY strategy

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In the UK, Christmas is one of the biggest events in the fundraising calendar and an opportunity to reach both new and existing donors. Right now, charities are full-swing into their Christmas campaigns and we’ve seen some crackers!  We’ve been so impressed with how our clients have used Engaging Networks to raise vital funds, and […]

How to Engage Donors for Year-End Fundraising: 5 Tips


This post is provided courtesy of Adam Weinger, President of Double the Donation. Engaging with donors⁠ (and maintaining high levels of engagement over time⁠) is critical for fundraising at any time of the year. This is particularly true when it comes to the year-end fundraising season⁠—which is sometimes known as end-of-year or holiday giving as well. […]

4 Ways to Optimize Engaging Networks for Year-End Fundraising

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This post is provided courtesy of Brandon Fuller, Owner & Chief Strategist of Raise the Roots, an Engaging Networks Accredited Partner. The holiday season has arrived! In addition to unpacking those sweaters and jackets, you’re likely dusting off your year-end fundraising strategies. As organizations prepare for the season of giving, now is the time to ensure […]

Fundraising Email Tips: 10 Easy Ways to Optimize Appeals

Updated 8/3/23 Nonprofits rely on fundraising emails for revenue. The goal of fundraising emails (also known as “appeals”) is to inspire prospective donors to click through and complete a donation. Well-crafted fundraising copy and well-designed email templates help put those donations into motion. What sorts of things can you do to motivate potential and/or existing […]

10 Tips on How to Improve Donor Journeys

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Updated 6/7/23 As your nonprofit organization works hard to make a difference in the world and improve the lives of others, it’s equally important to recognize the unique qualities and motivations of your donors, and to cultivate strong relationships with them in order to ensure success and growth in the long-term. Doing so can help […]

“Giving Tuesday Now” – Great Results!

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It’s the day after the quickly organized #GivingTuesdayNOW event on May 5, 2020, a day to support charities during COVID-19 pandemic. See the amazing results. Many Engaging Networks clients this week took part in the first-ever #GivingTuesdayNow event, which aimed to unleash a wave of charitable giving similar to what we’ve seen from the “real” […]

Top 10 Fundraising Optimizations You Can Try Today


Review our top ten fundraising optimizations and spend some time testing and improving your fundraising. Crises like the coronavirus impact us in ways we’d never imagine. Many organisations are setting up appeals to support those directly impacted by the pandemic. At the same time, others are running emergency appeals to make up for lost income. […]

#GivingTuesdayNOW – With No Transaction Fees

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Start a fundraising event in the face of global crisis on May 5, 2020 – #GivingTuesdayNow. I hope you haven’t missed the buzz about #GivingTuesdayNow. This global movement to inspire giving amidst the COVID-19 pandemic will take place on Tuesday, May 5, 2020. It builds on the spirit of Giving Tuesday – one of the biggest fundraising […]