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 […]

Venmo Ideas 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 the savvy nonprofit can now offer it as a way to make giving easy for those individuals. […]

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 […]

10 Tips to Help You Get Personal with Donors

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Getting personal with your donors is essential to your success as a nonprofit marketer and the tools to personalize digital communications are more available than ever. Read on for ten tips to maximize engagement with your donors through personalized email, forms and experiences through technology. You can provide a deep and meaningful experience to your […]

“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 […]

Coronavirus: Working on the Frontline

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Today, in the wake of coronavirus/COVID-19, optimizing your digital channels to maximize fundraising is more important than ever. Here are some tips. We know that many of our friends and clients are on the frontline fighting the impacts of coronavirus. Whether that’s in terms of supporting refugees, assisting families who were already living in challenging […]

Year-end Fundraising Tips and Tricks from Our Team

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To kick off year-end fundraising for nonprofits everywhere join our staff as we share some tips, tricks and ideas to help you excel. Consider this post our gift to you. Well, one of many coming this month! Here at Engaging Networks, our staff hear a lot from all sides of the nonprofit sector. To kick […]

Fundraising Effectiveness and ROI

What Delights Donors And Raises Most Money Online? Combining the best of e-commerce research with our clients’ experience and benchmarking studies has taught us that: 1. Successful Online Donation Pages Are Easy To Use It’s obvious and yet so often overlooked. If your donor is put off by the form they have to fill in, […]