Why fundraising with CSR is a smart move for your company

Usually, when we think about fundraising, our first thought doesn’t go to fundraising with CSR (corporate social responsibility), but more often to nonprofits, charities, and the like. But CSR initiatives are the best way to include for-profit organizations in the fundraising community. While many for-profits may like the idea of fundraising, they may have no idea how to get

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Raising Money for Nonprofits Is Easy with These 4 Tips

We’ve all been involved in fundraisers before as donors, but what about raising money for nonprofits or charities? Far fewer of us have had the knowledge or opportunity to start a fundraiser from the ground up. We at RallyUp are here to change that. With our easy fundraising platform, it’s never been more doable to raise funds for your favorite nonprofit or charity in need

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RallyUp 2.1.0: Recurring Pledge Campaigns and More!

We’ve been working hard these last few weeks on RallyUp 2.1.0. This is a big release that contains some of your highest requested features, and we’re happy to share those with you today: Recurring Pledge Campaigns We know the drill. You run your organization’s annual walk-a-thon, spell-a-thon (or any-a-thon), donors make their per-mile/word/lap pledges, and then you

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3 Smart Ways to Inspire Holiday Donations

We all enjoy the giving spirit of the holiday season. Why not encourage your supporters to celebrate this season with holiday donations? Here are a few unique ways to share this idea with your donors to make their shopping lists a little more manageable- and philanthropic! 1.

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Why Charity Sweepstakes Are the Fresh Way to Fundraise

Everyone in nonprofit and charity fundraising is constantly looking for ways to attract donors. Between great options like raffles, events, and crowdfunding, it can sometimes be difficult to determine which fundraiser would work best for your organization. If you’re looking for something creative and cutting-edge, then an online charity sweepstakes might be the perfect fit.

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Giving Tuesday Thoughts From Our Founder

Another Giving Tuesday is upon us, along with the flurry of promotion that happens as nonprofits compete for donation dollars. I speak with a lot of nonprofits every week. Almost unanimously, they devote significant focus and resources into this day to boost their giving. That makes sense. Giving Tuesday gets national attention, and it provides an opportunity for nonprofits to

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Most Get It Wrong. We Get Nonprofit Crowdfunding Right.

We’ve all seen those fundraisers before. Another “crowdfunding” page in our Facebook feed.  Asking for money, promoting a cause, but not doing much else. Why aren’t we calling this what it really is? At best there’s a cause, a goal and a few nice pictures, but it’s no more than a dolled-up donation page. We at RallyUp think there’s a much better way to do

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How Auctions Offer What Your Donation Page Is Missing

In this day and age, it’s easy for us all to get distracted. For something to really hold our attention it’s got to give us a reason to stay focused. That’s why donation pages just aren’t the magical solution to fundraising that they’re sometimes made out to be. Donation pages give the donor little gratification, investment, or memory of the experience. For something

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How to Make Your Giving Tuesday Event Campaign a Hit

With Giving Tuesday just around the corner, it’s the time to be thinking about what your plans are for the big day. If you want to really get your donors involved, hosting an event campaign might be perfect for you. Here’s how to make your Giving Tuesday campaign a hit: Make it Easy  This one should be obvious, but sometimes we get so wrapped up in making our

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Pledge to Make Giving Tuesday Matter This Year

With only 2 weeks left to go before Giving Tuesday hits full swing, we’re sure you’re considering your campaign options quickly. If you haven’t thought about it already, pledges can make for very creative campaign collaborations between you and your donors. Here’s how to make it happen: Step 1: Find your idea Think about the best ways to get your donors excited about

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3 Reasons to “Sale” into Giving Tuesday

With everything going on in 2016, it snuck up again on us this year and we think you’re probably feeling the same way. In a flash it’s going to be November 29th and you don’t have anything prepared yet. Don’t lose hope! There are some quick methods and tools to jump on the bandwagon before the Giving Tuesday hubbub is over. One tool in particular that can jumpstart

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RallyUp Gives Curry the Assist for Campaign Slam Dunk

We've been a pretty excited crowd lately at RallyUp. Between the overwhelming success of the Nike MAG campaign and the break-neck speed that we were able to create a winning raffle for The Charles Tillman Cornerstone Foundation, we can’t help but toot our own horn just a bit. Now we’re ecstatic to power an amazing pledge campaign called the Three for Three Challenge in

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Speedy Set-Up Makes Raffle Campaign an Overnight Success 

Speed is usually not the word that immediately comes to mind when thinking about fundraising. But when we got a short-notice call about a raffle idea from The Charles Tillman Cornerstone Foundation, we sprang into action to help make it a reality. Two hours later we had a fully-operational campaign up and running to raise funds for chronically ill children. And raise funds it

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