You’re Invited! …to Our Digital Conference

Hello ScaleFunder blog readers. I want to take a quick moment of your time to alert you to our upcoming “Digital Philanthropy and Millennial Engagement Conference” taking place in Atlanta over October 13 and 14. And … Read more

Online Ambassadors Drive Alpha Delta Pi Giving Day

We’ve known for years that online ambassadors are an essential component to expanding your fundraising message. During online giving days, for example, we’ve discovered that, on average, when ambassadors are involved in the messaging roughly … Read more

Hyper Targeting Donors for Online Giving Days – UCSC

Demonstrating specific impact is quickly becoming known as a surefire tactic for engaging donors on a grassroots level and encouraging more giving – especially online. This tactic is one reason why crowdfunding has become so … Read more

Building a 4-stage Online Ambassador Program — Stage 4: Stewardship

This is the fourth installment in a four-part series. To read from the beginning with “Stage 1: Identification” click here. Or head over to the ScaleFunder blog to read all the posts and much more. … Read more

Building a 4-stage Online Ambassador Program — Stage 3: Deployment

This is part 3 in a four-part series that details ScaleFunder’s four-stage online ambassador program building process process. Before continuing, be sure you’ve read part 1 by clicking here and part 2 by clicking here. … Read more

Building a 4-stage Online Ambassador Program — Stage 2: Engagement

Before reading this post, be sure to check out Stage 1 in this four-part series on identifying potential ambassadors by clicking here. All caught up? Great! Now let’s talk about engaging and on-boarding your potential … Read more

Building a 4-stage Online Ambassador Program — Stage 1: Identification

A lot has been revealed in recent years about the power of friends asking friends to support their favorite nonprofits online. In higher education in particular, we at ScaleFunder have experienced massive online giving success when … Read more

Last Minute Tactics for #GivingTuesday

I know, I know …we should have started our #GivingTuesday planning many months ago. And most of you have. But there are still a few last-second items you should consider to give your fundraising on … Read more

New Donor Engagement: Email v. Social Media

Email v. Social Media – which deserves more of your time and resources when trying to grow your donor base? *Quick caveat: I don’t believe in a one versus the other approach as both email … Read more

Creating a Culture of Philanthropy in 3 Easy Steps

Building a culture of philanthropy on campus is imperative to increase young alumni giving & retention, but how can you begin to instill this philosophy on your campus? Educate your students about the effects of … Read more