Blog Insights

On Common Types of Industry Fraud

Posted on July 18th, 2016

  Keep Your Organization Safe Online Believe it or not, there are lots of scammers out there depraved enough to try to defraud your organization.  Over the last few years, several types of financial fraud perpetrated against non-profit organizations, through their online systems or payment gateways, have become more and more common.  Our service, and Read the Rest…

Non-profit Development Blogs We Love, 2015

Posted on September 15th, 2015

The Blogs We Love, 2015 Edition It’s been awhile since I posted a roundup of what I’ve been reading lately- it’s been a while since we posted, full stop.  I read lots of industry blogs daily, and try to read actual books on related topics from time to time as well (though that’s for a different Read the Rest…

Questions to Ask About Your Fundraising, Halfway Through the Holiday Push

Posted on December 5th, 2014

Image credit. So, we’re about halfway through the holiday giving season, and by now your organization should have lots of actionable data you’ve collected over the course of the year on how your donors operate online, what they’re looking for when they visit your fundraising pages, and how to make things easier on them. Here’s Read the Rest…

Some Fresh Ideas for Summer Fundraising

Posted on June 24th, 2014

  Now that summer is officially in full swing (solstice last weekend, can you believe it?!), I thought I should do a quick roundup of how some of our clients are keeping their fundraising fresh, even on the fundraising off-season. Get Moving The Pinelands Preservation Alliance‘s Tour De Pines gets their supporters moving with an Read the Rest…

Mother’s Day Reblog: My Mom’s Awesome Volunteer Management Tips!

Posted on May 1st, 2014

  Note: this post was originally published on this blog a few years ago, but since Mother’s Day is coming up fast and because my mom and her volunteer tips are awesome, I thought I’d re-post it.  Enjoy! Recently, I asked my mother if she had any insight on volunteer management she could share with Read the Rest…

DonationPay Peer to Peer Platform Now Available!

Posted on March 10th, 2014

I’m very happy to announce that DonationPay has launched our Peer-To-Peer platform, a new way to use our comprehensive online fundraising tools to access your donors’ extended networks.  Our P2P tool allows you to run unlimited campaign pages, as fully customizable as all DonationPay pages are, for fundraising events, capital campaigns, and much more.  Here’s Read the Rest…

Millennial Series Part 1: Fundraising Trends Among Generations

Posted on February 20th, 2014

By: Sarah Howard For many nonprofit development teams this is something they have heard many times yet remains salient as ever: Millennials are the future of nonprofit fundraising and they couldn’t be more different than the reliable and relatively flush ‘matures’ and ‘boomers’. They reject institutions and embrace cause. I am going to avoid the gross Read the Rest…

Unlocking Fundraising Potential With Peer-to-Peer

Posted on December 2nd, 2013

By Sarah Howard The team here at DonationPay is thrilled about the upcoming release of our Peer-to-Peer feature, slated for release in early 2014.  Nonprofits who have yet to use Peer-to-Peer fundraising, known as P2P, may be missing out on a significant resource. What is P2P? P2P allows individuals, teams, or groups to fundraise on Read the Rest…

New Infographic: Holiday Online Fundraising Guide

Posted on October 25th, 2013

More holiday fun for your online donation system!  We’ve collected our best tips in four categories (Content, Functionality, Aesthetic and Engagement) and built an infographic on how to optimize your donation page and raise major dollars this season.  Check it out below!   -AJ  

Repost: Pre-Holiday Donation Page Workout

Posted on September 17th, 2013

Note: this post was originally published in September of 2011.  I thought the workout would still be relevant in useful in these waning days of 2013, as we all get ready for the holiday season.  Enjoy!  -AJ Okay, folks, it’s September.  Every day from now until January is a day you should be thinking about Read the Rest…


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