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A Beginner's Guide to Mobile Fundraising

Posted by Spencer Townshend on Feb 15, 2017 7:55:10 AM

Text to Give - Fundraising Ideas

Have you been looking for the best way to supercharge your nonprofit's fundraising efforts? Maybe you're looking for a new and innovative marketing approach to keep in touch with your supporters. Maybe you just really like texting, and are learning everything you can about the technology.

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Topics: text to give

Text to Give vs. Text to Donate: A Battle Royale

Posted by Jonathan Bray on Mar 31, 2016 3:15:13 PM

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Topics: nonprofit, text to give, Fundraising, Text to Donate

3 Ways to Maximize Text Donations on #GivingTuesday and Beyond

Posted by mGive Team on Oct 12, 2015 4:26:14 PM

Learn how to maximize text donations on #GivingTuesday

Do you remember the first time you made a text donation?

For me, it was on January 13, 2010, the day after the earthquake in Haiti. I wasn't sitting in front of a computer when I heard the news. I was watching TV and happened to have my phone on me.

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Topics: text to give, #GivingTuesday

How To Get Your Nonprofit Message Seen 99% Of The Time

Posted by Brigette Swartz on Jun 17, 2015 3:55:00 PM

Get Your Nonprofit Message Seen Using Text

Would your organization consider using a product that would allow your message to be seen 99% of the time? And 90% of the time within 3 minutes?

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Topics: mGive Blog, mgive, nonprofit, text to give, mobile giving, Mobile Fundraising, Fundraising, text giving

mGive: Your Best Resource to Integrate Mobile Into Nonprofit Events

Posted by Karen Mader on Jun 1, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Integrating Mobile Into Nonprofit Event

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Topics: nonprofit, text to give, mobile donations, Strategies and Tactics, Advanced, Mobile Engagement, Fundraising

Supporting Nepal Relief Efforts with Your Mobile Device

Posted by Yoseph Assefa on Apr 30, 2015 3:09:00 PM

Support Nepal Earthquake Relief Efforts

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on April 25th, 2015 and has been updated to include the massive aftershock on Monday, May 12th. 

A powerful aftershock hit the already crippled country of Nepal on May 12th killing dozens and injuring thousands just 80km east of Kathmandu, in Dolakha district. Some aid organizations are referring to this dystrophic situation as a double disaster after the initial earthquake killed more than 8,000 people and injured thousands more on April 25th. Nonprofit originations around the world continue to deploy volunteers and provide much needed relief funding. Executive director of The mGive Foundation, Jenifer Snyder said “We need to let donors know how they can continue to help the people in Nepal.”

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Topics: text to give, mobile donations, mobile giving, Disaster Relief, International Aid, Fundraising

Where Is The Next Wave of Supporters and How Can Nonprofits Engage Them? Part 2 of 2

Posted by Grant Flores on Apr 21, 2015 10:40:00 AM

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To recap from Part 1

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Topics: mgive, nonprofit, text to give, mobile donations, mobile giving, Social Good, Intermediate, Mobile Marketing, Mobile Engagement

4 Nonprofit “Micro-Trends” to Spark Organization Evolution

Posted by Lori Rizzo on Apr 2, 2015 12:53:44 PM

 

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Topics: text to give, mobile donations, Beginner, Mobile Engagement

Upcoming Event? Amplify Your Efforts Through Mobile!

Posted by Karen Mader on Mar 19, 2015 9:24:00 AM

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At one point in time, the word “mobile” referred to a device that you used for only phone calls and text messages. A recent study by Pew Research Center found that 58% of American adults own a smart phone. With the use of smart phones becoming more prevalent, the word “mobile” has evolved into so much more. Think about all of the things you use your mobile phone for; checking emails, sending and receiving calls and texts, posting to social networks, sharing videos with friends, etc. Although people are now using their mobile phones to communicate through these additional channels, open rates for text messages still remain the highest. With 97% of people opening text messages, it is imperative to use this channel to amplify all of your other communication efforts.
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Topics: text to give, charity, Mobile Fundraising, Beginner, Fundraising Ideas, Awaremess

Embracing The Fine Print of Mobile Call-to-Action Disclaimers

Posted by Lori Rizzo on Mar 12, 2015 2:19:02 PM

As online and digital giving methods continue to grow, it’s important to feel confident that your donation successfully reaches its intended recipient.  A key element in this process is clarity around who I am giving to, how much am I giving and is my personal information being protected. Knowing your donation is going safely where is it supposed to is a main concern facing all donors regardless of the donation method. We 164237686work hard for our money, and we feel passionate about the causes our hard earned money supports. We consider our mobile devices to be an extension of ourselves and our identity. Considering donor needs and providing that donor comfort is one of The mGive Foundation’s primary roles.  As the Director of Compliance, I am responsible for ensuring this comfort in the mobile giving space and it is a top priority.

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Topics: text to give, mobile donations, Strategies and Tactics, Beginner

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