Setting up your page: blog post: http://blog.firstgiving.com/back-to-basics-how-to-set-up-a-facebook-fan-page-for-your-nonprofit/
-Provide fundraising information within your registrant packets.-Waive the registration fee if an enforced fundraising minimum is reached.-Provide incentives, like free T-shirts or guaranteed numbers in a race to top fundraisers.-If your organization uses FirstGiving’s online event registration, we’ve done the work for you! We guarantee 60% of your registrants will fundraise.
These should be present on your nonprofit website as well as your nonprofit fundraising pagehttp://blog.firstgiving.com/10-must-haves-for-your-nonprofits-fundraising-page/ (follow up content)
Between 2007 and 2010, fundraisers who created their own grassroots fundraising pages on FirstGiving received higher average donations than those who participated in official nonprofit events. Grassroots fundraisers are tailored to the passion and energy of the individual fundraisers, which, are more likely to inspire friends, family members and colleagues to give more. All of this because of the personal nature of the donation appeal.
5 Ways to Expand Your Network of Fundraisers and Donors Presented by FirstGiving’s Joseph LoPresti Sales Executive
Online Fundraising Solutions Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Pages and Event Registrations Online Direct Donations Personal Support for your nonprofit, donors, and fundraisers Easy, tested, and secure transaction processes for the donor
Timing is everything. Morning Lunch Evening/Late Night 4:30-6pm 8-9am 12-1pm 9:30-11pm
Take donations directly on yourNonprofit Facebook page.
Turn your event participants intofundraisers during registration.
60% of event registrants choose to fundraise for theevent in which they are participating on FirstGiving. “But how?” -Provide fundraising packets -Enforce minimums and waive registration fees -Offer incentive to top fundraisers
Benefits of online registration • Save time on event day with pre-registration • Easily collect and access contact info and answers to custom registration questions online • Export data into Excel to import into your donor database • Allow the option to register offline
10 must haves for your brand. Logo, Donation and brand theme fundraising options Mission Thank you Statement messages Captivating Email messaging photos strategy Storytelling Social media video presence Personal story Clear contact or connection information
Incorporate imagery that represents yourbrand and mission.