6 Tips for Writing an Effective Fundraising Page

An online crowdfunding page is supporter-driven. Supporters are the key to raising money and awareness for your cause. When telling your story, you have the chance to utilize your audience and weave your way into their hearts. Personal appeal is a priority when creating your fundraiser because it helps friends and family connect to your … Continue reading 6 Tips for Writing an Effective Fundraising Page

4 Ways to Share Your Fundraiser Outside of Social Media

There are many ways you can raise money for your cause, but in recent years social media has become an easy and effective way to share fundraisers with your social networks. Although social media has become a popular method of sharing crowdfunding pages, many people hesitate sharing their campaign on their social media accounts. Some … Continue reading 4 Ways to Share Your Fundraiser Outside of Social Media

How to Inspire Donations with Your Fundraising Story

One part of running a successful fundraiser is compelling storytelling. A good story is essential to having a successful online fundraiser. Your story can influence whether donors give to your cause or not, so be sure to put thought and effort into your words. The GiveHope Team has created the following lists of questions to … Continue reading How to Inspire Donations with Your Fundraising Story

The 3 Principles of Campaign Communication

Fundraising has its own language, and to be successful, you need to know how to use it to your benefit. Have you wondered how to successfully communicate with your supporters? What makes communication effective and ineffective? Our GiveHope campaign managers examined fundraising pages that have been successful, and developed the top three categories of communication … Continue reading The 3 Principles of Campaign Communication

How to Use Social Media to Promote Your Fundraiser

Whether you’re already Instagram-famous or you have a Facebook account you barely use, the GiveHope team is here to help you learn how to use social media to make your fundraiser a success. First, it’s important to identify your audience. What social media platforms do you use? If you’re an active user on Facebook, Twitter, … Continue reading How to Use Social Media to Promote Your Fundraiser

GiveHope Fundraiser for Father Who Passed Suddenly Raises Thousands

(Portland, OR) -- GiveHope fundraiser ,“Erin ‘JoJo’ Cowan Memorial Fund”, has been set up for funeral and memorial expenses. Erin Cowan, 46, passed suddenly on September 3rd leaving behind his wife and five daughters. Sonya Strickland, the fundraiser’s organizer, wrote, “ We are asking for donations from everyone who knew & loved Erin. Please help us … Continue reading GiveHope Fundraiser for Father Who Passed Suddenly Raises Thousands

5 Habits of Highly Effective Personal Fundraisers

Personal fundraising gives people the opportunity to ask their friends, family members and online networks to help them raise money for almost any cause. Most of the time, when people create a fundraiser, they struggle to find the best ways to get the most donations possible. At GiveHope, we’ve seen fundraisers achieve almost immediate success … Continue reading 5 Habits of Highly Effective Personal Fundraisers

Attracting & Engaging Millennial Donors

In today’s fundraising world, there are few donor groups as coveted as the millennials. Millennials are the largest group in the US and, therefore, could have a major impact in the fundraising world. They’ve become an attractive population to help expand and diversify your organizations donor base. To acquire a millennial donor, follow these fundamental … Continue reading Attracting & Engaging Millennial Donors