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Explore the Frontier of Facebook Fundraising: Messenger
This is a guest contribution by our smart friend Olga Moshinsky Woltman of LemonSkies. It’s the first of a two-part series on the recent impact of Facebook on fundraising in the social sector. Facebook fundraising is like a really big deal, as in hit-the-billion-dollar-mark in November, and we will likely see its continued expansion and growth. Loads of Facebook users are now
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Like a Wrecking Ball: Facebook Birthday Fundraisers
This is a guest contribution by our smart friend Olga Moshinsky Woltman of LemonSkies. It’s the first of a two-part series on the recent impact of Facebook on fundraising in the social sector. Fundraising via Facebook is a big deal. Circa 2015, we used to occasionally post an appeal with a link to a form (gasp), with no expectations for meaningful revenue. The Facebook donate
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Springboard Highlights from #GivingTuesday 2018
And that's a wrap. #GivingTuesday 2018 has celebrated its 7th birthday, ushered in the year-end fundraising season, raised $380 million USD for causes around the globe, and already saved the date for its 8th birthday (December 3, 2019).Over the past several years, we've been reporting emergent #GivingTuesday trends as the movement has matured.
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How We Gave on #GivingTuesday '18
One of my very favorite Jackson River traditions is staying up late on Giving Tuesday and making the matching donations to the incredible organizations our staff supported. Here’s a selection of who Jackson River donated to, and why, in their own heartwarming words: Brennan Center for Justice (Megan)Protecting democracy feels particularly urgent at this moment when our country
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In Search of the Elusive, 360-Degree View of Your Supporters?
For years, we’ve heard nonprofit organizations talk about the dream of a single CRM: one database that offers the elusive, comprehensive, 360-degree view of each supporter. The dream is to have greater insight -- and to be able to act immediately on those insights. After years of working with organizations pursuing this state of data zen, we know that there’s no universal
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Springboard & the Guide to Online Engagement Tools
Firefly Partners has just released its 2017 Guide to Online Engagement Tools, and we’re thrilled to see Springboard featured as one of the top seven digital engagement systems that nonprofits use to reach supporters.We’re particularly proud to be the only Digital-First, best-of-breed platform that natively integrates with Salesforce, bringing corporate-scale software to the
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How We Stack Up: Women in Tech
Recently, a friend of mine who is also a female CEO of a tech company wanted to know how Jackson River stacked up against the gender trends in “big tech.”
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