Has your organization had any experience with "social fundraising" or "crowd-funding" to ...
- foster community
- promote your mission
- empower supporters to raise money to impact social change.
This is the topic for the April Nonprofit Blog Carnival - which will be hosted by Allyson Kapin (Rad Campaign Blog).
Want to contribute to the April Nonprofit Blog Carnival?
If you'd like to share your story about social fundraising, you can submit a blog post to the April Nonprofit Blog Carnival - here's how:
- To submit to the April Nonprofit Blog Carnival round-up, you need to email your permalink to nonprofitcarnival at gmail dot com by April 27th.
If you're not the blog writing type, but want to include your story in a Wild Apricot post, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org - we're glad to help and would particularly love to promote our non-profit clients.
What is "social fundraising?"
If you’re unsure what “social fundraising” is all about, Debra Askanase offers a slide presentation and blog post (from August, 2011) in which she describes three categories of “social media fundraising” - those that:
- Leverage the social web: social network sharing
- Rely on or live exclusively inside a social network or social media: entirely utilizes the social web or social network to raise money
- Innately utilize the platform for donations is as close to a native use as you can find...now.
Whether you share a story or not - be sure to visit the Rad Campaign Blog on April 30th, to check out the social fundraising roundup in the April Nonprofit Blog Carnival.
If you'd like to check out the March Nonprofit Blog Carnival - Picture this: Expert Opinions on Telling Your Story With Images - we've bookmarked it on Apricot Jam - you'll find it under "Communications."
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