How to Link People Directly to Create a Facebook Fundraiser (works for Facebook Ads)

Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could send people directly to set up a Facebook fundraiser for your nonprofit? Guess what…. You can! And here’s how:

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The 9 types of Facebook supporters (and how to steward them)

Anyone who supports your cause with a donation or fundraises for you, through Facebook, is a star!
But some stars shine more brightly than others.

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Five reasons NOT to contact the donors of Facebook fundraisers

We like to say that there are two different types of donors: those who donate directly to the nonprofit via the Donate button (we call these “direct” donors) and those who sponsor a friend via a fundraiser (we call these “sponsor” donors). In this blog post we are talking about whether or not we should contact (thank) sponsor donors. Read more

Five actions to leverage the power of Facebook fundraisers

Earlier in the year, I presented on how to leverage the power of Facebook’s Giving Tools for Fundraising Online, a global virtual conference run by the Resource Alliance. In this post, I share the five steps I talked about, which you can action right now to make the most of Facebook fundraisers for your nonprofit. Read more

Facebook Birthday Fundraisers hit $1 billion – how your nonprofit can benefit

Facebook announced that since their Giving Tools launched in 2015, $2 billion has been raised for good causes around the world.

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When to use Facebook’s donate button vs a page fundraiser

If you’re just starting out with Facebook’s Giving Tools, how do you know when to add a Donate button to posts or when to start a Facebook Fundraiser?

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Case study: How one nonprofit is raising 40% of total income via Facebook Fundraisers

We spoke to Trude about how Facebook fundraising is helping them to raise vital funds for their work.

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Case study: How Thank You videos have increased engagement with our Facebook fundraisers

Carla Ankiah is Head of Fundraising, Partnerships and Supporter Relations at Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland. Here Carla shares the results of testing with video.

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How your nonprofit can prepare for Instagram Donate

There is much excitement about Instagram Donate! The Instagram Donation Sticker for Stories is now available in the US and here at GivePanel we are super excited about it.

If you haven’t started using it yet, or you’re based outside of the US you’ll want to start preparing to use this amazing feature.

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How to find “zero-dollar” fundraisers on Facebook

Experience tells us that if you can reach fundraisers earlier in their fundraising journey to engage them, they will raise more. But with Facebook Giving Tools you don’t get notified when someone starts a fundraiser for your nonprofit.

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The best way to thank your Facebook Fundraisers

Any fundraiser worth their salt knows they should be thanking people who donate or fundraise for their cause. Read more

Facebook Giving Tools – 12 Super Helpful FAQs

From how to register your non-profit for the Facebook Giving Tools to adding in the donate button to your charities, Facebook Page.

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7 Truly Impressive Giving Tool Statistics

A list of the most awesome Facebook Giving Tool statistics. Can you believe that over one billion dollars has been raised through the Tools since their inception in 2015.

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