Online Giving and Millennials: What Makes Them Donate?


Right now, there are more than 75 million millennials on the planet. 

This renders them a larger generation than the Baby Boomers or Generation X.

Posted by Allison Carpenter on Jan 17, 2018 11:42:00 PM

Topics: Non-Profit, millennial, Fundraising

Engaging with Millennials: 4 Smart Ways For Nonprofits To Connect On Mobile


In recent years, the mobile phone has risen to a place of unparalleled prominence in the digital world.

While smartphones are popular among all age groups, ownership is particularly high among millennials. According to a 2016 Nielsen survey, 98% of people ages 18-24 own smartphones, and the majority of them check their mobile devices about 150 times each day.  

Posted by Allison Carpenter on Jan 11, 2018 12:34:38 PM

Topics: Non-Profit, Fundraising

6 Ways Nonprofits Can Increase #GivingTuesday Donations Using Behavioral Economics


If you're responsible for nonprofit fundraising, you're continually looking for new and creative ways to engage prospective donors. Increasingly, forward-thinking nonprofits are turning to the field of behavioral economics to motivate donors to action.  Read More...
Posted by Nate Andorsky on Oct 18, 2017 9:13:00 AM

Topics: Non-Profit, Campaign, Fundraising

Is Your Social Impact Organization's Marketing Strategy Failing? How Behavioral Economics Can Help


If your social impact organization relies on supporters to give time, money and resources (don’t they all?) you’ve probably wondered how to get people more involved in your cause — not just to be sympathetic, but to be actively invested. If you find it’s hard to motivate people to commit to being involved, it’s not your fault. Blame your marketing. And economics. Read More...
Posted by Nate Andorsky on Sep 7, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Topics: Non-Profit, lead conversion, Fundraising, social media

5 "Must-Haves" for Your Nonprofit's Social Media Strategy


Social media is a powerful tool for attracting online visitors to your mission and inspiring them to support your cause. Unfortunately, due to time and staff bandwidth restraints, most nonprofits have yet to harness the positive outcomes that social media can contribute to their organization’s goals. Read More...
Posted by Allison Carpenter on Apr 7, 2017 1:38:21 PM

Topics: Non-Profit, lead conversion, lead funnel, Fundraising, social media

Integrate Video into Your Nonprofit’s Marketing Strategy


As Creative Science Labs’ Digital Marketing Manager, it’s my job to keep our clients’ marketing efforts focused on strategies that actually pay off for them. Our clients are always grinding away to promote their mission and see it succeed. Therefore, when it comes to marketing and spreading the word or inspiring audiences to contribute to their cause, there’s no room to dilly-dally.

Posted by Allison Carpenter on Feb 16, 2017 11:08:58 AM

Topics: Impact, Non-Profit, Email Marketing, lead conversion, Fundraising, Problem Solving

What You Need to Know about Fundraising on Facebook


Posted by Allison Carpenter on Oct 20, 2016 12:56:15 PM

Topics: Non-Profit, Fundraising