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Monday #Mobile #Giving Roundup for Nov. 24

It’s a short holiday work week–unless you’re involved in fundraising. There’s a lot to catch up on before Thanksgiving.

That’s why we give you the #Mobile #Giving Daily. It’s a great way to stay up-to-date on all the latest news and resources in mobile giving and fundraising for churches and nonprofits. Subscribe now to get it delivered to your email inbox every day.

Every Monday we pick the top stories from the previous week in the #Mobile #Giving Roundup. Think of it as the bite-sized version. On to the highlights.

How Can Nonprofits Benefit from the New Facebook Groups App?

How can nonprofits take advantage of the new application released by Facebook Tuesday, Facebook Groups? Lauren Van Horn, who works on strategic partnerships for nonprofits and causes for the social network, offered some tips in a post on the Facebook Media blog.

There are so many ways to use Facebook Groups within your organization, from coordinating relief efforts during natural disasters, to engaging volunteers for meal deliveries to those in need, to creating a space where people can come for support.

A great example is Donda’s House, an arts-education nonprofit in Chicago founded by Grammy Award-winning artists Kanye West and Rhymefest. Donda’s House started the Got Bars program, a 12-week course to develop young music artists’ skills by focusing on creative writing, studio recording and health and wellness.

Read more on AllFacebook

7 Steps to Social Success on #GivingTuesday

Your #GivingTuesday campaign will depend on SHARING.

Sharing can happen through many channels: email, in person events, volunteer activities, and phone outreach. But today we are focusing on social media sharing.

#GivingTuesday is an inherently social event – a big, exciting, international party for generosity – and you’re invited! Now is the time to take a look at each of your social channels and get them ready for #GivingTuesday.

Read more on The Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Mobile Apps for Churches: How Modernizing Can Benefit You

Moving your church into the world of modern technology is extremely important. Staying up-to-date gives the impression that you know what you’re doing. You’re smart. You’re capable. You’re trustworthy. If you’re looking for a drawback to modernizing your church, you won’t find one.

The most important technology emerging today is the mobile app. How can mobile apps for churches benefit you? Why embrace this new technology?

Read more on the Givelify blog

5 #GivingTuesday Tips: How to Empower Your Supporters to Fundraise for You

If things like the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and Movember have taught us anything, it’s that there is immense power in the creativity of inspired people to do good.

As #GivingTuesday approaches and charities are prepping for the biggest fundraising month of the year there are some simple things you can give your supporters to empower them and make it easy to fundraise for you this December.

Read more on the HubSpot Inbound Hub

The Super Quick Guide to Running a Last Minute Year-End Fundraising Campaign

The end of the year is quickly approaching. Forget Thanksgiving, toy commercials have replaced the nasty political advertisements (although the level of intensity remains) and every store is filled to the brim with holiday decorations. While the rest of the world is ramping up for Black Friday and the craziness that ensues, those of you who are part of a nonprofit are honed in on the madness that is year-end fundraising.

It has been proven time and time again that people give more in December. The end of the year is an extremely profitable time for your nonprofit, and it is critical that you take advantage of the opportunity to maximize your fundraising efforts.

If your organization already has a plan in place for the next few weeks, pat yourself on the back. If not, take a deep breath and relax! You still have time to create and execute a strong fundraising campaign.

Read more on the StayClassy blog

About the Author

Matt is dedicated to making the world a better place. He works passionately to help charitable causes use mobile technology to raise the funds they need. In addition to his role at Givelify, he volunteers with the Southside Animal Shelter and Kentuckiana Pug Rescue.

Matt Chandler