posts tagged as Social Media


By Andrea Wilson | March 08, 2018

Too Much of a Good Thing? Don’t Get Lost in the Hype of New Fundraising Tech

New technology holds the potential to revitalize tired fundraising campaigns, but the latest digital craze is not the be-all and end-all. In a new Nonprofit Standard blog on the continued relevance of traditional fundraising tactics... read more


By Andrea Wilson | February 22, 2018

Survival Tips for the New Era of Fundraising

For nonprofits looking to stand out in an increasingly crowded giving landscape, experimenting with new giving models and integrating new technology into your current campaigns could help you stand out from the crowd. Read the latest BDO... read more


By Laurie De Armond | November 20, 2017

Seven Steps to Carpe Diem on #GivingTuesday

The countdown to #GivingTuesday 2017 is on. Is your nonprofit prepared to seize the day? Laurie De Armond shares seven fundraising and governance strategies to “carpe diem” on November 28. read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | June 12, 2017

Introducing BDO’s First Nonprofit Benchmarking Survey

To help nonprofits assess their key metrics, The BDO Institute for Nonprofit ExcellenceSM developed Nonprofit Standards, a benchmarking survey designed to provide tax-exempt organizations with a barometer to measure... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | November 30, 2015

How Nonprofits Can Make the Most of #GivingTuesday

Now in its fourth year as the global day of giving, #GivingTuesday (which falls on December 1 this year) has come a long way, with substantial growth in partners, donations and social media attention every year. But what kind of impact... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | April 14, 2015

You’re Invited: Social Media – The Changing Landscape of Fundraising

Please join BDO for our second session in the 2015 BDO KNOWLEDGE Nonprofit and Education Webinar Series, “Social Media – The Changing Landscape of Fundraising”. read more


By Laurie De Armond | February 06, 2015

With Charitable Giving Tactics Old and New, Nimble Nonprofits Win

The numbers are out. Charitable giving grew by 2.1 percent in 2014, according to the newly-released 2014 Charitable Giving Report from Blackbaud, and this modest growth will no doubt prompt nonprofit fundraisers and executives to take a... read more


By Laurie De Armond | December 11, 2014

#GivingTuesday 2014 Takes off, Shattering Last Year’s Numbers

After only three years, it’s starting to look like a full-fledged philanthropic movement. #GivingTuesday has taken off, and although the final numbers are still rolling in, initial estimates from five companies that process online... read more


By Laurie De Armond | September 15, 2014

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Offers Key Lessons for Nonprofit Fundraising Models

On July 15, golfer Chris Kennedy was challenged to dump a bucket of ice over his head, post a video to social media and nominate three friends to do the same within a 24-hour period or donate to a charity of their choice. read more


By Sandra Feinsmith | July 21, 2014

#Nonprofits #SocialMedia and #Taxes: Is Your Organization Protected?

Social media can offer cost-effective platforms through which nonprofit organizations can better communicate with stakeholders and raise awareness of their causes and fundraising efforts. read more