News & Updates
January 23, 2019
Graphics can really help put things into perspective for potential peer to peer participants and donors. If you want to include a graphic or infographic on your peer to peer fundraising site, but don’t have the staff or budget to do so, consider using Canva. Canva is a graphic-design tool that is really easy to use. It provides access to all sorts of photographs, graphics, and fonts. You can use Canva for free and then decide whether or not you want to upgrade to a premium level with more features.
January 8, 2019
4 Celebration Peer to Peer Fundraising Campaigns
Birthday peer to peer fundraising campaigns are so easy to pull off! All you have to do is ask your supporters to pledge their birthday to your cause. When it comes time for their special day, they can create and personalize a birthday fundraising page and share it with their family, friends, and colleagues to ask for donations instead of a gifts. Many non-profits run these types of campaigns, including PCI, charity: water, the American Cancer Society, the ASPCA, Share Our Strength, and Reading Partners, just to name a few. With a platform like Fundful P2P, you can have your birthday campaign up and running in a few minutes!
December 11, 2018
6 Holiday Peer to Peer Fundraising Ideas
Many organizations like to run peer to peer fundraising campaigns in the Spring because they want to take advantage of the good weather, but Winter can work even better for a peer to peer fundraising campaign because it tends to bring out generosity in people!
Here are six winter campaign ideas that just might inspire you:
1. Santa Run
November 22, 2018
Why Start a #GivingTuesday Peer to Peer Fundraising Campaign
Giving Tuesday was established about 7 years ago when two organizations came together to help the “giving season” get started. These organizations, 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Foundation felt people needed to be reminded that there is more to holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas than consumerism.
Giving Tuesday 2018 is fast approaching and you should really consider starting a peer to peer fundraising campaign! Here’s why:
1. You will raise more money
November 8, 2018
Pitching Your Peer to Peer Fundraising Idea
Whether you are trying to appeal to a potential sponsor, fundraising participants, or individual donors, your pitch is really a summary of who you are, what you are doing, and why it is so important that people support you.
The term elevator pitch comes from the old days in Hollywood when someone would catch a producer or film studio owner in an elevator and present a 30 to 60 second movie concept before the producer reached his floor. Sales professionals have used it for decades, and it can work for your peer to peer campaign as well.
No matter whom you are pitching, here are some basic tips to keep in mind:
Make it entertaining
October 31, 2018
8 Social Media Tips for Your Peer to Peer Campaign
Social media has made it a lot easier to spread the word about your peer to peer fundraising campaign. If you’re strategic about it, these tips could really help your campaign take off!
1.Brand your campaign
October 16, 2018
5 Challenge-Based Peer to Peer Fundraising Campaigns
A considerable percentage of the population thrives on challenges. That’s why peer to peer fundraising campaigns that challenge participants works so well, especially among millennials! Do you remember the Ice Bucket Challenge of 2014?! That campaign raised over $100 million!
In order to get you thinking about how your organization can capitalizing on this fundraising trend, here are some examples of peer to peer fundraising challenges that were a huge success:
1. Dry July
September 24, 2018
Successful Peer to Peer Fundraising Birthday Campaigns
You might not have known this, but allowing your supporters to pledge their birthday to your cause can equal big bucks for your nonprofit! There is everything to gain and nothing to loose in creating a birthday campaign.
September 7, 2018
4 Successful Peer to Peer Fundraising Campaigns in Healthcare
Those who advocate for good health tend to be very passionate about fundraising, which could account for some of the successful peer-to-peer efforts in this industry.
Whether you are in the healthcare field or not, your non-profit can benefit from looking at successful peer-to-peer campaigns run by health organizations. Here are three successful peer-to-peer stories:
August 29, 2018