8 Tips for Raising Money on Social Networks
Spread social-media work around the office and don't beg: advice from the experts on smart tactics for charities.
Social Media Survey
Only one big nonprofit has raised more than $1-million through social networks, a Chronicle survey finds, but dozens are experimenting with ways to seek donations.
- Disease Charity Motivates Supporters on Facebook
- Social-Media Campaign Honors Mothers—and Draws Aid for Female Activists
- Nature Conservancy Emphasizes Relationships, Online and Off
- A Celebrity’s Boost on Twitter Aids Atlanta Hospital
- Online Board Game and Other Features Aid March of Dimes on Facebook
- A Massage Chain Rewards Social-Network Activity
- Pet Contest Raises Big Money on Facebook
- A Contest Raises a Charity’s Profile
- Aid Group Raises Money With Online-Game Tie-In
Everyone who works at nonprofits needs to be involved in social-network outreach, says a nonprofit consultant.
The Nature Conservancy won the “Best Charity” title at the Shorty Awards, which honor outstanding efforts on Twitter and other social networks.
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Social Good: A Chronicle Podcast About Social Media
Founders of two crowdfunding platforms say groups use the method to raise money not only from individuals but also from businesses—and to bring in volunteers.
Read the transcript of a live discussion about the best ways to use social media to strengthen ties with people in their 20s and early 30s.