Entries by Candice Leary

This Week’s Trending Get Out the Vote Content

The clock’s ticking with Election Day on November 5, which also serves as a reminder that we’re almost a year away from Election Day 2020. This the perfect time to engage folks online with “Get Out the Vote” (GOTV) content. Lucky for you, we already know what’s performing the best — no guesswork necessary. But […]

This Week’s Trending GOTV Content

What’s trending in Get Out the Vote content? It might be an “off” year, but elections are still happening across the country this November. As we warm up for 2020, we’re taking a closer look at political engagement in college students and LGBTQ people. Plus, we get takes on strategies to get people to the […]

Vote Tripling With ActionSprout

Have you ever been to a grocery store during the political campaign season? If so, you’ve likely encountered canvassers collecting commit-to-vote (CTV) pledges. Canvassers or campaign volunteers using the CTV approach first ask individuals if they intend to vote for their candidate. If the voter says yes, the campaign then asks them to sign a […]

Planning a Successful #GivingTuesday Campaign: November

GivingTuesday (or #GivingTuesday) is an annual day of giving when individuals and groups around the world collectively contribute millions to nonprofits globally. This year, #GivingTuesday is on December 3, but for those planning a successful day of giving for their organization, the preparation work is already well underway. Make sure your #GivingTuesday campaign is on […]

End-of-Year Supporter Recognition Ideas

Everyone likes to be acknowledged, and your supporters are no exception. This year, don’t wait until the last minute to thank board members, volunteers, interns and donors. Use these end-of-year recognition ideas to create affordable, thoughtful ways to thank supporters for all they contributed. Ideas for Different Types of Supporters Board Members Fun — and […]

Storytelling for Nonprofits

Storytelling is the best fundraising tool a nonprofit has. In a world where we are completely bombarded with information and input, storytelling is a refreshing and inspiring way to show the world who your organization is, what your mission is and why everyone should care.  This post will give you ideas for finding and sharing […]

Planning for a Successful #GivingTuesday: October

GivingTuesday (or #GivingTuesday) is an annual day of giving when individuals and groups around the world collectively contribute millions to nonprofits globally. This year, #GivingTuesday is on December 3, but for those planning a successful day of giving for their organization, the preparation work is already well underway. Make sure your #GivingTuesday campaign is on […]

3 Essential Facebook Goals for Nonprofits

Creating a Facebook page for your nonprofit was a smart move, but what’s next? It’s time to really think about why you made the page, to begin with. What are those big, pie-in-the-sky dreams you have for your nonprofit that Facebook will help you achieve? Using these three essential Facebook goals, you can make your […]

7 Tips to Inspire Your Facebook Supporters Into Action!

Can a few simple modifications to a Facebook social action drastically improve the number of supporters driven to take action? Simple answer: Yes! Here’s a great example of how one organization improved the performance of their Facebook social actions by 300%. What Are Social Actions and Social Engagement? First, let’s talk briefly about how we […]