One Woman’s Foray into Fundraising for the Rare Disease Foundation

FundRazr Team LifeRazr, NonProfits, The Voices

This guest post was written by Allison Jones on behalf of the Rare Disease Foundation in support of Rare Disease Day on February 29th. I never would have thought that I would be involved in fundraising but after having my second child, who is now five, things just kind of took off… in particular in the past year! Life changes …

February’s Top Technologically Innovative Crowdfunding Campaigns

Trish Sissons Featured Campaigns

We love seeing technological innovators in action, and 2016 has really started with a bang. We love supporting the innovators and game changers of the world to make a difference in the way we live – whether it’s in road safety or healthy living. This month we’ve helped some very exciting technology get off the ground that we wanted to …

Crowdfunding to Support Those Affected by Flint, Michigan’s Water Crisis

Trish Sissons Featured Campaigns

Flint’s drinking water became contaminated with lead in April 2014 after the city, while under the control of a state-appointed emergency manager, temporarily switched its source from Lake Huron water treated by the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department to water from the Flint River, treated at the Flint water treatment plant. Department of Environmental Quality Director Dan Wyant resigned in …

FundRazr Announcement: Introducing the FundRazr Community!

Trish Sissons FundRazr News, NonProfits, Tips & Tricks

You spoke, we listened. Many of you were requesting a place to communicate and collaborate with other FundRazr users, so we are very excited to announce the launch of the FundRazr Community! What is the FundRazr Community? The FundRazr Community is, simply put, your space! It’s the place to go when you want to share tips and tricks or learn …

So You Missed Your Crowdfunding Goal, What Now?

Trish Sissons Tips & Tricks

If your first crowdfunding campaign doesn’t reach its funding goal, it’s easy to be disappointed. If you’re not disappointed, it’s likely you didn’t have much skin in the game to start with and I’ve already identified why you failed for you! But like anything else, a failed first attempt could actually act as the foundation for a successful second attempt.

7 Steps to Nailing the Number 1 Key to Campaign Success

Trish Sissons NonProfits, Tips & Tricks

Stories connect and unite us, and telling your story authentically is a huge part of resonating with potential donors. But as your audience is inundated with more and more native content, the need to stand out and differentiate your campaign has become even more profound. It’s not a secret any longer that video holds the key to opening more donor doors. However, as campaigns become more saturated with video content, it’s not enough to include a video, you need to include good video.