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The Engagement Issue: Getting Your Employees to Donate

Guest Post By Tiffany Rowe Consumers love to hear about companies with philanthropic sides, but the headline “Acme Corp. Gives $250k to Charity” rarely turns heads (or encourages clicks) in the new world of social media. Instead, businesses gain more visibility for their deeds when their entire [...]

The New & Improved DonationMatch is Here!

By Renee Zau, CEO of DonationMatch After a year gathering feedback from current members, supporters, UX experts, mentors, partners, and more members, we are excited to announce that the new and improved DonationMatch platform is here! We hope you’re having a great start to 2016. There were quite a [...]
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Where to Start Your Opening Bids in an Auction Every year Benefit Auctioneer Sherry Truhlar is asked by a few auction chairs, “Sherry, let’s review the opening bids on these live auction items.  Where shall we start them?” In this video and the post that follows it, she addresses why you shouldn’t care about opening bids. The [...]

Engaging Millennials: Don’t Give Up on Your Email Marketing!

By Juliet Davenport, Nonprofit Ambassador at DonationMatch Do you remember being awed by the answering machine? (Does anyone still own one of those?) Or what about the cordless phone? Now it’s all about smartphones and iPads. Millennials (those born between 1981 and 2000) are all about digital, [...]

The Top 3 Things Donating Can Do for You and Your Business

How can donating help you in your business? Large or small, businesses want give back to their communities. They want to find a way to get involved. Should they? Absolutely! Nonprofits are always looking for more donations to help them attain their charitable goals. Giving to these organizations [...]
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10 Tips and Tricks for a Successful Donation Drive

Guest post by Nicole George, CEO & Founder of The Parent Quest Our last donation drive took us almost three months until completion. We all felt so much more pressure this time because we were going to be on LIVE TV…yikes! When rallying the troops to find donations we weren’t allowed to tell the [...]
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Market Research Results: Comparing Community Involvement of Large and Small Companies

Guest post by Shabnam Eghbali, Student at Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania Recently, I conducted some market research on the community involvement programs of large and small businesses. Prior to this research, I had never known that large and small businesses alike do their [...]
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Where Are We Now?

If you saw our original infographic on Pinterest, you’ll notice it was released in 2012, when DonationMatch was just over a year old. Apparently the statistics and data are still appealing, as it continues to be our most popular pin, but the numbers are frankly a bit outdated. So, it’s with great [...]
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We Need Your Help in the Sustainable Brands Innovation Open

    Dear members and fans, DonationMatch made it to the Sustainable Brands Innovation Open shortlist! What does this mean? The Sustainable Brands Conference, happening June 2-5, 2014 in San Diego, educates business leaders about how they can contribute to a more sustainable brand. It also promotes [...]
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Newest Facebook Update + Our Cheat Sheet To Boost Benefits of “Thank You” Posts

By Renee Zau, Co-founder & CEO, DonationMatch According to Mashable, “Beginning Tuesday [February 25, 2014], when a Page tags a separate brand or celebrity Page in a post, that content may surface for followers of both Pages. For example, if Mashable posts a story to Facebook and tags Google’s [...]
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