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NONPROFIT CROWD FUNDING

Harness the power of online fundraising for social causes

A complete guide to crowdfunding for community nonprofits and social causes

This 10-part course will give you the strategies you need to design, launch and manage a successful nonprofit crowdfunding campaign. Discover how to choose the right platform, set realistic goals and build a communication strategy, helping you reach your financial goals and grow your online audience. 

Who is it for?

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Anybody working to fundraise for social causes

Be able to create a campaign, design a marketing strategy and drive donations

A complete 'crowdfunding for community nonprofits' handbook

Available in English and Spanish

All of our courses are 100% free

10 modules requiring approximately 20 minutes each to complete

LET'S GET STARTED

Select a module below to get started. If you're new to crowdfunding, it's best to start from the beginning. At the end of each module, you can find free, ready to use guides and frameworks for download. 

Is Crowdfunding For You?

Explore the basics of crowdfunding and use our criteria to decided if it is right for you.

Choosing the Right Platform

Discover the essential factors you need to consider when choosing an online platform.

Knowing Your Audience

Learn how to identify and understand your audience of target donors.

Setting Your Goal

Discover the factors you need to consider when choosing a financial goal.

Communication Strategy

Learn how to build a coordinated marketing strategy that keeps you on message.

Creating Your Page

Learn how to craft the perfect homepage for your crowdfunding campaign.

Campaign Promotion

Discover how to put your communication strategy into practice to drive donations.

Peer-to-Peer Crowdfunding

Learn about this unique type of fundraising to help you build momentum.

Hybrid Fundraising

Discover how to incorporate events into your campaign to increase your effectiveness. 

Finishing Strong

Learn how to turn your one-off donors into long-term supporters.

Use our free handbook as a guide when planning your next crowdfunding campaign, containing all 10 modules, as well as useful marketing templates.

Download Handbook

Download Your Free Handbook Here

If you have any questions about this course or how crowdfunding can best help your nonprofit, leave a comment below or email us directly and we'll do our best to support your mission

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