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Virtual Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits – Online Events

Virtual Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits – Online Events

Posted on April 17, 2020
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Online virtual fundraising for nonprofits is currently trending as an alternative to traditional fundraising tools. As people are more inclined towards online activity due to the current health concerns and many other reasons; saving time, money, effort, and overall, it is easier to participate, the majority of fundraising activities are taking place on web and mobile platforms. Online virtual fundraising for nonprofits has witnessed a year-over-year growth, according to the NP Source report, online giving increased 10.6% from 2017 to 2018 and overall online revenue increased by 23% in 2017, increasing from 15% growth the previous year. With online fundraising gaining popularity over the years, we at iConnectX anticipate that it will continue this growth into the future.

Most nonprofits are researching the idea, but not ready to take the full advantages of virtual fundraising. Online platforms such as iConnectX have brought you full-service online fundraising tools with some fresh and innovative approaches to raise funds for nonprofits, especially during the current coronavirus pandemic. Utilize a platform such iConnectX and use the community to participate in online fundraising using the available tools.

Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Peer-to-peer fundraising, one of the significant things that a fundraising platform such as iConnectX can do, is help with online donations. Leveraging the community of professionals and organizations, is one of the best fundraising ideas out there. Encourage your networks to set up personal fundraising pages through iConnectX to fundraise for your nonprofit. If a donor creates a fundraiser page, they build legitimacy for your cause. In fact, peer-to-peer fundraisers result in more donations with regular participation in causes and programs.

Nonprofits and their sponsor professionals must encourage their networks to build peer-to-peer fundraisers for the charities. Use an online platform like iConnectX to set-up and manage a fundraiser page for them.

Set up a demo of iConnectX with one of our team members so you can see how quickly a peer-to-peer fundraising campaign can be set-up for your virtual fundraising event.


Also Read: Fundraising for Coronavirus: Create Virtual Events

Online Donations

The ease of creating an online donation page on iConnectX not only encourages you to donate or but also assists you to promote donation from your advocacy site, your fundraisers, and events.

Solicit online donations through your advocacy page within iConnectX, also on any fundraisers and events you run. Platforms like iConnectX make it easy by integrating payment forms in the process, employing only a single button click. Payments are sent to your nonprofit directly. The best part of platforms like iConnectX is any users or nonprofits can create fundraisers with just 5 easy steps.

Set up a demo of iConnectX with one of our team members so you can see how easy it is to set up your advocacy page and start collecting online donations.

Online Ticketed Event

Online fundraising events can help with boosting donations and tap the audience who may not be able to attend the event in-person. Platforms like iConnectX have introduced online fundraising events for nonprofits and their supporters. Even a professional can set up a fundraiser with an included event page on behalf of nonprofits. Don’t miss out on your participant’s contribution in any way by creating virtual event page on iConnectX that enables them to give at anytime and anywhere.

Easily set up your events with options to collect RSVPs, sell tickets, sell sponsorship packages, and collect donations. Show your attendees where the location is through the google maps integration. Promote your event in the iConnectX Marketplace where our community of professional’s view the info on both web and our mobile app. The platform includes full reporting of who responded, sold tickets and sponsorship packages.

Online ticketed events are also a trending fundraising method, where nonprofits are spending less time and effort than hosting the traditional in-person event. An online event frees up your staff, helping nonprofits spend their time and energy where needed most.

Set up a demo of iConnectX with one of our team members so you can see how easy it is to set up your own online event and sell tickets to raise funds.

Online Auctions

Take your auction to the next level and get more participation by hosting it on an online platform. Solutions like iConnectX enable your auction participation to happen online through the mobile app.

Easily set up and run your own auction, have your participants use the web and mobile apps for bidding, provide notifications for bidders; highest bidder or out-bid, and of course, full reporting of bids and dollars raised.

So, whether you are holding a silent auction at a golfing event, looking to turn those donated items into dollars through an online event, or holding a gala with elegant prizes, iConnectX has the solution for you. Online auctions have their own benefits, its easy to bid, you can incorporate donations, and any bidders can participate at anytime and anywhere. It’s a win-win for bidders and your nonprofit. Online auctions are a good tool for when most of us are looking to donate unused items to nonprofits and contribute to raising funds for them.

Set up a demo of iConnectX with one of our team members so you can see how easy it is to set up your own online auction and raise funds.