The Future Of Fundraising: Crowdfunding For Nonprofits

What could your nonprofit organization do with $7,000? 

If you are searching for an innovative way to bring in more funds for your nonprofit, crowdfunding may be exactly what you are looking for. This popular, new method of fundraising in which an online platform is used to raise money through the collective efforts of friends, family, supporters, and other investors is becoming widely used by nonprofits around the world. And it’s no surprise when you consider that the average successful crowdfunding campaign raises $7,000 and 78% of successful campaigns actually exceed their goals.

But is crowdfunding right for your charity? And if it is, how do you get started with your own campaign?

While the idea of crowdfunding is relatively simple, it takes careful research, planning, and preparation to devise a compelling campaign that is likely to meet its goal. Plus, with close to 200 different platforms based out of the United States alone, it can be challenging to decide which one is best suited to meet the needs of your nonprofit. That is where Acendia’s Quintessential Crowdfunding Guide for Nonprofits comes in.

The comprehensive infographic below walks you through the ins and outs of crowdfunding and details everything you need to know to create an effective and successful campaign. Can’t decide which site to use? It outlines ten of the top platforms nonprofits are using today. Need help crafting a campaign tailored to your target audience? This guide has 8 easy tips that will have you ready to start fundraising in no time.

Whether this is your first time to try crowdfunding or you’re just looking for a way to enhance your current efforts, use this helpful infographic (pictured below) to make your next campaign a success.

Acendia Crowdfunding Infographic


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