Editor’s note: We’re excited to publish this post by MobileCause in our series highlighting some of the partners who are using GuideStar data to make the world a better place.
MobileCause provides easy-to-use digital fundraising and communication solutions for nonprofits. Our software platform includes digital solutions for online fundraising, fundraising events, peer-to-peer and crowdfunding, campaign promotion, and data management. To date, more than 20 million donors have connected to nonprofits through our fundraising platform.
Our goal is to help nonprofit organizations raise more money with less time and effort. The MobileCause platform is designed to help organizations acquire new donors, maximize giving from existing donors, increase recurring donor gifts, reduce administrative overhead, and lower the cost of fundraising.
MobileCause relies on GuideStar Charity Check to ensure that donations go to organizations eligible to received tax-exempt contributions.
We Make Fundraising Fun and Easy
Fundraising online? Linking MobileCause into your fundraising plan is simple. Build a customized donation form with your organization’s branding. You even have the option to set up a text-to-give keyword and embed the form right on your website or Facebook page.
Hosting an event? Empower your attendees to make and fulfill a pledge at the event using only their mobile phones. Once a pledge is made it will appear instantly on the live fundraising thermometer and donor wall, which can be displayed on screen at the event to create a sense of community and exciting moment of giving.
Looking to start a crowdfunding movement? For crowdfunding or peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns, simply set up your campaign donation page and keyword to start accepting contributions from donors. You can enable separate fundraising pages for teams and corporate partners. And the best part? Supporters can sign up to raise money on behalf of your cause in just minutes and receive their own personalized keyword so friends and family can text-to-donate directly to their campaign. All funds are remitted directly to your organization.
Go Beyond Fundraising with Digital Marketing Services
Many organizations struggle with finding the time, staff, and resources to create and launch campaigns. MobileCause Digital Marketing Services was established to fill that void for customers by leveraging the knowledge and experience of the MobileCause digital marketing team. Since the launch of Digital Marketing Services in early 2017, MobileCause has already helped more than 200 nonprofit organizations by creating their online fundraising campaigns and getting them up and running successfully, incorporating mobile-first strategies and best practices such as storytelling, fundraising asks, and effective follow-up through the MobileCause platform.
Making Their Cause Our Cause, Customer Success Stories
“Our MobileCause campaign took on a life of its own and within weeks we raised more than half a million dollars.”
—Molly Boncaro, United Way of Maryland
“MobileCause has helped us lower our costs, increase revenue and embrace the power of digital marketing.”
—Judy Walters, Faith Farm
“When people make a donation to our cause, they want to know their money will make a difference. MobileCause puts us in a position where we can accept a donation and put the maximum amount of that contribution toward supporting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.”
—Nick Ward, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals
At MobileCause, we empower nonprofits to enhance donor engagement and funds raised through our digital platform capabilities, and we want to do the same for your organization. Are you ready to learn how we make your cause our cause? To request a free consultation for your organization, go to https://www.mobilecause.com/free-consultation to get started.
The preceding is a guest post by Christy Noel, vice president of digital marketing services at MobileCause. Christy is responsible for creating, driving, and delivering programs to help MobileCause customers and partners advance their marketing and fundraising objectives.