I’ve said it time and time again, “Remember to thank your donors!” I know this seems obvious, but I’m not trying to insult your intelligence. I really believe that thanking your donors is as important as the donation itself, especially when it comes to donor retention. Saying “thank you” can be the simplest way to [...]
The holidays are upon us! For many of us this means that we’ll be spending more time with our family and friends. This also means it’s time for holiday fundraising. We’ve already covered tips for raising money during the holidays, so this year I’d like to focus specifically on how to ask for money from [...]
RocketHub may sound like a NASA program, but it’s actually one of Fractured Atlas’s crowdfunding partners! Launched in 2010, RocketHub is a crowdfunding platform that allows arts, science, and other projects to raise funds anywhere in the world. The partnership with RocketHub allows our fiscally sponsored projects to use RocketHub’s crowdfunding platform to solicit [...]
Let’s start with a question. When asked to support a group or a cause, what is the first thing you do when deciding whether or not to donate? You’ll probably start by performing a Google search to find information about them. Now, let’s turn the tables and consider what most of your donors will do [...]
Fractured Atlas is offering four fiscal sponsorship and fundraising sessions by webinar in May. If you’ve never participated in a webinar before, there’s [...]
One great way to raise additional funds for your project is to run a fundraising event. There are many ways for you to run an event and what works for your project or organization may not work for another. When planning an event, you’ll need to figure out what is best for your project at [...]
Fractured Atlas is offering five fiscal sponsorship and fundraising sessions by webinar in April. If you’ve never participated in a webinar before, there’s no [...]
Hey fiscally sponsored projects! You provided feedback, and we listened! Your online donation page, your online profiles, and Fractured Atlas campaigns have been rolled into one! Donations can now be made directly from your online profile, rather than from a completely separate page.
What are the benefits?
This should prevent accidental donations to the Fractured Atlas general [...]
As you probably already know, Fractured Atlas has a partnership with Indiegogo, which allows our fiscally sponsored projects to use Indiegogo’s crowdfunding platform at no additional cost, and still accept tax-deductible donations. Fractured Atlas will receive all of the donations throughout the course of the campaign, and therefore the donations will only be assessed the [...]
You hear us say it all the time, “The best way to start your fundraising is to write an individual appeal letter and send it to everyone you know.” When you think about it, how else are you going to be able to ask everyone you know to contribute to your initiative? However, it’s not [...]