Digital Fundraising

Kids Help Phone: buy a kid some time

A series of emails were sent out to past donors which encouraged them to visit the ‘buy a kid some time’ campaign microsite.

by SOFII

This exhibit demonstrates how a simple but powerful message combined with a comprehensive integrated campaign strategy can secure real success.

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Defenders of Wildlife: multi-channel direct marketing integration

by SOFII

With more nonprofits engaging in online marketing, those that are coordinating their messages or campaigns across many channels are standing out above the crowd.Defenders of Wildlife are leaders in the field and here we look at three of their campaigns to highlight some of the best multi-channel integrated marketing in the sector.

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Friends of the Earth: carbon calculator

A screen shot showing the online calculator.

by SOFII

An enterprising and topical involvement idea, interestingly executed. FoE's carbon footprint calculator will be irresistible for many people and is right on message for the charity. This exhibit should encourage other campaigning and social change organisations to search for similar ways of engaging supporters.

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Dobrota Foundation: ‘everyone can be a philanthropist’ campaign

by SOFII

This massively ambitious multi-media campaign generated results that speak for themselves. It shows what can be achieved with vision and commitment, even in an emerging market.

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Rex Dog Shelter: ‘A pet is not a toy’ campaign

dog ad

by SOFII

This is a ‘percentage’ campaign, one of Hungary’s first multi-media campaigns aimed at getting the public to sign over their one per cent entitlement. Many organisations have now successfully followed the Rex Foundation’s lead, with good results.

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Bosnian Handicrafts: ‘shopping with a purpose’ campaign

Bosnian Handicrafts’ bright new logo.

by SOFII

This highly professional multi-media campaign from Bosnia shows that inspirational and innovative fundraising can succeed anywhere.

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Sean Triner’s 40th birthday appeal

by Sean Triner

A highly personal and very effective anniversary fundraising effort from an acknowledged master of the detailed, well-structured ask.

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The Chilean Bible Society: mobile phone texting campaign

by SOFII

SOFII's first exhibit from Chile. This is a very clever use of text messaging with an intriguing involvement device built in, in the form of a Bible knowledge quiz. Each text generates a small donation and increases the sender's bible knowledge, which must suit the Chilean Bible Society very well.

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DirectChange.org website

by SOFII

Is this the future of fundraising; giving donors direct control over where their money goes, instant feedback and the flexibility to decide what they will support, when and how? DirectChange.org is an exemplary use of new technology to bring new donors (and a new generation of donors) into charity to help meet urgent needs.

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Cure Cancer Australia: ‘can too’ sporting events

by SOFII

Young people raise money for a great cause while being coached by professionals in a whole variety of sporting skills.

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