Nonprofit Crowdfunding | The Basics & More™

In 2013 people gave over $5 Billion via crowdfunding platforms. That number is expected to exceed $15 Billion in 2015!

Crowdfunding is seriously powerful stuff. Are you using it, and using it well? Have you untapped its potential as a tool to find new donors?

Wouldn’t it be amazing if you could raise an additional $10,000 or more before the end of the year?

Out of the dozens of crowdfunding platforms out there, do you know how to choose the one that’s right for your organization and its needs??

If you want your organization to start benefitting from crowdfunding NOW, this is a course you won’t want to miss. Whether it’s new to you or you know of it but aren’t sure how to go big, we’ll cover what you need to know to make it happen. If you’re ready to share your story with a larger audience than you ever dreamed possible, our all new Basics & More™ course will guide you step-by-step in successfully launching (and crushing) your crowdfunding campaign.

This four-week class includes:

  • Why crowdfunding matters to your organization
  • Your step-by-step guide to planning a successful campaign and raise more money from setup through donor appreciation.
  • Insider tips to market your campaign, energize your supporters, and attract new donors
  • How to choose the right crowdfunding platform and empower your fundraisers to succeed
  • Secrets about crowdfunding donors that can make or break you – what you need to know about creating ongoing relationships

Loaded with templates, ‘insider’ secrets, bonuses, and all the value you’ve come to expect from Basics & More™, your step-by-step guide to Nonprofit Crowdfunding will ensure that you hit a home run with your very first campaign.

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Course Syllabus

These are the modules you’ll be receiving in Your complete step-by-step guide for Nonprofit Crowdfunding | Basics & More™:

Week One: Advance Prep to Your Best Campaign Ever

  • Learn how peer-to-peer fundraising can increase your donor base rapidly and help you grow your tribe.
  • We’ll give you the secrets to identifying the projects most likely to succeed.
  • You’ll get tips on how to convince your leadership team that crowdfunding is an essential fundraising tool.
  • Get the scoop on how to choose the right fundraising tool and formula for your project.

Week Two: Storytelling, Your Campaign’s ‘Secret Sauce’

  • You’ll learn the secrets to telling stories that motivate supporters to become fundraisers and inspire donors to give.
  • Learn the ‘snippet-ization’ strategy to empower your fundraisers on every social media channel.
  • We’ll teach you how to help fundraisers show others why they are passionate about your cause and their support matters.

Week Three: Marketing and running your campaign

  • Develop a plan to make fundraisers shine and rally their personal networks via multiple channels.
  • You’ll learn how to find your tribe, recruit them, and turn them into champions.
  • Understand what makes crowdfunding donors tick and how to engage successfully.
  • Study real examples of social media marketing that works and learn how to customize for your campaign.
  • Take a behind-the-scenes look at how to demonstrate impact and keep your fundraisers motivated.
  • Get ready-to-use templates to fire up your team.


Week Four: Follow up for Lasting Success

  • At Basics & More™, we’re all about your donor-centered system. In Week Four, you’ll be learning how to steward your fundraisers and donors into deeper relationships with your organization.
  • Learn simple retention strategies that can help you raise more money year after year.
  • Get strategies for downloading and segmenting donor data.
  • Discover tips to turn your crowdfunding donors into long terms friends.


This four-week eCourse is available for just $87!

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Your Guides

PamelaRoundAbout Pamela Grow

Pamela is the publisher of The Grow Report, and the author of Simple Development Systems, and the founder of Simple Development Systems | The Membership Program and Basics & More™ fundraising fundamentals ecourses.  She has been helping non-profits raise dramatically more money for over 15 years, and was named one of the 50 Most Influential Fundraisers by Civil Society magazine, and one of the 40 Most Effective Fundraising Consultants by The Michael Chatman Giving Show.

About Rachel Ramjattan, CFRE

Rachel is the energetic founder and principal of Nonprofit Plus, LLC. She is passionate about helping nonprofits get better at doing good. Her friendly personality, “Can Do” philosophy, and vast experience with fundraising, nonprofit technology, and training, is just what you need to thrive.

Rachel-RamjattanAn avid learner, she graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems and Management from Florida International University.

She holds many certifications and credentials including the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE).

Before becoming a consultant, Rachel served Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Miami by managing donor development, fundraising events, social media, website administration, grant reviews, and Salesforce-based constituent relationship management systems.

As the co-founder of a small non-profit, Rachel understands the challenges of fundraising in a small shop, and knows how to implement giving solutions that work!

Though Rachel’s professional accomplishments are impressive, she’s most proud of her role as a mother to three terrific young adults.

Connect with Rachel:
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Studies have shown that approximately 5% of conference attendees actually act on what they’ve learned. Based on fundraising best practices and the latest research in brain science behavior, Basics & More™ fundraising fundamentals eCourses have been created to guide you incrementally towards implementing positive change.

Basics & More™ eCourses have provided stellar training to nearly 4,000 nonprofit professionals on topics including stewardship (Power of Thank You), direct mail fundraising, monthly giving, nonprofit storytelling, online fundraising, foundation fundraising, major gift fundraising, writing your fundraising case for support, and more. Often imitated but never duplicated, Basics & More™ are the leaders in the industry because they work.

There are no live webinars you need to be present for. All podcasts and recorded trainings are available on demand. And, once you register, the materials are yours to keep, to re-use when you need a refresher, or to share with a new volunteer or staff member. So even if you can’t go through all of the class materials right now, you can read and listen at your leisure. There are no tests or quizzes, only solid information that you can review whenever you are ready. Read about how one participant fit a Basics & More™ course into her busy schedule by clicking here.

When you enroll in a Basics & More™ eCourse, every Monday morning, you’ll receive (via email) comprehensive guides, worksheets, recorded podcasts and webinars, covering the topic of the week that you can read on your computer, smartphone, tablet or e-reader, or print out to read at your convenience. Each guide contains 10-30 pages and presents everything you need to know to grow your organization’s fundraising.

All participants in this course have direct email access for questions about the course materials and how they apply to your non-profit. Ask one question or one hundred questions… we’re here to help your organization succeed. You’ll also be included in a private ‘members only’ Facebook group, the ideal opportunity to bounce ideas or questions off your colleagues.

Your success is my ultimate goal. If, for any reason, you are dissatisfied with this course, we offer a full 100% no-questions-asked, money-back guarantee.

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