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Pledge It Champions is a collection of stories from our most inspirational athletes. These Champions are the living embodiment of using the power of sport to promote social good, and used their platforms to fight for the causes most important to them.

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Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Email Templates

June 22, 2022best practice

Maximize your fundraising potential with these quick and easy Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Email Templates

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Spring 2022 Product Update

April 21, 2022press

How to Run a Successful Golf Marathon Fundraiser

April 8, 2022best practice

​​Golf marathon fundraisers are a great way for your nonprofit to leverage the power of activity-based, peer-to-peer fundraising to engage new supporters.

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Winter 2022 Product Update

January 20, 2022press

How to Motivate Your P2P Fundraisers

January 12, 2022best practice

While your peer-to-peer participants are busy recruiting donors for your organization, you should be busy developing plans to keep them motivated and inspired to reach their goals. Below is a list of some of the best approaches for motivating fundraisers that we have seen encompassed by successful campaigns here at Pledge It!

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5 Reasons Hybrid Events Are Here To Stay

November 19, 2021best practice

3 Ways Email Can Enhance Your P2P Campaign

November 18, 2021best practice

Our Top 4 Tips for Your #GivingTuesday Content Strategy

November 8, 2021best practice

With Giving Tuesday just a few short weeks away, it’s a vital time for your nonprofit to be on top of its Giving Tuesday campaign. With that being said, let us know if this sounds familiar:

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How to stand out on GivingTuesday

September 29, 2021best practice

More than 30 million people participated in Giving Tuesday in 2020. That's nearly a 30% increase over 2019 despite the uncertainty that charitable giving faced last year. The growing movement is a signal for all non-profits to expand their Giving Tuesday footprint and take home a bigger piece of that pie.

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Fall 2021 Product Update

September 14, 2021press

As part of our relentless pursuit to help you create successful and engaging fundraising initiatives with your community, here are the latest additions to Pledge It.

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Be Prepared with Better Fundraising Events

September 1, 2021best practice

Finding New Donors to Support Your Mission

July 27, 2021best practice

Finding new donors is one of the biggest challenges (or opportunities) facing nonprofits of all sizes. Even well-established organizations are looking to grow their databases with new donors to increase the pipeline of major gift prospects. We've worked with nonprofits - large and small - to help solve this problem. Finding new donors takes commitment, but here are a few best practices to help focus your efforts!

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Recruiting peer-to-peer fundraisers - it's easier than you think!

July 2, 2021best practice

Locating passionate fundraisers for your peer-to-peer campaign doesn’t have to be overwhelming. These fundraisers are actually closer than you think. To help maximize your potential for success, it’s helpful to think of recruitment as a two-phased process. In the first phase of recruitment groups that you might want to reach out to are your volunteers, loyal donors, your board and even individuals who benefit from your organization’s services. After your initial targeted recruitment it will be time to focus on phase two, more general outreach.

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Super-charge the growth of your peer-to-peer event through team-based fundraising

June 14, 2021best practice

'If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.' - African Proverb

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Go further, together!

May 3, 2021press

As part of our relentless pursuit to help you create successful and engaging fundraising initiatives with your community, here are the latest additions to Pledge It.

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What You Need to Know About Performance-Based Fundraising

March 3, 2021best practice

Not sure what performance-based fundraising is? You're in the right place! Check out below to see how your performance-based campaign can result in donors giving 10-15% more than they typically would to a traditional campaign!

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GoFundMe Charity To Shutdown in 2021

February 2, 2021press

GoFundMe Charity announced they will stop all online fundraising on September 30, 2021. Here how this announcement can impact you and 3 quick tips on how you can respond.

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Performance-Based Fundraising Ideas

January 29, 2021best practice

Performance-based fundraising (pledging per mile or pledging per rep) is an excellent way to unleash the potential of your community to raise money by enabling participants to collect pledges for every activity they complete. Here are some of our favorite examples of creative and successful campaigns.

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Golf-A-Thon raises over $165,000 for regional nonprofit

January 19, 2021case study

100 Hole Hike Golf Marathon Challenges Golfers and Raises Over $165,000 for The First Tee of Greater Charleston

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Virtual Fitness Challenge Saves Uplifting Athletes

December 7, 2020case study

COVID-19 forced the nonprofit, Uplifting Athletes, to cancel many of their traditional fundraising events so the team turned to virtual fitness to engage their community.

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Halfs for Hope: Runner Uses Half-Marathon Fundraiser to Benefit Cancer Research

August 20, 2020case study

Faced with personal heartache from the loss of her aunt, Stephanie Berry turned adversity into triumph. By performing her running fundraiser Halfs for Hope, Berry has earned nearly $7,000 for the Foundation for Women's Cancer in her aunt's memory.

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Pedaling for Parkinson's: Son Bikes for Funds in Father's Honor

August 5, 2020case study

When Aaron Staenberg's father Rick was diagnosed with Parkinsonism in 2011, their lifetime spent riding bikes together soon changed. Aaron found a way to bike for him, and benefit those struggling with Parkinson's disease.

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Dayton Strong: Local Musician’s Biking Fundraiser Benefits Family of Shooting Victim

July 20, 2020case study

After tragedy struck his community, Mike Cooley felt a bond with one of the victims. So he set up a pledge per mile biking fundraiser to support the young children she left behind.

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