Summary

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Thank you for taking the time to view this tutorial on Web 2.0 Fundraising Tools. Remember, these tools are all available at little or no cost. They all offer unique options for reaching an extended network of supporters and donors. If you communicate with your staff and volunteers and take the time to research which tool is best for you, you can make the most of Web 2.0 fundraising opportunities.

These resources will help you raise funds over the internet.

Thank you for taking the time to watch this tutorial. All of the fundraising tools reviewed here were selected because they are either low- or no-cost, web-based, require no programming or advanced technical skill, and fit the needs of many nonprofits.

Here’s a summary of the tools reviewed.

Remember, you can use the comparison and report card spreadsheets for an at-a-glance look at the features, benefits, and drawbacks of each tool. In summary:

Causes on Facebook: Good for spreading the word, but better for gathering support than collecting donations.

Network for Good: Low-cost and easy to use, but more limited in the tools it offers.

AlumniFidelity: Has higher fees and takes longer to set up, but offers great customization.

FirstGiving: Offers lots of free resources and support, but the customizable fundraising pages have the highest cost of all the tools.