Online fundraising, or ePhilanthropy, is a new playing field for many nonprofits. But even for the seasoned nonprofit, here's a collection of resources to help you prime your online fundraising skills.

The Role of Donor Advised Funds ("DAF")

This educational white paper recounts the historical development and vital role of DAFs, and explains why this vehicle for low cost, highly informed, laser-focused charitable giving is vital to our future as a caring and just society.

The full whitepaper and executive summary »

Special thanks to Gammon & Grange, who researched and prepared this white paper for Mightycause Foundation. Information on Gammon & Grange can be found at

Case Foundation Study

The report finds that Giving Days offer nonprofits the assistance needed for: acquisition of short-term funds, empowerment of long-term fundraising skills, and an increase in awareness of the important work they perform for their communities.

The full report and executive summary »

To learn more about Mightycause, the platform that supported Give to the Max Day: Greater Washington, please go here.

Team Fundraising

When a group of people come together to raise money for a common cause, powerful things can happen. The addition of gamification can result in even more of an impact by creating friendly competition among fundraisers. Learn how Mightycause provides the ability for anyone to start their own team fundraiser.

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Video Resources

We periodically release training videos from the leading thinkers in philanthropy, to help nonprofits succeed.

Beth Kanter on contest strategy:

Dana Nelson on the success of fundraising contests:

For even more resources check out our blog.

Additional Resources