Year-End Fundraising Top Online Campaigns: Nonprofit Examples


We learn best by seeing what others do – it’s a fact! In this time of  busy season for nonprofit teams, we’ve pulled together real-life year-end fundraising examples just for you.

But we won’t ignore the obvious. Year-end giving takes on a whole new meaning in this virtual world. With so many worthy causes fighting for donor attention, it can be difficult to know how to make your mission stand out.

See how real nonprofits are using OneCause Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Software for their year-end fundraising campaigns to adapt to the virtual space, maximize reach, and inspire online giving.

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Launch an annual appeal or create unique online giving moments. Raise more for your cause and drive stronger engagement with online donations and giving campaigns. Perfect for direct appeals, giving days, or awareness fundraising.

Check out a handful of Giving Tuesday and giving day campaign examples your fellow #FearlessFundraisers executed.


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Rockhurst-Giving-DayPennington-Giving-DayMarbles-Museum-Giving-DayOrdinary Magic Online

Girl ScoutsCrespi-Giving-DayChicago-Museum-Giving-DayProtect the Light



The Key to Success was really easy, user-friendly software that made it simple for us and for board members to set up, and for people grandparents, friends, and co-workers to quickly give a $5, $10, $20 or higher donation. – Shedd Aquarium


Empower supporters to fundraise their way by creating engaging challenges and Do-It-Yourself campaigns that amplify giving for your cause.

These types of peer-to-peer campaigns are great for:

  • Bringing personal campaigns & events to life
  • Acquiring supports from new networks
  • Making your cause relatable
  • Empowering your evangelists

Check out how other nonprofits are creating unique, engaging online fundraising challenges and DIY fundraising campaigns.


To check out their site firsthand, click on an image below.

Community 4 CuresSix Feet AwayNo Kid Hungry

Hold Hope HighHealthy-Habits-ChallengeArchers-ChallengePush Up Challenge


OneCause provided a turn-key solution with tried-and-true templates and case studies so we wouldn’t have to start from scratch. The interface is very intuitive and allows for easy customization down to the details,” said Danielle Cadhit, Manger of Business Operations & Finance at Right To Play.


Every fundraiser has heard of matching gifts. But, it’s tough to know how to get the most from matches. Start getting more with your donations with OneCause!

The OneCause platform makes it easy for an organization to define the match and set the dates and matching criteria.

During the match, the matched donation is displayed in real-time on the timeline, as well as the generous matching donor’s name or company name if it has been entered into the platform.

Check out how some of your fellow #FearlessFundraisers executed a year-end matching campaign.


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