There are a number of virtual event platforms and tools that can be particularly useful for nonprofits. Some are free and your choice will depend on the needs and size of your organization, how often you fund raise throughout the year, and the events you choose to host.
Some of these virtual event platforms available include:
- Streamyard – a free, live streaming studio which lets you interview guests and share your screen with up to 6 on-screen participants. You can stream directly to Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, and other platforms;
- Give Lively is a fundraising technology company that offers its products to nonprofits for free. The platform offers nonprofits the ability to customize multiple donation pages, facilitate on-site fundraising with text-to-donate, create a peer-to-peer fundraising campaign, sell tickets to events. and embed a donate widget on their website;
- Funraise offers tiered pricing from free (3.5% platform fee) to $550 US per month. It provides the usual fundraising features, along with management of donor details and automated workflows;
- MobileCause offers nonprofits a one-on-one strategy plus 24/7 customer support. They do not charge transaction fees. Features include text-to-donate, online giving, event fundraising, reporting, and customer support. It offers varied pricing levels, costing between $2,988 to 5,988 annually;
- Remo helps you create an immersive virtual space for webinars, summits, live q&a’s, and conferences where you can scale attendee engagement and sell sponsorship. It costs between $50-$950/month;
- Givebutter – collect donations on their website, generate social fundraising campaigns, sell tickets to events, and grow donations. 100% free; and,
- Causevox – a complete digital fundraising package. Plans range from free to $245/ annually.
In our next articles, we’ll talk about some of the tools available to help nonprofits and a number of fundraising ideas.