3 Lessons Learned from the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Posted: August 14th, 2014

At Social Driver, there are few things that get us more excited than seeing organizations, associations, and companies get creative with social media to support a great cause—and the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge certainly fits the bill. If your Facebook perusing habits are anything like ours, you’ve probably noticed a disruption in your normally scheduled […]

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41 Best Nonprofit Websites of 2014

Posted: May 8th, 2014

Here at Social Driver, we are ecstatic to release our third annual 41 Best Nonprofit Websites of 2014! Nonprofits rely on their websites to illustrate their mission, gain support for their work and, in many cases, collect donations. Similar to our lists in 2012 and 2013, we’ve combed through hundreds of sites and chosen our […]

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3 Lessons from Designing a Website for the Millennial Generation

Posted: May 16th, 2013

The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) is a nonprofit that recognizes and elevates high achieving college students across the United States. They have over 1 million millenial members, are recognized at 300 college campuses, and provide career support, service opportunities, and programs dedicated to the ideals of scholarship, leadership, and service. As NSCS's primary […]

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38 Best Nonprofit Website Designs of 2013

Posted: March 28th, 2013

Social Driver is thrilled to present our 38 Best Nonprofit Websites of 2013!  One year ago, we showed you our favorite examples of 2012 and we were excited to see many of those websites have redesigned their look and feel. Through extensive research and evaluation we chose the best nonprofit websites on the web today. […]

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What the New Facebook News Feed Redesign Means For Nonprofits

Posted: March 12th, 2013

Facebook recently announced a new design of the Facebook News Feed. The design reduces the left and right sidebars and expands the main News Feed to show full-size vibrant images, offering more real estate to visual content and a set of new sub-feeds. According to Facebook, the same stories will appear as did before, meaning that […]

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6 Kickstarter Campaigns We Think Will Be Successful

Posted: March 6th, 2013

Digital campaigns have come a long way! Promoting up and coming products, services, and/or campaigns is now more readily available through Kickstarter—“a funding platform for creative projects.” At Social Driver, we help clients Get with the Future by supporting both entertaining and revolutionary social projects. Check out 6 of the best Kickstarter video campaigns that […]

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Best Fundraising Software for Nonprofit Donor Management

Posted: January 16th, 2013

Relationship management is the key to creating and sustaining success between a nonprofit and its constituents.  It is critical to understand how much your organization has raised, who is donating funds, and how the organization can maintain these relationships and create new ones through various campaigns.  Along with having a defined digital strategy, nonprofits can […]

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19 Best Association Website Designs

Posted: November 27th, 2012

Associations, unlike some non-profits, typically have a very clear, well-defined audience that they are trying to reach. However, they are faced with the challenge of offering content that meets the needs of a wide range of companies within their industries. We searched through hundreds of association websites to present you the 19 best examples of […]

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Social Driver Visits Capital Area Food Bank Open House

Posted: October 22nd, 2012

We visited our friends over at the Capital Area Food Bank during their open house the other week. We were both inspired and excited about the incredible work that CAFB is doing for our community. We had the honor of working with them on their new responsive website this year and we look forward to […]

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5 Insider Tips to Activate Your Influencers (How We Fell in Love With a City)

Posted: September 24th, 2012

We are so happy to welcome Julia Rocchi, the Managing Editor for the National Trust for Historic Preservation back to the Social Driver blog (see her previous post 5 Essential Tips for a Successful Nonprofit Website Redesign).   At our most recent Social Driver’s Ed, Julia shared 5 tips for finding and engaging influencers through […]

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75 Questions to Help You Write an RFP for Website Design

Posted: July 31st, 2012

Writing an RFP (request for proposal) can be an arduous process to say the least. Organizing your entire company and trying to agree on what your website will look like is not an easy job. However, if you are about to engage in a website redesign, providing an RFP to your prospective vendors helps you […]

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Responsive Design for a Nonprofit: The New DC Food Bank’s Website

Posted: May 24th, 2012

The Capital Area Food Bank distributes 30 million pounds of food annually, half of which is fresh produce.  They are an incredible organization and when they came to us looking to refresh their website with a new brand identity that they had developed, we were honored to be able to help.  They had limited resources and a quick […]

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19 Best Nonprofit Websites (And Why They’re Awesome)

Posted: May 10th, 2012

Non-Profits are often faced with a unique challenge when redesigning their websites.  Like other websites, they need to clearly communicate the mission of the organization, have a clear call to action, and engage their audience.  We’ve selected 19 best non-profit websites that we think best accomplish this goal.  Some of them use innovative design, some […]

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19 Best Non-Profit Websites (And Why They’re Awesome)

5 Essential Tips for a Successful Nonprofit Website Redesign

Posted: May 9th, 2012

Leslie: Calling all nonprofits! Before contacting an agency or issuing an RFP, there are a few essential steps to take before you redesign your website. We asked Julia Rocchi, Associate Director and Managing Editor at the National Trust for Historic Preservation what they did to prepare for their own website redesign. Here’s what she had […]

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