Whether door-to-door fundraising or advocacy work, it is imperative that your canvassers have the tools they need to engage subjects and keep the conversation moving forward. If your canvassers fail to engage potential supporters, your run the risk of not meeting your orgs. goals. Here are 3 tips to ensure your canvassers are having meaningful, on-point conversations and gathering the information you need to succeed:
Imagine you are in the field, engaging your supporters face to face. Someone is ready to make a donation to your cause; you go to process their credit card and notice that you don’t have cell service or WiFi. With the Grassroots Unwired mobile solution you can still securely process this credit card payment, even when offline.
What do you think of when you hear, “out-of-the-box”? An example that may come to mind is our personal cell phones. They come in a box, ready to use but we have to configure them; add SIM cards, login to our email accounts, download all our necessary apps. But how nice would it be if your personal cell phone came to your door already configured to you and your needs as a “custom out-of-the-box solution”?
Just like people, your organization is unique, there is no other like it. So why should your mobile solution for your next campaign or fundraising event be like all the rest? It doesn’t have to be! Grassroots Unwired has developed a solution that will ensure a mobile application, tailored to your organizations specific needs, is installed on an Android tablet (with 4G data service) and delivered to your doorstep the day your campaign or fundraising event kicks off.
According to Cargas, “Custom solutions offer businesses with highly specialized issues an opportunity to overcome even the most overwhelming obstacles“. Reach out to us today to learn about how we can help your organization overcome even the most overwhelming obstacles with our custom out of the box solution.
Grassroots Unwired believes in going the extra mile with groundbreaking technology built to better the lives and experiences of others. Which is why are honored to support organizations like Lung Cancer Alliance for their run/walk events. Lung Cancer Alliance’s Lung Love Run/Walks are more than just that– they are a community gathering to support and unite those who are affected by lung cancer.
The Lung Love Run/Walk day-of is typically made up of a small yet mighty community engagement team, collecting new registrations and check-in information with a pen and paper. The team would then manually enter this data following the event, which can be extremely cumbersome. At the Philadelphia Lung Love Run/Walk, Lung Cancer Alliance’s community engagement team used Grassroots Unwired’s mobile platform to:
You’ve read up on the latest nonprofit technology trends. You know that mobile fundraising, digital marketing and electronic payments are the wave of the future that has already arrived. You admit that even your low tech door to door canvassing would be more effective with the right technology behind it. So what’s holding you back from taking your nonprofit to the next level?
Chances are that your concerns are ones that other organizations, even small, grassroots ones, have faced and overcome. Let’s look at three common barriers and how you can effectively address them.
When organizing a grassroots campaign with a team of canvassers you need the right support, and you need it ASAP.
Grassroots Unwired was founded with a deep understanding of the challenges that canvassers face on a daily basis. That’s why we have a dedicated Customer Success team dedicated to provide:
Get more out of participants and spectators on the day of your event with the Grassroots Unwired App. Our integrated mobile payment solution eliminates checks and cash. And works even if you don’t have cell or wifi coverage.
Our clients came to us with a problem:
How do they extend the online tools they use to organize an event and register participants, to the day of the event where currently, everything happens on paper: multiple spreadsheets across the process, writing down credit card numbers and taking cash and checks, rushing new registrant info to the timing company, and when it’s over, doing all the back end data entry needed to get everything into the CRM.
Grassroots Unwired built a solution:
We Just Took Advocacy and Organizing to a Whole New Level!
ON THE FLY LANGUAGE TRANSLATION:
Our most groundbreaking new feature since 2016.
Allow the canvasser to instantly change the script language from English to over 60 other languages/writing systems based on canvasser or voter preference.
Whether your targeted voter is more comfortable using a non-English language or your canvasser is, having the ability to flip the script to that language will make your advocacy efforts more meaningful and your canvassing more valuable.
A Grassroots Unwired, we started with a simple principle: Technology can and should create a social impact: grow a constituent base, raise more money, advocate for a cause, and most importantly, be mobile.
Tools geared towards non-profits only focus on the online or CRM space. There were no tools that help non-profits reach donors where they are, until now.
A mobile first tool for face to face advocacy:
Grassroots Unwired has a released a new feature that we believe changes the game in helping your organization gain new supporters and it’s called Nearest Neighbor Lookup.
There is nothing more powerful than additional validation when it comes to getting new supporters to donate to your organization. When you knock on a potential supporters door, how do you let them know about others around them who have already joined your cause?