Though there are many, many people who use Twitter for good, we have identified 100 influencers that focus on sharing quality online fundraising information with small and local nonprofits.Here’s our list of 100 must-follow giving influencers, listed alphabetically.Jennifer Aaker @aakerGeneral Atlantic professor of marketing, Stanford GSB. Author of The Dragonfly Effect.
Running Give Local America requires our organization to interact with thousands of do-gooders online. These are people who use their social networking profiles to strengthen nonprofits, build their communities and help others.
Ian Adair @IanMAdair Passionate about supporting teachers and empowering ALL students. #Nonprofit and #Education speaker/author. Nonprofit CEO @MartinezFellows. #Philanthropy advocate.
Small acts that can enhance meaning in life http://t.co/QlFqDV9XeT Research by Waytz, Hershfield & Tamir— Jennifer Aaker (@aaker) January 23, 2015
Debra Askanase @askdebraSocial media strategist @nbtstweets, presenter, blogger. Fascinated by social media, lover of conversation and mint chocolate chip ice cream.
Sohini Baliga @sohinibaliga Communicator, writer, strategist.
The power of an incredibly engaged community. Humans of NY raises $400K+ to send Brooklyn kids on a trip to Harvard http://t.co/7k1UrEz0hN— Debra Askanase (@askdebra) January 25, 2015
Pamela Barden @pjbardenLove fundraising – as long as it’s practical and actionable! Sharing my passion with nonprofits and students to help them improve net income. CFRE.
Ken Berger @kenscommentary Navigating charities with the President of Charity Navigator.
Fundraisers: want to be relevant in 2015? Be a storyteller! I explore this and another FR proficiency @ http://t.co/wGa7QDSifI— Pamela Barden (@pjbarden) January 21, 2015
Lucy Bernholz @p2173Philanthropy wonk. @CharlesBest Former public school teacher, founder of http://DonorsChoose.org.
Andre Blackman @mindofandreDigital health + engagement. Connector. Working with health focused orgs + thought leaders. @PulseAndSignal (strategic communications). Co-founder @FastFwdHealth project. @dan_blakemore Nonprofit fundraiser. Blogger at The Good Steward. @YNPN national board member. Passionate about politics, genealogy, and cooking great food.
Mike Bloomberg @MikeBloombergEntrepreneur, philanthropist, and three-term mayor of New York City. @CoryBooker U.S. Senator from New Jersey.
Ivan Boothe @rootworkWorking with nonprofits and social change groups on web + online strategy. Into creative social protest and radical nonviolent praxis. #nptech @SocialBttrflyI believe in the heart of a person – power of the people. Apply social innovation, marketing, and tech for good @RTI_Intl. Professor at AU. Advocate @Research_MS.
Britt Bravo @BbravoBig vision consultant. @rockwoodleaders senior communications manager. @jeffbrooksSeattle-based #fundraising guy, creative director for great nonprofits at TrueSense Marketing. There’s a better way to do fundraising!
Shonali Burke @shonaliCEO of a social PR biz, measurement/social media geek. Teach @JHUComm. Founder #measurepr. I love shoes, dogs, Elvis, and ABBA. Paleo FTW. Don’t be hatin.’ @mcahalaneNonprofit fundraiser and consultant with a near nerdy interest in individual giving. Wife, mom, reader, and arts lover. Proud F&M grad.
Julia C. Campbell @JuliaCSocialI help nonprofits hone their online presence with social media and digital marketing #nptech tools. Mom, RPCV, feminist. @vanessaechaseFundraising and communications strategist, storytelling enthusiast, philanthropy advocate. Also love stationery, colored pens, good books, and tea.
Farhad Chikhliwala @fchikhliPurdue University/Seneca College. Content manager for @IABCtoronto and contributor to @WildApricot. @WhitneyDailey@Cone CSR Insights and Intel Supervisor, #Susty and #CSR professional, environmental MBA grad, voracious reader, culinary enthusiast, and urban farmer.
Sloane Davidson @sloaneActivist and advocate. Bringing people together to do the most good. Speaker. Author of The Giving Manifesto.
Shanon Doolittle @sldoolittleBorn do-gooder, high-fiving fundraiser + girl on a mission to spread donor happiness. Co-founder #npstoryconf. Also saving snail mail, one stamp at a time.
My weekly newsletter focuses on giving back – to yourself and others. Sign up here: https://t.co/FMZjtIIyQ1— Sloane Davidson (@sloane) August 13, 2014
Peter Drury @seattledruryPhilanthropy, social enterprise and economics, leadership. Director of Strategy at Splash. Faculty at Seattle University and University of Washington. @BigDuckSarahPresident of Big Duck (bigducknyc.com), author of Brandraising. Nonprofit communications geek, adjunct professor at NYU Wagner, mom, subversive crafter.
Nell Edgington @nedgingtonPresident of Social Velocity and blogger. Passionate about reinventing the nonprofit sector. I like reading, eating, thinking, and laughing.
Derrick Feldmann @derrickfeldmannPresident of Achieve (@achieve_consult), researcher for The Millenial Impact, author of Cause for Change: Why and How of Nonprofit Millennial Engagement.
Allison Fine @Afine Author of Momentum, co-author of The Networked Nonprofit, host of Social Good podcast. Thinking about social change.
Janet Fouts @jfoutsCEO, speaker, digital marketer, author, Mac girl. I tweet #socialbiz, #marketing, #nptech, #food, #travel, #wine + my horse. @joannefritzAbout.com expert – nonprofit, charitable orgs. Nonprofit advice and charitable giving tips.
Jay Frost @GordonJayFrostFundraising explorer. Senior partner at Jerold Panas, Linzy and Partners. Speaker/blogger at frostonfundraising.com. @2morrowknightKeynote speaker, #GivingTuesday ambassador. Bestselling author of The Road to Social Media Success.
Tracy Gary @tracygary1Philanthropic advisor, nonprofit donor and legacy field builder. Nonprofit entrepreneur with others of 23 NPOs–Women Moving Millions, Women Donors, Bolder Giving.
Steven George @MrStevenGeorgeContrarian value investor, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and independent citizen. Matthew 8:23-6.
Give more to social change, with Tracy’s Unleashing Generosity list, 2014. TODAY or date check: 12/31! Thank you.: http://t.co/GIIoolg556— Tracy Gary (@tracygary1) December 31, 2014
Casey Golden @SmallActGuySerial entrepreneur, committed philanthropist, taking fear out of giving. @HildyGottliebSocial scientist, activist, explorer. HuffPo blogger, TEDx speaker. Change the questions, change the world!
Maddie Grant @maddiegrantCulture change consultant, digital strategist. Editor at @SocialFish. Author. Humanizer. @artomatic. Sweet yet snarky. Vamos United!
Ann Green @agreennonprofitCommunications consultant. My blog offers advice and resources for nonprofit professionals and organizations. I enjoy reading, taking walks, and chocolate.
When Millennials Take Over: How to Prepare Your Nonprofit For the Future of Business | NTEN http://t.co/u22cpK3hz7— Maddie Grant (@maddiegrant) January 14, 2015
Pamela Grow @PamelaGrowAffordable donor-first fundraising for smart nonprofits. Simple Development Systems and Basics and More Fundraising. @LoriHalleyBlog and marketing writer at Wild Apricot.
Nathan Hand @nathan_handNonprofit nerd. Director of Advancement @TheOaksAcademy, @AFPIndiana president, @IUPhilanthropy faculty. Consultant, blogger, and speaker. Bigfoot hunter and @WhiteCastle nut. @wharman#nptech, #socialinnovation, and #volunteer enthusiast. #RedCross worker, copyright and collaboration nerd, curious introvert. Southpaw.
John Haydon @johnhaydonDad. Digital #marketing and #fundraising expert for nonprofits. Author of #Facebook Marketing for Dummies. @DaveCausePresident of the Cause Marketing Forum, the info source for company and cause leaders interested in doing well by doing good together.
Meg Hoffman @NonProfit_MegBostonian, fundraiser, passionista. I like running, beach, live music, cooking, laughing, and traveling. 2013 and 2014 Boston Marathon charity runner. #bostonstrong @hardlynormalJust a hardly normal guy trying to navigate through an abnormal world by helping others. Marketing guy. Founder @invisiblepeople.
Noland Hoshino @NolandHoshinoI sprinkle GOODness. Director of Creative and Digital Marketing at HighFiveMedia.us, BcauseMedia.com. @NarissaTweetsGive a little. Live a little more. Believer in change for stronger communities. @KarmaBadgers co-founder.
Allison Jones @ajlovesyaEditor @Idealist. Writer @fastcompany and @udacity. I’m exploring what it means to do good and how to create content that inspires action. @bradyjosephsonChanging charity to change lives. Work for/with @peergiving, @wearechimp, and @npu. Contribute to @HuffPostImpact and @Hubspot. Opine at recharity.ca.
Beth Kanter @kanterLet’s talk about networked approaches, data, and social media for nonprofit learning and impact. Instructional designer, teacher, walker, and magic marker lover! @care2frogloopFrogloop follows the latest trends in nonprofit communications, marketing, fundraising, and technology.
Mitchell Kutney @MKutneyHyper-engaged citizen, proponent of reimagining the roles of philanthropy and business, cofounder of @JustChangeOtt, board member of @CentretownCCA. @jdlasicaEntrepreneur, cruiseable co-founder, social media strategist, author, speaker, journalist, and photographer. Founder of socialmedia.biz and @socialbrite.
Craig Lefebvre @chiefmavenSocial and design. Marketing + tech for change. Author. Social marketing and social change. @socialehmanFundraiser @eastbaycf, Communicator, Connector, and ex-pat Canadian. Tweets are my own: fundraising, philanthropy, and a strong East Bay.
Beth Ann Locke @FundraiserBethI believe relationships are key! I help people and nonprofits engage with supporters to deepen the connection. @nancylublinCEO of DoSomething.org. Founder of CrisisTextLine.org. Founder of Dress for Success. Spinal tap fan. Mom x2. Allergic to peppers.
Kevin MacDonell @kevinmacdonellAuthor of CoolData, a blog about data mining and predictive modeling for university advancement, and a book called Score!
Tony Martignetti @TonyMartignettiTony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio. Fundraising fundamentals for @philanthropy. Consultant, talker, video blogger, stand-up comic.
Quiet early morning, no one moving, full pot of coffee, electricity holding. Perfect data analysis conditions. Carpe Data!— Kevin MacDonell (@kevinmacdonell) January 27, 2015
Melanie Mathos @melmathoVP @louhammondpr, co-author of 101 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits.
Emily McKhann @EmilyMcKhann Co-founder of The Motherhood.
Susan McPherson @susanmcp1Passionate connector who believes business can be a force for good. Angel investor. Philanthropist. Thinker. Doer. Writer. Host of bi-weekly #CSRChat.
Tom Megginson @CreativeTweetsI’m a Creative Director & Social Issues Marketing Blogger at http://osocio.org.
Lifting young women from poverty with—what else?—an accelerator: http://t.co/HcuV68ERSk— Susan McPherson (@susanmcp1) January 26, 2015
Kivi Leroux Miller @kivilmNonprofit marketing and communications trainer, consultant, and blogger. Mom. Vegetarian. Baker. Transplanted Berkeley girl living in the rural south.
New Post: Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Katie Todd http://t.co/veDtETEMfJ— Kivi Leroux Miller (@kivilm) January 26, 2015
Erica Mills @ericamills Word nerd. Do gooder. Speaker. Author of Pitchfalls, creator of Wordifier. Wine swiller. Mama-of-two.
Pam Moore @PamMktgNut50% marketing, 50% geek. CEO @MktgNutz, @SocialZoomFactr. #entrepreneur, #socbiz, consultant, #speaker. Love God, friends, beach, and life! Forbes TOP 10 #SocialMedia Influencer. @daveiamI don’t sleep. Sleeping is giving in. Digital strategy. Author. TEDx speaker. Volunteer. Network weaver. Founder of @npfilm. Work #PwC.
Amy Neumann @CharityIdeasInsatiably curious! Adore tech, #socialgood, people. Eternal optimist. Love #Cleveland. Director of audience, social, and content marketing at Northeast Ohio Media Group. @craignewmarkCustomer service rep and founder of craigslist and craigconnects.
Nonprofit Ninja @DoGooderNinja#Marketing and #Fundraising Ninja at nonprofitninja.org. Business Strategist and Social Champion. Recovering Engineer and Data Nerd. Mom. Twitter Rookie. @nonprofitorgsA portal to all nonprofit organizations on Twitter. Follow only nonprofits and nonprofit staff.
Jamie Notter @jamienotterSpeaker, consultant, author. Partner at Culture That Works LLC. Read the blog (jamienotter.com) to get me. Work with me to find your power.
Gail Perry @GailPerrync Rabble-rouser for a better world. Ruthlessly practical fundraising is my middle name. Blogger, author, consultant, keynote speaker.
Mark Phillips @MarkyphillipsThe person who set up bluefrog, an organization that makes good charities and nonprofits great. I share thoughts and ideas on my blog.
Marc A. Pitman @marcapitmanAuthor of Ask Without Fear! Husband, dad, international fundraising trainer, coach, keynote speaker, capital campaign guy, bowtie guy, GenXer, coffee lover, brewer.
Five ways to strengthen a charity brand – and no mention of a rebrand amongst them http://t.co/zTPtKCLOsV— Mark Phillips (@Markyphillips) January 21, 2015
Sandy Rees @SandyReesReady to raise more money for your small nonprofit? You’re in the right place! Get inspiration, information, and links to resources.
Estrella Rosenberg @charityestrellaFounder of Big Love Little Hearts. Blogging at Adventures in Philanthropy. Mom to an amazing boy with autism. Give for no reason, love for no reason.
Are you fundraising in the dark? Or do you know What Your Donors Want? http://t.co/h1vUeYK2kw— Sandy Rees (@SandyRees) January 27, 2015
Jan-Michael Sacharko @JanMichaelDCHomeless advocate in DC area for over 10 years and still going. Truck driver. Runner. New Development Director at @NewHopeHousing. @kdsSocial good evangelist, connector of passionate people/ideas, mom, wife, wine enthusiast, author of Cause for Change.
Nancy Schwartz @NancySchwartzNonprofit marketing problem solver and coach. @mariasemple#ConstantContact email marketing, social media, prospect research, speaker, author of ebooks on finding affluent prospects.
Ritu Sharma @ritusharma1CEO and co-founder of @sm4nonprofits. Blogger, public speaker, and social media strategist. Love to cook, hike, and read voraciously. @rustystahlFounder, President, and CEO @FundThePeople. Fellow @NYUwagner. Founder and E.D. Emeritus @EPIPNational. Alum @FordFoundation. Spouse @SarahBFrom. Third generation #Philly.
Megan Strand @meganstrandEnamored with life’s interesting intersections. Commmunications Director. Cause Marketing Forum. Podcast host, Lifehacks for Working Moms and Cause Talk Radio. @AlexSwallowSocial entrepreneur at alexswallow.com. Founder @YoungTrustees. Programme Director @CharityLeaders.
Randy Thio @ideabloke100% organic social media. Plugging businesses into real-time #Conversations. Wisdom seeker, thought provocateur. @alanrmsyrCEO of the Rescue Mission of Syracuse. We share hope, end hunger and homelessness, and change lives, strengthening one communities one person at a time.
Rosetta Thurman @happyblackwomanI help women create lives of happiness, success, and freedom. Island girl. Foodie. Traveler. Minimalist. Free spirit. Love is my religion.
Farra Trompeter @farra VP @BigDuck. Passionate about smart communications for nonprofits, online fundraising, branding, activism. Brooklynite, LGBTQ advocate, foodie. Hugger, not a fighter.
3 Truths to Remember When You Feel Like Giving Up: http://t.co/JjbfcWM68k— Rosetta Thurman (@happyblackwoman) January 22, 2015
Chris Tuttle @ChrisTuttleTuttle Communications for online engagement strategies to build relationships using integrated website, email, and #socialmedia. Lego lover and Kermit impersonator. @pamelarwalkerSt. Louis City Health Department Director.
Amy Sample Ward @amyrswardSpeaker, author, and @NTENorg CEO focused on real social change and the tech that supports it from #digitalinclusion to #socialinnovation. @joewatersBlogger at Selfishgiving.com. Author of Fundraising with Businesses. Co-host of CauseTalk Radio. Tweets include a wicked Boston accent.
Getting up 1 hour early this week to drive a young man to & from his job; his car is not working. Paying it forward for MLK day. Are you? — Pamela Walker (@pamelarwalker) January 19, 2015
Nedra Weinreich @NedraBehavior change strategist using social marketing, transmedia storytelling, and digital innovation to change the world. UCLA School of Public Health faculty.
Lynne Wester @donorguru Donor fundraising guru, dynamic speaker, resource provider, consultant, author of The Four Pillars of Donor Relations, MS in strategic philanthropy, gamecock.
YNPN @ynpnThe Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) strengthens the social sector by activating emerging leaders & connecting them with resources, people & ideas. @DCxchangeThe Case Foundation’s VP of Marketing and Partnerships by day – Washington, DC advocate and enthusiast by night.