How Did We Do? Analyzing Results from Your School Auction

This post is the third in a series of posts based on the “Best Practices for School Auctions” whitepaper  from the Greater Giving Fundraising Excellence Series. Each new post covers the unique challenges school auction planners face, and how to overcome those challenges. Read additional articles: School Auctions Series Do you want to improve the performance of… Read More »


Serving Your Best: Fundraising Event Catering and Bartending Best Practices

It’s been said that you win hearts through the stomach. If you’re an event planner you know that the quality of food and drink at a fundraising event can make or break the impression you want for the night. Presentation, taste, theme, and the level of service you offer guests contribute to the evening’s atmosphere… Read More »


Checklists for Your Next School Event Fundraiser Page

This post is the second in a series of posts based on the “Best Practices for School Auctions” whitepaper  from the Greater Giving Fundraising Excellence Series. Each new post covers the unique challenges school auction planners face, and how to overcome those challenges. Read additional articles: School Auctions Series Do you wish there was a way to… Read More »


Invitation Checklist: What to Include on Your Next Event’s Invite

Designing an event invitation guaranteed to grab attention and spark interest in your next fundraiser can be a challenge. Whether it’s a traditional paper invitation received through the mail, or a digital invitation, the first seconds an invite is received determines whether it will be opened or ignored. Providing just enough information to motivate your… Read More »



School Auctions Got You Stressed Out?

This post is the first in a series of posts based on the “Best Practices for School Auctions” whitepaper  from the Greater Giving Fundraising Excellence Series. Each new post covers the unique challenges school auction planners face, and how to overcome those challenges. Read additional articles: School Auctions Series Would you like to reduce the stress of… Read More »


Fundraising Infographics for your Organization

Fundraising Infographics are a visual way to learn more about a variety of subjects. Our fundraising infographics are another way Greater Giving provides valuable insights from years of experience working with nonprofits and supporting fundraising events. Here is a collection of easy-to-follow Infographics on important subjects created specifically for the nonprofit fundraising professional. We also have… Read More »



Targeted Research for Potential Nonprofit Donors

The search for potential donors is a task that never ends. No matter how big your current donor list is, there’s always a need for more.   Common nonprofit marketing strategies can get the job done, but which tactics bring in long-term contributors? With good, targeted research you will uncover those reliable supporters while creating… Read More »


Common Nonprofit Board Committees You Need to Know About

So many responsibilities, so little time. How does a nonprofit board get it all done? Divide and conquer with well-designed board committees. Board Committees allow a board to work efficiently in smaller groups, tapping into its collective wisdom without burdening the full board. But not all committees are created equal. Different needs require different structures. This… Read More »