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Humane Society for Southwest Washington

Humane Society for Southwest Washington’s Stephanie Baker on Procurement

Stephanie Baker, Marketing and Events Coordinator of the Humane Society for Southwest Washington (HSSW), describes her biggest challenge as prioritizing and finding the time to put into procurement. She credits her success to her volunteers: “There’s no way I could do what I do without them.” Baker advises other nonprofits to “tell your story.” Working… Read More »



Fundraising Challenges

Fundraising Challenges

Your organization offers a valuable service to the community and you are passionate about raising funds to accomplish your mission. Sometimes, though, the work of raising funds can be a bit daunting. Luckily, Greater Giving is here to make your life easier. Let’s take a look at some fundraising challenges and the tools that can… Read More »


noprofit stories

Smiles for SMA’s Cole Parker Randall Memorial Golf Tournament

On Saturday, September 27, 2014, The Randall family along with Smiles for SMA, held the inaugural Cole Parker Randall Memorial Golf Tournament. This event had three objectives: To raise awareness of the number one genetic cause of mortality in infants; to raise funds for research to cure SMA; and most of all to honor the life and memory of… Read More »


School Auctions & Fundraising

School Specific Auction Tips School auctions have unique challenges that require creative solutions: tight timelines, an all-volunteer workforce, and often an event team that changes personnel every year. With early planning, smart preparation, and the right tools, you can make your school auction a smashing success! Start Early The school year is already short. Give… Read More »



nonprofit branding

Splash Org’s Peter Drury on Nonprofit Branding & Marketing

Our Senior Marketing Manager, Jill Boyer, sat down with Peter Drury, Director of Strategy with Splash in Seattle, WA to talk marketing, nonprofit branding, and peer-to-peer fundraising. Peter and Jill discussed how Splash’s marketing strategies have aided its fundraising, and more specifically, what prompted the organization’s re-brand. Seven years old, Splash’s original name was “A Child’s Right”. Its mission is… Read More »


How to Promote Your Event to LinkedIn & Facebook Contacts

Empower your volunteers, staff, and yourself to share and promote your event, donation page, or campaign with your/their LinkedIn and Facebook networks! It’s easy, here’s how… To individually send emails to your LinkedIn and Facebook network, do the following: Go to LinkedIn Address Book Export to export your entire LinkedIn network into a CSV file. Save this file to… Read More »