15NTC Greater Giving

Let’s Meet in Austin? #15NTC

We’ll Be at NTEN’s #15NTC in Austin in March #15NTC will feature a Science Fair exhibit, three plenaries, over 100 educational breakout sessions, and networking with nonprofit professionals. We’ll be hanging out with some of these guys to hand out: 5 Things to check out before you come see us: Top 5 Auction Trends in the… Read More »

Juice Bar

Charging Station 101 (Mobile Juice Bars)

Charging Station, Help Station, Juice Bar, Extra Sponsorship JUICE BAR: A cell phone charging area with multiple chargers for different smartphones; at fundraising events, this is ideally staffed with a Bid Assistant to help troubleshoot mobile connection troubles and assist with placing bids. When your event includes mobile bidding, a dreaded low-battery can dampen the guest experience…. Read More »

Demystify Mobile Bidding

Demystifying the Mobile Bidding Fundraiser

Greater Giving Mobile Bidding is a paperless way to manage bidding at your next fundraising auction. Hundreds of our client organizations are utilizing mobile bidding for one simple reason: they raise more! Guests pull out their smartphones and seamlessly mobile bid from anywhere at an event. The tool enables organizations to: pre-register guests; reduce long check-in and… Read More »

Special Appeal

Mobile Bidding Best Practices for Special Appeal

Does your Special Appeal need a little jazzing up? Need a new way to generate excitement for that special project? Try mobile bidding to increase engagement for your cause. The Special Appeal (aka “fund-a-cause,” “fund-a-need,” “fund-an-item,” “paddle-raise,” or “dedicated pledge”) can be a highlight of your auction or even a stand-alone campaign. The idea is… Read More »

emeril lagasse foundation

Emeril Lagasse Foundation Raises the Bar with Greater Giving Mobile Bidding

We sat down with Molly Loubiere, Event Coordinator at the Emeril Lagasse Foundation, after their 10th Annual Carnivale du Vin Fundraising weekend. They used Greater Giving Mobile Bidding for their two-day fundraiser and hit it out of the park! The Emeril Lagasse Foundation supports children’s educational programs, life skills development initiatives, culinary training and cultural enrichment, and these events are… Read More »

Greater Giving Event Software Reports

Auction Event Software: Tailored Reports and Next Year’s Event

Tailored Reports and Next Year’s Event So the hurricane that is your annual auction has just ended. Using Greater Giving’s Event Software, this quick list will help you print totals reports for your event director, measure your event against your benchmarks, and create a master list of sales and purchases. These auction event software reports… Read More »

Engaging Women Donors

Reaching Diverse Donors: Engaging Women Donors

Reaching Diverse Donors: Engaging Women Donors This is the second in a series on reaching donors from all walks of life, to help you better engage your entire potential donor base. In future installments, we’ll talk about how to better appeal to other segments of donors. Today it’s all about the ladies. How Women Donors Give… Read More »