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Heads or Tails

How to: Heads and Tails

How to: Heads and Tails Finding engaging ways to generate more revenue at your event (aka: giving donors every opportunity to give) is a key task. Don’t knock the traditional activities like Wall of Wine or Heads and Tails, just add your own flare. A Heads and Tails game isn’t your usual raffle; it’s a fun, novel… Read More »


How to Step Up Your Procurement Part I: Low Cost Items

Step Up Your Procurement with Quality Items Recently, here at the Greater Giving blog, we received a question from a reader. “Hi! We’re clients of Greater Giving and were just reading your article about ‘Best Practices for Mobile Bidding,’ [link] and we wanted to know more about these ‘quality items that guests will be willing… Read More »


Instagram for Nonprofits

Instagram For Nonprofits: 3 Tips For Getting Started

(Image: Photo by @jaredwhitney | Taken for the “Stand With Me” campaign aimed at ending child slavery – see standwithmemovie.com) Instagram For Nonprofits Instagram is an incredibly powerful way to reach your target audience in a personal and creative way while maximizing your potential to reach large groups. Here is everything you need to know to start… Read More »


making-headway-foundation

How I Fundraise: Making Headway Foundation

We spoke with Catherine Lepone, the Executive Director for the Making Headway Foundation about her fundraising endeavors. The Making Headway Foundation, established in 1996, provides families with care, comfort, and a cure for children with brain or spinal cord tumors. The organization does multiple fundraising events every year using Greater Giving, including walk-a-thons, peer-to-peer, golf tournaments,… Read More »


Engaging Your Board

Engaging Your Board in Fundraising

Effective Ways to Engage Your Board in Fundraising You’ve got some wonderfully intelligent and accomplished people on your board, who are dedicated to your cause and active in the community. They are a force to be reckoned with! Their ability to leverage your fundraising efforts can really give a boost to your success. Here are some… Read More »


Golf Fundraising Events

How to Fundraise with Golf Events

Types of Golf Fundraising Events & How to Fundraise with Golf Events Nonprofits looking to diversify their fundraising events consistently ask questions about golf events. Some nonprofits see golf events as a key donor cultivation point. Others see golf as an additional way they can raise funds to support  programs and services during the year.  Golf… Read More »