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Tracey Lorts

#GivingTuesday, Day of Giving Back

Each year on #GivingTuesday, Greater Giving takes the day to volunteer and give of our time because we are thankful for the work of all our nonprofit and school clients across the country. In advance of this year’s #GivingTuesday volunteer efforts, I sat down with some members of our team to reflect on their experiences… Read More »

Host a volunteer event on #GivingTuesday

Giving Tuesday celebrates giving in all forms, not just money donations. So why not offer your supporters a fun way to give their time and energy to your cause? Create a special single-day volunteer event and give people a chance to put their hands to work and have a great time doing it. #GivingTuesday—the brainchild… Read More »

Greater Giving wants to support your nonprofit this #GivingTuesday

Win $500 for your organization on #GivingTuesday November 29, 2016 isn’t just another Tuesday, it is this year’s #GivingTuesday! Greater Giving knows first-hand how this giving day can impact your year-end donations and we want to be a part of your success. With that in mind… Greater Giving is excited to announce our Fourth Annual… Read More »

Procurement Party Packages

Host a Procurement Party for your Next Auction

This procurement party post was taken from a discussion I recently had with our great partner Ian Lauth with Winspire News while we were planning for our upcoming free webinar. What is a Procurement Party? When you boil it down, a procurement party is just a fun way to brainstorm auction item ideas for your fundraising… Read More »

Step Up Sponsorships with Social Media

Are you finding it harder to procure event sponsors? Do you want to add something new to the mix? When it comes to offering sponsorship value, offering to display a logo in a catalog or on advertising just doesn’t cut it anymore. Nonprofits need to be more flexible and creative with sponsorship opportunities to keep up with… Read More »

#GivingTuesday 2015 Wrap-Up

Dreamed up by staff at the 92nd Street Y in NYC four years ago, as a day to give back—both with time and resources—#GivingTuesday 2015 was the most successful event to date. Fueled by social media and the power of personal connections, the hashtag #GivingTuesday had 1.3 million social media mentions, 114 billion impressions on… Read More »

Giving Tuesday 2015

Get $500 for Your Cause with a Few Clicks for Giving Tuesday

#GivingTuesday was founded in 2012 by New York’s 92nd Street Y in partnership with the United Nations Foundation. Together, with a team of influencers and founding partners, they launched a global movement that has engaged organizations worldwide. Greater Giving is excited to announce our Third Annual Giving Tuesday Donation Page Contest! If you are using Greater Giving’s Online Payments software for… Read More »

Secure Transactions

Don’t Be a Fraud: Secure Transactions, PCI Compliance, and Fraud Alerts

*Post updated 3/16/2016 Avoiding fraud and keeping your donors’ information secure is a high priority for any nonprofit in today’s world. Greater Giving has a wealth of experience in helping nonprofits offer secure credit card transactions. Below are three of the biggest hazards faced by nonprofits and what to do about them: Obtain a Signature… Read More »