Fundraising Tips & Tricks

Getting the Most Out of Your Year-End Fundraising

No matter the challenges a year may bring, one thing remains the same: Year-end giving can provide the extra boost needed to meet the funding goals we’ve set. Virtual Fundraising Success As a result of the unique circumstances nonprofits have faced during the Coronavirus pandemic, the world has become much more comfortable with online giving…. Read More »


Socially Distant Fundraising Strategies

Fundraising doesn’t have to be a once a year event. There’s another 364 (sometimes 365) days available to get people involved and contributing to causes that are important to them. Finding safe ways for them to donate during COVID-19 is just as easy, too. Creating a comprehensive plan with a series of small fundraising events… Read More »


Tuning Up a Virtual Event

Another non-profit fundraising season is nearly upon us—after last spring’s sudden shift to online events, it’s a great time to review virtual event options to enhance fundraising. The Evolution of Virtual Events Virtual events first came on the scene during the Digital Revolution in the 1990s as a way to connect small group meetings and… Read More »


Make Year-End Giving Simple

It’s that time of year again when nonprofits and schools focus on Year-End giving and #GivingTuesday campaigns. People are busier and more distracted than ever during this time though, so make sure to give your supporters a quick, secure and easy way to donate to your end of year giving campaigns. The easier it is… Read More »


Alternative Virtual Fundraising Options for Year-Round Giving

A non-profit fundraising event, no matter the size, scale, or type, should offer something for the donors to get excited about as they support an important cause. Creating an exciting online environment that encourages giving, while celebrating your community takes a different approach than a traditional gala and silent auction. The sense of community that… Read More »


Feeling Overwhelmed at your Non-Profit Office or at Home? You Have Good Reason

Heavy non-profit organization workloads are stressful. Combine that with the monumental shift in how and where we fundraise caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and you’ve got the perfect recipe for on-the-job burnout. What is Burnout Burnout is caused by excessive, prolonged stress. It can affect a person’s emotional, physical, and mental well-being and is most… Read More »


A Focus on Recession-Era Fundraising

“Prepare for the worst, hope for the best.” Nonprofit administrators are forced to consider what fundraising in an unforeseen induced economic recession will look like. They’ve already changed their event plans to accommodate the sudden shift to virtual fundraisers. When news of possible longer economic downturns is ahead of us, it’s always a good reminder… Read More »


The Hottest Virtual Fundraising Auction Items, According to Greater Giving’s Auction Experts

Part of our Virtual Fundraising Event and Gala series, view more articles here – Virtual Fundraising Events Every fundraising auction should have a few items that are unexpected or so special they illicit a “WOW” from your audience. Virtual auctions are no different. Bringing in an item that stands out as unique or unexpected will… Read More »


Getting the Most Out of the Media, Before, During, and After a Non-Profit Fundraising Event

Gaining media coverage for a non-profit fundraising event can be difficult but, if done properly, the payoff can be big. Broadcasted exposure reaches thousands of people and strengthens your nonprofit’s image. Below are some tips you can use to make sure you’re getting all you can out of the media coverage you receive before, during,… Read More »


Creating a Press Release for Your Next Non-Profit Fundraising Event

Press releases, once solely given to the press for their publication, can now be repurposed and published on your nonprofit’s website, community calendars, and other websites that might draw viewers interested in attending. If properly written, they can include keywords that will bring a larger audience to your website and increase your search engine rankings… Read More »