Fundraising Tips & Tricks

The Perfect Guest Experience: JDRF Lincoln and Greater Nebraska’s Quest

Many nonprofits are pioneering fundraising and JDRF is a great example. This story is from one of our many clients who heightened organization, training and communication efforts around their auction—creating a better donor experience. First events are always tough, and Development Coordinator Laura Eberly’s first event with the Lincoln and Greater Nebraska chapter of JDRF… Read More »


Grow Your Network with #Share4Schools

This post is part of our #Share4Schools social sweepstakes series, designed to help schools engage supporters in social circles to promote fundraising—and possibly win cash prizes. While some of these articles reference #Share4Schools, the concepts are universal. The #Share4Schools campaign is designed to help schools grow their social networks. The contest: get as much of… Read More »


Share4Schools with people

Mobilize, Rejuvenate or Resuscitate Your Social Networks

This post is part of our #Share4Schools social sweepstakes series, designed to help schools engage supporters in social circles to promote fundraising—and possibly win cash prizes. While some of these articles reference #Share4Schools, the concepts are universal. Sharing Your Fundraising “Asks” on Social Media Social media is often a polarizing subject that can be largely… Read More »



You’re Never Too Old for Online Bidding

There are a lot of misconceptions floating around about online bidding, it’s effectiveness and ease of use. If you are hesitant to try this new technology at your next fundraiser, here are some answers that will put your mind at ease.   Myth #1: Older People aren’t Tech-Savvy In the past, it was common wisdom that… Read More »


Top Social Media Scams to Avoid

Social media isn’t what it used to be. Gone are the days of just posting pictures of your dog or vacation highlights. Now every time you log on, you are confronted with all kinds of memes, ads, and shared posts from your network and beyond. You might not realize that cybercriminals target social media sites for this very… Read More »


#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 »