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Online Bidding

Online Bidding – An Ideal Melding of Online Auctions and Mobile Bidding

Online Bidding will connect more people to your cause—wherever they are! Greater Giving Online Bidding is an all-in-one, secure, online fundraising solution with the functionality to support both mobile bidding and online auctions at your events year-round—for one low annual fee. This innovative feature within Greater Giving Event Software will enable you to register guests… 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 »


Greater Giving Gratitude

At Greater Giving we are lucky enough to work every day with people who are truly making the world a better place. Recently we asked Greater Giving employees what they were most grateful to non-profits for, which they have personally worked with; directly benefited from; or supported. Here are some of their responses: I am so grateful… Read More »


Online Bidding

Welcome to the new Online Bidding from Greater Giving

Fall of 2015 welcomes an upgrade to the Greater Giving Online Bidding interface. This Online Bidding upgrade for organizations and bidders means added features and an improved event night experience. In addition the change comes with a number of new options for users to take advantage of. Device Responsive Design Regardless of if you are… 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 »



Auctionpay terminal power

Auctionpay Terminal Power Requirements

Power Requirements For indoor events, the Auctionpay terminal can use a standard 3-prong wall outlet. Greater Giving also highly recommends using a power strip with a surge protector. For outdoor events using other forms of power such as a generator or backup power supply, plan on a minimum of 4 amps per terminal. Any extension cords (and/or power strips)… Read More »


auctionpay card reader

Auctionpay Card Reader Information

Auctionpay Card Reader Information How Does the Card Reader Work? Unlike the Auctionpay terminals, the Auctionpay card reader is most often used in conjunction with Greater Giving Online’s Go Time. If you’re using the reader and Go Time at your event, you’ll need the following equipment: One card reader per PC (ratio of 100 guests per reader)… Read More »


Mobile Optimized Online Payments

Top 10 Spring 2015 Greater Giving Release Notes

Spring 2015 Greater Giving Release Notes Mobile, mobile, mobile. In 2015, today’s bidder and donor are more on the go than ever.  Early spring saw a major update to Greater Giving’s Online Payments platform. Your time and your organization’s resources are too valuable to waste on manual processes like taking registrations by phone, follow-up on donations,… Read More »


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 »