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Mobile Card Reader release notes

Top 5 New Fall Greater Giving Features

Top 5 New Fall Greater Giving Features School is back in session with crisp cool air and football back on TV, which can only mean one thing: fall fundraiser season is upon us. Greater Giving’s team has been working all spring and summer to roll out new features for fall events. The release notes below highlight tools and features that… Read More »


Go Time Credit Card Swipe with Mobile Card Reader

Greater Giving Auctionpay Streamlines Check-in and Check-out

How Greater Giving Auctionpay Streamlines Your Auction’s Check-out Long check-out lines with manual credit card processing spoil auctions. Auctionpay terminals, card readers, and mobile card readers streamline the cashiering process at benefit events. Whether you’re holding a gala, auction, luncheon or golf tournament, Auctionpay creates a better event experience for guests, staff, and volunteers. Long… Read More »


Greater Giving Tablet App Apple Ipad Store

Announcing the Greater Giving Tablet App

Announcing the Greater Giving Tablet App You can download the Greater Giving Tablet App today Earlier this year, Greater Giving released its tablet application, currently available in the Apple App store and Google Play. The goal of the Greater Giving Tablet app is to create a tool where nonprofits can run check-in and check-out from a tablet. After… Read More »


Dan Friess Incight

Incight’s Dan Friess on Business Savvy Nonprofits

 Dan Friess is the Executive Director of Incight, a small nonprofit that helps students with disabilities get into college and job seekers get employed. One of the biggest challenges the organization faces is how to help key stakeholders become actively engaged in the work. One important factor in Friess’s success is having a staff… Read More »


Getting Your Board On-Board with Mobile Bidding + Featured ACS Video

  Getting Your Board On-Board with Mobile Bidding This was the first year that the American Cancer Society of Portland, Oregon used Greater Giving’s new Mobile Bidding solution for their annual Hope Ball. The Ball was a huge success, and everyone was excited about the new bidding technology—but nobody was anticipating it quite as much… Read More »


Auctioneering School

What It Takes to Become an Auctioneer

My time at Auctioneer School I recently took a course at Mendenhall School of Auctioneering to become an Auctioneer.  I’ve spent the last 6 years working with auctioneers across the U.S. and I have always had great respect for them; after spending 9 days in this class, my respect has quadrupled. Like many other nonprofit volunteers –… Read More »


Thought Leadership Summit

The Greatest Fundraising Best Practices Straight from the Experts

We’ve gathered some cutting-edge fundraising best practices from experts after an impromptu get together in Portland. The discussion yielded an abundance of tips, fundraising challenges, best practices, and visions for the future of nonprofit technology! Here is a small sneak-peak into what fundraising best practices the group came up with: A comment is an opportunity for supportive activism:… Read More »


Greater Giving Matthew Spellman

Expert Corner with Matthew Spellman, User Experience Designer

We sat down with Greater Giving’s Matthew Spellman, User Experience Designer (UX) to talk about how the company is designing out products to be more user-friendly for clients, as well as discuss tips Nonprofits should keep in mind when designing their campaigns and websites for their donors and supporters. What is a User Experience Designer?… Read More »


Leaderboard Setup

Easy Leaderboard Simple Setup

Easy Leaderboard Simple Setup To experience our #Leaderboard, copy/paste or type this into your browser: ggo.mobi/lb/OBdemo  Leaderboards are a huge value-add, included with Greater Giving Mobile Bidding. Question: What is the Greater Giving Leaderboard? Answer: It’s a link sent to you to display on a screen at your event. Question: How can it be displayed? Answer: On anything… Read More »


Nonprofit Social Media Wrap

Nonprofit Social Media Wrap: June 2014

Nonprofit Social Media Wrap – June 2014 This month in the nonprofit social media world, Mobile Bidding was again a hot topic. With the fall season looming, and spring events swinging back into the planning stages, non-profit organizations are attending Mobile Bidding seminars, researching success stories, and planning their own foray into this new technological… Read More »