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Nonprofit Stories

Pitching for a Yes, Part 3: Making the Ask!

This post is the seventh and final in a series designed to open you up to a new way of viewing sponsors and their role within your nonprofit’s overall strategy. These posts are based on the “Sponsorship Strategy: Recruiting and Keeping Sponsor Partners” eBook from the Greater Giving Fundraising Excellence Series. Each new post focuses on a… Read More »


American Cancer Society | Greater Giving Thought Leadership Summit

Lindsey Pew, of the American Cancer Society, describes her fundraising challenges at this year’s Thought Leadership Summit. Lindsey is the Director of Distinguished Partners Market Strategy at the American Cancer Society and works closely with staff to build relationships with volunteers and donors. Greater Giving technology, particularly Go Time, has helped the American Cancer Society… Read More »


Seton Foundation | Greater Giving Thought Leadership Summit

JoAnne Hendricks is the Special Events Project Manager at Seton Foundation. She works with event coordinators for several events in the Austin area. At this year’s Thought Leadership Summit, she shared her thoughts on strategies for fundraising success. Greater Giving’s mobile bidding technology has helped Seton Foundation streamline their check-out process. Now, even with a… Read More »


St. Mary’s Academy | Greater Giving’s Thought Leadership Summit

At this year’s Thought Leadership Summit, Kat Reiner of St. Mary’s Academy shared her thoughts on the challenges of fundraising and the tools that help make the school successful. Kat is the Assistant Director of Special Events and works with three major fundraising events throughout the year. With Greater Giving software, St. Mary’s Academy now… 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 »


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Nonprofit Auction: The Knights Legacy Fundraiser

Very creative packages, a highly supportive community, and a motivated team of volunteers helped The King’s Academy successfully raise over $182,000! The funds raised will support TKA technology, theater, and turf improvements as well as provide financial aid. “We are deeply grateful to each and every person who helped make our KLF 2015 heartfelt and… Read More »


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Woodland Park Zoo Breaks Mobile Bidding Records

We sat down with Lorna Chin, Associate Director, Relationship Data Services and Cortney Bacon, Fundraising Events Supervisor and Jungle Party Manager, to discuss their 39th Annual Jungle Party. They used Greater Giving Mobile Bidding for the first time this year and their guests loved it! Woodland Park Zoo was founded in 1899 and works to… Read More »


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How I Fundraise: Making Headway Foundation

We spoke with Catherine Lepone, the Executive Director for the Making Headway Foundation about her fundraising endeavors. The Making Headway Foundation, established in 1996, provides families with care, comfort, and a cure for children with brain or spinal cord tumors. The organization does multiple fundraising events every year using Greater Giving, including walk-a-thons, peer-to-peer, golf tournaments,… Read More »


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Emeril Lagasse Foundation Raises the Bar with Greater Giving Mobile Bidding

We sat down with Molly Loubiere, Event Coordinator at the Emeril Lagasse Foundation, after their 10th Annual Carnivale du Vin Fundraising weekend. They used Greater Giving Mobile Bidding for their two-day fundraiser and hit it out of the park! The Emeril Lagasse Foundation supports children’s educational programs, life skills development initiatives, culinary training and cultural enrichment, and these events are… Read More »


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Humane Society for Southwest Washington’s Stephanie Baker on Procurement

Stephanie Baker, Marketing and Events Coordinator of the Humane Society for Southwest Washington (HSSW), describes her biggest challenge as prioritizing and finding the time to put into procurement. She credits her success to her volunteers: “There’s no way I could do what I do without them.” Baker advises other nonprofits to “tell your story.” Working… Read More »