Nonprofit Stories

Get Your Board on Board with Fundraising

Many times the biggest untapped resource inside a nonprofit are the board members. So what are you doing to engage your board in fundraising? Your board is already on board with what your nonprofit does every day. They love your mission, support the cause, and share the vision. There’s an incredible passion in your board… Read More »


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 »


Top 5 Organization Tips for Work (and life!)

When you work for a non-profit, staying organized is a valuable skill. With an ever changing landscape of priorities and a packed calendar, how can you stay on top of it all and give your all to your organization’s mission? Through the years, I’ve adapted a few tips from books, webinars and talking to productive… Read More »



Donor Data Segmentation

What Are You Doing with Your Donor Data?

So you’ve spent weeks, months, or even years collecting every bit of information that your donors produce. Your donor data may include phone numbers, emails, birthdays, donotion history, and even meal preferences. Now that you have donor data, what are you going to do with all of that information? First, when it comes to donor… 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 »


Iron Chef BBQ Package

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 »