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Fundraising Challenges

Fundraising Challenges

Your organization offers a valuable service to the community and you are passionate about raising funds to accomplish your mission. Sometimes, though, the work of raising funds can be a bit daunting. Luckily, Greater Giving is here to make your life easier. Let’s take a look at some fundraising challenges and the tools that can… Read More »


noprofit stories

Smiles for SMA’s Cole Parker Randall Memorial Golf Tournament

On Saturday, September 27, 2014, The Randall family along with Smiles for SMA, held the inaugural Cole Parker Randall Memorial Golf Tournament. This event had three objectives: To raise awareness of the number one genetic cause of mortality in infants; to raise funds for research to cure SMA; and most of all to honor the life and memory of… Read More »



Southfield School’s Melanie Johnson on Fundraising Challenges

We sat down with Melanie Johnson, with Southfield School in Shreveport, LA to talk about how she chose Greater Giving and what makes her successful in her role, organizing auctions and fundraising challenges. Melanie Johnson, Director of Alumni and Special Events at Southfield School in Shreveport, Louisana, shares her insights. One of their greatest fundraising challenges… Read More »


Dig Deep Into Your Venue’s Internet

Before any fundraising event using mobile bidding or online event software, it’s important to consider what internet access and wireless connection will be required when booking the venue. Once you identify your requirements, reach out to your venue to start negotiations as soon as possible. Meet with representatives from the venue, both the salesperson and a technical… Read More »


Keep calm and donate

How to Create an Irresistible Donation Page for Experts

Expert’s Guide to Creating an Irresistible Donation Page As you well know, online registration and donations can eliminate a number of headaches for your organization. We’ve put together a list of best practices that can help you get even more out of your online giving pages.   Mobile Bidding—Add a Mobile Bidding and FAQ page to… Read More »


Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday Ideas with the Biggest ROI

Giving Tuesday Google Hangout on Ideas with the Biggest ROI Together with Double the Donation, Giving Tuesday and 92Y’s Kait Sheridan, America’s Charities’ Sarah Ford, and America Scores Bay Area’s Colin Schmidt, Greater Giving brings you a Google+ Hangout on the The Top #GivingTuesday Ideas That Yield The Biggest ROI. The Google Hangout features examples… Read More »


How to Create an Irresistible Donation Page for Intermediates

Intermediate’s Guide to Creating an Irresistible Donation Page Now that you have experienced the benefits of online registration and donations, we have a few suggestions for streamlining your processes and increase your revenue even more. Online registration goal—Set a goal to register a percentage of your invitees online. You can determine your target number of online… Read More »


Mobile Bidding 101: Everything You Need to Know

Whether you’re gearing up for an upcoming mobile bidding event or considering a switch to mobile at a future event, here’s a few tips to make your mobile auction a successful one. Open the channels of communication early. Especially if your organization is new to mobile bidding, start communicating with your attendees about it early. You… Read More »