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Guest Post: 4 Simple Strategies to Keep Fundraising Events Fresh

Donor retention is an essential part of nonprofit fundraising. Unfortunately, keeping donors interested and supporting a mission is also one of the biggest challenges nonprofits face. If you’re losing donors year after year, or are affected by the dreaded “donor fatigue”, it might have something to do with your fundraising events. Are you hosting new, exciting fundraising… Read More »

Socially Distant Fundraising Strategies

Fundraising doesn’t have to be a once a year event. There’s another 364 (sometimes 365) days available to get people involved and contributing to causes that are important to them. Finding safe ways for them to donate during COVID-19 is just as easy, too. Creating a comprehensive plan with a series of small fundraising events… Read More »

Types of Events Standards and Diversification

From Galas to golf tournaments, nonprofits have diverse events, some of which have expanded into multiple day extravaganzas. This lively infographic is hand-drawn by Urban Wild Studio at our 2019 Thought Leadership Summit and is the basis for the following article. The content is based on a presentation via Greater Giving team member Tracey leading… Read More »

Items That Sell Well at School Auctions

Winding down our series of posts based on the “Best Practices for School Auctions” whitepaper from the Greater Giving Fundraising Excellence Series. Each new post covers the unique challenges school auction planners face, and how to overcome those challenges. Read additional articles: School Auctions Series. Looking for ideas for your next school auction? You want to procure items… Read More »

Greater Giving Blog Highlights of 2017

It’s been a busy year with the Greater Giving Resource Library! Strategies, resources, infographics, success stories, and many more awesome posts have provided insight and inspiration into the world of non-profit fundraising. Below are just some of the most popular posts of 2017. Fundraising Event Tips and Best Practices This year the Greater Giving Resource… Read More »

Include a Centerpiece Auction for a Fundraising Bonus

You may feel like you’ve leveraged every last dollar at your major event fundraiser to make the most money for your organization—but there may be another place you haven’t looked—at the center of the table. How Does it Work? It’s always a great investment to have table centerpieces because that is where your event guests… Read More »

Top 10 Posts of 2016 - The First Four Months

Top 10 Posts of 2016 – The First Four Months

In reviewing activity over the first four months of 2016, we’ve covered a lot of ground in the Fundraising Resource Library. We have explored many different topics including a “Writing For Nonprofits” series, DIY, Golf, increasing bids, donor data, sponsorships, and crossing the analog / digital divide. In case you had inadvertently missed anything, we… Read More »

School Auctions & Fundraising

School Specific Auction Tips School auctions have unique challenges that require creative solutions: tight timelines, an all-volunteer workforce, and often an event team that changes personnel every year. With early planning, smart preparation, and the right tools, you can make your school auction a smashing success! Start Early The school year is already short. Give… Read More »

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 »

Unexpected Gains Through Virtual Events | State of Nonprofit Fundraising 2021

Will Nonprofits Move Away from One Big Gala Every Year?

The world of nonprofit fundraising changed dramatically in the last eighteen months. We’ve detailed many of these shifts, and the lessons learned from them, in the recently-published The State of Nonprofit Fundraising report. As nonprofits were forced to postpone, and often cancel, their large, in-person fundraising galas, something else took its place: the virtual event…. Read More »