Virtual Fundraising

How to Organize a Virtual Scavenger Hunt Everyone Will Love

In the age of COVID, organizations have had to change up how they throw events. Hosts need to factor in attendee safety while still hosting effective fundraisers, awareness-raising events, and team-building activities to keep moving forward. With in-person events not always an option, virtual scavenger hunts have emerged as a popular and engaging digital event… Read More »


Mastering Your Virtual or Hybrid Event: Exciting Live Auctions & Appeals – pt. 2

How do you simulate the thrilling, contagious energy of an in-person, live appeal when some guests are behind a screen? Even with groundbreaking advances in technology and streaming, virtual events still bring an inherent distance between the action and the viewers. And great live auctions depend on the energy in the room, a spirit of… Read More »


The Virtual Gala in 2021: Tips and Tricks Learned Over the Last Twelve Months

As difficult as last year was for nonprofit event planners, they were able to gain a wealth of information and experience from the sudden and dramatic shift from in-person to virtual galas. They reinvented their yearly strategies, learned new technologies, and reached out to their donor community in new ways. In the end, they found… Read More »


Quick Revenue Enhancers for Virtual Events

Revenue enhancers like auction games, raffles, and wine pulls are auction staples. They provide a fun little break for guests and provide a fantastic way to make some extra money for your nonprofit. These bonus events allow everyone to get involved and contribute—even those who couldn’t win an auction item. Now that many events are… 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 »


Tuning Up a Virtual Event

Another non-profit fundraising season is nearly upon us—after last spring’s sudden shift to online events, it’s a great time to review virtual event options to enhance fundraising. The Evolution of Virtual Events Virtual events first came on the scene during the Digital Revolution in the 1990s as a way to connect small group meetings and… Read More »


The Hottest Virtual Fundraising Auction Items, According to Greater Giving’s Auction Experts

Part of our Virtual Fundraising Event and Gala series, view more articles here – Virtual Fundraising Events Every fundraising auction should have a few items that are unexpected or so special they illicit a “WOW” from your audience. Virtual auctions are no different. Bringing in an item that stands out as unique or unexpected will… Read More »


The Hottest Items to Procure for Online Auctions

Part of our Virtual Fundraising Event and Gala series, view more articles here – Virtual Fundraising Events Online auctions have opened the door to an effective way for nonprofits to fundraise across virtual and real borders. With software tools that can both manage and process the auctions, auction item contributors and sponsors are fairly represented… Read More »


10 Creative Ways to Host an Online Golf Event

Part of our Virtual Fundraising Event and Gala series, view more articles here – Virtual Fundraising Events Do you want to host a virtual golf outing but aren’t sure how? We have ideas to help you make your virtual golf outing a successful fundraising event without spending a whole day on the greens. There are… Read More »