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June 16, 2022

How Accepting Digital Wallet Payments Benefits Your Nonprofit

Digital wallets, also known as e-wallets, are a secure and convenient way to allow donors to give to your nonprofit.

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peer to peer
September 23, 2022

How Peer-to-Peer Fundraising can Benefit Your Nonprofit

Peer-to-peer fundraising is a flexible campaign method you can apply to any event or campaign….

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September 20, 2022

The Countdown to #GivingTuesday is On! 

While #GivingTuesday and end-of-year appeals feel far away, the busiest time of the giving calendar…

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maximize back to school fundraising
September 15, 2022

How to maximize your back-to-school fundraising

Making the most of back-to-school fundraising is crucial for setting your school year up for…

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September 14, 2022

#GivingTuesday Ingredients for Sweet Fundraising Success

This fall, we’re baking a cake full of ingredients aimed at fundraising success on #GivingTuesday…

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donor software
September 6, 2022

Why You Should Have Both Fundraising and Donor Management Software

Whether you’re raising money for a widespread cause or funding your nonprofit, fundraisers allow you…

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September 2, 2022

5 Fundraising Campaigns to Honor our Military this Veterans Day

As Veterans Day approaches on November 11, many nonprofits who work directly with veterans are…

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August 29, 2022

Let the Bidding War Begin: Webinar Q&A Follow-Up 

Our webinar, Let the Bidding War Begin: Auction Strategies and Item Ideas to Excite Your…

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August 25, 2022

Guide to thanking donors

As a nonprofit, you know you need to thank your donors. You do it year…

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donor wording
August 25, 2022

Could Your Words be Holding Donors Back?

Understanding fundraising psychology helps you develop better tactics for soliciting donations and acquiring more donors. …

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August 22, 2022

Make Sure Your Fundraising Doesn’t Have the Same Rocky Road as the Choco Taco 

The Choco Taco was supposed to be quietly taken out of production. What few at…

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August 19, 2022

Top 3 Tips for Thanking your Donors 

Thank you communications are vitally important and, all too often, are one of the first…

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The ultimate guide to donor retention
August 18, 2022

The Ultimate Guide to Donor Retention

Donors are the lifeblood of your nonprofit. They do so much more than simply provide…

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Michelle M.

The Rotary Club of South Whidbey Island

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Julie G.

MicroFinancing Partners in Africa

GiveSmart is highly flexible - you can use it for [a] simple registration and check-in, to full-scale galas with complex order forms, onsite upsells, live auctions, seating management, and more.

Jamie F.

Hope Chest for Breast Cancer

GiveSmart is easy to use and ideal for virtual events and can be used for in-person events to manage the silent auction, seating charts, and check-in to the event. Being able to use the platform for unlimited events within the contract year is very useful and being able to add other users and volunteers for different levels of access is helpful as well.

Dawn L.

Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County