Debunking the myths of virtual fundraising

Debunking the myths of virtual fundraising

Don’t you wish you had a crystal ball? Being able to predict the weather. Amazing! Knowing when you can jump back into in-person fundraising. The dream!   If this year has taught us anything, it’s that we have to plan for different ways to fundraise, no matter what...

Read more

All the Latest

How to run a successful silent auction

How to run a successful silent auction

As a fundraiser, you’re learning how to run a successful silent auction. Just when you think you have it down, trends change, hot new items pop up, donors are seeking something different, technology evolves, and more. So, you adjust. Silent auctions are one of the most popular ways nonprofits engage guests and raise money at fundraising events.

Read more
Tips for a successful donation moment

Tips for a successful donation moment

Hosting a successful donation moment is the crux of annual fundraising for many organizations. Don’t let your fund-a-need give you nightmares; follow these key steps to make your donation moment a success for your organization’s mission!

Read more
10 Unique Charity Event Venues

10 Unique Charity Event Venues

After partnering in more than 10,000 charity events, the GiveSmart team has seen a variety of interesting, unique, and off-the-beaten-path venues. Most people have been to their fair share of events held at hotels, conference centers or restaurants. To switch things...

Read more
15 Games for fundraising campaigns

15 Games for fundraising campaigns

Looking to spice things up at your next event? Games are a great way to raise additional funds, entertain, and keep guests engaged through participation. Raffles and wine pulls are familiar, but we’ve broken down a few more to help jog new ideas.

Read more