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Accelerating Your Fundraising: Tips & Tricks Los Angeles

This resource provides examples and expertise for fundraising and auctions in the Los Angeles area. To better understand the best items, this resource shares some of the best performing types of items and gives examples of new venue ideas.   

Dallas Corporate Donation Guide

GiveSmart has compiled a list of organizations in the Dallas/Fort Worth area that make donations or sponsor local charities.

Look Back to Look Ahead

Look Back to Look Ahead is a resource for the data-driven fundraiser filled with best practices and information to help enhance your next silent auction.

Animal Welfare Fundraising Guide

This fundraising guide for animal welfare organizations includes a 12-month event prep timeline, necessities for your event vs. fun additions, and ways to make your event memorable.

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Hamilton: Don’t Throw Away Your Shot – A Smart Analytics Case Study

This study discusses how various factors related to Hamilton Broadway tickets affect fundraising elements of the silent and live auction.

Corporate Donation Guide

Whether you are looking for donated items, a corporate sponsorship, or funds for a new project, the Corporate Donation Guide will get you off your feet.

Fundraising for Hospitals

This guide provides research and data to help healthcare systems better engage donors and doctors as the uncertainty surrounding federal funding for healthcare continues.

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What our clients say

We needed a platform to make sales online and to track and display ads for our sponsors. GiveSmart was perfect. We ended up making close to $15,000 more than we had hoped for. Definite better ROI than we anticipated. The interface is easy to use and provides plenty of options to get help if needed.

Michelle M.

The Rotary Club of South Whidbey Island

Using GS has created ease in auction bookkeeping, payments, and generating post-event thank you/tax letters. While we were online during COVID, our interactions with our GiveSmart via phone, email, and zoom were seamless. A representative always got back to us within the day. I would recommend GiveSmart to anyone doing a large online event.

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