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GiveSmart Customers Thrived in 2021

By September 2021, our customers raised more than in all of 2020, with months to go. They inspired 5,965,571 donors to give.  The impact spans the globe with our customers supporting social services, healthcare, education, animal welfare, and…

in-person giving event

Holidays, Anniversaries, Awareness Days, or National Donut Day

Explore more opportunities to elevate your fundraising! Maintaining strong donor relationships often includes giving your donors more opportunities to support your mission in diverse, impactful, and fun ways. Increase your annual fundraising by including giving…

Be Prepared: Planning Your Backup Strategies

Feel confident in your plans – no matter if their virtual, hybrid, or in-person  Since March of 2020, your organization has planned, pivoted, strategized, and is likely adapting again. One of the most important lessons you carry with you is that having a virtual component to…

Your Route to Success Fundraising Guide

Resources to help you get to your goals. In this guide, you’ll find a suitcase full of resources that show that no matter if you turn left or right, take the expressway or the road less…


Alternatives to Golf Fundraising: Bring the FUN to Outdoor Fundraising

Cross your fundraising finish line with these alternatives to golf fundraisers!

Involving food and drink in your fundraising

YUMMY! Involving Food in your Fundraising

There are so many fun ways you can make your fundraisers all about the food and drink. Your donors and volunteers are ready to gather and celebrate together again. Give them something to remember.

New York City Corporate Donation Guide

This is the New York City Corporate Donation Guide. We have included local companies and organizations across the city that support local organizations.

Midwest Corporate Donation Guide

This Guide will provide you access to companies, businesses, and organizations that make in-kind donations, direct donations, and offer sponsorships to nonprofit and charity organizations in the Midwest.

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.


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