how can big river help me?

Ease of Use

  • Your brand ensures the donor trusts the transaction.
  • Fewer clicks and page changes ensures the donor completes the gift.

unified giving

  • Support for donation types, event registrations, sponsorships, etc. means you never miss an opportunity to receive a donation during an donor transaction.

personally relevant impact

  • Donors give more when they know the impact of their gift.

rapid change

  • Create timely, targeted appeals that connect the donor that they will respond to emotionally and intellectually.


  • Get a complete view of all donor activity: donations, event attendance, emails.
  • Understand their history with your organziation.


  • Donor database is fully customizable with your own additional fields.


  • Easily get information. Import, export to and from existing donor databases, and other systems.


  • Track social referrals to recognize and reward your influential constituents.

discounts, promotions

  • Discounts and promotions recover lapsed donors and automate moves management.


  • Deliver targeted messaging to segments of your constituent base.
  • Test variations in subject and content to increase giving.

track over time & forecast

  • Predict and recover from problems before they affect your organization.

answers, not reports

  • Clear analysis helps you rapidly understand your constituents and activities.

take action

  • Convert reports into lists for mail and electronic campaigns.
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Who Uses Big River

  • Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • CWRU Alumni
  • CLE Zoological
  • Raising the Bar
  • The Gathering Place
  • Cleveland Ingenuity Fest
  • Zeta Psi
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