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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.
  • Send Emails That Work

    By GEOF PELAIA Geof Pelaia is  founder of Pelaia Media Group, a digital marketing agency in Rocky River, Ohio providing content marketing strategies for businesses that include brand development, web design, social media, graphic design, and video production. Marketing communication technologies are always advancing, but email is still the most reliable way to connect with donors […]

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  • Look Like A Pro In Front Of Your Board

      The ROI worksheet provides a guide to help you identify and quantify your organizational objectives and provides a framework to help you evaluate software products in a uniform way for easy comparison.   Please complete the form below to download your copy now.  

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  • 2014 Solutions Showcase

     The Direct Marketing Fundraisers Association (DMFA) and the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) present   The Power to Succeed  & the  2014 Solutions Showcase  July 9-14.  The Showcase features over 100 best-in-class providers of marketing tools and services for nonprofit organizations.     Big River is pleased offer a limited number of free Showcase passes to […]

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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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