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.
  • Introducing iGive – Mobile Fundraising Solution

    Big River powers new mobile fundraising widget.   Increasingly, Catholic parishes and schools are embracing mobile technology to keep their communities connected and informed.  With Catholic Mobile App’s simple and powerful branded apps, bulletins, updates, prayer requests and homilies are just a click away.  The only thing missing was the ability to collect donations and […]

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  • POODLE Muzzled

    SSL v3.0 Vulnerability and Big River’s Response Quick summary:  Big River is not vulnerable to a recently discovered security vulnerability, and there is no impact on your constituents use of your forms.   A vulnerability in the way web browsers and servers share information securely has recently been discovered.  This vulnerability, nicknamed POODLE, affects an […]

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  • Who Are Your Donors & What Do They Want?

    A simple method to identify nonprofit audiences and improve communication.   In a recent blog post, 2 Things Your Donation Page Desperately Needs, I stressed the need for nonprofits to package their online asks and make the most of all of the various levers available to drive conversion.  As I have discussed this with nonprofit […]

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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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