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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  • A Fundraiser’s Guide To Donation Packaging

    Packaging your donations is a fun and effective way to increase donations.  Before you start contemplating packaging, however, you want to be sure that you’ve identified your target audience(s).  If you have not yet done this in any sort of structured way, I strongly suggest that you read Who Are Your Donors & What Do […]

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  • 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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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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