Drive More Giving Day Success With Big River

Giving Days are critical components of a successful university fundraising strategy. While they may occur at different times, targets students, alumni, parents, friends, and more to help universities achieve a variety of goals.

Get more exposure during your Giving Day campaign and a stronger strategy with an online giving platform that allows you to create and host campaigns of virtually any type or size. Create projects, funds, and other campaigns targeted to different audiences, and use a variety of tools to promote their importance and demonstrate their impact.

Increase total university donations and the success of your campaigns with Big River. Let us show you how.


Big River has given us a lot of advice and direction on how to best present this method of fundraising, concludes Mr. Zinram. It’s certainly an approach more suitable for today’s consumer-oriented and tech-savvy donors.

Create a Giving Catalog That Inspires Action

In order for you to have the most success, you need to ensure your university fundraising is built with the right tools. Our giving catalog allows you to build donation campaigns and communicate the impact of those campaigns through a single platform for any fund or goal. From department-specific projects and scholarship funding to athletic events and more, our platform provides everything you need to drive funding where it matters most.

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Extend Your Reach With Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Don’t do all the work of promoting and supporting your campaign alone. With Big River’s platform, your constituents can easily create campaigns supporting your causes with easy-to-use templates and design. Take advantage of your extended networks with simplified crowdfunding to reach your goals faster. Extend your reach while reducing the amount of work needed from your fundraising and development teams.

Holistic Marketing Capabilities Help You Spread the Word

Relying on word of mouth to notify people of your fundraiser only goes so far. Our platform helps you take advantage of email and social marketing to make sure you reach more people in more channels. Use templates and custom branding to take additional design work off your plate. Created automated emails, thank-you notifications, and more with ease.

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Process Payments in a Simple Manner

Big River offers back-end support for processing payments and creating reports to keep track of your financial information and data related to your donation progress. Our reporting makes it easy to pull out information to share with leadership and track performance. Our reporting also supports promotional efforts by helpful you identify and reach lapsed donors to reconnect and engage.

Experience the Big River Difference

Our platform has been helping educational institutions and other nonprofits achieve their fundraising goals for nearly 10 years. Learn more about how we’ve helped nonprofits and see the platform firsthand.