Why This Year’s Giving Tuesday is More Critical than Ever

Now more than ever, communicating that the need of the populations you serve is just as great — and likely GREATER due to economic hardships — and that their support is critical to allow you to continue to go to bat for those who need assistance. Without support from constituents like them, your mission may falter. And what better time to leverage their support than on Giving Tuesday — a day specifically earmarked for giving to charitable causes?

It’s Not Too Early to Plan for Year-End Giving

After two COVID-plagued years that have turned fundraising upside-down for many nonprofits, the stakes for 2022 are as high as any time in recent memory. We’re here to help you plan an impactful campaign to reach your fundraising goals.

Optimism Abounds at United Way Great Rivers 2022 Conference!

DonorPoint recently had the privilege of being an exhibitor at the United Way Great Rivers 2022 Conference in Madison, WI. The sense of community and energy in the room was apparent, and we met so many great people who dedicate their careers to helping their communities under the guidance of the UW mission.

Why We Take an eCommerce Approach

Lots of people ask us ‘What’s so special about DonorPoint?’ We’ll take you step-by-step through how — by using best practices from eCommerce — we can help you raise money more effectively than ever before.

Getting Donors Engaged Year Round

Making the leap from a donor who is engaged only around major campaigns to one who’s engaged year-round? That is what nonprofits (yours included) aspire to. This month we offer some ideas on how to get your donors down that path….and involving them 365 days a year.

Planning for a Successful 2022

In last month’s blog, we showed you how to use the triumphs and missteps from your 2021 experiences to your advantage in 2022. Now that you’ve (hopefully) identified just what those successes and challenges were, we can move to the next step — putting together a rock-solid 2022 plan for your nonprofit!

Lessons Learned from Your 2021 Plan

After an eventful 2021, what lessons can you learn to plan for a successful 2022? Use the triumphs and missteps you experienced to your advantage. Here are some takeaways that will prove fruitful for your 2022 business plan.

More Year-End Appeal Success Stories

We received such a positive reaction to our first installment of Year-End Appeal success stories that we’ve decided to add a second collection of shining stars for your eyes!

Year-End Appeal Success Stories

Here are three year-end appeals that really hit their mark, resonating so well with their constituents that they shattered their fundraising goals.

What’s YOUR Year-End Giving Plan?

The third quarter of the calendar year is the most critical giving season — especially December, where nearly one-third of the year’s giving occurs.

A More Appealing Annual Appeal

Twenty-twenty-one — like its predecessor — has certainly had its share of challenges. The continuing threat presented by the COVID-19

Platform Updates – January 2021

Here are new features released this month. If you have any questions regarding them, contact us at info@donorpoint.com New Menu

Free Virtual Event eBook

It’s more apparent than ever that waiting for “normal” to return is a sure way to fail. And an essential

Big River is Now DonorPoint

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Big River Renamed as DonorPoint Company Directs Focus on Scalable Nonprofit Software and Donor Experience Cleveland, OH

New Website, and a New Approach

One of Big River’s founding principals was to bring change. Not only to the way nonprofits approached fundraising, but to

How volunteers can help virtual events succeed– Little Ideas for Big Impact

Contingency Planning Basics

Not to be overly cavalier, but I am willing to guess no one had “Global Virus & Civic Unrest” as

Harness Their Power

How to Utilize Volunteers in Virtual Events By now, just about everyone has had a physical event impacted by current

Linda Wetzel Joins Big River

Big River is pleased to announce the addition of Linda Wetzel to our team. Ms. Wetzel will be joining us