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What Fundraising Events are Best for YOUR Nonprofit?

Your team has been hard at work strengthening key facets of your plan, from acquiring new donors, keeping the ones you currently have, preaching your mission to the community, strategically engaging your board members, et al. Now it’s time to turn your attention to formulating (and stewarding) a strong Event strategy to round out your revenue plan.

Why Events are Critical to Your Organization’s Success

For many nonprofits, events are essential to engage supporters and build excitement around the mission — and provide a smooth ask within the event’s positive atmosphere (and a bit of friendly peer pressure!). While undertaking events is certainly a significant investment requiring vital resources from both your staff and volunteer supporters, outcomes routinely show that events deserve a seat at the table for the long-term health of your nonprofit.

Why it’s Time to Take Part in Giving Tuesday

It can be hard to believe that Giving Tuesday is only 7 years old. But rapid growth has made this a social (media) event that stands on the verge of cultural relevance and acceptance, and your organization should embrace it. But as with anything online these days, some people disagree. And their points can seem …

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United Way of Summit County Selects Big River

  Software and Support from Cleveland-Based Company Will Aim to Increase Engagement and Donations CLEVELAND OH AUGUST 5, 2019- United Way of Summit County (, after a lengthy review process, has partnered with Big River Online ( to overhaul their donor engagement software services, including fundraising, events and more. “We were very impressed with Big …

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