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Executive Guide to Nonprofit Success – Jan. 23rd, Cleveland OH

Sponsored by Howard, Wershbale & Co., the Executive Guide to Nonprofit Success offers a full day of presentations on topics ranging from website design to legal challenges confronting nonprofits.  It will be held at the at the Benjamin Rose Institute on Thursday, January 23rd from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.   Ron Cass, founder and CEO …

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Big River Sponsors Cleveland National Philanthropy Day Event – Nov. 1st, Westlake OH

National Philanthropy Day is set aside to recognize the contributions of philanthropic organizations and the volunteers, donors, and nonprofit professionals who work day in and day out to make the world a better place. First celebrated in 1986, original participants were heavy hitters: American Cancer Society, American Red Cross & Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. …

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Big River to attend bbcon2013: Sept 29 – Oct 1, Washington D.C.

As always, this year’s bbcon program is packed with program sessions, thought leader presentations, and insight into technology as  it pertains to managing your donor database, engaging your donors, maximizing your fundraising efforts and much more. . With more than 2,000 nonprofit professionals from 900 different organizations in attendance, the annual conference offers a unique …

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American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo 2013

>Big River is looking forward to attending AAM Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo on May 19–22 in Baltimore, Maryland. With over 150 substantive program sessions,  dozens of thought leader presentations, and samples of the latest museum products, there will certainly be much to explore and discover (view event program). The Annual Meeting is the premier professional development …

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Highlights From the 2013 American Museum Membership Conference

Big River was delighted to attend the 31st American Museum Membership Conference in Atlanta, Georgia to hear from leading membership managers across North America and beyond. These membership professionals provided multiple perspectives on the intricacies of the museum environment, identified emerging industry trends and shared case studies. Though there were numerous events taking place throughout the conference, …

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Big River Secures $250,000 Seed Investment from JumpStart

November 14, 2012 – Cleveland, OH – Big River, an online fundraising platform for nonprofit organizations, announced today it has received an investment commitment of $250,000 from JumpStart Inc.  Big River will use the funds for product development, marketing and sales efforts to expand beyond arts and cultural institutions. “Big River’s services help organizations capitalize …

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Stop by Booth #603 at AAM Expo and see how we helped a major art museum increase its online donations by 500%

Stop by Booth #603 at AAM Expo and see how we helped a major art museum increase its online donations by 500%. You might event win a Razor Electric Scooter. Have a feeling your online donation numbers could be stronger?  You’re probably right.  Most online fundraising software doesn’t exactly endear itself to constituents. Personalize Online …

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Bizdom Cleveland announces first class of six startups – Crain’s Cleveland Business

Dan Gilbert’s entrepreneurship accelerator, Bizdom Cleveland, has announced its first class of six startups it will help jumpstart. BigRiver (www.gobigriver.com) increases fundraising for nonprofit organizations through relationship-based online giving. http://www.crainscleveland.com/article/20120410/FREE/120419982 Dan Gilbert’s entrepreneurship accelerator, Bizdom Cleveland, has announced its first class of six startups it will help jumpstart. Mr. Gilbert, majority owner of the Cleveland …

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