We’re all about giving here at Givergy and our goal is to raise awareness and money for charities, so each month we choose a charity that has held an event with us the month before in the UK as our Charity of the Month. This charity will be given a free lot item which will be auctioned on Givergy.com and all proceeds raised go to their cause!
From paper bidding to interactive silent auctions, Givergy met with Vancouver fundraising professional Tracey Wade to get her firsthand experience using fundraising technology.
Former Givergy intern Elouise Jacques took on the role of an Events Coordinator for 12 months before returning back to Bournemouth University to complete her final year in events management.
When it comes to Givergy there’s more to us than what meets the eye. In fact, some of the interesting facts below may even raise your eyebrow. Here are five facts about Givergy that may help you in your quest to raise further essential funds for your amazing cause:
The recent Blackbaud report announced that while overall charitable giving has increased by 1% in 2015, online charitable giving increased by 6.1%[i]. In this case, it’s safe to say that numbers don’t lie. It’s time to get online!
When it comes to hosting a successful fundraising event, ensuring you have all the right elements in place to reach your fundraising targets is paramount. Technology in fact, can be one of the most significant factors to consider. Choosing the right fundraising technology can be a hard decision, as you need to take into account attendee demographics, venue requirements, entertainment and the ...
It’s no secret that sourcing the perfect auction items can be a challenge. Investing time and effort into acquiring your items is vital. After all, it’s one of the most important elements of a fundraising event and can dramatically impact the amount you raise for your incredible cause.
The Atlas of Giving’s report informed (and for most, alarmed) the non-profit industry of a decline in charitable giving for the year 2016. Indeed, year-to-date charitable giving is down by 1.4% from last year’s. With a forecast of $486.92 billion in total giving, we should expect an increase of 1.9% in 2016, a rather shy number compared to the 4.6% increase of 2015.
Holding a fundraising event is a big investment, and when done successfully it can have a huge impact on revenue. On that same note, when executed poorly, your fundraising event becomes a missed opportunity to raise a substantial amount more for your incredible cause!