How Technology Can Inspire Giving Behaviour

31 Jan 2018

Every year, the world experiences new technological breakthroughs with more effective and efficient ways of completing daily tasks and new ways to overcome challenges. It is crucial that the charity sector is able to keep up with the fast-paced environment we live in, utilising the power of digital fundraising and the vast social media world, or it risks falling behind the curve. When ...

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Top 5 Auction Items And Experiences Raising More In Canada

26 Jan 2018

Have you considered hosting a fundraising auction to help reach your fundraising goals? Fundraising auctions can be an extremely effective way of hitting your fundraising targets and go a long way towards helping you raise more for your cause than ever before. At Givergy, we have supported 1,500 causes with our exclusive silent auction technology in the last year alone, and this has helped us ...

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Valentine's Fundraising Ideas That Could Make You Go Viral

23 Jan 2018

Valentine's Day is fast approaching, but to create an amazing fundraising campaign, step away from the stereotypical image of loved up couples eating pasta Lady and the Tramp style, whilst singletons are sat at home crying into a tub of Ben & Jerry's. If you're bored of commonly used fundraising methods, like cards and flowers with a percentage of the price donated to your cause, we've found ...

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Is Your Digital Fundraising Activity Ready For Voice Search?

17 Jan 2018

Amazon Alexa, Google Home, Apple HomePod? It doesn’t take a genius to know voice search has finally announced itself on the big stage and has been active for over a year in households across the globe. This begs the question, is your fundraising activity ready for voice search? Have you implemented voice search in your fundraising campaign or integrated it in any shape or form throughout your ...

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A Day In The Life Of A Givergy Event Manager

16 Jan 2018

Givergy Event Managers are part of Givergy Live, our network of experienced event staff who thrive on the pressure and excitement of helping to deliver a live event and are dedicated to raising money for great causes. The work of a Givergy Event Manager begins days before the event, when they are selected to work at one of the multitude of Givergy events for our charity partners.  The events ...

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10 Incredible Fundraising Statistics From 2017

11 Jan 2018

With 2017 at a close we’ve pulled together 10 interesting stats on donor behaviour, which will help you elevate your 2018 strategy. Pensioners are donating online, domain names can increase donations and positive story-telling can help you raise more.

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5 Fundraising Tips For Religious Organisations

09 Jan 2018

Religious organisations heavily rely on donations to keep their places of worship and ceremonies open to the public. As society shifts from cash to contactless with 15% of people in the UK no longer carrying cash at all, organisations need to think of alternative ways to collect funds and adapt to the digital age.  

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5 Predictions To Help You Get Ahead Of The Fundraising Game In 2018

04 Jan 2018

2018 is in full swing and we’re excited for what the year ahead holds for the third sector. We’ve consulted 5 fundraising experts to get their professional opinion on the trends, opportunities, and hurdles they think the third sector will face in the next 12 months. No doubt these predictions will inspire you to shake up your fundraising strategy!                                                ...

Read more - A Year In Review

02 Jan 2018 our online fundraising platform has had a great year, with amazing prizes up for grabs, international coverage in major publications and a wealth of new donors who have found an exciting new way to donate to a good cause. 

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How Pledging And Silent Auctions Make The Perfect Pair

27 Dec 2017

Hosting a fundraising event? Most orgnisations or individuals we partner with, understand the importance of including a silent auction in their event. However, we have found that often people overlook the live pledging component and how it can impact the total amount raised. Some charities feel like they have to make a choice between an event with pledging donations or a silent auction, when ...

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