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THE COMPLETE PICTURE OF GIVESMART AND THE FUNDRAISING INDUSTRY
Testimonial from the Las Vegas Philharmonic
“LOVED EVERYTHING ABOUT WORKING WITH THE GIVESMART TEAM! KUDOS. THEY REALLY HELPED TO MAKE OUR EVENT AN ENJOYABLE ONE FOR OUR GUESTS AND STAFF.”
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This Month in Events

The GiveSmart team helped at

38 events.

 

Money raised at charity events
This Month in Dollars

Events using GiveSmart have raised

$1,975,655.03.

 

money raised yearly at charity events
This Year in Dollars

Events using GiveSmart have raised

$1,975,655.03.

Event Planning-
Free E-Book: Event Planning Guide
Don't know where to start on your next big charity event? This free e-book walks you through the steps to make getting started easier.

 

donor personas
Featured Post: Create and Use Donor Personas
What's a donor persona? Why should you create them? How do you create them? These questions and more are answered in this post.
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 Updated Features
This month we have made it easy to communicate to your donors with a new emailing feature within our platform.  If you are a current customer be sure to log-in to your Dashboard and check it out.
Event Fundraising FAQs

 

FAQ: Can You Help Us Run an Online Auction?
Yes, we can create a personalized auction site to run separately from your event for a longer period of time.
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GiveSmart Tool Spotlight: GiveSmart Direct
GiveSmart Direct is the same technology used at any GiveSmart event, but without the additional cost of service. 
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Did you know?
Every month GiveSmart creates an infographic looking at some of the stats in the fundraising and charitable giving universe. This month, we looked at who the typical donor is. Did you know that...
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Females give more than males?
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Volunteers donate more than non-volunteers?
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Individuals donate more than coorporations?
See the whole infographic
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The World of Fundraising
We like to keep up with all of the best insights in the fundraising world. That is why we are constantly combing the internet looking for the latest information. This month, our favorite posts came from...
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Google for Nonprofits
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npENGAGE
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Nonprofit Tech for Good
Read the roundup with our favs
Check Out the Latests Posts on Our Blog:
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8 Goals for Your Event
A charity event's purpose is more than just raising money. What other goals should you be setting?

 

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Silent Auction Idea: Part 1
Having trouble thinking of items to auction at your silent auction? Here are 150 ideas to help.
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Silent Auction Idea: Part 2
Now that you've got your items, it is time to make your silent auction great. We've got tips on how.

 

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Online Auction: Yes or No?
Should you have an online auction? That is the question. We look at some stats for you.
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