GivingTuesdayBlog

Are you prepared for #GivingTuesday 2019?

December 3rd is approaching fast.  If you’re reading this blog, you’re probably pretty familiar with #GivingTuesday: a global day of giving, which follows Black Friday and Cyber Monday – and might be looking for some tips that will help you made the most … Read More

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5 Reasons to Have Make Giving Happen in Your Fundraising Toolbox

With all the tools, services and solutions available in the giving space, we often get questions from prospective clients about why they need MGH especially when they already have software to manage their fundraising operations. This guide breaks out the 5 most … Read More

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How to Market a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

When it comes to making your first venture into crowdfunding, it’s common to feel overwhelmed. Deciding which platform to use and which of your campaigns you would like to feature are difficult decisions which may involve many stakeholders. Many first-time users may completely overlook … Read More

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Combining Crowdfunding and Traditional Fundraising. 

There’s been a lot of discussion surrounding crowdfunding vs traditional fundraising: which is best and why you should use one over another.    You may be hearing that you should add crowdfunding to your fundraising methods.  However, if you are new to crowdfunding you might be unsure of where to begin, or … Read More

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Want to take advantage of Giving Tuesday? Here’s How

After consumers shop on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday purpose was to be the “Opening day of the Giving season.” Taking place November 27th but before the holidays! Giving Tuesday gives you the chance to get donors to participate before … Read More

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Carleton University Mentioned by GivingTuesday

GivingTuesday is an organization that created a global movement for giving and volunteering. In 2017, 6 million Canadians donated on GivingTuesday. Twitter impressions reach was 21.7 billion globally in 2017. In their higher education toolkit, GivingTuesday mentions crowdfunding as one of the … Read More

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Google Ad Grants Wants to Give Your Non-Profit $10,000

Disclaimer: Make Giving Happen operates independently of Google Ad Grants and is not affiliated with Google. To apply for the Google Ad Grant, please visit https://www.google.ca/intl/en/grants/. In the non-profit world, funding is hard to come by, and every bit counts. … Read More

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Why Donor Profiles are Important to your Fundraising Success.

Here at Make Giving Happen we’ve expanded our features, and now your users can create profiles. This is not just good for them – it’s a huge opportunity for you.   Think about all your online profiles – for example, … Read More

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What is crowdfunding? A Beginner’s Guide.

What is crowdfunding, anyway? We’re all familiar with traditional fundraising. It comes in myriad forms: from humble bake sales, to sponsorship programs, to subscription programs, to dinners and giant galas. Throughout the years, traditional fundraising has been a lifeline for … Read More