Year in review: A look back at 2016

Thanks to your support and dedication to making a difference, JustGive sent $32,494,501 to charity in 2016. This year $6,828,513 was donated through a Donate Now button – up 13% since 2015. Other nonprofit accomplishments include: a new payment report for nonprofits, making it easier to keep records and donor lists up-to-date by searching check numbers to find … Continue reading Year in review: A look back at 2016

Get ready for #GivingTuesday 2016

With six weeks to go until #GivingTuesday, here’s what you need to know. What is #GivingTuesday? #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that takes place on November 29th. Created in 2012, #GivingTuesday was started by the Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact team at the 92nd Street Y to celebrate and support giving during the … Continue reading Get ready for #GivingTuesday 2016

Year in Review: A Look Back at 2015

Thanks to your giving and support, JustGive sent more than $30 million to charity in 2015! Our charity gift cards continued to be popular in 2015, showing a 300%+ increase thanks in part to a much-improved process for companies and individuals to order gift cards in bulk through the JustGive website. This year, we redesigned our Fundraisers … Continue reading Year in Review: A Look Back at 2015

2016 Giving Outlook is Promising

The recent Philanthropy Outlook released by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy shows giving is on the upswing and momentum is building. Here’s a snapshot of the good news presented by the fundraising and philanthropy consulting firm, Marts & Lundy, in The Philanthropy Outlook: 2015 & 2016, based on U.S. donations made to U.S. … Continue reading 2016 Giving Outlook is Promising

Nonprofits: M+R Benchmarks Study

M+R Strategic Services, founded in 1991, helped nonprofit clients raise $159 million last year. Through their work in 2014, M+R reached 33 million people, mobilizing supporters, and moving the media, the public, and decision-makers. Each year, the consulting firm conducts a nonprofit study to identify industry standards for online fundraising, advocacy, and list building. The … Continue reading Nonprofits: M+R Benchmarks Study

A Mother’s Pride: A Daughter’s Giving

Kids are amazing. They notice everything. They question everything. They are curious. My daughter J’Nyah is 7. Since she was born, I’ve been amazed as how quickly she learns things. When she was a baby, it was learning to hold her head, smile, or sit up.  As a toddler–crawling, walking, running. It felt like she … Continue reading A Mother’s Pride: A Daughter’s Giving

Disaster Giving: American Express

When natural disasters strike, generous people around the world open their wallets to give to organizations helping victims. Here at JustGive, we are lucky to partner with companies like American Express® who enable their cardholders to quickly provide support. After the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, and the … Continue reading Disaster Giving: American Express

The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift

 Working for a nonprofit is often a labor of love. All of us at JustGive have stories about why we work for the public good. For many of us, it was our Mother’s who instilled a sense of giving back. That’s certainly the case for me. When I was seven years old my Mother … Continue reading The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift