Fundraising and volunteerism: The power of reviews

A look at how GreatNonprofits reviews can help increase support for your cause and grow your nonprofit's network. Why online reviews are a big deal Smartphones, social media, and increased connectivity have made an incredible amount of information available to us anytime, anywhere. This accessibility has changed the way we make decisions as consumers. Not sure where to go … Continue reading Fundraising and volunteerism: The power of reviews

Volunteers OR Donors? Think Again.

About the author: Tess Srebro of VolunteerMatch is a Marketing & Language-Crafting Expert with a Master’s of Nonprofit Leadership and a B.A. in Public Relations. You can read more of her work at VolunteerMatch's blog for nonprofit organizations: Engaging Volunteers. Volunteer-donor hybrids are more common than you might think. This post looks at why this is the case and … Continue reading Volunteers OR Donors? Think Again.

Turn engagement into donations

We’ve already shown you how to customize your donation page to present a compelling message- check out 5 ways to customize your Donation Page for a refresher – but now take a look at how a donation button can help turn donor engagement into donations. If there’s one important feature of all successful nonprofit fundraising campaigns, it’s effective donor … Continue reading Turn engagement into donations

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

Introducing our NEW “Donate Now” buttons

Featuring quick, easy implementation, our “Donate Now” buttons are the perfect tool for last-minute year-end fundraising and beyond. With four different color schemes to choose from, our new donation buttons integrate seamlessly with your website and email communications designs. Donate buttons Download a "Donate Now" button to use on your website, in emails or in … Continue reading Introducing our NEW “Donate Now” buttons

Doubling-Down on Virtual Engagement: Livestream Highlights

Last week, our Director of Business Development, Andrea Lloyd, teamed up with Foundation Center to take a look at the relationship between online engagement and online donation systems in a nonprofit livestream: Doubling-Down on Virtual Engagement with Online Donation Platforms. With 2016 quickly coming to a close, now is the perfect time to learn how … Continue reading Doubling-Down on Virtual Engagement: Livestream Highlights

Featured Nonprofit FAQ: Updating your mailing address

Question How do we update our organization address on our JustGive account? Answer JustGive's comprehensive database of more than 1.8 million public charities is provided by GuideStar to make it easy for donors to find detailed information about charities that match their interests. JustGive uses the address information listed in GuideStar, making it crucial to … Continue reading Featured Nonprofit FAQ: Updating your mailing address

A look at our #GivingTuesday 2016

Thanks to your hardwork, JustGive recorded a 64% increase in donations to our participating organizations this #GivingTuesday. The biggest increases were seen in donations coming through donation buttons. When compared to 2015: Donation totals increased by 47% Average donation amount increased by 72% Our favorite highlight: an amazing 92% of donors chose to cover donation processing fees allowing us … Continue reading A look at our #GivingTuesday 2016

Offer your donors an additional way to give: Loyalty rewards points

A look at how two of our corporate partners, PointWorthy and American Express, can help your donors turn loyalty rewards points into cash donations for your cause. These days nearly every consumer earns rewards points through loyalty programs with their preferred credit card carriers, retailers, or hotel chains. If they’re anything like me, the majority … Continue reading Offer your donors an additional way to give: Loyalty rewards points

Featured Nonprofit FAQ: Personalized Donation Receipt

Question Can We Customize Our Donation Receipt? Answer Your donation receipt can be customized with your organization’s logo. If you uploaded a logo when you customized your donation page, that same logo will be used in your donors’ email receipts. To upload your logo and customize your donation page, visit our nonprofit resources: Edit your Donation … Continue reading Featured Nonprofit FAQ: Personalized Donation Receipt