Leveraging opportunities to build, connect, grow

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
| by Guest Contributor |

A frequent challenge for nonprofit organizations is dealing with unexpected setbacks — the failed donor renewal, the sudden loss of a key department head, or the departure of a board member. But after two decades in the nonprofit sector, I’ve come to realize that there are just as many unexpected opportunities from which nonprofits can benefit.

Max My Gift: How to Leverage Challenge Funds to Maximize Donations

Friday, September 4, 2015
| by Editor |

This Georgia Gives Day, excite your donors with a challenge! We call it Max My Gift, and it provides your organization with a means to promote matching...

Matching and challenge gifts have long proved to be powerful tools for public fundraising campaigns. Via Gives Days across the country, nonprofits have successfully leveraged the generosity of their partners to maximize donations.

Our Max My Gift program makes it easy. Here’s how to get started:

7 Pro Tips to Get Your Georgia Gives Day Campaign Underway


With Georgia Gives Day just 3 months away, here’s a checklist to jumpstart your campaign planning! Join us for our fourth annual "flashmob of giving" on November 12th, and take full advantage of this unique opportunity to activate your nonprofit’s cause champions and connect with new donors.

Last year, close to 18,000 donations were made, and 1 in 10 came from Georgians who had never before given money to a nonprofit. In a single day, participating nonprofits across the state raised $2.3 million, bringing the grand total brought in by Georgia Gives to more than $5 million!