At GiveGab, GivingTuesday is one of the most exciting days of the year! It is a time where the desire to give is at an all-time high, and the passion and drive of our Giving Day partners are unstoppable.
In this episode of Giving & Gabbing, we chat with Meagan Given, Executive Director of the White Rose Leadership Institute, and host of Give Local York. Meagan shares her Giving Day story, highlighting her most recent experience coordinating an event that engaged supporters, both online and in-person, in meaningful ways.
Our 5th Annual Giving Day Leaders Forum (GDLF) kicked off on July 28, 2021. This exclusive event brings Giving Day leaders from across sectors and communities together for two days of learning, growing, and collaborating!
With plenty of networking opportunities, partner-curated sessions, and the launch of two new initiatives, the Giving Day Spark Awards, and Buddy Program, our attendees left feeling energized and ready to build upon new ideas and strategies developed during this event.
As a non-traditional campus, The University of Baltimore developed creative ways to engage with current students and alumni online through online Giving Days. By hosting a #GivingTuesday initiative in 2020, and their first Spring Giving Day in 2021, the University of Baltimore ended a five-year giving plateau with support from GiveGab.
Giving Days are still a relatively new concept in the fundraising space, and due to the ease and accessibility of online giving, we have seen a rapid expansion in the past six years. In our Giving Day Data Report, we explore key insights and findings that led to this growth.
#GivingTuesday is right around the corner, and it is more important than ever for organizations and schools to have an accessible and robust way to fundraise online! Last year, 4,051 organizations raised $20.7 million with GiveGab on #GivingTuesday. We want to keep this momentum up for 2021 as we support even more organizations fundraising on November 30.
In this episode of Giving & Gabbing, we connect with Nicholls State University’s Giving Day planning team - Jeremy Becker, the Executive Director of Nicholls Foundation; Hillary Charpentier, Development Director; and Katherine Mabile, Director of Alumni Affairs to discuss how they facilitate student participation during Give N Day.