Your in-person events bring your supporters together to celebrate your organization and bring in additional revenue for the year. With social distancing being a fact of life, it has become critical for organizations to offer virtual alternatives to in-person fundraising events.
Through an almost 26-hour live stream planned in under 6 weeks, Missoula Gives 2020 saw its most successful Giving Day yet. They experienced record-breaking engagement as 3,337 donors came together to raise $811,294 for their local nonprofits in a time where community support was needed more than ever.
On July 22, 2020, we partnered with the Nonprofit Learning Lab for a live webinar about Supporting Your Community Online During A Crisis, co-hosted by Kyle, our Director of Civic Engagement, and myself, GiveGab’s Associate Director of Civic Engagement.
As the Philanthropic Leader of the Austin Community, long-standing Donation Forms customer, Austin Community Foundation partnered with a truly incredible event benefiting several organizations operating in the Austin community.
Just like that, we went from talking about the rising trends in fundraising for 2020 to how nonprofits can sustain operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Needless to say, it was quite the pivot in conversation.