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Red Nose Day

Posted by Ethan Kotel on May 23, 2017 11:40:00 AM

Jack Black's Message for All of Us

We have a lot of fun here at mGive: we joke around a lot, we try to always be happy and smiling, we try to emulate the positive energy evinced by you, our nonprofit partners.

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Topics: text to give, Mobile Fundraising, Mobile Engagement, Fundraising, Events, Event Planning, community, Red Nose Day

The Youth on Record Block Party

Posted by Ethan Kotel on May 15, 2017 11:16:30 AM

4 Best Practices Spotted in the Wild

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This weekend, one of our favorite local Denver charities, Youth on Record, held their second annual block party, and were met with a rousing success. 

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Topics: text to give, Mobile Fundraising, Mobile Engagement, Fundraising, Events, Event Planning, community

3 Tips for Planning a Successful Event

Posted by Ethan Kotel on Mar 14, 2017 12:15:18 PM

As Told by a Local Musician

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Topics: mgive, nonprofit, Fundraising, donors, Events, Event Planning

3 Ways to Follow Up After the Event to Maximize Donor Engagement

Posted by Jonathan Bray on Mar 8, 2017 3:25:55 PM

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People think that when the event is done, their job is done.

E. I. E. I. NOOOOO!

The follow up is as nearly important as the event itself!

If people had fun or were inspired, they’re ready to talk about it and remember the good times RIGHT NOW! You spent a lot of time making the event a success... following up is easy work that often gets overlooked. However, proper follow up is a massive opportunity to maximize your efforts to build and strengthen your community.

You want to follow up and create some stickiness with your community so that they share it with their friends and remember the good time they had. Here's mGive's very own Spencer Townshend to discuss event follow up best practices. Check out the video and read on for more detail! 
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Topics: Fundraising, Marketing, Events

Maximizing Engagement, Acquisition, & Fundraising #During Your Events

Posted by Jonathan Bray on Jun 9, 2016 3:05:23 PM

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When your supporters are finally at your event, face-to-face, it’s really important to make the most out of that time by communicating all the outcomes you’re seeking.

Don’t leave anything on that proverbial table!

One common thing that can go wrong at a fundraising event is that people get caught up in all the fun you’ve planned and forget that’s it’s actually about fundraising!
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Topics: Fundraising, Marketing, Events

3 Underused Focal Points to Get Your Event Ducks in a Row

Posted by Jonathan Bray on Jun 2, 2016 1:05:15 PM

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1.Core Focus & Goal Setting

You can’t expect to just put a seed in the dirt and have it grow into a beautiful lemon tree. There’s the process of organization, planning, and goal setting that go into growing a successful event campaign. Follow these steps and trust you me, your fruit trees will be beautifully bountiful.

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Topics: Fundraising, mobile, Events

Free-Range Nonprofit Fundraising Event Tips for Explosive Growth

Posted by Jonathan Bray on Apr 28, 2016 1:32:59 PM

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Hey Hey Hey Interwebs!

We’re Home, Home on the Range.

“The farmer has to be an optimist or he wouldn’t still be a farmer.” - Will Rodgers

We’re gearing up for a mega 4 part event series that’ll blow your mind. But before we get started we’re gonna whet your whistle with the mastermind that put the whole thing in motion...

Are you ready for some explosive event fundraising knowledge to use for your upcoming events? 

I know Shaq and Kitty are...

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Topics: Mobile Fundraising, Mobile Engagement, Fundraising, mobile, Events

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