Georgia Gives Day Resources
We offer a full slate of training events, tools, and resources designed to help nonprofits tailor their Georgia Gives Day campaigns for maximum impact.
Participate in our annual next Georgia Gives Day campaign -- our sixth event is coming up on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 -- and GAgives.org is also yours to use as a free, year-round fundraising platform for your organization.
What to do now
1. Sign yourself (and your team) up to receive our GA Gives communications. You'll then be subscribed to hear about the latest news, receive invites to training opportunities, hear about new prize and partner announcements, and benefit from campaign planning tips and timely reminders. Sign up now
2. Read our 2017 Roadmap, with a step-by-step guide to start planning for this year's camapign here.
2. Bookmark this page as your go-to place for training opportunities (all free to participating nonprofits) and access to our on-demand webinar archive. To the right, you'll find quick links to key resources and select articles. Check back as we continually add new resources to help you plan and build your campaign as we all gear up for the big day!
Live Training Events
To be announced.
Strategies to Maximize your Georgia Gives Day Campaign
Our annual training event featured a panel discussion and breakout sessions with experts and peers on attracting new donors, leveraging incentive funds, and social media strategies. Read the top takeaways
How to Boost Your Nonprofit's Social Presence this Georgia Gives Day
Alex Brizzi, a digital specialist from Edelman Atlanta, shares tips on how to use social media effectively for your Georgia Gives Day campaign.
Lessons Learned: How Georgia Gives Day campaigns leveraged incentives
Learn about how your nonprofit can set up a Max My Gift program to challenge donors with matching and challenge gifts, and hear from three organizations who leveraged the program to boost their results: Girls Inc. of Greater Atlanta, Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance, and Enduring Hearts. download PDF
Getting Found: Creating a compelling Georgia Gives Day profile
This session walks through boosting profile searchability, making your profile compelling via storytelling, setting up the giving menu board to boost donations, using photos and videos, and adding your own challenges and incentives.
Maximize your GA Gives Day Donations: How to leveraging end-of-year giving and challenge gifts
This session will help your organization understand how to leverage your end of year campaign to activate even more donors to your cause; and how to create your own donor challenges and organizes games to make your promotions fun, exciting and engaging to both your traditional supporters and new audiences.
Creative Gives Day Campaigns
This session will take a look at some of the most creative campaign ideas from GA Gives Day and others across the country. If you are looking for unique ways to stand out, this is an opportunity to see what has worked for other organizations, large and small. View powerpoint
Effective GA Gives Day Email Campaigns
This session will cover how to create a strategy that will excite and engage your supporters.
Getting Eyeballs on Your Cause: Nonprofit resources for GA Gives Day and beyond
Whether your organization needs to promote fundraising activities and events or raise public awareness about an issue, these advertising programs will help you reach maximum public exposure on digital billboards, radio, and local television.