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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.

Our next Georgia Gives Day is coming up on November 9, 2017. Register here now use GAgivesday.org as a free, year-round fundraising platform for your organization. 

Below, you'll find a calendar of training opportunities (all free to participating nonprofits), along with 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!

A first step: If you're not yet receiving GA Gives communications, sign up now to get the latest news, receive invites to training opportunities, hear about new prizes and incentive announcements, and benefit from campaign planning tips, timely reminders, and more.  
 

Live Training Events

9.16.16 | Atlanta
Strategies to Maximize your Georgia Gives Day Campaign

Our annual training event at GCN, complimentary to all participating organizations, featured a panel discussion and breakout sessions with experts and peers on attracting new donors, leveraging incentive funds, social media strategies. 

Read the top takeaways

 

On-Demand Webinars

Over the past five years, we've created a series of webinars to show you how to maximize your participation in Georgia Gives Day. Check back as we continue to add new ones.

Georgia Gives Day: Final Steps to Prepare for Success
Monday, November 14 at 2 pm
Register here

Georgia Gives Day: How to Prepare your Profile Page and Giving Day Platform Overview

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Georgia Gives Day: How to Prepare your Profile Page and Giving Day Platform Overview
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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. 
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Lessons Learned from 2015 Georgia Gives Day Campaigns
that Leveraged Incentive Funds

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 2015 results: Girls Inc. of Greater Atlanta, Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance, and Enduring Hearts.
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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.
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The Social Path to Georgia Gives Day
Learn how to create a comprehensive social media roadmap for your GA Gives Day 2015 campaign. In this webinar, social media expert Sherry Heyl will show you how to identify people who are most likely to support your cause and advocate on your behalf though social media; share tips on how to craft your story to maximize potential giving; and provide a rundown of the various tools and platforms that will help you amplify your nonprofit's message.
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Maximize your GA Gives Day Donations by 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. 
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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. 
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Effective GA Gives Day Email Campaigns
This session will cover how to create a strategy that will excite and engage your supporters. 
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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. 
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Stay in the loop

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Stay tuned for 2016 Prizes

Prize Overview
Prize Rules
Prize Schedule

Get started

Register to participate in Georgia Gives Day, and to use GAgivesday.org as a free, year-round fundraising platform for your organization.

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and Technical FAQs.

 

Download our guides
& toolkits

Nonprofit Toolkit

Planning Timeline & Checklist

Social Media Toolkit

Gain insights from
our reporting

Strategies to Maximize your Georgia Gives Day Campaign

Your roadmap to Georgia Gives Day 2016

Georgia Gives Day 2015: Bringing our state together

Kanter's Strategies for Giving Day Success, Part 1 and Part 2

Georgia Gives Day 2014: Greater Campaigns Mean Greater Giving

How Nonprofits Powered Their Own Gives Day Success

Into The Vortex: A Support Model for Activating Your Cause Champions Online

Where The Donors Are