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We offer a full slate of tools, resources and training opportunities designed to help nonprofits develop GAgives on #GivingTuesday campaigns for maximum impact.

Join thousands of fellow Georgia nonprofits coming together for the next annual day of generosity on Tuesday, November 27, 2018

You are welcome to use GAgives.org as a year-round fundraising platform for your organization. (Learn more here.) Or, run your campaign using another donation platform of your choice. 

Either way, be sure to sign up to receive notice of our complimentary training opportunities, new resources, and timely tips to help ready your team for the big day. And tap into the many resources highlighted to the right, and below!

 

Kick-off rally and training event

SAVE THE DATE—Thursday, August 16, 2018—for a morning of presentations, panel discussion, and plenty of comaraderie with experts and peers. Be sure to sign up for communications to receive your invitiation.

 

Live webinar events

Coming this summer and fall.

 

On-Demand Webinars

Last-minute strategies to get ready for a great GAgives on #GivingTuesday (2017)
Even with Halloween behind us, you can carry that sugar rush into November as we hit the four-week countdown to the launch of the giving season—starting with GAgives on #GivingTuesday. In this webinar, we'll review the last-minute strategies you can focus on now to make it a successful fundraiser for your nonprofit.
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GAgives and #GivingTuesday: Storytelling and Marketing (2017)
A review of how to tell a great story and build your marketing for the big day. 
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GAgives on #GivingTuesday: How to Optimize your Nonprofit’s Profile Page (2017)
Click & Pledge, our GAgives.org platform provider, explains how to login and optimize your nonprofit's page, covering new features, highlights of GAgives website, instructions on how to customize your profile, and additional resources.
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GAgives on #GivingTuesday: How to Get Started (2017)
Click & Pledge, our GAgives.org platform provider, explains about the enrollment process to participate in this year's event. This webinar is for nonprofits who are new to GAgives and have NOT participated in past campaigns.
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Get Ready for GAgives on #GivingTuesday (2017)
A review of GAgives must-knows and overview of the history and growth of #GivingTuesday, best practices around goal setting, building an ambassador corps, and case studies from past successful campaigns. This webinar is for nonprofit leaders and development staff thinking about participating in this year's campaign or looking for a jumpstart to the new opportunities presented by our partnership with #GivingTuesday. 
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GAgives: How to Prepare your Profile Page and Giving Day Platform Overview (2016)
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How to Boost Your Nonprofit's GAgives Social Presence (2016)
Alex Brizzi, a digital specialist from Edelman Atlanta, shares tips on how to use social media effectively for your GAgives campaign.
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Lessons Learned: How GAgives campaigns leveraged incentives to maximize giving (2016)
Learn about how your nonprofit can set up a Max My Gift Challenge to excite 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.
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Getting Found: Creating a compelling GAgives profile (2015)
Learn how to boost profile searchability, make your profile more compelling with storytelling, set up the giving menu board to boost donations, use photos and videos, and add your own challenge or matching gift incentives.
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Maximize your GAgives Donations: How to leverage end-of-year giving and challenge gifts (2015)
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 organize 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 (2014)
This session takes a look at some of the most creative campaign ideas from GAgives 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 GAgives Day Email Campaigns (2014)
This session covers how to create a strategy that will excite and engage your supporters.
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Getting Eyeballs on Your Cause: Nonprofit resources for GAgives and beyond (2014)
Whether your organization needs to promote fundraising activities and events or raise public awareness about an issue, these advertising programs provide an opportunities to help you reach maximum public exposure on digital billboards, radio, and local television. 
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CONNECT

Sign up to receive GAgives communications to support your campaign with event invites, timely tips, prize announcements, and more.

Join our private Facebook group for participating nonprofits to ask questions, share ideas, and connect with fellow campaigners.

Follow @GAgives on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram to participate in the community conversation.

Follow @GAnonprofits on Facebook and Twitter for campaign support, along with sector news and insight.

Need assistance? GCN's GAgives team is here to help. Contact us.


PARTICIPATE

Join us for next GAgives on #GivingTuesday on Nov. 27, 2018. 

Registration is open to build a profile and ecommerce account on GAgives.org, which you also use as a year-round fundrasing platform. If your nonprofit has participated in past years and already has an active profile page on GAgives.org, you're all set!

Or, use your own donation platform and sign up to receive GAgives communications to take advantage of our resources and support.

 

TAP INTO TOOLS
AND RESOURCES

Nonprofit Toolkit
STAND BY: 2018 TOOLS ARE COMING SOON!
Download logos, campaign graphics, planning guides, on-demand webinars, and more.
 

GAIN INSIGHT FROM
OUR REPORTING

Power Shift: The #GivingTuesday founder on the "new power" principles transforming philanthropy
The potential of new power, its role in the rise of #GivingTuesday, and how nonprofits can use it to mobilize supporters and teams

Campaign kickoff tips from GAgives vets
Highlights from our 2017 panel discussion with experts and top campaigners.

Your GAgives on #GivingTuesday 2017 Roadmap
A good place to start your planning with a list of to-dos.

Strategies to Maximize your Georgia Gives Day Campaign
Our 2016 training event featured a panel discussion and breakout sessions with experts and peers on attracting new donors, leveraging incentive funds, and social media strategies. 

Georgia Gives Day 2015: Bringing our state together

Kanter's Strategies for Giving Day Success, Part 1 and Part 2
Evergreen strategies and tactics from a giving day expert.

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