GAgives | Nonprofit Resources
As Georgia’s #GivingTuesday organizer and champion, GCN is here to support your success! We’ll help your nonprofit get ready with timely planning tips, free training events, on-demand webinars, online support, campaign graphics, and more.New GAgives.org feature:
Join thousands of fellow Georgia nonprofits – and organizations worldwide – coming together for the next annual day of generosity: Tuesday, November 27, 2018.
Either way, GCN is here to help. 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!
On August 17, 2018, our 2018 GAgives on #GivingTuesday nonprofit kickoff event featured a keynote from #GivingTuesday’s community lead, Jamie McDonald, highlighting winning campaigns from around the world, plus panel discussions on campaign planning, strategies, and tactics from eight of Georgia’s own top-performing campaign leads.
Click here to download the #GivingTuesday Keynote presentation slides.
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September 18 @2pm
How to get started on GAgives.org
An orientation for nonprofits interested in, or new to, the GAgives.org platform.
September 25 @2pm
How to optimize your nonprofit’s GAgives.org profile page
An orientation to customize your nonprofit’s profile page, review of the latest platform features and resources, followed by a Q&A.
GAgives.org 2018 Jumpstart: Planning Tips & New Features (2018)
Start your campaign strong with early planning tips and platform updates from GAgives.org Susan Higgs, Training Director at Click&Pledge. Learn about the new feature enhancements available for nonprofits campaigning via GAgives.org, including Video Fundraising with pledgeTV, Facebook Ads, and customizable donation pages. Plus: small tasks that you can do now to make things easier this fall, and how to get help when you need it.
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. We'll review the last-minute strategies you can focus on now to make it a successful fundraiser for your nonprofit.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.