Crowdfunding can be an overwhelming process. Picking a platform, learning how it works and even amplifying reach all seem like pretty daunting tasks, but they don’t have to be. At Make Giving Happen, digital giving is our specialty. We work … Read More
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How to amplify your crowdfunding campaign with Google Analytics
5 Reasons to Have Make Giving Happen in Your Fundraising Toolbox
With all the tools, services and solutions available in the giving space, we often get questions from prospective clients about why they need MGH especially when they already have software to manage their fundraising operations. This guide breaks out the 5 most … Read More
Combining Crowdfunding and Traditional Fundraising.
There’s been a lot of discussion surrounding crowdfunding vs traditional fundraising: which is best and why you should use one over another. You may be hearing that you should add crowdfunding to your fundraising methods. However, if you are new to crowdfunding you might be unsure of where to begin, or … Read More
Want to take advantage of Giving Tuesday? Here’s How
After consumers shop on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday purpose was to be the “Opening day of the Giving season.” Taking place November 27th but before the holidays! Giving Tuesday gives you the chance to get donors to participate before … Read More
Carleton University Mentioned by GivingTuesday
GivingTuesday is an organization that created a global movement for giving and volunteering. In 2017, 6 million Canadians donated on GivingTuesday. Twitter impressions reach was 21.7 billion globally in 2017. In their higher education toolkit, GivingTuesday mentions crowdfunding as one of the … Read More
What to Know About Running a Google Ad Grant Campaign
Note: This is a follow up to our previous post about the Google Ad Grant. If you’re unfamiliar with the opportunity, click here for a primer. Disclaimer: Make Giving Happen operates independently of Google Ad Grants and is not affiliated … Read More
Google Ad Grants Wants to Give Your Non-Profit $10,000
Disclaimer: Make Giving Happen operates independently of Google Ad Grants and is not affiliated with Google. To apply for the Google Ad Grant, please visit https://www.google.ca/intl/en/grants/. In the non-profit world, funding is hard to come by, and every bit counts. … Read More
Why Donor Profiles are Important to your Fundraising Success.
Here at Make Giving Happen we’ve expanded our features, and now your users can create profiles. This is not just good for them – it’s a huge opportunity for you. Think about all your online profiles – for example, … Read More
Why Social Media Login is Important
At Make Giving Happen we have a new feature that we are really excited about. We now have a social media login added to our platform! Why is social login important? Have you heard of password fatigue? We’re sure you … Read More
What is crowdfunding? A Beginner’s Guide.
What is crowdfunding, anyway? We’re all familiar with traditional fundraising. It comes in myriad forms: from humble bake sales, to sponsorship programs, to subscription programs, to dinners and giant galas. Throughout the years, traditional fundraising has been a lifeline for … Read More