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GIVING DAY

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Hosting a Successful First Giving Day with The University of Portland

Ly Ho, Client Relations Manager at Snap! Advance and students from the University of Portland discuss the impact of Pilots Give 2018, the University of Portland’s first ever Giving Day. The Snap! Advance platform provides an easy way for donors to give directly to the programs that they are most passionate about.

Jul 17, 2018

Columbia University Giving Day 2017

Columbia University Giving Day 2017 brought together donors from 59 countries around the globe.  Over 15,000 gifts were received within the 24-hour day and $15,616,036 total dollars were raised. Snap! Advance partnered with Columbia University on creating a giving day website that was easy to use for donors, staff, and volunteers. The custom design of […]

Nov 07, 2017

Avoiding Giving Day Site Crashes

Following tried and true fundraising strategies, U.S. colleges raised $40.3 billion for their capital and ongoing budgets in 2015. Some of those schools may have raised more if they’d a added a new item to the strategy checklist: “ensure sufficient online donation capacity.” Digital donation channels are becoming the portal through which more college donations […]

Jun 05, 2017

Establishing Your Giving Day Team Structure

An excerpt from our Giving Day Handbook: Giving Day Team Structure Once the Giving Day goals have been put in place, create your overall strategy by building a team to accomplish these goals. In working with leadership, make sure they are aware of the key milestones you are looking to accomplish. As you grow, your […]

Apr 04, 2017

The University of Portland Launches Their First Ever Giving Day

Amy Eaton, Director of Development for the University of Portland and Scott Heric, Chief of Staff at Snap! Advance discuss how UP launched their first ever Giving Day. Through their partnerships with schools, departments, and divisions across campus, #PilotsGive raised nearly $700,000 from 2,771 donors in 24 hours, shattering their initial goal of 1,000 donors.

Jul 10, 2018

What Should I do for #GivingTuesday?

As an institution, there are three options for Giving Tuesday. 1. Do Nothing 2. Go All In 3. Compliment current Annual Fundraising strategies When participating in Giving Tuesday make sure to include a hashtag #GivingTuesday in your social media messaging and promotion. Some of the great benefits of participating in Giving Tuesday for your school […]

Oct 04, 2017

Involving Campus Groups for your Giving Day

An excerpt from our Giving Day Handbook: Involving groups on campus is not as difficult as you may think. There are a multitude of groups within different departments within an institution. Some of these departments may include individual schools and colleges, athletic and club sports, and alumni chapters. There’s a parent-child relationship between institutions and […]

May 09, 2017

Giving Day Messaging – Keep it ‘FUN’

Engaging the ‘Digital Donor’ has always been a high priority for us here at Snap! Advance.  Giving Days are the latest in creative and fun ways to engage your audience. There are three types of donors in your database: The Always Donor – This is a donor that you can count on, one that will […]

Nov 07, 2017

Giving Day Strategy Sessions

In addition to the features within the Snap! Advance Giving Day platform, clients receive strategy sessions from our digital campaign experts that will help in overall giving and alumni participation.  After our record breaking Giving Day with Notre Dame, we conducted four Giving Day Strategy Session Webinars that you can view at a time that […]

Oct 04, 2017

Notre Dame Day 2017

Notre Dame Day 2017 kicked off on Sunday, April 23rd at 6:42 PM EST.  Unlike other Giving Days, Notre Dame Day is a global celebration for the entire Notre Dame family to take action and participate. The event started with a live broadcast that would go for 29 hours.  The broadcast streamed within our Giving […]

May 03, 2017

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