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How To Succeed In Our 2019 Photo Contest: Top Tips From 2018 Winners

How To Succeed In Our 2019 Photo Contest: Top Tips From 2018 Winners

With the right image, you have the power to communicate your organization’s mission to donors in a compelling way. GlobalGiving’s annual Photo Contest gives our nonprofit partners a platform to show off your best shots, spread awareness, and gain new donors! To get you started, here are a few helpful tips from three top finishers in the 2018 Photo Contest:

Anjali Mittal – International Association for Human Values

DO use an image that you created yourself. 

“If you are considering entering the Photo Contest, you have probably been an avid photography hobbyist for some time and have your own personally created library of images. Draw on these images to find inspiration for your non-profit. The same things that inspire you are likely to be reflected in or have motivated your non-profit in some way. Once you find the connection that speaks to you, it will speak to others who may be moved to contribute to your non-profit.”

GlobalGiving Photo Contest

GlobalGiving Photo Contest

GlobalGiving’s Annual Photo Contest is celebrating its 10th anniversary! Each year, we have the privilege of sharing our partner’s incredible work through the art of photography. This contest is the perfect opportunity to build support within your community, expand your outreach, and capture your organization’s mission in a visual narrative. 

When you submit your most compelling images, your organization will have a chance to compete for prizes including $1,000 towards your project, social media promotion, and time on GlobalGiving’s homepage. So find your most inspiring photos, add them to your project page, and enter today!

Be sure to tune in to our live webinar on Wednesday, Aug. 21, (watch recording) and read the Terms + Conditions for complete details!

Here’s an overview of the 2019 Photo Contest:

Step 1: Select your photos by August 29th

Organizations are invited to submit up to 3 photos for consideration in the contest. Please submit all photos through one entry form.

Any photo that you would like to submit to the 2019 Photo Contest must be set as the primary photo that is posted on your active project page when you complete and submit the entry form. You may enter existing or new photos into the contest, but any new photos must be uploaded to your project page(s) by Thursday, August 29th, 2019 at 23:59:59 EDT in order to ensure sufficient time for approval by the GlobalGiving team. Complete this entry form once all photos that you wish to submit for consideration in the 2019 Photo Contest are posted on your project page(s).

The 2018 Photo Contest Is Here!

The 2018 Photo Contest Is Here!

GlobalGiving’s 9th Annual Photo Contest is right around the corner! Each year we have the pleasure of showcasing the amazing impact of our nonprofit partners through the art of photography. This contest is the perfect opportunity to improve your organization’s visual messaging, cultivate stronger relationships with existing donors, and expand your support base of prospective donors.

In a new spin on the rules this year, people who sign up to receive updates from your project and GlobalGiving when voting will have their votes counted three times! This is a great way to increase visibility and generate more funds for your project. Your organization will also have a chance to compete for prizes including $1,000 towards your project, social media promotion, and time on GlobalGiving’s homepage! So find your most compelling and vivid photos, add them to your project page, and follow the simple step by step instructions below to enter the contest.

Say Cheese — the 2017 Photo Contest Is Here!

Say Cheese — the 2017 Photo Contest Is Here!

Are you looking for a fun and exciting way to engage your donors? If so, GlobalGiving’s 8th Annual Photo Contest is right around the corner!  Each year we have the pleasure of showcasing the amazing impact of our nonprofit partners through the art of photography. This contest is the perfect opportunity to improve your organization’s visual messaging, cultivate stronger relationships with existing donors, and expand your support base of prospective donors.

Each time your photo receives a vote, you a gain a new subscriber to your project report. This is a great way to increase visibility and generate more funds toward your project. Your organization will also have a chance to compete for prizes including $1,000 towards your project and social media promotion! So find your most compelling and vivid photos, add them to your project page, and follow the simple step by step instructions below to enter the contest!

Photos Can Help Your Fundraising!

Photos Can Help Your Fundraising!

The best camera you have is the one in your hand” – Sarah Eddy

GlobalGiving had the pleasure of hosting the “Photography for Digital +Social Communications” webinar with guest speaker Sarah Eddy. Sarah is a multimedia specialist with experience working for the government, nonprofit, and private sectors.

With the Seventh Annual GlobalGiving Photo Contest starting July 18th, we feel it is important to show our nonprofit partners how great photos can positively impact your organization’s mission and help with your fundraising. With the popularity of social media, there is limited time to capture the attention of viewers. Over 50% of individuals remember information when it’s paired with a relevant image and content with images receive more views than those without images. Sarah shared her insight on how to attract and maintain the attention of supporters through the use of good photography.