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Introducing Automated, Segmented Thank You Notes

Introducing Automated, Segmented Thank You Notes

We all know that thanking donors soon after they give is key to forming a long-term relationship with them. We also know that for a long time, nonprofit partners have had to send thank you notes to their GlobalGiving donors one-by-one, which sometimes takes hours after a successful fundraising campaign. Many partners had great ideas for improving the thank you note process, which our team of developers took very seriously! 

Starting today, we’re so excited to introduce a new tool that will make thanking your donors easier, faster, and more meaningful. 

The new Thank You Notes Manager introduces two powerful concepts: automation and segmentation. By setting up automation rules, you ensure every single donor is thanked on a timeline you decide. 

New Donation Currencies On GlobalGiving!

New Donation Currencies On GlobalGiving!

It’s been a big year for GlobalGiving—earlier this year, we introduced Euros as a donation option, and this week, we’re adding Canadian dollars (CAD) and Australian dollars (AUD)!

Since the GlobalGiving community is truly global, expanding the currency offerings available to donors is important for us. We’ve started with these three additional options this year since they represent significant portions of the GlobalGiving donor community. And we’re hoping to add even more currencies in the future!

New Donation Currencies On GlobalGiving! Your nonprofit’s donors across the Eurozone, Canada, and Australia can now donate to your project through GlobalGiving without paying conversion fees. GlobalGiving will pay the bank’s currency conversion fees out of our normal fees at no extra cost to you. Review frequently asked questions about the currencies available on GlobalGiving.

Want to suggest another currency or an improvement to this process? Add your thoughts on GlobalGiving’s product roadmap!

Take Your Online Fundraising to the Next Level!

Take Your Online Fundraising to the Next Level!

What: GlobalGiving’s 2019 Online Fundraising Academy is a four-week course consisting of weekly 1.5 hour-long online sessions. 

Who: Any organisation on GlobalGiving that wishes to develop a sustainable fundraising plan in order to support your great work! New graduates and experienced organisations are both welcome.

When: Online on Wednesdays from Oct. 9 – 30, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. BST

Why: This academy is perfect if you would like to receive advice and consultation from fundraising professionals and experts in their fields on creating a fundraising strategy, attracting new donors, retaining donor in the long run, and more!

Get Ready For #GivingTuesday 2019!

Get Ready For #GivingTuesday 2019!

WHAT: #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving celebrated by nonprofits, corporations, and donors alike. Since its inception in 2012, GlobalGiving has participated in #GivingTuesday to help our nonprofit community make the most of every giving season!

WHY: #GivingTuesday is an opportunity to harness the generosity of people around the world to bring about real change in your community. To help our partners start this year-end fundraising season off right, we’re releasing a $500,000 Incentive Fund and 10 bonus prizes worth $42,000 over a 24-hour period on #GivingTuesday.

WHO: All active Partner, Leader, and Superstar organizations are eligible to participate in this #GivingTuesday campaign. Emerging organizations and GlobalGiving sponsored projects and funds are ineligible to participate in this campaign. Active projects and microprojects will be automatically included. The deadline to submit new projects, project edits, project appeals, and project reports is 17:00:00 ET on Nov. 26, 2019

The Disaster Feedback Fellows Program is back!

The Disaster Feedback Fellows Program is back!

The 2018 inaugural GlobalGiving Disaster Feedback Fellows program was a huge success and we’re bringing it back again this year! 

We’re inviting GlobalGiving partners working on disaster relief and recovery across the world to apply to be part of the 2019-2020 Disaster Feedback Fellowship program. These 5 fellows will be part of a cohort of 10 frontline practitioners who are currently utilizing feedback practices in their work and will be supported by Feedback Labs for a year-long fellowship to deepen that practice. 

If you’re a GlobalGiving partner working across thematic areas outside the scope of disaster response, you’re eligible to apply to this related Feedback Fellows program. Otherwise, please read on.