GiveSignup Fall Webinar Series

This fall, join the GiveSignup sales team for one or more of our biweekly educational webinars on GiveSignup donations and ticket events. Jake, Chris, and Amanda will go over GiveSignup’s purpose-built features that will help your nonprofit raise money in this unprecedented fall. We plan to roll out new features throughout the fall, and these […]

GiveSignup August Newsletter

GiveSignup Fall Cram Sessions The GiveSignup team hosted three sessions during RunSignup | GiveSignup’s fall cram session on August 25th. The sessions focused on ways nonprofits can raise money and engage supporters this fall: Peer to Peer Fundraising Options on RunSignup | GiveSignup; Giving Tuesday Campaigns; and Nonprofit Virtual Case Studies. All session recordings, slides, […]

Virtual Event Fundraising Tips for Nonprofits

Several months into the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent shutdown of almost all in-person fundraising, nonprofits are forced to continually find new ways to engage their supporters from a distance. The good news is that there are plenty of ways that you can do this virtually, and RunSignup | GiveSignup offers a set of tools that […]

PayPal Donate Buttons vs. GiveSignup Donation Forms

GiveSignup Donation Forms provide nonprofits a great upgrade path from old PayPal donate buttons. There are a number of advantages to upgrading: Feature your Nonprofit’s branding, not PayPal’s branding Encourage donation levels Give donors flexible choices of one-time or recurring gifts Enable tribute information collection Use your URL / Domain (for free!) Donation use designation […]

Welcome, Amanda, Chris, & Jake!

We are excited to welcome Amanda, Chris, and Jake to the GiveSignup | RunSignup team! They are joining us as GiveSignup’s sales team, and will help existing and new nonprofit customers use GiveSignup | RunSignup’s technology to raise money, save money, and engage supporters. Amanda Sweet Amanda graduated from Shippensburg University with a Marketing degree […]

Donations and Fundraising: COVID-19 Webinar Recap

Further your mission–but first, take care of your people This is and will continue to be an extremely difficult time for nonprofits. It’s time to go back to basics: engage your communities. People need connection more than ever. Focus on your employees, beneficiaries, and volunteers first, and keep any donations and fundraising messaging simple, actionable, […]

Webinar Recap: GiveSignup Ticket Events

Ticketing for Nonprofits In this week’s webinar, GiveSignup Account Manager Elisabeth DellaRova covered basic ticket event setup and then demonstrated some of our newer, more advanced features that can help your nonprofit raise more and save time. Ready to set up a ticket event? Create Ticket Event Basic Event Setup Support You can use these […]

GiveSignup Newsletter, February 2020

GiveSignup.org We are happy to introduce our new GiveSignup website. We feature more of our characters who represent the different ways your nonprofit can generate revenue and engage supporters on GiveSignup: Run/Walk/Rides, Donation Websites, and Ticket Events. The new website design has a single and simple call to action: Get started free.  When you get started free, […]

GiveSignup January Newsletter

2019 RaceTrends Report Our 2019 RaceTrends Report is here! The report uses the 50,000+ races, runs, walks, and rides and 7+ million participants who registered on our site in 2019 to evaluate the state of the US market. The report includes data and insights on endurance event giving trends: Fundraisers who linked their RunSignup fundraising […]

Fundraising: Team Fundraisers

Team fundraising can be a great way to encourage competition and community for your fundraising event. RunSignup makes it simple for your fundraisers to sign up, become a fundraiser, and join or create a team.Please Note: You must enable Donations and Individual Fundraisers before you can enable Team Fundraisers. There are five tiles that organize […]

We’re Hiring – GiveSignup Inside Sales Rep

Do you… Have a passion for nonprofits? Love working with the latest and greatest technology? Want to bring technology solutions to thousands of nonprofits? Want to work with a dynamic and cutting-edge tech company that’s using the art of technology to make a difference in the endurance and nonprofit market? We are looking for a […]

2019 Review: RunSignup – Facebook Fundraiser Integration

RunSignup announced our free Facebook Fundraiser integration in July 2019. The integration allows your fundraisers to auto-create a Facebook Fundraiser from RunSignup. The amounts raised on RunSignup and Facebook are automatically synced, enabling your participants (and your nonprofit) to raise more and reach fundraising goals faster. It’s already clear from our data that the RunSignup […]

Fundraising: Individual Fundraisers

You can allow your supporters to fundraise for your cause by going to Fundraising >> Individual Fundraisers and enabling Individual Fundraisers. There are 4 tiles that organize existing settings and make setting up fundraising simple: General Settings Customizations and Display Settings Fundraiser Rewards Advanced Settings Click the tile component to edit the settings: This blog […]

Donation and Fundraising UX Update

Today more than 8,000 nonprofits use RunSignup as an all-in-one registration and fundraising solution, and even more races allow donations and fundraising on behalf of charity partners. With the 2019 launch of GiveSignup and the release of the most powerful tools in the industry that help your fundraisers raise more, from our free Facebook Fundraiser […]

Donations: Setup

You can enable donations for your run/walk/ride and customize your donation settings on the Donations Setup tab. There are 7 tiles that organize existing settings and make setting up donations simple: General Settings Donation Page Customizations Tax Deduction Rules Donation Discounts Corporate Matching Gifts Donation Summary Emails Advanced Settings Click the tile component to customize […]

Donation Forms: UX

Donation forms offer a new and exciting option for donating. Donation Forms automatically apply your nonprofit’s branding and custom domain or subdomain, giving your nonprofit a 100% white-label solution to collect donations. As we continue to work on donation forms we wanted to share some of the usability updates that we are making. Accessibility Fixes We ran an […]

Donation Forms

Nonprofits can now create an unlimited number of Donation Forms to grow donations. Donation Forms automatically apply your nonprofit’s branding and custom domain or subdomain, giving your nonprofit a 100% white-label solution to collect donations. Donation Forms are both powerful and easy to create so that your nonprofit can raise more and save time: Create […]

Donation Website Cover Pages

With GiveSignup’s donation websites, any nonprofit can create a beautiful website for their nonprofit or donation campaign with a custom domain or subdomain, built-in security, mobile responsiveness, SEO optimization, and integrated donation confirmation information. Cover pages let nonprofits create websites that look as professional and unique as the missions they represent. GiveSignup’s Donation Websites look […]

Re-Order Ticket Groups

You can now easily drag and drop ticket groups to re-arrange the order in which they appear on your ticket event website and in the ticket purchase path. To re-order your ticket groups, go to the Ticket Event Wizard >> Step 2. Using the left-hand drag icon, re-arrange your ticket groups. Click Save Sort Order […]

What Happened to Crowdrise?

Many nonprofits, their run/walk/ride partners, individual fundraisers and their donors are being surprised to see Crowdrise.com redirected to an entirely new website – https://charity.gofundme.com/. It is a bit confusing since GoFundMe made no real mention of the Crowdrise brand shut-down and redirect in their press release on October 15, or anywhere on their site. GoFundMe […]

All-In-One Charity Bib Fundraising Platform

A growing number of nonprofits are using RunSignup/GiveSignup for charity bib fundraising. They are choosing RunSignup/GiveSignup as their all-in-one fundraising solution to raise more and save time for several reasons: Easy-to-use all-in-one platform for nonprofits and fundraisers Free platform with a flat 4% processing fee on all donations that donors can opt to pay Free […]

Ticket Event Questions

You can now collect additional information from your ticket purchasers and/or ticket holders with flexible Ticket Event Questions. To add questions for your attendees to answer when they buy tickets, navigate to Event >> Questions from your Ticket Event Dashboard. Click the orange Create a Question button to start adding questions. How to Create Questions […]

GiveSignup November Newsletter

Introducing Cover Pages for Ticket Events With GiveSignup’s free ticket event websites, any nonprofit can create real websites for all of their ticket events with a custom domain or subdomain, built-in security, mobile responsiveness, SEO optimization, and integrated event information. Cover pages take branding to the next level, with an easy point-and-click builder that allows a nonprofit to create unique […]

Ticket Event Cover Pages

With GiveSignup’s ticket event websites, any nonprofit can create a real website for their ticket event(s) with a custom domain or subdomain, built-in security, mobile responsiveness, SEO optimization, and integrated event information. Cover pages take branding to the next level, with an easy point-and-click builder that allows a nonprofit to build a unique landing page […]

Add Multiple Dedication Settings

You can now add multiple dedication settings to your race’s donation page. This gives donors more flexibility for how they can dedicate their donation when they donate to your cause. To add multiple dedication settings, navigate to Donations/Fundraising >> Setup >> Basic Setup on your Race Dashboard. Scroll to the bottom of the page and […]

Schedule and Send Ticket Event Reminder and Thank You Notifications

We’ve made it easy for nonprofits to email their ticket purchasers and/or ticket holders before and after an event. Sending a reminder of your attendees’ ticket purchase, ensuring that they have their ticket purchase QR code ready for a fast check-in with GiveSignup’s Ticket Event CheckIn App, communicating event details (like parking, directions, event schedule, […]

Donation Websites: CSV Upload for Offline Donations

You can now upload a CSV file of offline donations to any donation website. This makes it efficient to enter a large number of offline donations to your donation website. First, you will need a CSV file with the data you would like to import. Required fields for your CSV include: First Name Last Name […]

Ticket Event Payment Options: Set Up Later and Test Mode

When you create a Ticket Event, you can now invite someone to set up the payment account later or use test mode. This makes it simple for nonprofits to invite the appropriate point of contact in charge of finances to create a new payment account or link an existing payment account. It is also easy […]

Give Supporters the Option to Pay Ticket Fees

You can now give your supporters the option to pay the processing fee on ticket purchases. This is set up in the Ticket Event Wizard >> 4. Payment. When you select “Processing fee comes out of charge” for Registration, a checkbox will appear to “Give registrants the option to pay the processing fee during registration.” […]

GiveSignup September Newsletter

Fundraising Pages that Tell a Story Your fundraisers have important and compelling fundraising journeys and motivations. Our individual & team fundraising page redesign gives your supporters beautiful templates to tell and share their stories. Check out the blog to see the Phase 1 release of sleek and modern fundraising pages, and a peek at what […]

Add Offline Donations to Donation Websites

When your nonprofit receives donations by cash or check, you can record as a Manual Donation in your Donation Website Dashboard. All Manual Donations will count towards your donation goal progress, show in the top donor scroll, and appear in your donation reports. You can add offline donations by navigating to Donations >> Manual on […]

GiveSignup August Newsletter

GiveSignup–Built for Nonprofits Grow your nonprofit events and raise more by setting up your next nonprofit ticketed event on GiveSignup. Free events are always free on our platform, so you can easily use GiveSignup for your next free or volunteer ticketed event. Raise More with Facebook Fundraisers Nonprofits can raise more and save time with […]

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