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 […]

COVID-19 Stimulus Plan and Nonprofits

The $2 trillion COVID-19 Stimulus Plan was signed into law this afternoon. Among the many benefits, the emergency relief plan contains several measures that directly apply to nonprofits that we would like to highlight: The plan includes a temporary universal charitable deduction. The bill enables all Americans to give up to $300 to charities, tax-free, […]

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, […]

Fundraising Minimums

Today we released another feature to help nonprofits raise more and save time. Nonprofits that set fundraising minimums for an event can now automatically charge fundraisers the difference when minimums are not met by a certain deadline. When the Fundraising Minimums feature is enabled, fundraisers’ credit card information is securely saved and nonprofits can automatically […]

Webinar Recap: Partner with Your Timer for Success

86% of timers offer services beyond race timing – and timers are often the technology experts in the industry. Crisp and Val as they talked through some of the technology solutions available to races – and what questions you can ask your timer to help find the best options for your race. The webinar covers: […]

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 […]

Webinar Recap: RunSignup 101

Webinar Recap: RunSignup Senior Account Manager Whitney Taylor walked through the core of RunSignup race setup: the Race Wizard. This webinar covers the basics of getting your event up and running, including: Adding your basic info Adding all your events Updating your registration information Collecting Giveaway information Creating your race website (with some customization) Setting […]

Webinar Recap: Multi-Race Bundle

RunSignup Lead Account Manager led a webinar on Multi-Race Bundles. If you missed it, here’s your chance to catch up! What are Multi-Race Bundles? Multi-Race bundles allow you to offer registration for more than one race in a single transaction, with signup fr the bundle available through each race. Many races offer bundles at a […]

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, […]

Webinar Recap: Grow Donations and Fundraising with RunSignup

More than 8,000 nonprofits use RunSignup to raise more and save time. This webinar reviewed the different ways that fundraising events set up registration, donations, and fundraising on RunSignup, and covered the best settings and tools to grow donations and incentivize fundraisers. There are more donation and fundraising tools than ever before, and this webinar […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Customize “Charity” Wording

You can now customize the wording for “Charity”. This is useful for races that have branded Charity Partner programs, such as Crescent City Classic’s Run For It Charity Program. It also provides flexibility to rename “charity” to “nonprofit” or “charity partner.” Once you have added charity partners to your Race Dashboard, you can go to […]

Ticket Groups and Levels 101: Example Setups

GiveSignup ticket events offer flexible ways to display the ticket options to potential ticket buyers. Ticket options are categorized into groups and levels. A ticket group is a category of ticket levels that correspond to part or all of a ticket event. At least one ticket group is required. Ticket levels are a sub-category of […]

Fundraising Dinner: Ticket Groups and Levels Example

Small-scale fundraising events: Spaghetti Dinners and Pancake Breakfasts GiveSignup ticket events are great for small and simple fundraisers, like pancake breakfasts and spaghetti dinners, because our platform is flexible and free. You can set up your events on GiveSignup, pass on the processing fees, and generate additional revenue for your nonprofit for no cost. Here […]

Golf Tournament: Ticket Groups and Levels Example

Setting up Ticket Groups and Levels GiveSignup ticket events offer flexible ways to create ticket options for potential attendees. Ticket options are categorized into groups and levels. A ticket group is a category of ticket levels that correspond to part or all of a ticket event. At least one ticket group is required. Ticket levels […]

Multi-Day Events: Ticket Groups and Levels Example

Setting Up a Multi-Day Event  Multi-day events, like festivals, are easy to set up on GiveSignup’s ticket platform. Most multi-day events choose to create ticket groups for each day of the event, with ticket levels for variants like times, adult/child pricing, or even location.  Example Setup for a Multi-Day Festival This is one way to […]

GiveSignup Webinar: How to Set Up a Ticket Event

Did you miss the webinar on how to create a ticket event on GiveSignup, or do you want a review? Here is a summary, the recording, and some additional resources from today’s webinar on how to create a ticket event. WEBINAR RECORDING Creating your Ticket Event: the Ticket Wizard You can create a new ticket […]

Nonprofit Ticket CheckIn App

Checking in your nonprofit event’s attendees is quick and easy with GiveSignup’s new Ticket CheckIn App. The Ticket CheckIn App is now available for iOS and Android phones and tablets.  The Ticket CheckIn App is built on the same architecture as RunSignup’s CheckIn App and customized for ticketed events. You can quickly scan QR Codes […]

Referral Refunds for Ticket Events

We have brought our successful referral refunds program to nonprofit ticket events.  Referral refunds automate refunds to attendees who refer their friends and family to sign up for an event. You are able to set the amount of the refund and the number of referrals required to earn the refund. Additionally, strong social sharing tools […]

Hide Sold Out Ticket Groups & Levels

We have just released a new feature for ticket events. There is now an option in the event wizard to automatically hide ticket groups or ticket levels that are sold out on the event page or the ticket purchase screen. It is located in Step 3 (Purchase) under Waiver and Other Registration Settings. Here is […]

RunSignup for Nonprofits: Early Adopter Webinar

Interested in the Early Adopter Program for our 3 new nonprofit features but couldn’t make the webinar? We have you covered with a summary, a full recording of the webinar, and some additional resources. Here are some notes and additional resources from today’s webinar. What is RunSignup for Nonprofits and the Early Adopter Program? RunSignup […]

Advanced Features for Ticket Events

There are many advanced features built into our new ticketing platform. This list will keep expanding over the coming months: Add Access: give access to other event managers Customize notifications Google and Facebook tracking options Social sharing options Referral rewards Store Refund Reserve Coupons Extra Fees Donations Secure Access This tab on the event dashboard […]

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