GiveSignup – The New Alternative for Nonprofit Ticket Events

GiveSignup has steadily built a ticket platform that’s purpose-built for nonprofits and serves as a modern alternative to Eventbrite, Crowdrise, Classy, and Blackbaud. GiveSignup Tickets is built on the core RunSignup platform, with the same payment processing integrity and cutting edge features that continuously improve. There are a number of reasons to move to GiveSignup for your […]

Registration or Ticket?

One of the frequent questions we get is what is the difference between a registration and a ticket platform. This blog explains the difference and helps nonprofits decide which one to use. Participants Register Registration systems are built to handle not only the purchase, but also the collection of information needed for event day participation. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Create Promotions for your Ticket Event

You can now send promotional emails for your Ticket Event to a CRM list, which can include participants from your races, donors, and/or fundraisers. This is a powerful way to cross-promote different types of events to various groups of supporters with targeted messaging and incentives. This blog walks you through how to send a promotional […]

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.” […]

Gala: Ticket Groups and Levels Example

Ticket Groups and Levels Blog Series 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 ticket groups, […]

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 […]

Donor Covered Fees

GiveSignup is a free platform for nonprofits, with no monthly or subscription fees. We only make money from processing fees that you can absorb or pass on to your supporters so that your nonprofit can get free websites, free domains, free CRM, free email marketing, free Facebook Fundraising integration, and free DIY fundraising.  When you […]

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 […]

Profile Links: My Ticket Events and My Nonprofit Dashboard

If you have created a nonprofit ticket event or nonprofit dashboard, there are now access links to those lists from your RunSignup profile. You will only see these new profile menu items if you have already created a ticket event and/or nonprofit dashboard.

Recurring Donations for Nonprofit Ticket Events

Nonprofit Ticket Events can now enable recurring donations, giving your supporters the option to make a recurring monthly, quarterly, or annual donation when purchasing a ticket or making a stand-alone donation. Enable Recurring Donations To enable recurring donations for your nonprofit’s Ticket Event, go to Donations >> Donations Setup on your Ticket Event Dashboard. Turn […]

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 […]

Overview: Nonprofit Ticket Events

This summer, we are releasing a new platform designed specifically for nonprofits alongside our existing race registration platform. This platform will allow nonprofits to create ticket events, organize run/walk/rides, collect donations, and view CRM data and reporting, all through beautiful, easy-to-design websites and dashboards. The Nonprofit Dashboard lists all the campaigns, ticket events, and run/walk/rides […]

How to Set Up a Ticket Event

We are pleased to roll out a number of new features for nonprofits, which are releasing publicly in July. Customers who are part of the Early Adopter program for these features will get to try them out as early as this week, beginning with the new ticket event platform for nonprofits. As with our race […]

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 […]

Donation Features for Nonprofits

Our new donation features for nonprofits make it easy to raise more money in less time. Currently, we have a donation feature for ticket events, which are available to members of the Early Adopter Program. Supporters can donate during ticket purchase, as well as through a button on your event website, helping to maximize the […]

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