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Category: Giving

Top 20 Ideas for Giving Back this Holiday Season

Giving back during the holidays doesn’t have to be complicated or time-consuming. From donating goods and services to volunteering your time and skills, we’ve compiled a list of 21 ways that you can get involved and give back to your community this holiday season.  Volunteer Your Time Volunteering is one…

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How to Launch and Grow a Giving Day

Giving days are seemingly ubiquitous among colleges and universities. More recently, community colleges, cities, social impact organizations and K-12 schools have begun to follow suit. So what is the deal with giving days and why is everyone doing them?  Crowdfunding works because of a few key factors: time limitations, strategic…

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The Power of Student Volunteers: How Sophia is Making an Impact

During this year’s Virtual Volunteer Week, GivePulse users joined social impact organizations from across the country to participate in a variety of volunteer opportunities. Participants ranged from individuals and families, to businesses for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives, to student volunteers in K-12 and higher ed. While all Virtual Volunteer…

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Campus Community Fundraising

Increasing engagement and accountability between students and community organizations through virtual fundraising Students sitting at a table collecting dollars or selling baked goods to benefit a nonprofit is a familiar sight to anyone who’s walked across a college campus (pre COVID-19). Students and campus organizations raising money to benefit community…

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The Gift That Keeps on Giving: How Recurring Donations Can Transform Your Organization

This post is part of our Spotlight series, where we spotlight our incredible partners. We are so thrilled that GivePulse has been able to work with these nonprofits, institutions, and corporations! Scott Russomanno runs a small nonprofit powered by volunteers. As the only full-time employee of the organization, he manages…

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Generous Servings: Serving up resources for giving, reflection, and connection

Last Thanksgiving, our team gathered for a Worksgiving to kick off an impactful holiday season. This year, our celebration looks a bit different. With slices of pie in hand, we gathered for a Zoomsgiving, where we enjoyed good food and good company while discussing how we can make our impact…

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Giving Tuesday Virtual Volunteers and Fundraising

Every year on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, millions of people around the world come together to give back to the causes they care about by making donations and volunteering their time for Giving Tuesday, a global day of generosity. Giving Tuesday is an engagement opportunity that no organization, institution or community…

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