#GivingTuesday is only 47 days away so I thought I would compile a list of blog posts, articles, and other resources out there to help you make it a successful day.
Wait? You don’t think #GivingTuesday is worth it? Well you aren’t alone, so let’s start there…
- Is Giving Tuesday Worth the Bother? by Paula Martin
- Is #GivingTuesday Worth It? by Tina Jepson
Spoiler – the answer to that question is the ever-so-helpful, “It depends.” But you should work through the points made in these articles to see if #GivingTuesday could work for your organization.
I will say last year’s #GivingTuesday was record-breaking so organizations are finding success.
Also, Marc A. Pitman points out in a post he wrote last year on the topic that “#GivingTuesday is going to happen anyway” so it might be worth it to take advantage of all the talk surrounding it.
So now that you might possibly be looking into participating in #GivingTuesday, let’s get into some advice and ideas that will make it great…
***Any #GivingTuesday campaign or even thoughts of a #GivingTuesday campaign should begin with a trip to the Official #GivingTuesday website. You’ll find official logos, a timeline, several toolkits, templates and much more.***
George Weiner shares +29 Ideas for #GivingTuesday 2017 you haven’t thought of.
John Haydon has Simple Donation Page Tips for #GivingTuesday and Year-End Fundraising.
Network for Good tells you How to Get Your Board to Help with #GivingTuesday Fundraising.
Causevox shares #GivingTuesday 2017: How To Plan A Successful Fundraising Campaign.
Chelsea Bassett shows you how to Stand Out on #GivingTuesday By Using These Tips.
And Blackbaud has a webinar series devoted to the day featuring nonprofits sharing their #GivingTuesday strategies.
What strategies have you used for #GivingTuesday before and did they work? What’s your favorite #GivingTuesday resource? Share in the comment section.