Big Give Training Opportunities
Webinars and training videos are a great way to learn more about the Big Give campaign strategies, and put your organization on the path to success! Join us for a live webinar with your the Big Give team, or check out the pre-recorded training videos designed to help you learn more about specific topics of all levels. We've also included recordings from last year's Big Give Boot Camp & this year's kickoff. No matter the size and shape of your organization, we've got the tools to help you succeed!
Live Webinars for 2019
Big Give Basics
Wednesday, Feb 6 @ 2:00 PM
Interested in participating in the the Big Give 2019, or new to the Big Give?
We'll cover the benefits of participating in a giving day and how to register your organization so you can be a part of the fun! We’ll also point you towards Big Give tools, resources, and key features available to make your giving day as successful as possible. Returning participants are encouraged to attend!
Making the Most with Matching Dollars
Tuesday, Feb 19 @ 11:00 AM
Did you know that agencies who use matches on a giving day raise 4.5x more donations on average than those without. Matching can be a highly effective way to multiply your efforts this giving day. Our training course will explain what a match is, and walk you through the ins and outs of GiveGab's matching tool. We'll also spend some time on best practices and creative ways to leverage these vital donations for Big Give 2019!Download Slides
Big Give 2019 Kickoff
Couldn't attend? Check out the presentations below!
This year's kickoff was a success! On November 14, we had a panel discussion featuring Giving Day Best Practices, learned about new features and prize details for this year's event, and held an exclusive training to help nonprofits boost their social media presence on the big day.
Save the Date!
2019 Big Give Training Camp - Friday, February 22nd, 2019
Only nonprofits registered to participate in Big Give 2019 can attend. More details soon! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Big Give Training Camp 2018
Fran Stephenson - View Recording / Watch Slides - Media relationships are more critical than ever! In this presentation, you learn about the state of media today, how the PESO model should and could shape your future media relationships and top tips from PR Pros on navigating the space.
Training Videos - Series 101
For organizations in search of the the Big Give essentials, look no further! Our 101 Level Training Videos will highlight some of the most important steps every organization should take to prepare for a successful the Big Give campaign. Perfect for organizations of any size or capacity!
Getting Ready - 15 Min
Interested in participating in the Big Give? We'll cover the benefits of participating in a giving day and how to sign up your organization to be a part of the fun! We’ll also point you towards other tools and resources available to make your giving day as successful as possible.Watch Video Download Slides
Giving Day Basics - 20 Min
Are you excited about participating in the Big Give, but not sure where to start or what to prioritize? This training course will highlight the five essential steps to ensuring your organization has a strong showing on the Big Give without exhausting your limited time and resources.Watch Video Download Slides
Creating The Perfect Profile - 20 Min
Your the Big Give profile is the first thing your donors will see during the big event. This training course will show you how to create and customize an engaging the Big Give profile that will entice potential supporters and successfully highlight your organization’s unique stories.Watch Video Download Slides
Telling Your Story - 20 Min
Storytelling goes beyond your organization’s overall mission, and allows potential supporters to connect with your work and feel like they can make a difference. We’ll share our best practices for telling engaging stories to make your donors feel like the champions they are.Watch Video Download Slides
Spreading The Word - 30 Min
You’ve completed your the Big Give profile, and now it’s time to share it with the world! We’ll cover the many ways your organization can promote the Big Give across multiple platforms as well as best best practices for creating action driven content for your supporters.Watch Video Download Slides
Thanking Your Donors - 20 Min
Training Videos - Series 201
Take your the Big Give campaign to the next level! In our 201 Level Training Videos we'll highlight ways in which your organization can run a successful the Big Give campaign through more specific strategies and best practices.
Goal Setting Strategies - 20 Min
Before you dive into your the Big Give campaign, take the time to assess your goals! In this training course we’ll share the importance of setting clear goals as well as best practices and strategies for how you can make the most out of the Big Give.Watch Video Download Slides
The Power of P2P Fundraising - 15 Min
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising is a great way to expand your reach on the Big Give by utilizing your most passionate supporters to share their stories and fundraise on behalf of your organization. In this training course we'll cover everything you need to know about recruiting and empowering fundraisers for the Big Give!Watch Video Download Slides
Creative Engagement Ideas - 15 Min
the Big Give is the perfect opportunity to engage your supporters both online and off! We'll share nonprofit best practices and creative ways to engage and excite your supporters and your community on the Big Give.Watch Video Download Slides
Scheduling Communications - 20 Min
When preparing for the Big Give, your communications with supporters can play an enormous role in your overall success. We’ll cover supporter communication best practices and highlight tools your organization can use for more efficient and effective online engagement.Watch Video Download Slides
A Picture Tells A Thousand Words - 25 Min
Images have the power to tell stories and evoke emotion in your supporters and potential donors. In this training course we’ll go over the impact images can have on your supporters, and how to improve your online engagement during the Big Give and beyond!Watch Video Download Slides
Training Videos - Series 301
For the Giving Day gurus interested in getting the most out of your the Big Give experience. Our 301 Level Training Videos will highlight best practices and strategies for stronger engagement on the Big Give and beyond!
Engaging Your Board - 15 Min
Getting your board on board for the Big Give can be a pivotal step in your overall giving day success. In this training course, we’ll cover strategies and best practices for engaging with your board before, during, and after the Big Give.Watch Video Download Slides
Matching Challenges - 15 Min
Matching challenges are an exciting way to motivate your donors to make a greater impact on the Big Give and beyond! In this training course we’ll cover best practices for finding sponsors and how to utilize your matching dollars for maximum engagement.Watch Video Download Slides
Gamifying Your Giving Day - 10 Min
the Big Give is the perfect opportunity to have a little fun with your supporters while motivating them to have a greater impact on your organization. In this training course, we’ll cover how you can utilize the momentum of the Big Give to create exciting challenges for your supporters.Watch Video Download Slides
Retaining New Donors - 15 Min
After the Big Give, it's important to celebrate your new supporters, and start building your new relationships. In this training course we’ll cover strategies and best practices for retaining your new donors through engaging opportunities within your organization and beyond.Watch Video Download Slides
Building Better Relationships - 20 Min
After the Big Give, it’s time to steward your donors and acknowledge their generous support. In this training course, we’ll cover stewardship best practices and strategies for building stronger and longer lasting relationships with your supporters.Watch Video Download Slides
GiveGab After Your Giving Day - 20 Min
Learn about GiveGab, your the Big Give tech partner, and the nonprofit fundraising and supporter engagement tools available to your organization year round! We’ll give an overview of some of our most popular features and pricing plans on GiveGab.Watch Video Download Slides