Ithaca, NY, Oct. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GiveGab is leading innovation in advancement for higher education and K-12 schools by providing Giving Day, Crowdfunding, and year-round fundraising technology that is focused on accessibility during a time when virtual engagement is more important than ever.
Despite the uncertainty with fundraising events since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, GiveGab has seen the majority of our higher education Giving Days surpass their results from last year.
“When challenges strike, communities band together, and also entire universities band together in ways they haven’t before, leading them to collaborate and fundraise in different ways.” – Charlie Mulligan, CEO and Co-Founder of GiveGab
The built-in digital engagement tools and live stats on GiveGab’s Giving Day platform have helped drive growth in 2020. So far this year, repeat Higher Education Giving Days run on GiveGab have grown an average of 29.20% year-over-year! Many schools have seen a surprising increase in the number of new donors, with an average 16.85% increase from 2019.
Sarah Lawrence College, Wheaton College, California Lutheran University, Purdue University, and North Carolina State University are just a few of the repeat higher education Giving Days building continued success on GiveGab’s platform in 2020.
“This was our second consecutive highly successful Giving Day and GiveGab’s project managers were very much key to our success. Their enthusiasm, attention to detail, and overall commitment to our effort was obvious throughout our planning and especially in the days leading up to Sarah Lawrence College Giving Day.” – Gary Carskaddan, Senior Director of Annual Giving Programs at Sarah Lawrence College
Fundraising trends and best practices continue to shift and evolve as schools face the direct impact of COVID-19 both on campus and within their donor networks, and GiveGab realizes that many advancement teams have had things taken