7 tips for maximizing your fundraising goals with Advance from Gravyty
As a Senior Director for Enterprise Solutions, I work closely with many Advancement professionals, Annual Giving Officers and their teams, and have seen firsthand the impact of using Advance to drive participation and increase donations. With Advance’s cutting-edge donor managment software you have the power to:
- Create fully branded giving pages, complete with beautiful templates, customizable designs and powerful features like gamification, marketing and sharing tools.
- Customize your giving pages to maximize participation and donations from every donor.
- Track all donations in real-time and see who is donating and how much they are giving.
- Access to detailed reports that provide insights into fundraising trends over time.
Institutions of all sizes can use the power of Artificial Intelligence to level-up their fundraising efforts with Gravyty’s Advance platform.
Advance helps educational institutions and nonprofits showcase their unique style by:
- Creating fast and flexible giving experiences
- Driving friendly competitions and donations
- Utilizing modern marketing and social sharing tools
- Having unmatched intelligence to optimize campaigns
Fundraising is an essential part of any nonprofit or education institution’s success. We know it can be time-consuming and challenging, often leaving development professionals feeling overwhelmed and stretched thin.
Fortunately, Advance from Grayty offers a solution that can streamline your fundraising efforts.
Advance offers a suite of tools that automate many of the time-consuming tasks associated with fundraising, allowing development professional to focus on building relationships and engaging with donors.
The platform can be tailored to meet the specific needs of each organization, allowing to optimize the fundraising efforts and achieve greater success. Whether a nonprofit or educational institution is focused on major gifts, annual giving or planned giving, Advance can help them achieve their goals.
This blog will explore the 7 distinct features and benefits that can help nonprofits and educational institutions exceed their fundraising goals.
1. Create fully branded giving pages
With Advance, you can create giving pages that are fully branded with your organization’s logo, colors and messaging. These pages come with customizable templates that allow you to showcase your organization’s unique style.
What major universities have to say about Advance from Gravyty:
“I attribute much of our success to the ease of use of Advance, the great staff support and the ability to match so many of our donors back to data we had uploaded in the system.”
– Alumni Engagment & Annual Giving Team, University of Chicago
“We increased our number of gifts by 82% in the first year we moved to Advance, thanks to the ability to add campaigns and segment our messaging to donors.”
– Francisco Peguero, Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Digital Programs, Boston University
2. Maximize participation and donations
By customizing your giving pages, you will be able to maximize participation and donations from every donor. Advance offers gamification, marketing and sharing tools to engage donors and encourage them to give.
3. Track all donations in real-time
Advance provides real-time tracking of all donations, so you can see who is donating and how much they are giving. This information can be used to make informed decisions about your fundraising strategy and optimize your campaigns.
How K12 schools use Advance from Gravyty:
Learn how Iolani School: Exceeded their Giving Day gifts quota by 115% and raised over $1.6M using Advance.
Learn how Maclay School achieved 15% of their total annual fundraising goal in their first Giving Day using Advance.
Learn how Brooks School: Increased their year-over-year Giving Day revenue by 123% using Advance.
4. Access detailed reports
Advance offers detailed reports that provide insights into fundraising trends over time. These reports can help you identify areas of strength and weaknesses in your fundraising efforts and make data-driven decisions about how to improve.
5. Create fast and flexible giving experiences
Advance offers fast and flexible giving experiences that make it easy for donors to give. This can help increase participation and donations from your donor base.
How nonprofits benefit from Advance from Gravyty:
“We felt that Advance was a partner in our success. They care about the kids that we care about and that came through in the work that they do.”
– Joyce Walters, Executive Director, InvestED
6. Drive friendly competitions and donations
Advance allows you to drive friendly competitions and donations among donors, which can help increase engagement and excitement around your fundraising efforts.
7. Utilize modern marketing and social sharing tools
Advance offers modern marketing and social sharing tools that allow you to promote your fundraising campaigns on social media and other channels. This can help you reach a wider audience and increase participation in your fundraising efforts.
The average year-over-year revenue increase Advance partners often experience
The average year-over-year gift count increase partners often experience when using our donor CRM
The total amount raised by Advance partners since 2020
By leveraging the innovative features of Advance, nonprofits and educational institutions alike can take their fundraising efforts to the next level and exceed their goals. With its customizable giving pages, real-time tracking, detailed reports, fast and flexible giving experiences, friendly competitions and donations, and modern marketing & social sharing tools, Advance is the ideal platform for organizations looking to optimize their fundraising efforts and achieve greater success.