Fundraising Inspiration and Resources

Looking for inspiration for your next campaign or curious about the latest trends? 

Our Marketing Team has the answers and inspiration you're looking for! has a wealth of information.  Everything from the latest blogs, case studies, webinars and more can be found.  


Looking for the latest resources?  Look no further!  We update this section monthly so the this information is at your fingertips.  

90 Second Backstage Tour - Click here to view

  • The second video in a new series which highlights the features of Backstage and Live Activity.  

GiveSmart's 2022 Fundraising Calendar - Click here to view

  • Delivers the major holidays, recognized awareness moments, days of giving and connection and fun days worth celebrating. 

4 Auction Items Guaranteed to Start a Bidding War - Click here to view

  • View the 4 top-performing item types base don data averages from the Silent Auction Study. View PDF

5 Fundraising Ideas You've Never Thought Of - Click here to view

  • A fun blog focused on creative, out-of-the-box ways to try and fundraise or increase mission awareness. 

A Gathering Place: Cater to your audiences in-person and virtually in the new year - Click here to view 

  • Topics will include:
    • in-person events and the importance of hybrid components
    • how to cater to virtual or off-site audiences with ANY type of event

Most Viewed Customer Success Story Resources, Chock-Full of Inspiration! 

75+ Virtual Fundraising Ideas: Examples from real-life campaigns

This is one of our most successful blogs because it's full of success stories from real-life GiveSmart campaigns!  Get started on your next great fundraising idea today. 


#Outside the Room Webinars

One Organization's story of creativity and success. 


Fundraising Success Blueprint Series

Panel discussions covering 12 elements of fundraising.


Jam Sessions

Quick conversations covering the hottest topics.  Each one is only 10-20min!


Even More Great Resources to Help You Fundraise Successfully! 



Industry news and trends to keep you moving forward.  


Case Studies

Find solutions by reading how others have paved their path to success. 


GiveSmart Fundraising Accelerator

Looking to enhance your fundraising?  This tool allows you to calculate based on REAL data how much could be raised by trying different fundraising components in your fundraising strategies. 



Guides to help you through the fundraising process. 


Virtual Fundraising Resource Hub

Everything you need to lead and succeed with virtual fundraising. 


White Papers

Find inspiration through targeted studies to help you make the most of your campaign.