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  1. 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!   GiveSmart.com has a wealth of information.  Everything from the latest ...
  2. Volunteer Check In Instructions

    Instructional cards for volunteers or event staff to use during in-person events to assist with check in.  The cards provide step-by-step instructions and tips on how to execute a smooth and seamless check in for your guests.   Download, ...
  3. Volunteer Reference Guide

    We've gathered the essential tasks volunteers handle making it easy to reference on event day. We recommend printing copies to provide to your volunteer staff.   Volunteer Reference Guide.pdf Reviews Check-in a guest Register a...
  4. Swiper Troubleshooting

    Please reference some of these common troubleshooting tips if you are experiencing an issue with your Magtek iDynamo 5 swiper.   Remember - only swipers purchased through our card processing partner are compatible with our sites.  Please...
  5. Single Sign On and 9 Dot Application Switcher

    Single Sign-On, or SSO, provides Admin the ability to toggle between GiveSmart Fundraise & Events platforms using one set of credentials.  This update provides added security to your account and allows you to seamlessly flow between both...
  6. Pivot to an Online/Virtual Fundraiser

    When circumstances change and you have to pivot, we’re here to help you. This article contains areas to consider when transitioning your once in-person fundraiser to an online campaign. Plan Decide on presentation If you planned a presentat...
  7. Create Ads and Announcements

    Include ads on your Item pages, Donate pages, Displays or on your Home page to recognize and promote your sponsors, highlight items, promote and link to upcoming events, link to social media pages, and much more. You choose which individual ads will...
  8. Donor CRM File Import

    For organizations using GiveSmart Donor CRM to manage their donors, this guide will walk you through the process of importing your donor data to the donor management platform.   Donor CRM has the ability to import contact/donor records, incl...
  9. Tips for a Flawless Check In

    When guests check in at your event, this sets the pace for the evening, and is the location best suited for making a great first impression.  We've made it easy to customize your check-in process to fit the needs of your guests.  The tips below...
  10. Multiple Fundraising Products Welcome Guide

    Welcome to GiveSmart!  This welcome guide is intended for organizations who own 2 or more GiveSmart Fundraising Products, including any combination of GiveSmart Events, Fundraise or Donor CRM.  This guide will walk you through the next st...