Missoula Gives 2017
Missoula Community Foundation Exceeded their Fundraising Goals for the first time in 4 years as a Result of Hosting #MissoulaGives on GiveGab
Missoula Community Foundation provides leadership and inspires long-term local philanthropy to ensure the diversity and vitality of the greater Missoula community.
Nikki Robb, Program Associate for The Missoula Community Foundation, shared her experience hosting their Giving Day, Missoula Gives, on GiveGab's giving platform for #MissoulaGives 2017.
About Missoula Gives
Missoula Gives was first established by Missoula Community Foundation in 2014. Held annually on May 4th, this year's giving event surpassed their goals for the first time in four years and was a great comeback after the unfortunate technology crash they experienced in 2016.
Nikki's favorite experience using GiveGab for #MissoulaGives included the peer-to-peer fundraising functionality and the ability to customize pages. She also appreciated the level of customer support provided by the GiveGab team. "We had better communications and an improved relationship overall with the platform provider with GiveGab."
Favorite Features & Awesome Results
When you host a Giving Day on GiveGab, you get your own project manager and team of people dedicated to making everyone involved successful. Built on modern and intuitive technology, we're also known for a great donor experience! Nikki told us that her favorite platform feature was the peer-to-peer fundraising capabilities.
"Using GiveGab greatly increased our organizational awareness and Giving Day success."
They also made good use of our video integration by including a thank you video following the success of their Giving Day.
"We exceeded our organizational goal for the first time in 4 years." The Outcomes and Results for Missoula Gives were displayed on the official website, revealing the total amount raised and the number of donors.
Fundraising Results for
The Leaderboards for #MissoulaGives featured organizations in order by most donations raised and most donors.
Missoula Community Foundation topped the leaderboards for having the Most Raised with over $21k. Below is a screenshot from their customized giving profile:
Buffalo Field Campaign had the Most Donors, with 183 people donating over $13k.
Giving Day Experience
Nikki told us that her favorite experience from the Giving Day was having zero website issues, along with greatly improved awareness within the community and nonprofit sector.