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GivingTuesday 2023 Recap: What’s Next for Your Organization?

GivingTuesday 2023 was a success with more than $3.3 million in total donations. More than 20,000 generous hearts in our giving community came together to join in the Global Day of Generosity.

From disaster relief funds to community projects, every heartfelt gift made through Givelify is sure to have a lasting impact.  

We’re encouraged by the generosity and kindness of donors and volunteers who went above and beyond on this Global Day of Giving.  

GivingTuesday 2023 by the numbers

This GivingTuesday, donors on Givelify were inspired to give over a 24-hour period. Let’s look at the results. 

  • 20,314 generous donors made gifts on Givelify 
  • 8,698 organizations received a gift to do more good 
  • Donors gave $3.3 million in gifts to benefit their favorite organizations and the causes closest to their hearts 

What happens after GivingTuesday 2023?

The biggest day of giving of 2023 has come and gone, but it doesn’t have to be over. To maintain momentum and your connection to donors, what should your organization do next? Here are five helpful tips:

#1: Say “thank you”  

Make sure to thank everyone who volunteered their time or donated on GivingTuesday. Whether it’s an email, text, call, or letter, make your show of gratitude as personal as you can.  

You can also consider saying “thank you” in a unique way. You could share a video or create a donor wall on your website or social media platform.  

#2: Share what you accomplished together

It’s time to celebrate! Confirm that you reached your goal with the help of your donors.  

Or, let people know exactly how you will use the donations to support your specific causes. Tell individual stories and include pictures to encourage ongoing support and generosity

#3: Welcome them to the family  

Engage new donors by telling them more about your organization and the work you do in your community.  

GivingTuesday is a wonderful way to attract new donors, so welcome them as valued contributors to your church, house of worship, or nonprofit. 

#4: Detail ways to get involved

You can also let your donors know other ways to get involved with your organization in person and online.  

Share with them your upcoming volunteer days, other fundraising campaigns, or times of fellowship on your organization’s calendar. Also, invite your donors to sign up for recurring donations with the Givelify app

#5: Include them going forward

Add all your donors to your mailing list, so that they will receive any future communications from your church, house of worship, or nonprofit.  

Then they will always know how to get involved in the future and get updates about all the good their donation continues to do. 

Keep doing more good with Givelify 

Givelify is the most loved and trusted online and mobile giving platform because of you! Along with our powerful donation management system, it’s the fastest-growing technology for advancing generosity in the world.  

We’re a community of more than 1.3 million good people who support the organizations and causes close to their hearts.   

The generous hearts and organizations that make up our giving community make every day GivingTuesday.

We would love to hear from you. Do you have a meaningful cause you championed for GivingTuesday 2023? Do you have a special story from this Global Day of Giving?  

Share it with us for an opportunity to be featured in the Givelify blog and continue growing donations for your cause. Email us your name and your organization’s name at

About the Author

Melinda Speece is a freelance writer and editor based outside of Montgomery, AL. The wife of a pastor and mother of four children, her special interests include foster care, adoption, secondary education, and competitive speech and debate, for which she has written and published three volumes of curricula for elementary-age students.

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