Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 28, 2012
Kimbia – which provides the most powerful and flexible fundraising and event management tools for nonprofits and community foundations – today announced that the fourth annual North Texas Giving Day raised a record-breaking $14.4 million for more than 900 nonprofits in just 17 hours.
This total is 35 percent higher than last year and also the most money ever raised in the United States by a community foundation-organized giving day.
Communities Foundation of Texas (CFT) sponsored the Sept. 13 event, selecting Kimbia as its fundraising and technology partner. CFT is the largest community foundation in the Lone Star State and among the largest in the country. Since its founding in 1953, the organization has granted more than $1 billion to nonprofits in Dallas, Fort Worth and the surrounding areas.
“With its dedicated and talented team, Kimbia was a vital partner in helping more North Texans support the nonprofits they care about on a single day than ever before,” said Brent Christopher, president and CEO of Communities Foundation of Texas and founder of North Texas Giving Day, as well as DonorBridge, a searchable online database with information about nonprofits in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and throughout the United States. “We are blown away and humbled by the results achieved this year.”
CFT selected Kimbia over other fundraising vendors because the solution delivers:
The North Texas Giving Day is among the 10 community foundation giving events that Kimbia is powering in 2012. Other highly successful events held so far this year include:
“While we work with a wide variety of nonprofits, we also have deep expertise in serving community foundations – in fact, we have a team devoted exclusively to meeting their distinctive needs,” said Dan Gillett, CEO, Kimbia. “These foundations play a critical role in our daily lives by supporting nonprofits that address important local causes. Kimbia makes it easy for foundations to engage and galvanize communities like never before.”
Kimbia provides the most powerful and flexible online fundraising and event management tools in the marketplace today, empowering nonprofit organizations and community foundations to significantly increase giving, participation and advocacy through online, social media and mobile channels. Based in Austin, Texas, Kimbia is proud to support more than 3,000 customers to date, including the American Heart Association, WGBH-Boston, The Heritage Foundation, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund and The Boston Foundation. For more information, visit http://www.kimbia.com.
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