GiveBig 2016 & Nonprofit/Tech Networking

The Seattle Foundation’s GiveBig 2016 is coming up fast – May 3rd! To prep, we’ll kick-off our meetup with a keynote by Miles Gaborit of Planned Parenthood which will cover how technology can help nonprofits get the most from GiveBig.  Miles has led PPGNHI’s GiveBig program since 2011, so he has lots of insights to share about which technologies helped and which didn’t perform as well as expected. 

Following the presentation, there will be time for open networking, so that nonprofits, tech consultants, and tech volunteers can chat about GiveBig 2016 and Tech4Good in general. 

Not familiar with GiveBig? Last year, $16.3 Million was donated to participating nonprofits. To be involved this year, note the key dates on the timeline ( and start accessing the helpful toolkits (

Keynote Presenter: Miles Gaborit, Annual Campaign Manager, Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands

More about Miles in his own words ?
Miles Gaborit has been involved in direct response fundraising, in one way or another, for 15 years. Miles began his career as a telemarketer, copywriter, and campaign manager at legendary Seattle firm MJM & Associates (the Northwest’s weirdest place to raise money) before starting work at Planned Parenthood in 2007. Miles manages direct mail, telemarketing, and online fundraising programs for Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands, which together raise a combined annual total of over $2.3 million (including over $250k in individual contributions through GiveBIG), as well as overseeing the organization’s Raiser’s Edge database with nerdy glee. He also moonlights as a tabletop game designer and, in the future, plans to have his consciousness digitally uploaded into the body of a giant squid.