New Donation Currencies On GlobalGiving!

New Donation Currencies On GlobalGiving!

It’s been a big year for GlobalGiving—earlier this year, we introduced Euros as a donation option, and this week, we’re adding Canadian dollars (CAD) and Australian dollars (AUD)!

Since the GlobalGiving community is truly global, expanding the currency offerings available to donors is important for us. We’ve started with these three additional options this year since they represent significant portions of the GlobalGiving donor community. And we’re hoping to add even more currencies in the future!

New Donation Currencies On GlobalGiving! Your nonprofit’s donors across the Eurozone, Canada, and Australia can now donate to your project through GlobalGiving without paying conversion fees. GlobalGiving will pay the bank’s currency conversion fees out of our normal fees at no extra cost to you. Review frequently asked questions about the currencies available on GlobalGiving.

Want to suggest another currency or an improvement to this process? Add your thoughts on GlobalGiving’s product roadmap!

Gear Up For GlobalGiving’s Year-End Campaign

Gear Up For GlobalGiving’s Year-End Campaign

WHAT: Join GlobalGiving for our 2019 Year-End Campaign during the biggest fundraising month of the year! Following #GivingTuesday, GlobalGiving is offering prizes galore to celebrate you, our partners, and help drive more funds towards your important work. This year we have bonus prizes totaling $12,000 for top crowdfunding projects and much more! 

WHY: With approximately 31% of all annual giving occurring in December, the end of the year is the most crucial time for almost every nonprofit. Recognizing that the holiday season is in full swing, it makes sense for donors to participate in a time of generosity, and utilize the last opportunity to make tax-deductible donations count for this calendar year. For nonprofits, the end of the year is a natural moment to share reflections on the year, broadcast major accomplishments and perhaps major hurdles that still remain, and announce big ideas to fundraise for in the new year.

WHO: The Year-End Campaign is specifically for GlobalGiving’s active Partner, Leader, and Superstar organizations. Active projects and microprojects will be automatically included. The deadline to submit new projects, project edits, project appeals, and project reports is 17:00:00 ET on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019.

WHEN + WHERE: GlobalGiving’s 2019 Year-End Campaign will begin at 00:00:00 ET on Wednesday Dec. 4, 2019, and end at 23:59:59 ET on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. Prizes will be displayed on the Year-End Campaign leaderboard. 

HOW TO GET STARTED:

  • Register for the #GivingTuesday Campaign Webinar at 10:00:00 ET on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. 
  • Read through GlobalGiving’s 2019 Year-End Campaign Terms + Conditions to see how this campaign can transform your organization’s year-end fundraising! 
  • Gather your team to set and design a stress-free year-end fundraising strategy.
  • Register for GlobalGiving’s Online Fundraising Academy 2019 webinar series. After you register, don’t forget to take the Pre-Academy Survey!
  • Read some tips crowdsourced from some of our top GlobalGiving fundraisers.

Contact GlobalGiving at projecthelp@globalgiving.org with any questions. We’re here to help!

Take Your Online Fundraising to the Next Level!

Take Your Online Fundraising to the Next Level!

What: GlobalGiving’s 2019 Online Fundraising Academy is a four-week course consisting of weekly 1.5 hour-long online sessions. 

Who: Any organisation on GlobalGiving that wishes to develop a sustainable fundraising plan in order to support your great work! New graduates and experienced organisations are both welcome.

When: Online on Wednesdays from Oct. 9 – 30, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. BST

Why: This academy is perfect if you would like to receive advice and consultation from fundraising professionals and experts in their fields on creating a fundraising strategy, attracting new donors, retaining donor in the long run, and more!

Get Ready For #GivingTuesday 2019!

Get Ready For #GivingTuesday 2019!

WHAT: #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving celebrated by nonprofits, corporations, and donors alike. Since its inception in 2012, GlobalGiving has participated in #GivingTuesday to help our nonprofit community make the most of every giving season!

WHY: #GivingTuesday is an opportunity to harness the generosity of people around the world to bring about real change in your community. To help our partners start this year-end fundraising season off right, we’re releasing a $500,000 Incentive Fund and 10 bonus prizes worth $42,000 over a 24-hour period on #GivingTuesday.

WHO: All active Partner, Leader, and Superstar organizations are eligible to participate in this #GivingTuesday campaign. Emerging organizations and GlobalGiving sponsored projects and funds are ineligible to participate in this campaign. Active projects and microprojects will be automatically included. The deadline to submit new projects, project edits, project appeals, and project reports is 17:00:00 ET on Nov. 26, 2019

The Disaster Feedback Fellows Program is back!

The Disaster Feedback Fellows Program is back!

The 2018 inaugural GlobalGiving Disaster Feedback Fellows program was a huge success and we’re bringing it back again this year! 

We’re inviting GlobalGiving partners working on disaster relief and recovery across the world to apply to be part of the 2019-2020 Disaster Feedback Fellowship program. These 5 fellows will be part of a cohort of 10 frontline practitioners who are currently utilizing feedback practices in their work and will be supported by Feedback Labs for a year-long fellowship to deepen that practice. 

If you’re a GlobalGiving partner working across thematic areas outside the scope of disaster response, you’re eligible to apply to this related Feedback Fellows program. Otherwise, please read on.