GG Rewards Bonus Day 2016

GG Rewards Bonus Day 2016

Are you ready to fundraise? Do you want to secure up to a 50% match on donations? Then, the GG Rewards Bonus Day is for you!

On June 15th, GlobalGiving.org will be holding a Bonus Day with $110,000 available in matching funds. There will also be two $1,000 Bonus Prizes that will be awarded to the projects with the highest number of donors and the most funds raised on Bonus Day. Depending on your organization’s GG Rewards Status, you will be eligible to receive a 30%, 40% or 50% match on online donations made between 9:00:01 EDT and 23:59:59 EDT on June 15th (time in your city).

GlobalGiving.co.uk will be running a simultaneous Bonus Day on June 15th! GlobalGiving.co.uk will have a separate leaderboard, separate matching funds, and separate Bonus Prizes. There will be £10,000 available in matching funds on  GlobalGiving.co.uk. Organizations that have raised at least £2,000 on Bonus Day will also be eligible to compete for two £650 Bonus Prizes awarded to the projects with the highest number of donors and the most funds raised on Bonus Day, respectively. Depending on your organization’s GG Rewards Status, you will be eligible to receive a 30%, 40% or 50% match on online donations made between 14:00:01 BST and 4:59:59 BST on June 16th (time in your city).

How will your organization’s matching percentage be determined?
Partners will receive a 30% match, Leaders will receive a 40% match, and Superstars will receive a 50%.

  • Matching on GlobalGiving.org begins at 9:00:01 EDT on June 15th and lasts until funds run out or 23:59:59 EDT on June 15th (time in your city).
  • Matching on GlobalGiving.co.uk begins at 14:00:01 BST on June 15th and lasts until funds run out or 4:59:59 BST on June 16th (time in your city).

Here are the criteria for a donation to get matched:

  • Only donations made online are eligible for matching. This includes donations made by credit/debit card, PayPal, and GlobalGiving gift card.
  • For GlobalGiving.org
    • Donations of up to $1,000 per individual donor per organization will be matched while funds remain from the $110,000 on GlobalGiving.org.
    • Once the $110,000 in matching funds runs out, donations will no longer be matched. Donations on corporate platforms, on JustGiving, and donations made by check will not be matched by GlobalGiving or GlobalGiving UK.
  • For GlobalGiving.co.uk
    • Donations of up to £1,000 per individual donor per organization will be matched while funds remain from the £10,000 on GlobalGiving.co.uk.
    • Once the £10,000 in matching funds runs out, donations will no longer be matched. Donations on corporate platforms, JustGiving, and donations made by check will not be matched.

Please note that matching funds on GlobalGiving.org and GlobalGiving.co.uk can run out at different times. You should check each Leaderboard to view the amount of matching funds remaining.

How will Bonus Prizes be awarded?

GlobalGiving.org will be awarding two $1,000 Bonus Prizes to the projects with the highest number of unique donors and most funds raised on the GlobalGiving.org.

GlobalGiving.co.uk will be awarding two, £650 Bonus Prizes. Bonus Prizes will be awarded to the projects with the highest number of unique donors and most funds raised on the GlobalGiving.co.uk. To be eligible for either of these prizes, projects must raise at least £2,000 on Bonus Day.

How can you get your project on both GlobalGiving and on GlobalGiving UK?

Complete this form to get listed on globalgiving.co.uk (if you are already on globalgiving.org). Complete this form to get listed on globalgiving.org (if you are already on globalgiving.co.uk). You must complete either form by June 1st to be eligible to get your projects cross-posted. Not sure which platforms your projects are on? Email us at projecthelp@globalgiving.org to find out!

How can you find out your GG Rewards Status?

Your organization’s matching percentage is based upon your GG Rewards status. Your GG Rewards Level will be the same for both the US and UK platforms.  You can access your GG Rewards Level by logging in here.

All matching percentages for Bonus Day will be based on your organization’s GG Rewards Level as Tuesday, June 14th. Be sure that the GG Rewards Level you want is secured by this time!

Want to learn more about the GG Rewards Program?

To learn more about your organization’s GG Rewards Level or talk through Bonus Day strategies, you can sign-up for a one-on-one call here.

What are ALL of the Bonus Day Terms + Conditions?

  • Bonus Day on GlobalGiving.org begins at 9:00:01 EDT on June 15th, 2016 and ends at 23:59:59 EDT (time in your city) on June 15th, 2016. There is $110,000 in matching funds available on globalgiving.org.
  • Bonus Day on GlobalGiving.co.uk begins at 14:00:01 BST on June 15th and ends at 4:59:59 BST on June 16th (time in your city).  There is £10,000 available in matching funds available on globalgiving.co.uk.
  • To be cross-posted to GlobalGiving.co.uk, you must complete this expression of interest form by June 1st. To be cross-posted to GlobalGiving.org, you must complete this expression of interest form by June 1st.
  • All new projects and/or project edits must be submitted to by Friday, June 10th in order to be approved in time for inclusion in the Bonus Day on June 15th.
  • Any project report(s) that contains Bonus Day information must be submitted to GlobalGiving by Friday, June 10th in order to be approved in time to be sent out before Bonus Day on June 15th. Any report containing Bonus Day information must also include a relevant update about your project.
  • Organizations with the GG Rewards Status of Partner will have their donations matched at 30%, organizations with the status of Leader will have their donations matched at 40%, and organizations with the status of Superstar will have their donations matched at 50% until funds run out. The matching percentages are the same on GlobalGiving.org and GlobalGiving.co.uk.
  • Your GG Rewards Status on June 14th will determine which matching percentage you are eligible for on the June 15th Bonus Day.
  • Online donations up to $1,000 per individual donor per organization are eligible to be matched on GlobalGiving.org.
  • Online donations up to £1,000 per individual donor per organization are eligible to be matched on GlobalGiving.co.uk.
  • Only donations made by unique donors per project will be matched. Unique donors are determined using numerous criteria, including name, email address, credit card number, mailing address, and IP address. We are monitoring these and other parameters in our system to ensure that only distinct donors are counted.
  • Only online donations made by credit card, PayPal, or a GlobalGiving official gift card are eligible for matching. Donations made by check or text-to-give are not eligible.
  • The project that raises the most funds on Bonus Day through the GlobalGiving.org site will receive an additional $1,000.
  • The project that has the most unique donors on Bonus Day through the GlobalGiving.org site will receive an additional $1,000.
  • The project that raises the most funds on Bonus Day through the GlobalGiving.co.uk site will receive an additional £650. The project must raise at least £2,000 on Bonus Day to be eligible for this prize.
  • The project that has the most unique donors on Bonus Day through the GlobalGiving.co.uk site will receive an additional £650. The project must raise at least £2,000 on Bonus Day to be eligible for this prize.
  • Donations made on any GlobalGiving corporate sites including Benevity and JustGiving are not eligible for matching.
  • Funds, such as disaster funds, are not eligible for matching. Any projects posted by GlobalGiving.org will not be eligible for matching.
  • Donations made on GlobalGiving.co.uk are eligible for GiftAid through the UK government.
  • Donations made by US taxpayers on GlobalGiving.org on Bonus Day are tax deductible.
  • We encourage you to get donations in early, because matching funds will likely run out before the end of the day. Funds may run out on each platform at different times. Please refer to the Leaderboard on each platform to see available matching funds.
  • Please note that GlobalGiving will monitor and review all donations made through this matching offer.
  • GlobalGiving and GlobalGiving UK reserve the right to make a final decision on all matters concerning the allocation of matching funds.
  • Please note that all donations are final. GlobalGiving and GlobalGiving UK cannot change the time, date, or status of a donation after it is processed for any reason.

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3 Comments

Toti jean Marc Yale

about 8 months ago

This is a great opportunity and no one can miss it! All my Congratulations to the all staff of GlobalGiving!

fred zambroski

about 8 months ago

If I have more than one donor giving the $1000 maximum donation to my organization during the campaign, would they all be matched?

Emily James

about 7 months ago

Yes! It is $1,000 maximum donation per individual donor. You can have more than one donor give $1,000!

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