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Calling All Climate Champions This April

Calling All Climate Champions This April

WHAT: The 2019 Climate Fund Campaign is the first of its kind! It’s an exclusive two-week crowdfunding campaign and connection opportunity for GlobalGiving partners pursuing climate justice from the ground up.

WHY: The Climate Fund Campaign is a chance to win one of six year-long slots in GlobalGiving’s inaugural Climate Fund, compete for $50,000 on Earth Day, energize your power base, and connect with your peers in the broader GlobalGiving community working to protect people, planet, and place from climate chaos.

WHEN: The campaign will run for two weeks from April 15 to April 29, and celebrate Earth Day with $50,000 in matching funds and bonus prizes on Monday, April 22.   

WHO: This campaign is exclusively for GlobalGiving Partners, Leaders, and Superstars working toward a more just climate.

HOW: Active projects with the theme “Climate Change” will be automatically included on the leaderboard unless otherwise notified.

The deadline to submit new climate change-themed projects or add that theme to an existing project for inclusion in the campaign is Wednesday, April 10, 2019.

GlobalGiving will review all climate change-themed projects old and new to ensure they’re a good fit for the campaign.  

HOW TO GET STARTED:

As always, if you have a question, you can send us an email at projecthelp@globalgiving.org or give us a call at +1 (202) 232-5784.

Celebrate The Power Of Your Crowd With Matching Funds This April

Celebrate The Power Of Your Crowd With Matching Funds This April

WHAT: The April Little by Little Matching Campaign is a week-long campaign designed to help celebrate the power of your crowd by matching donations up to $50 at 50% with $50,000 in matching funds and $5,000 in bonus prizes.

Organizations with the GG Reward Status of Superstar will be awarded an additional 10% match on eligible donations!

WHY: Here at GlobalGiving we know there’s strength in numbers and that small donations add up to BIG change. That’s why we running the Little by Little Matching Campaign not once but TWICE in 2019.

WHO: The Little by Little Campaign is exclusively for GlobalGiving Partners, Leaders, and Superstars. Active projects and microprojects will be automatically included. The deadline to submit new projects for inclusion in this campaign is Wednesday, April 3.

Leading up to and during campaign week, approvals of project reports, project edits, and project appeals will take 1-3 business days to process.

WHEN + WHERE: GlobalGiving’s 2019 April Little by Little Matching Campaign runs from 09:00:00 ET on Monday, April 8, 2019, to 23:59:59 ET on Friday, April 12, 2019. Fundraising totals and bonus prizes will be displayed on the Little by Little Leaderboard.

HOW TO GET STARTED:

Lock in your Superstar Status to secure an additional 10% match by earning more GG Rewards Points.

Discover The Newest Way For Donors To Support Your Work: M-Pesa!

Discover The Newest Way For Donors To Support Your Work: M-Pesa!

Starting mid-July of this year, GlobalGiving and M-Changa started a mobile giving pilot with our Kenyan nonprofit community. Today, we’re excited to announce that GlobalGiving now offers giving via M-Pesa for all projects.

M-Pesa is a mobile money platform based out of Kenya that allows for quick and easy transfers of funds to individuals, businesses, and organizations. Our partners at M-Changa use M-Pesa (along with a handful of other mobile money tools) to inspire local giving to nonprofits and individuals in Kenya.

Earn 12 GG Rewards Points By Completing A Free Online Course With Philanthropy University

Earn 12 GG Rewards Points By Completing A Free Online Course With Philanthropy University

GlobalGiving is excited to partner with Philanthropy University to offer nonprofit partners more ways to get rewarded for continuing to learn. Philanthropy University is a digital learning platform that provides locally led organizations with knowledge and resources to better serve their communities. Courses like Girl Centered Design, Human Capital Strategy, and Planning for Monitoring and Evaluation are created by leading academics and development professionals from around the world and offered free of charge through an easy-to-use, engaging online platform.

To encourage our partners to benefit from Philanthropy University’s excellent courses, successfully completing any Philanthropy University course will now earn your organization 12 GG Rewards points. Here’s how it works:

  1. Choose a course and register. Make sure you register with your organization name exactly as it appears on GlobalGiving.
  2. Complete Philanthropy University course requirements for graduation.
  3. Your GG Rewards points should appear on your dashboard within two to three weeks following the end of the course.

Choose a course and register today or email us at projecthelp@globalgiving.org with any questions!