GlobalGiving’s Fees Drop To As Low As 5%!

GlobalGiving’s Fees Drop To As Low As 5%!

GlobalGiving is thrilled to announce that beginning on Sunday, October 1st, we’re reducing our fee on all retail donations processed on GlobalGiving.org. We’re dropping fees to as low as 5%, while still providing you the same high quality programs and services!

What Does this Mean for You?

  • If your organization is registered in the US or the UK, GlobalGiving will retain a 5% nonprofit support fee (+ 3% third party processing fee).
  • If your organization is registered outside the US or the UK, GlobalGiving will retain a 7% nonprofit support fee (+ 3% third party processing fee).

The new fee structure will apply to most online donations (credit and debit card, PayPal, and Apple Pay), checks, and wire transfers (see full details below). This new, reduced fee is permanent and will be good during all future current nonprofit partner campaigns!

How Did We Get Here?

Your feedback is important to us and over the years, we have heard, loud and clear, an interest in a reduced fee. Based on this, we spent the past year creating, and testing a new pricing model to ensure that you, our nonprofit partners, receive the same high-touch programs and services while also being able to better take advantage of fundraising on the GlobalGiving platform.

After a year’s worth of research, surveys, focus groups, and pilot testing, we are confident that this new model will both enable us to continue to grow our offerings while helping you to:

  • enhance your communications with your donors, board members, colleagues, and other key stakeholders;
  • conduct more of your fundraising on GlobalGiving; and, most importantly,
  • raise more funds to send directly to the programs that your organization runs thereby increasing your impact!

Results from the Nonprofit Partner Survey – Part Two

Results from the Nonprofit Partner Survey – Part Two

One of GlobalGiving’s core values is to Listen, Act, Learn. Repeat, which means we want to hear feedback from you, our amazing nonprofit partners. Surveying is one such way that we listen so that we can act in accordance with the needs, challenges, and priorities that resonate most.

From May 15th to 26th, we released the 2017 GlobalGiving Nonprofit Partner Annual Survey, a long-form version of our quarterly survey, in which we asked you to answer key questions and topics related to the GlobalGiving experience. We have already covered part one of the survey results and now we’d like to present the final analysis!

The Results, Part Two

As you know, GlobalGiving is not just a fundraising platform; we also want to be your hub for learning! We believe one thing is true across all sectors: the most effective organizations are those with a learning culture. Therefore, we wanted to get a better sense of what your expectations were around learning on GlobalGiving and whether those expectations were met.

World Food Day

World Food Day

According to the United Nations, 1 in every 9 people go to bed hungry. Millions are living on the brink of starvation across East Africa, Yemen, and north-east Nigeria. Reaching #ZeroHunger is possible and could save millions of lives each year.

Our partners are responding to food insecurity through emergency feeding programs in South Sudan, mobile applications for farmers in Guatemala, and everything in between. GlobalGiving is committed to standing with our nonprofit community and supporting the efforts of these organizations around the world with a focus on the famines in Africa.

That is why for World Food Day on Monday, October 16th, 2017, from 9:00:01am EDT to 11:59:59pm EDT, GlobalGiving is putting up $20,000 in matching funds and $2,000 in bonus prizes for our nonprofit partners responding to the drought in Africa. Eligible projects must be tagged for the “Africa Drought and Famine Fund” on GlobalGiving and approved by GlobalGiving staff as supporting drought or famine relief in South Sudan, Yemen, Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, or north-east Nigeria.

Announcing Giving Week!

Announcing Giving Week!

You are invited to celebrate the GlobalGiving community during Giving Week (October 2-6)! Come celebrate the knowledge and visibility you’ve gained, the connections you’ve made, and the additional funds you’ve raised by being a part of this powerful community.

One of the biggest ways GlobalGiving gives back to you is through fundraising campaigns. So, please mark your calendars for Thursday’s Bonus Day on October 5th! On this day, organizations will compete for a share of the $50,000 Incentive Fund. Your share will be determined by what percentage of the total funds your organization raises on Bonus Day.

For example, if your organization raises 5% of the total dollars raised on Bonus Day, you will be awarded 5% – or $2,500 – of the Incentive Fund. This means that donations will count throughout the entire day!

There will also be six bonus prizes for top performing organizations in terms of funds raised and unique donors secured. See Terms + Conditions below for complete information. The week will kick off with an announcement of our Inaugural Top 10 List – will your organization be a winner? Chime in on Facebook to find out!

An Insight into GlobalGiving’s Investigation Process

An Insight into GlobalGiving’s Investigation Process

At GlobalGiving, we work hard to be able to say that we have complete confidence in the amazing work our partners are doing in their communities. GlobalGiving has a few monitoring processes in place to ensure that our community of partners is doing great work around the world.

To start, every partner on our site has undergone a due diligence review before fundraising on GlobalGiving. All nonprofits are also required to renew their due diligence every two years in order to stay active on our site.

Other than the due diligence process, what are other ways that GlobalGiving ensures that only legitimate and trustworthy organizations participate in our community?

Site visits are one of the ways we monitor the GlobalGiving community: we visit our partners in the locations where they work every other year. Site visits are a great way to build relationships between the GlobalGiving and your team because it is also an opportunity to better understand ways that GlobalGiving can support your organization!