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GlobalGiving Stands With Refugees

GlobalGiving Stands With Refugees

What: World Refugee Day is a one-day matching campaign focusing on the millions of people around the world forced to flee their homes, and seek refuge in foreign countries. Donations up to $2,500 will be matched at 100% while funds remain and there will be $3,000 in bonus prize for the top fundraising projects.

Why: According to the United Nations High Commissions for Refugees, at the end of 2017, 68.5 million people had been forcibly displaced worldwide. These millions of children, women and men have been driven from their homes by conflict, violence, natural disasters, human rights violations, or persecution. What’s more shocking is that “one person becomes displaced every two seconds.”

Who: The World Refugee Campaign is exclusively for active Partner, Leader, and Superstar organizations on GlobalGiving with projects supported by GlobalGiving’s Syrian Refugee Relief Fund, Rohingya Refugee Relief Fund, and East Africa Drought & Famine Relief Fund. Projects supported by these Funds will be automatically included in the campaign.

New projects and/or project edits must be submitted to GlobalGiving by Tuesday, June 18, in order to be approved in time for inclusion in the World Refugee Day Campaign.

When + Where: GlobalGiving’s World Refugee Day campaign runs from 00:00:00 to 23:59:59 ET on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Fundraising totals and bonus prizes will be displayed on the World Refugee Day leaderboard.

How To Get Started:

Calling All Animal Lovers This May!

Calling All Animal Lovers This May!

WHAT: Paws + Claws is a one-day matching campaign designed to celebrate animal-themed projects by matching donations up to $500 at 30% with $15,000 in matching funds and $5,000 in bonus prizes.

WHY: Here at GlobalGiving we know everyone needs a little help sometimes, including our animal friends. That’s why, on Biological Diversity Day,  we’re running the Paws + Claws Campaign. It’s the time to celebrate and empower our friends that can’t speak for themselves and demonstrate why we do the work we do!

WHO: The Paws + Claws Campaign is exclusively for GlobalGiving Partners, Leaders, and Superstars. Active projects and microprojects with the primary or secondary theme of  ‘animals’ will be automatically included. The deadline to submit new projects for inclusion in this campaign is Friday, May 17th.

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

WHEN + WHERE: GlobalGiving’s 2019 Paws + Claws Campaign runs from 09:00:00 ET to 23:59:59 ET on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Fundraising totals and bonus prizes will be displayed on the Paws + Claws leaderboard.

HOW TO GET STARTED:

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 primary or secondary theme of “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.

Secure Your Spot In GlobalGiving’s 2019 Girl Fund Campaign

Secure Your Spot In GlobalGiving’s 2019 Girl Fund Campaign

WHAT: The Girl Fund Campaign is an exclusive two-week crowdfunding campaign and connection opportunity for GlobalGiving partners that seek to empower women & girls around the world.

WHY: The GlobalGiving Girl Fund Campaign is your chance to win one of six year-long slots in the GlobalGiving Girl Fund, compete for matching funds on International Women’s Day, and energize your power base. During this experience you’ll connect with GlobalGiving peers working with you in parallel to empower women and girls everywhere.

HOW: To participate, please submit one project with the main theme of “Women and Girls” in this Expression of Interest form by Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 11:59pm ET. GlobalGiving will confirm participation status by Feb. 20. Once accepted, the final six winners will be determined by the Girl Fund Campaign results and by a peer selection process based on a submitted effectiveness cycle.

WHEN: The 2019 Girl Fund Campaign will run for two weeks, from Feb. 28 to March 14, and celebrate International Women’s Day with matching funds and bonus prizes on Friday, March 8.

For complete details, see the Terms + Conditions and watch the 30-minute campaign webinar.

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

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Announcing the September 2018 Recurring Match Campaign

GlobalGiving will be running our next Recurring Match Campaign from Monday, September 24 through Friday, September 28, 2018, to help incentivize your donors to start new recurring donations for your project!

Over the years, we’ve found great success with this campaign. Since the first Recurring Match Campaign launched in August 2012, these campaigns have raised more than $2 million dollars for 2,000+ projects on the GlobalGiving platform! We hope you see the value in this campaign for your fundraising and promote it to your supporters.