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Enter GlobalGiving’s Annual Photo Contest!

Enter GlobalGiving’s Annual Photo Contest!

Each year, we have the honor of sharing our partner’s compelling work through photography. The Photo Contest is a great opportunity to reach new donors, build your GlobalGiving community, and share your organization’s story and impact through compelling photographs.

When you submit your most inspiring images, your organization will have a chance to compete for prizes including a $1,000 grand prize towards your project, one of five $200 runner up prizes, and social media and email promotion. So find your most moving photos (or take new ones), add them to your project page, and enter today!

Be sure to register to attend our live webinar on Monday, July 20, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. EDT, and read the Terms + Conditions for more details!

COVID-19 GlobalGiving Policy Update

COVID-19 GlobalGiving Policy Update

After speaking with our partners over the past few weeks, we know that nearly everyone is affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Hundreds of you are directly responding, and others have had to drastically modify programming and fundraising plans. In an effort to better support our community, GlobalGiving has amended existing policies to provide our partners with extra flexibility during this challenging time.

  • We’ve given all projects a 30-day project report extension. Your next report will be due thirty days later than its original due date, at no penalty to your organization. You can see when your next report is due in your dashboard.
  • If your organization has an application renewal due in April or May, we’ve extended your due date by two months.
  • If you have unspent funds from GlobalGiving received in 2020, consider these project-specific resources to be a general operating grant. We hope this allows you to use the funding in response to your most urgent needs during this difficult time. This statement is intended to replace and supersede article 6.1 in GlobalGiving’s Terms and Conditions for disbursements received from January 1, 2020 through June 30, 2020. Please update GlobalGiving and your donors as to changes in fund use in your next project report.

We hope you will stay in touch and let us know how else we can be helpful. If your organization is directly responding to the pandemic, we also encourage you to post a new project so we can add you to our list of responding partners.

Small Donations Add Up To BIG Change This August

Small Donations Add Up To BIG Change This August

WHAT: The August 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 $60,000 in matching funds and $8,000 in bonus prizes.

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

WHY: This African proverb states it best: If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. The Little by Little Matching Campaign is your opportunity to grow and strengthen your base of supporters and show that small donations add up to BIG change.

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, August 7.

WHEN + WHERE: GlobalGiving’s 2019 August Little by Little Matching Campaign runs from 09:00:00 ET on Monday, August 12, 2019, to 23:59:59 ET on Friday, August 16, 2019. Fundraising totals and bonus prizes will be displayed on the Little by Little Leaderboard.

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.

July Bonus Day: Higher the donation, higher the match!

July Bonus Day: Higher the donation, higher the match!

WHAT: The July Bonus Day is a day to celebrate and bump up your BIG donors! Donations starting at $100 and up to $1,000 will be matched while $250,000 (UPDATED: 7/2/19) in matching funds remain. The higher the donation, the higher the match! There will be two $5,000 prizes. One for the project with the most $100+ donors and another for the project with the most funds raised.

WHY: Small-dollar donors are essential to building power and achieving organizational stability. With proper identification and cultivation, small-dollar donors can become large-dollar donors. These donors help keep the lights on and move the organization towards achieving its mission. This campaign is designed to celebrate the donors who keep the lights on and the momentous accomplishments their generosity makes possible!

WHO: All GlobalGiving Partners, Leaders, and Superstars are invited to participate and we’ll automatically include your active projects and microprojects. Whether you’re ready to participate depends on where your organization is at in the Identification + Discovery phase of major gift cultivation!

To learn more about major gift cultivation and identify where your organization is at, tune into the second half of the campaign overview webinar (minute 25:50).  

For all organizations that decide to participate, please submit all items that require GlobalGiving approval (new projects, project edits, project appeals + reports) by Friday, July 12.

WHEN + WHERE: The July Bonus Day runs from 09:00:00 ET to 23:59:59 ET on Thursday, July 18, 2019. Fundraising totals, remaining matching funds, and bonus prizes will be displayed on the July Bonus Day leaderboard.

HOW TO GET STARTED:


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: