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Calling All Climate Champions To Apply

Calling All Climate Champions To Apply

WHAT: The 2020 Climate Action Campaign is a chance for you to win one of five year-long slots in the GlobalGiving Climate Action Fund, earn matching funds,  energize your power base, and connect with your peers in the broader GlobalGiving community working to protect people, planet, and place from climate chaos.

The Climate Action Fund consists of hundreds of donors committed to supporting grassroots climate champions in the fight to protect our planet and adapt to its changing realities. For one year, the winning cohort selected from this campaign will each receive an estimated $10,000 or more from the fund over the next twelve months. 

WHY: The global climate crisis demands it. This campaign will demonstrate the abundance of solutions to the crisis at hand through a mosaic of climate solutions in action around the world in the GlobalGiving community. 

WHEN: The campaign will run for five days from April 20 – 24 in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on Wednesday, April 22. Throughout the week, all eligible donations up to $500 will be matched at 50%

WHO: Everyone in the GlobalGiving community can apply to this campaign. GlobalGiving will review projects and accept those taking a community-led approach to environmental protection and climate resilience.  

HOW: Select and submit one project to be considered for the campaign by Friday, March 27. GlobalGiving will notify all applicants by Friday, April 3, whether their application has been accepted.

GET READY:

  • Review the campaign Terms + Conditions 
  • Watch the 30 min webinar to know if this campaign is right for you!
  • Submit your application to join the campaign by March 27
  • Meet last year’s inaugural Climate Action Fund Cohort and other peers likely to join this year’s campaign!

As always, if you have a question, you can send us an email at projecthelp@globalgiving.org.

Get Fired Up For Five Full Days Of Matching This March

Get Fired Up For Five Full Days Of Matching This March

WHAT: The March Little by Little Campaign is a five-day crowdfunding campaign that’s designed to help the GlobalGiving community cultivate a large and strong network of small-dollar donors. This week, all eligible donations up to $50 per unique donor per organization will be matched at 50% during the campaign. Funds will not run out! 

WHY: At GlobalGiving, we run the Little by Little campaign twice a year because we believe in the power of the crowd and we know that having a large membership base gives you the strength and flexibility necessary to achieve impact. 

Perhaps our partner Education East Africa stated it best in citing this African Proverb, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”

WHO: The Little by Little Campaign is exclusively for GlobalGiving Partners, Leaders, and Superstars banked outside of India. Associated active projects and microprojects will be automatically included. The deadline to submit new projects for inclusion in this campaign is Wednesday, March 18, at 5 p.m. ET.

WHEN + WHERE: GlobalGiving’s 2020 March Little by Little Matching Campaign runs from 09:00:00 ET on Monday, March 23,  to 23:59:59 ET on Friday, March 27. Fundraising totals and bonus prizes will be displayed on the Little by Little Leaderboard.

HOW TO GET STARTED

Apply For The 2020 Girl Fund Campaign

Apply For The 2020 Girl Fund Campaign

WHAT: The GlobalGiving Girl Fund Campaign is your chance to win one of eight year-long slots in the GlobalGiving Girl Fund. The Girl Fund consists of hundreds of donors committed to supporting GlobalGiving’s top tier organizations working to advance women’s equality around the world. For one year, the winning cohort from this campaign will receive between $10,000-$15,000 total from the Girl Fund.

WHY: Despite progress in recent years, girls continue to suffer disadvantages and exclusion in education, self-development, and job markets. Women complete 70% of the world’s working hours, but receive only 10% of the world’s income. This campaign is the perfect opportunity to promote and fundraise for your project that works for girls’ and women’s empowerment.

WHO: Everyone in the GlobalGiving community can apply to this campaign. GlobalGiving will review projects and accept those working to accelerate women’s equality. Organizations may submit one project to participate. The deadline to submit an application to be considered is Friday, Feb. 7, 2020.

WHEN + WHERE: The Girl Fund Campaign will last one week from Friday, March 6, 2020, at 00:00:00 ET to Friday, March 13, 2020, at 23:59:59 ET. To celebrate the start of the campaign and International Women’s Day, there will be over $15,000 in prizes offered in the first 24 hours of the campaign. 

HOW TO GET STARTED:

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

Gear Up For GlobalGiving’s Year-End Campaign

Gear Up For GlobalGiving’s Year-End Campaign

WHAT: Join GlobalGiving for our 2019 Year-End Campaign during the biggest fundraising month of the year! Following #GivingTuesday, GlobalGiving is offering prizes galore to celebrate you, our partners, and help drive more funds towards your important work. This year we have bonus prizes totaling $12,000 for top crowdfunding projects and much more! 

WHY: With approximately 31% of all annual giving occurring in December, the end of the year is the most crucial time for almost every nonprofit. Recognizing that the holiday season is in full swing, it makes sense for donors to participate in a time of generosity, and utilize the last opportunity to make tax-deductible donations count for this calendar year. For nonprofits, the end of the year is a natural moment to share reflections on the year, broadcast major accomplishments and perhaps major hurdles that still remain, and announce big ideas to fundraise for in the new year.

WHO: The Year-End Campaign is specifically for GlobalGiving’s active Partner, Leader, and Superstar organizations. Active projects and microprojects will be automatically included. The deadline to submit new projects, project edits, project appeals, and project reports is 17:00:00 ET on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019.

WHEN + WHERE: GlobalGiving’s 2019 Year-End Campaign will begin at 00:00:00 ET on Wednesday Dec. 4, 2019, and end at 23:59:59 ET on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. Prizes will be displayed on the Year-End Campaign leaderboard. 

HOW TO GET STARTED:

  • Register for the #GivingTuesday Campaign Webinar at 10:00:00 ET on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. 
  • Read through GlobalGiving’s 2019 Year-End Campaign Terms + Conditions to see how this campaign can transform your organization’s year-end fundraising! 
  • Gather your team to set and design a stress-free year-end fundraising strategy.
  • Register for GlobalGiving’s Online Fundraising Academy 2019 webinar series. After you register, don’t forget to take the Pre-Academy Survey!
  • Read some tips crowdsourced from some of our top GlobalGiving fundraisers.

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

Engage Indian Diaspora During Daan Utsav

Engage Indian Diaspora During Daan Utsav

By: Kavita Mathew

WHAT: The Daan Utsav – #GivingTuesdayIndia Campaign is a week long celebration designed specifically for GlobalGiving partners with projects in India to engage their Indian diaspora and international supporters. Eligible donations will be matched at 30% up to $500 per unique donor on the final day of the big week!

WHY: India celebrates #DaanUtsav, its joy of giving week from Oct. 2 to 8 every year since 2009. The Tuesday of the Daan Utsav week is celebrated as #GivingTuesdayIndia – the day of online giving in India. #GivingTuesdayIndia builds on the strength of a global movement to showcase and build support for your nonprofits work serving communities in India, especially before the start of the festive season beginning with Diwali. We are joining the movement through this campaign exclusively designed for our partners with projects in India.

WHO: The GlobalGiving Daan Utsav – #GivingTuesdayIndia Campaign is exclusively for GlobalGiving partners with at least one active project based in India. Indian organisations must complete this opt-in form by Thursday, Sept. 26, at 17:00:00 IST for projects to be included in the campaign. Non-Indian organisation with projects or microprojects based in India will be automatically added to the campaign.

The deadline to submit new projects for inclusion in this campaign is Thursday, Sept. 26, at 17:00:00 IST.

WHEN + WHERE: GlobalGiving’s 2019 Daan Utsav – #GivingTuesday India campaign will run from Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019 (09:00:00 IST) to Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 (23:59:59 IST). Fundraising totals, remaining matching funds, and bonus prizes will be displayed on the Daan Utsav – #GivingTuesdayIndia leaderboard.

HOW TO GET STARTED: