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#MatchAMillion Campaign Terms and Conditions

Terms & Conditions

  • The 2016 #GivingTuesday campaign will begin November 29th, 2016, at 00:00:01 EST and end at 23:59:59 EST on November 29th, 2016.
  • The campaign will run on with one consolidated leaderboard announcing donations and matching funds.
  • There will be $500,000 USD in matching funds on #GivingTuesday, applied at 50% to all donations of up to $1,000 USD per unique donor per organization to eligible projects while funds last.
  • New recurring donations up to $100 USD per month per unique donor per organization will have their initial donation matched at 200% on #GivingTuesday. See full recurring match campaign Terms and Conditions.
  • The normal GlobalGiving fee applies to donations on #GivingTuesday but not to matching funds.
  • Customer service will be available starting at 00:00:01 EST in addition to the regular 9:00:00 EST - 17:00:00 EST hours.

Matching Funds

  • A total of $500,000 USD in matching funds will be available.
  • Matching applies at 50% for one-time donations up to $1,000 USD per donor per organization to eligible projects while funds last.
  • We encourage organizations to get donations in early because matching funds are likely to run out before the end of the matching period.

Donation Eligibility

  • GlobalGiving will monitor and review all donations made on #GivingTuesday.
  • GlobalGiving reserves the right to make final decisions on all matters concerning the allocation of matching funds.
  • Online donations made by credit card or PayPal must be made by the credit card or PayPal account holder.
  • The following are ineligible to be matched as part of the #GivingTuesday campaign:
    • Donations made via check
    • Wire transfers
    • Gift card donations
    • Text-to-give donations
    • Donations made on
    • Donations made on any other GlobalGiving corporate or organizational giving sites
    • Donations made directly to an organization rather than a project
  • All donations are final. GlobalGiving cannot change the time, date, or status of a 
    donation after it is processed for any reason.

Tax Efficient Giving & Fulfillment Fee

  • is a registered nonprofit in the United States. Donations made on can only be claimed as tax deductible contributions on United States tax returns.
  • Fulfillment fee for donations: GlobalGiving charges a 15% fulfillment fee on donations but works to keep the fees you pay as low as possible while providing you great services and resources. The fulfilment fee only applies to the initial donation during #GivingTuesday and does not apply to matching funds. The fee covers all transaction charges such as credit card fees, as well as helps to cover the costs incurred by to promote organizations and projects, provide nonprofit partners with fundraising training and tools, and maintain and improve our online technology in order to keep you connecting with new donors. With our add-on option, we also offer the donor the opportunity to make an additional donation to cover the fee.
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