September 2018

Welcome to the GlobalGiving Accelerator Hub! The go-to spot for September Accelerator participants.


Track your organization's progress in the Accelerator through our leaderboards! The Main Leaderboard will capture participant activity from September 10th through October 2nd, showcase your progress towards the goal of raising $5,000 from 40 donors, and display bonus prize placement and rank. The Bonus Day Leaderboard will be live for 24 hours on Wednesday, September 19th, and will track how much of the $10,000 in Incentive Fund your organization secures on that day.

Important Dates

August 1
Application submission deadline
August 20
You will be notified by our staff of your application status

Accelerator Training Program

NOTE: We will record every session and share the links here
Aug 20 (recorded)
September Accelerator Kickoff | Watch in English | PDF (English) | Ver En Español | PDF (Español)
August 27 10:00am ET
Session 1: Setting SMART Goals + Project Posting Tips | Watch video | PDF
August 28 10:00am ET
Session 2: Network Mapping + Advocates | Watch video | PDF
August 29 10:00am ET
Session 3: Storytelling + Calendar Planning | Watch video | PDF
August 30 10:00am ET
Session 4: Social Media + Email Strategy | Watch video | PDF

Accelerator Crowdfunding Campaign

September 10 at 09:00:01 EDT
Start time
September 19 from 00:00:01 to 23:59:59 EDT
Bonus day! (See the previous Bonus Day results)
October 2 at 23:59:59 EDT
End time (See previous Accelerator results)
October 8 at 3pm ET
New Partner Orientation for Graduates with GlobalGiving's Chief Program Officer (invite only)
Late October & November
Funds are distributed to organizations (See Terms + Conditions)
Tell us about your organization and your experience with online fundraising in the pre-Accelerator survey.
Meet your fellow participants on Facebook!

Organizations that raise over $5,000 from at least 40 donors during the September Accelerator Crowdfunding Campaign will earn:

  1. Permanent membership in the GlobalGiving community
  2. Inclusion in a GlobalGiving press release
  3. Additional promotion opportunities through GlobalGiving's donor newsletter and social media
  4. A custom media kit to help promote your accomplishment
  5. A certificate of completion from GlobalGiving

Visit Our Learn Library

Learn is the place to go for tips, tools, and resources that will help you make the world a better place. Check out our top picks for Accelerator participants:


Save money by prepaying!

Simplify your communications and save money by prepaying part of your nonprofit support fee. Learn more and complete the optional payment by September 5th!


Use our official visual assets to supercharge your Accelerator promotions. Here you’ll find high-resolution graphic assets, including Facebook cover + share images and an email banner image.

Download Accelerator graphic assets

Questions? Send us an email at or give us a call at +1 (202) 232-5784. We are happy to help!

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