GlobalGiving Girl Fund Campaign Terms & Conditions


Terms & Conditions

  • The GlobalGiving Girl Fund Campaign will start on March 1, 2017 at 00:00 am EST
    • The fundraising portion of the campaign will close on March 15, 2017 at 23:59 pm EST.
    • Effectiveness cycle voting will run: March 15, 2017 through March 29, 2017.
  • Final results will be announced by March 31, 2017. 
  • Six winning projects will be determined based on two categories to include:
  • Should projects tie for most unique donors, ranking will be determined by most funds raised during the campaign.
  • The winning six (6) projects will receive a share of the GlobalGiving Girl Fund for a specified time period following the campaign (April 1 - December 31 2017). 
  • During the two-week fundraising campaign, from March 1 through March 15, participating projects will work to mobilize donors and raise funds with the goal of being in the top four (4) positions and thus selected for the GlobalGiving Girl Fund.
  • During the two-week effectiveness cycle voting period, from March 15 through March 29, effectiveness cycles will be reviewed by the Girl Fund panel and peers and thus selected for the GlobalGiving Girl Fund based upon: identification of a specific need, challenge, or obstacle in your community; explaination how feedback from participants and/or the local community was used to find a solution to the need, challenge, or obstacle; and clarity.
  • Donations made in other currencies will be converted to USD. The exchange rate will be estimated at the time of the donation, but may be subject to change until the donation settles with the donor's bank or credit card. Funds will be disbursed using the exchange rate based on the settlement value of each transaction.


  • Organizations must have submitted their Expression of Interest form by February 24, 2017 and been approved by GlobalGiving prior to the start of the challenge.
  • Active partner, leader, and superstar organizations on are eligible to participate in the GlobalGiving Girl Fund Campaign.
  • Emerging organizations (Accelerator participants) are not eligible to participate in this campaign.
  • Eligible projects must be classified under “Women and Girls” theme (i.e. either the project’s Theme, Secondary Theme 1, or Secondary Theme 2 fall under “Women and Girls”).
  • Effectiveness cycles must be submitted by an organization that has a submitted and approved Expression of Interest form.

Project and Effectiveness Cycle Submissions

  • Projects need to be classified under “Women and Girls” theme by February 24, 2017 to be eligible to take part. If you are not sure if your project can be included, please contact
  • All new projects must be submitted by February 24, 2017, and included in the Expression of Interest form in order to be approved in time for inclusion in the campaign.
  • Project and report approvals will take up to 1-3 business days to process. Projects and reports submitted to GlobalGiving by February 24, 2017, will be processed in advance of the start of the campaign.
  • Effectiveness cycles must be submitted by March 15, 2017 at 23:59 pm EDT. To create and submit an effectiveness cycle, click here

Donation Eligibility

  • Only donations made by unique donors per project will qualify. Unique donors are determined using numerous criteria, including name, email address, credit card number, mailing address, and IP address. We are monitoring these and other parameters in our system to ensure that only unique, distinct donors are counted.
  • Donations made by credit card, PayPal, Apple Pay, a GlobalGiving official gift card, or check are eligible. Donations made by text-to-give are not eligible.
  • Online donations made using PayPal, Apple Pay, or credit card must be made by the account or credit card holder.
  • Donations made via check must be received by GlobalGiving by March 13 at 12:00 pm EDT to count in the campaign.
  • Donations made on GlobalGiving corporate sites, organizational giving sites, or through whitelabel are not eligible for matching.
  • GlobalGiving will monitor and review all donations made through this campaign.
  • All donations are final. GlobalGiving cannot change the time, date, or status of a donation after it is processed for any reason.
  • This campaign is dedicated to projects that specifically help women and girls. Please note that GlobalGiving maintains the right to make a final decision on all matters concerning the adjudication of unique donors and final results of the GlobalGiving Girls Fund campaign and will adjust results accordingly.

Tax Efficient Giving & Fulfillment Fee

  • GlobalGiving is a registered nonprofit charity in the United States and England and Wales. Donations made by eligible donors in the United States can be claimed as tax deductible contributions on United States tax returns. Donations made by eligible donors in the United Kingdom can claim Gift Aid (an extra 25% added to eligible donations by the UK Government) when they donate in GBP.
  • Fulfillment fee for donations: GlobalGiving charges a 15% fulfillment fee on donations, unless other conditions apply. GlobalGiving works to keep the fees you pay as low as possible while providing you great services and resources. The fee covers all transactional charges such as credit card fees, as well as helps cover the costs we incur to promote organizations and projects, provide them 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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