September Accelerator 2018:

Terms + Conditions for the Impact Guru Opportunity


During the September 2018 GlobalGiving Accelerator, Indian Organisations can raise funds in INR towards their Accelerator goals on GlobalGiving’s Indian platform partner, Impact Guru. This is an advantage provided exclusively to Indian organisations, over and above the other benefits of participating in the Accelerator. Here are the terms and conditions for participating:

  • Organisation’s have to post their project by August 31st, 2018, on to (raise funds in USD and GBP) and by September 5th, 2018 on to (raise funds in INR) during the September Accelerator. Organisations that wish to post their project on  too can click on the below link to get started.

Post A Project on GlobalGiving         Sign up on Impact Guru         

  • Donation volume goal: In order to successfully graduate from  the Accelerator, organisations must raise a minimum of $1000 out of the $5,000 goal on between September 10th and October 2nd. Organisations can raise the rest of the funds either on GlobalGiving or on Impact Guru’s platform between the same time period and it will count towards the Accelerator goal of $5,000.
  • Donor count goal: In order to successfully graduate from the Accelerator, a minimum of 10 donors out of the 40 donor goal have to donate on GlobalGiving and the rest can donate either on GlobalGiving or on Impact Guru.
  • Funds raised on Impact Guru will not be eligible for Bonuses or Matching provided on GlobalGiving.
  • Once the $1000 and 10 donor target is reached on GlobalGiving, organisations can choose to also raise funds in USD and GBP on the Impact Guru platform with the associated tax benefits.
  • The exchange rate as on October 3rd will be considered to calculate if funds raised in INR on Impact Guru along with funds raised on GlobalGiving total to $5,000 or above.
  • Combined totals on and will be calculated by October 7th by 5pm EST, after the Accelerator campaign is concluded. These combined totals will not be reflected on the GlobalGiving Accelerator Leaderboard.
  • Indian donors who donate on Impact Guru will receive 80G tax deduction certificates via email from Impact Guru if the participating NGO has a valid 80G certificate.
  • GlobalGiving’s Accelerator Terms + Conditions will apply to all participants in this opportunity.
  • Impact Guru Terms + Conditions will apply to donations made on the Impact Guru website
  • All donations made through the GlobalGiving API on (meaning all USD and GBP donations that are eligible for tax benefits) for the duration of the organisation's fundraising campaign will retain a 15%. This will not be adjusted on total funds raised. 
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