March Accelerator 2018:

Terms + Conditions for the Impact Guru Opportunity


During the March 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 March 2nd, 2018, on to (raise funds in USD and GBP) and by March 5th, 2018 on to (raise funds in INR) during the March Accelerator. Organisations that wish to post their project on  too can click on this link to get started.

Post A Project on GlobalGiving         Sign up on Impact Guru

  • In order to successfully graduate from  the Accelerator, organisations must raise a minimum of $2,500 out of the $5,000 goal on between March 12th and March 31st. 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.
  • Funds raised on Impact Guru will not be eligible for Bonuses or Matching provided on GlobalGiving.
  • The 40 donor target can be reached either on the GlobalGiving platform or on the Impact Guru platform as long as $2,500 is raised on GlobalGiving.
  • Once the $2,500 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 April 1st 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 April 5th 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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