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Daan Utsav - Joy of Giving Week 2016 Terms + Conditions


For our India-based, Superstar partners, GlobalGiving is offering two prizes for exceptional fundraising between October 2nd, 2016 and October 8th, 2016. Here are the notes on eligible donations + prizes:

  • The organization that raises the most amount of funds between 12:01am India Standard Time on October 2nd and 11:59pm India Standard Time on October 8th on will receive $400 from GlobalGiving. The organization in second place will receive $250.
  • The organization that has the most unique, Indian donors between 12:01am India Standard time on October 2nd and 11:59pm India Standard Time on October 8th on will receive $400 from GlobalGiving. The organization in second place will receive $250.
  • Projects for these campaigns must be posted by the nonprofits directly or by campaigners of their choice by September 20th on Impact Guru website.
  • Each campaign can only feature 1 project and Bonus prizes will be based on the cumulative donations to your project.
  • A donor is considered "Indian" if the transaction is completed from a credit / debit card issued by an Indian bank or via a netbanking transaction through an Indian bank. "Unique" donors are determined using numerous criteria, including name, email address, and mailing address. We are monitoring these and other parameters in our system to ensure that only unique, distinct donors are counted.
  • Only online donations made through will be counted. Donations through,, or through any associated platform (ex. Benevity) will NOT be counted.
  • Donations made via credit card, debit card, netbanking, or wallet, will be eligible for the campaign. Online donations made using credit / debit card / netbanking must be made by the account holder.
  • Donations made via cheques:
    • Any cheques related to your campaign must be received at the Impact Guru Mumbai office in the name of “Impact Guru Foundation” between October 2 and October 5 with your NGO name, donor name, and their PAN clearly written at the back of the cheque. The amounts will only be reflected on your campaign upon the clearing of your cheques. Any cheques cleared after 11.59 PM on October 8 will not be considered for the prize.
    • Checks received after October 5 will not considered for purposes of the contest prize.  Impact Guru reserves the right to include or exclude checks based on operational considerations. Impact Guru reserves the right to make final decisions

Basic T's + C's

  • Impact Guru Foundation is a registered nonprofit in India. Donations made towards Indian nonprofits on are eligible for 80G tax exemptions.
  • By participating in this fundraising effort, you agree to the following:
    • Your NGO is compliant with all Applicable Laws in India while functioning as a NGO. Your NGO will provide accurate information of its activities to Impact Guru for the purpose of listing the details of the NGO on the Website and provides updated information to Impact Guru, about the NGO and/ or its activities,  on a timely basis
    • You will pay the following Service charges:
      • GlobalGiving’s 15% fulfilment fee will not be applicable to this campaign or its Bonus Prizes. However, Impact Guru charges a 10% transaction and platform fee on all donations. Service taxes of 15% are also applicable will be charged as extra on aggregate transaction and platform fees making the fees effectively 11.5%. This fee covers all transactional charges such as payment gateway fees, as well as helps cover the costs we incur to market your campaigns, provide you with fundraising training and tools, and enhance our online technology platform to help you get more donations. The transaction and platform fees don’t apply to the Bonuses. An international wire fee (charged as per actual) will apply per fundraiser if foreign currency has been collected. Additional currency exchange fees may also apply.
      • SMILE Promotion: If any campaign receives at least 100 unique Facebook shares and at least 20 unique donors between October 2 12.01 am and October 8 11.59 pm, Impact Guru’s  services charges will be 5% transaction and platform fee on all donations. Service taxes are also applicable for domestic transactions and will be charged as extra on aggregate transaction and platform fees making the fees effectively 5.75%. SMILE plan only refers to the Facebook share count, which is displayed on each fundraiser page on and not on any other website / application / post. For each fundraiser, we only account for the first Facebook share made by a user; all Facebook shares must take place by clicking on the 'Facebook share' icon on the respective fundraiser page
      • In the event that you receive a donation directly into your bank accounts by any individual, organization, or corporate due to the efforts of Impact Guru due to applicable laws or policies of any individual or organization or corporate, then Impact Guru will send you an invoice of its service charges, which must be settled within 1 week of the date of such invoice.
    • Incentives or rewards, if any, promised to the donors by the NGO or campaigner, as part of the fundraiser are fulfilled in a timely manner;
    • NGO will prepare and submit a report regarding the utilization of the funds received in each fundraiser to Impact Guru within 3-4 months from the date the money is received by NGO and hereby gives Impact Guru the right to share the report with the donors of the relevant fundraiser;
    • Please note that all donations are final. GlobalGiving or Impact Guru cannot change the time, date, or status of a donation after it is processed for any reason.
    • GlobalGiving and Impact Guru reserve the right to make final decisions on the allocation of all Bonus Prizes

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