December 2020 Monthly Donor Drive

December 14 - 18, 2020

To help GlobalGiving nonprofit partners grow their monthly support base during the year-end fundraising season, GlobalGiving will provide a 200% match on select new monthly donations set up between December 14, 2020, and December 18, 2020.

How does the December 2020 Monthly Donor Drive work?

  • 200% match for all new monthly donors!
  • As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, recurring donors provide financial stability and programmatic flexibility to do what’s most urgently needed
  • December is the season of giving! With so much generosity in the air, ask people to keep it going through the new year.
    New monthly donations started between December 14 and December 18, 2020 will have their first donation matched at 200% after four (4) total payments

Eligibility

All active Partner, Leader, and Superstar organizations are eligible to participate in the December 2020 Monthly Donor Drive. Active projects and Microprojects will be automatically included.

While Microprojects will be included in the offer, GlobalGiving cannot extend the 90-day time period. When a microproject expires, monthly donors to it will be asked to transfer their donation to another project.

The deadline to submit a new project or microproject for inclusion in this campaign was December 9, 2020.

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Frequently Asked Questions


Why focus on monthly donors in December?
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Building your monthly donor base is incredibly useful for ongoing support! We know that now, more than ever, sustainable funding is crucial, so we created an opportunity for you to increase your monthly donors. December is also a month that represents a lot of generosity, so it is a perfect chance to request your donors to get even more involved.

Who can participate in the 2020 Monthly Donor Drive?
All Partner, Leader, and Superstar organizations are eligible and their active projects will be automatically included in the Monthly Donor Drive. Just note that new projects need to be submitted by Dec. 9 for approval and inclusion.

How do I join the 2020 Monthly Donor Drive?
Your active project(s) will be automatically included. So, to join, explore the resources on this page and start promoting this opportunity to your donors!

How often does GlobalGiving run Monthly Donor Drives?
GlobalGiving offers a year-round 100% match on new monthly donors, and this will be our first time running a 200% week-long match for new monthly donors! Depending on the results, we may put more Monthly Donor Drives on the calendar.

What happens if a donor gives too early or too late?
Donations not made within the timeframe of the Monthly Donor Drive will not count towards the 200% match. All donations during the Monthly Donor Drive are final. Unfortunately, GlobalGiving cannot change the time, date, or status of the initial monthly donation after it is processed.

Where's the leaderboard for this campaign?
Since partners are not in competition for limited funds during this week and since there are no bonus prizes up for grabs, we decided to invest our tech team’s time in activities that better serve our community, like improving the checkout experience for all donors and expanding your options for how to thank donors. To monitor your progress this week, look at the monthly donor count on your project page!

How can I tell if a donation is matched?
You can tell if a donation counted towards the Donor Drive match by logging into your Dashboard and reviewing your Donations Manager. All matched donations will be indicated with a small plus sign.

When will my organization receive the matching funds earned from this offer?
New monthly donations started during the week of Dec. 14-18, 2020, must stay active through March to get the 200% match on the initial donation. This match will then be sent in your April disbursement. So, for example, if a donor starts a monthly donation of $20 on Dec. 15, the $20 monthly donation must continue through January, February, and March, and your organization will receive the 200% match, in this case equal to $40, in April. Please note, this offer is good on monthly donations up to $200 per month. Donation. Monthly donations above $200 per month will still receive the maximum $400 match to the project.
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