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Nov. 27 - Dec. 31, 2018

Year-End Fundraising With GlobalGiving

Days | Hours | Minutes | Seconds until #GivingTuesday

Get Ready!

During this season of giving, nonprofits, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to generously celebrate and support the change you are making in the world. GlobalGiving is here to help you make the most of this season!

Here are important dates and resources to keep in mind as you prepare for your 2018 year-end fundraising strategy.

September 1

Take this month to outline your year-end goals + strategy
here’s your 12 step stress-free checklist to get organized

September 20

WEBINAR: Design A Successful #GivingTuesday Campaign!
join us on Sept. 20 at 11:00am EDT to dive into campaign planning

September 25

Apply for GlobalGiving’s Online Fundraising Academy
explore digital fundraising tools and resources in donor communications, campaign fundraising, donor retention and more!

September 27

Two months till #GivingTuesday
time to build your network of fearless fundraising advocates

October 2 - 8

celebrated every year on the Tuesday of #DaanUtsav is India’s very own week-long festival of giving

October 16

Get The Latest Digital Tips + Tricks for Year-End Fundraising
during this one-hour webinar with GlobalGiving’s digital marketing team at 3pm EDT

October 27

One month till #GivingTuesday
get your stories ready to share and spark action

November 20

Deadline to submit new projects, project edits, project reports, project appeals
to be approved by GlobalGiving staff in time for #GivingTuesday

November 21

One week to go
with your team ready, take time to plan your thank you strategy

November 22 - 23

US Holiday + GlobalGiving office closed

November 26

With 24 hours to go, check in with your fundraising team
and make sure #GivingTuesday communications are scheduled to go out

Campaign Opportunities on GlobalGiving

The following campaign opportunities are made exclusively for the GlobalGiving community and designed to help our partners thrive throughout this year's giving season. See what we have planned!

2018 #GivingTuesday Campaign

2018 #GivingTuesday Campaign

Harness the generosity of your network on #GivingTuesday on Nov. 27 with GlobalGiving’s #GivingTuesday Campaign. Over this 24-hour period, we’re giving out $150,000 in proportional matching funds and more bonus prizes than ever before!

2018 Year-End Campaign

2018 Year-End Campaign

Join the GlobalGiving community for the biggest fundraising month of the year! From November 28th – December 31st, GlobalGiving is offering prizes galore to celebrate you, our partners.

Year-End Fundraising Season

November 27
December 1
World Aids Day
December 2
Abolition of Slavery Day
December 3
Persons with Disabilities Day
December 9
Genocide Prevention Day + International Anti-Corruption Day
December 10
Human Rights Day
December 2 - 10
December 18
Migrants Day
December 25
December 29 - 31
Largest three fundraising days of the year!
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During the 2017 Year-End Giving period
GlobalGiving organizations raised
proud supporters of
of your projects in
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December is the best time to get donors in America. Last year we received about 25% of our annual budget in just 10 days in December by following the advice of GlobalGiving.
Bhawana Sharma, Rajasthan Samgrah Kalyan Sansthan, India
Raised $1,575 in GlobalGiving’s 2016 Year-End Campaign

Visit Our Learn Library

Learn is the place to go for tips, tools, and resources that will help you make the world a better place. Check out our year-end fundraising content:

#GivingTuesday is a global movement that kicks off the biggest giving season of the year with charity and gratitude.

Officially celebrated in 42 countries, with people from over 150 nations participating, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving. Discover what’s happening in your country!

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