Why Join?

You need more than just
a crowdfunding platform.

GlobalGiving is a nonprofit that supports other nonprofits by connecting them to donors, companies, and other nonprofits in 170+ countries. We’re a partner, not just a platform.

What partnership looks like with GlobalGiving:

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Professional, Personalized Fundraising Pages

Tell your story in a clear and compelling way and invite your donors to give the way they want. Whether they give once or monthly, your supporters can donate using more than 10 secure payment methods.

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Access to Corporate Partnerships

85% of GlobalGiving nonprofits benefit from donations and grants from companies like Ford, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, TripAdvisor, and 190+ others!

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Training and Support For Your Level

Join one of our webinars, training academies, or workshops. Or, delve into our training library, set up a one-on-one phone consultation, or host a site visit from the GlobalGiving team!

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Powerful Tools

Engage your donors with thank-you notes, fundraising appeals, and project reports. Use our analytics and feedback reports to learn and improve your fundraising.

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Extra Funding

In 2019, our matching offers, bonus prizes, corporate partnerships, and marketing efforts drove nearly $20 million in extra funding to our partners, just for being part of GlobalGiving!

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Credibility + Visibility

Let us help you gain visibility and new donors through our credibility! GlobalGiving maintains a four-star Charity Navigator rating, BBB accreditation, and GuideStar Platinum certification.

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Help When You Need It

Our teams in the US, UK, India, and China are ready to support you and your donors. You can even request volunteer support for your fundraising or programs, all through GlobalGiving.

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Tax Benefits

Appeal to donors in the US and the UK who can receive tax benefits in their country for donating to your project, even if you’re not based in those countries.

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Commitment to Impact

Learn and grow with the support of your peers and the GlobalGiving team, even if it involves failure. Learning organizations earn GG Rewards points to gain more visibility and funding!

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Disaster Support

If a major disaster strikes in your community, we’ve got your back. Local organizations are key to disaster relief so we’ll fundraise on your behalf and deliver grant funding within days of the event.

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We amplify every donation

GlobalGiving is a nonprofit. Our community is free to join, and we don’t charge an application or subscription fee. Instead, we retain a 5–12% nonprofit support fee on donations, plus 3% transaction processing fee. But we’re committed to raising even more money for your organization than we retain in fees. For example, for every $1 that goes to GlobalGiving in fees, we’ll raise, on average, an additional $2 for your nonprofit. In 2018, GlobalGiving drove nearly $18 million in extra funding to nonprofits, making access to the community essentially free for most of our partners.

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As an organization that had never conducted a formal end of year appeal until this year, GlobalGiving greatly streamlined and simplified our experience, and also allowed us to greatly exceed our fundraising goals. I also think the built-in incentives and the competition element helped encourage more donors. [...] Ultimately, I, along with my organization’s board, were very glad to have participated in the Challenge.
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know if my organization is eligible for GlobalGiving?
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GlobalGiving accepts applications from registered nonprofit organizations around the world. Organizations must be able to show a track record of project implementation and be able to pass through our due diligence process.

I am a registered nonprofit outside of the United States, can I still apply?
Yes! About fifty percent of GlobalGiving’s partners are internationally registered organizations. If your documents are not in English, you will be asked to provide English translations. We accept unofficial translations, including those made with Google Translate.

My organization is not registered; can we still apply to join GlobalGiving?
GlobalGiving primarily works with registered nonprofit organizations, although we have a number of partners that are not registered and work directly with a fiscal sponsor.

How is GlobalGiving funded?
GlobalGiving is funded by generous donations from donors as well as grants from corporations and foundations. GlobalGiving retains a 5-12% nonprofit support fee on donations to help us cover all of our expenses, from building our website, to leading informative training to project leaders and providing excellent customer service. We also charge a 3% transaction processing fee to cover credit card fees and other processing costs involved with disbursing funds to projects in more than 170 countries around the world.
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