UPDATE: Thanks to generous donors like you, all of the matching funds have been used!
FAQ and Terms and Conditions
Update: Matching funds for this offer were exhausted on May 20, 2014. No additional recurring donations will be matched after May 20, 2014 as a part of this offer.
Microsoft has provided matching funds for new recurring donations to YouthSpark projects on GlobalGiving. This matching offer is valid while these funds remain.
New recurring donations started after February 24, 2014 to eligible YouthSpark projects, including those made by project leaders or staff, on GlobalGiving.org will be matched 1-to-1 for the first three months, up to $500 per donor per project per month. Eligible recurring donations of $501 or larger will be matched at $500 per donor per project per month.
The purpose of this offer is to provide YouthSpark projects on GlobalGiving with a reliable and sustainable source of funds in the form of monthly recurring donations they can use to plan programs, create budgets, and expand services.
The matching funds will be granted each month for the first three months to YouthSpark projects and microprojects receiving an eligible recurring donation. If for some reason you decide to cancel your recurring donation prior to the third month, no additional matching funds will be granted for your donation.
Only new recurring donations created on GlobalGiving.org to Microsoft YouthSpark projects or microprojects are eligible for this matching offer.
GlobalGiving will monitor and review all donations made through this matching offer. GlobalGiving hopes to match as many recurring donations as possible, but please note that to uphold the spirit of this matching offer, GlobalGiving maintains the right to make a final decision on all matters concerning the allocation of matching funds. We reserve the right update these terms and conditions as appropriate to prevent abuse of this offer and to ensure as many projects, microprojects, and/or donors benefit as possible.