Why Should My Nonprofit Participate in #GivingTuesday?
Participating in #GivingTuesday is a great way to take part in a global movement and to boost your organization's efforts to raise funds, attract volunteers, and share your success. It's also an incredibly effective way to kick-off your year-end fundraising efforts, as the majority of charitable giving occurs during the last few days of the year.
Why Should I Use GiveGab on #GivingTuesday?
Not only will our platform fee be waived on this day for select GiveGab users, but we also provide free resources and webinars that will help you be as successful as possible. Beyond collecting donations, your nonprofit’s profile and #GivingTuesday campaign can be customized exactly the way you want them to look and easily shared with your supporters. PLUS, all the incredible features available to GiveGab users will be readily available for you to optimize your fundraising results.
Who Can Participate?
Any 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization incorporated in the United States may participate in #GivingTuesday on GiveGab. To verify whether or not your organization is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, you can search for your organization by name or EIN here.
How Do I Participate?
To participate using GiveGab, simply create an account on GiveGab.com and enter your banking information to start collecting donations.
Participating nonprofits will have immediate and ongoing access to their GiveGab profile, fundraising data, and tools for further donor cultivation.
For help setting up your nonprofit to receive donations after you sign up, visit our Support site or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
How Much Does it Cost?
For anyone on our Launch, Engage, and Advance plans, we’re waiving our platform fees on #GivingTuesday, although there will still be the standard third-party credit card fee collected from our payment processor, Stripe, of 2.2% (3.5% for AMEX) + $.30 per transaction. This means that GiveGab makes $0 profit from any and all donations made on November 28, 2017 to select GiveGab users. Our platform fees prior to and after this day depend on the plan you’re using.
How Does GiveGab Handle Donations?
Organizations will automatically receive all donations, within 3 to 5 business days via direct deposit, as long as ACH information has been entered and verified. All donations will be officially receipted for tax purposes by GiveGab.
How Will My Organization Know Who Donated and How Much?
As with any other campaign on GiveGab, all organizations that run campaigns on #GivingTuesday will be able to access donation reports through their administrative dashboard, which is updated in real-time. Reports include each donor’s name, amount donated, and more, depending on the donor information you wish to collect.
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