Giving Tuesday

Have you heard about #GivingTuesday™ (#GT) — the global day of giving?

Celebrated on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the U.S.), #GivingTuesday is a counterpoint to Black Friday and Cyber Monday. After a weekend of consumer spending, #GivingTuesday provides a moment to pause, be grateful, support causes you care about, join together with friends and colleagues and share your stories on social media.

Here is a selection of articles to help get you started and ensure you are optimizing your #GivingTuesday efforts.


How to Make an Online Giving Page that Generates Donations

Online giving is the future of fundraising, but not all nonprofits are prepared for it. Shouldn’t you be capitalizing on the potential of e-giving, too? Online giving has been an important branch of fundraising for more than a decade now—but the pandemic has made the ability to accept donations digitally an absolute necessity. Donations made… Read More »

Make Year-End Giving Simple

It’s that time of year again when nonprofits and schools focus on Year-End giving and #GivingTuesday campaigns. People are busier and more distracted than ever during this time though, so make sure to give your supporters a quick, secure and easy way to donate to your end of year giving campaigns. The easier it is… Read More »

Information and Tips for #GivingTuesdayNow

A new international day of unity called #GivingTuesdayNow has been scheduled for May 5, 2020. This United Nations Foundation recognized event is meant to raise awareness of the unparalleled global humanitarian needs brought about by COVID-19. It is based on the annual fundraising event #GivingTuesday, an event held every year on the Tuesday that follows… Read More »

#GivingTuesday Marketing in the Home Stretch

Getting your message heard in the final days prior to a fundraising campaign is vital to achieving your goals. #GivingTuesday campaigns are no exception! #GivingTuesday is a worldwide movement, and following on the heels of the two busiest holiday shopping days, your message will be competing with a crowded advertising landscape. Make sure you stand… Read More »

Tailor-Made Messages for #GivingTuesday

Nothing is more important to your #GivingTuesday fundraising campaign than getting the word out. Messaging to your corporate sponsors, volunteers, staff and especially your donors all require their own unique tone, information and call to action.   Inspire each of these important groups to contribute with these tailor-made tips. Rev Up Your Volunteers Three cheers… Read More »

Giving Tuesday 2017 | #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday will be celebrating its five-year anniversary in 2017 and many organizations are gearing up to make this year the most charitable yet! Following on the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday is a day to recover from retail madness and begin the charitable season.  It’s designed for people to get involved in… Read More »

Ridgefield Academy Celebrates a Generous #GivingTuesday

Achieving your fundraising goals is always a great feeling. It’s the culmination of your hard work and the shared passion that connects your community. It’s certainly something to celebrate, and Ridgefield Academy was able to do just that recently when they achieved, and even exceeded, their fundraising goal on #GivingTuesday! The staff at Ridgefield Academy… Read More »

#GivingTuesday, Day of Giving Back

Each year on #GivingTuesday, Greater Giving takes the day to volunteer and give of our time because we are thankful for the work of all our nonprofit and school clients across the country. In advance of this year’s #GivingTuesday volunteer efforts, I sat down with some members of our team to reflect on their experiences… Read More »

Host a volunteer event on #GivingTuesday

Giving Tuesday celebrates giving in all forms, not just money donations. So why not offer your supporters a fun way to give their time and energy to your cause? Create a special single-day volunteer event and give people a chance to put their hands to work and have a great time doing it. #GivingTuesday—the brainchild… Read More »

Greater Giving wants to support your nonprofit this #GivingTuesday

*Win $500 for your organization on #GivingTuesday November 29, 2016 isn’t just another Tuesday, it is this year’s #GivingTuesday! Greater Giving knows first-hand how this giving day can impact your year-end donations and we want to be a part of your success. With that in mind… Greater Giving is excited to announce our Fourth Annual… Read More »