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GREAT results for another Great Canadian Giving Challenge

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The Great Canadian Giving Challenge has ended for another year, and it is safe to say that it was a great month for charitable giving across Canada! In its second year, Canadians from across the country joined the challenge by entering their favourit...

GivingTuesday impact - 2016 Highlights!

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ANOTHER RECORD-BREAKING YEAR November 29th, 2016 was GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that began in 2012. We're happy to report that 2016 was another record-breaking year, kick starting the holiday giving season for Canadians across the country...

#GivingTuesdayCa roundup

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It was another big year on social media for GivingTuesday in Canada. Our partners created an amazing amount of new and compelling content and along with their supporters, shared by the thousands. Check out some of these highlights compiled by GivingT...

2016 Highlights - Infographic

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GivingTuesday continues to break records. Once again Canadians answered the call for the biggest ever global day of giving. You can read more about the results here. Check out some highlights:

Get Press for Your Organization

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Last year, GivingTuesday received a lot of attention from Canadian media outlets. With more than 100 million media impressions, we saw GivingTuesday in print, on television and on radio. One question that we at GivingTuesday central are constantly h...

Webinar: Media and PR for GivingTuesday

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October 21, 1pm ET - GivingTuesday is a great opportunity to get some media attention for your organization. To help you get the most PR benefit from your activity this year, Paradigm Public Relations shares PR and Media strategies for GivingTuesday....

Charity Toolkit

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The GivingTuesday charity toolkit is a great resource to help you get started with your own GivingTuesday campaign. See what the movement is about, get some tips and get involved - download the toolkit now: Charity Toolkit

GivingTuesday PR Toolkit

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GivingTuesday global partner Havas PR has created this incredible resource - a detailed, step-by-step guide to maximize engagement with the public, press and influencers with your GivingTuesday campaign. Check out this complete guide to everything yo...

Webinar - Mobile Giving Best Practices

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November 10 - When you launch your GivingTuesday campaign, at least 70% of your donors will read your donation request on their smartphone. But we know that most donors don’t donate from their smartphones. So what does that mean for your campaign, a...

Toolkit for Businesses

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The GivingTuesday Toolkit for Businesses has tips and resources for companies, local businesses, companies and brands. Get your company involved or engage businesses that support your charity. Get the toolkit.

Toolkit for Retailers

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There are lots of ways that stores, retailers and restaurant owners can get involved. GivingTuesday is a great opportunity to do more for the causes you support and engage employees, customers and your community.

Great Campaigns for GivingTuesday 2016!

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There are creative and inspiring GivingTuesday activities happening in communities across the country. Find out what’s happening in your area – have a look below or browse the interactive partner map. PayPal: once again for GivingTuesday, PayPal is l...

Get the Civic Toolkit

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The GivingTuesday Civic Toolkit is a resource and guide for anyone who wants to get a GivingTuesday movement started in their community (whether it’s a small town or a big city). It’s for charities, schools, community organizations and individuals wh...

Interac retweet campaign for United Way

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Interac has announced they are donating $1 to United Way Canada for every retweet of their #GivingTuesdayCa tweet on November 29, 2016 up to $10,000. Every retweet on the tweet below triggers another $1 donation.   We're proud to support @U...

Press Release Template

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We get lots of media requests every year from outlets who want to know what's happening for GivingTuesday. This is a great opportunity to tell your organization's story. Tell local and national news outlets about your GivingTuesday activity in the w...

The PayPal 1% match is back again!

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From GivingTuesday, November 29 and throughout December 2016, PayPal will match 1% of donations made to any registered charity through CanadaHelps when using a PayPal account. All donations between November 29th and December 31st, 2016 made through...

United Way Centraide Toolkit

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The toolkit for United Ways and Centraides offers tips and ideas for using GivingTuesday to support your year-end campaign and more. Get the toolkit:  

Is the Smartphone killing philanthropy?

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SMARTPHONES CAUSED U.S. NONPROFITS TO LOSE $6.5 BILLION IN 2015 IN LOST DONATIONS. A CALL FOR NON-PROFIT TECHNOLOGY TO CATCH UP TO THE MOBILE REVOLUTION. by Jonathan Ben-Dor, CEO of PocketCause Ltd. Every year, countries compete for the title of wo...

Mobile Giving Foundation Canada Gives Back

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by Audrey Tétreault, Advisor, Mobile Giving Foundation Canada (MGFC) As a Founding Partner of GivingTuesday Canada, Mobile Giving Foundation Canada (MGFC) is giving back to the charitable sector by waiving text-to-donate campaign fees for the month...

Celebrities got behind GivingTuesday 2015

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In 2015, big Hollywood names got behind GivingTuesday: Neil Patrick Harris, Alyssa Milano, Barbra Streisand, Ashton Kutcher, and more. All took the opportunity to shine a spotlight on their favourite causes, bringing massive public awareness and, of...

Support GivingTuesday with a matching donation

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Matching gifts are a great way for companies to do more for the causes they support on GivingTuesday. Leveraging your donation in this way makes your philanthropic investment go further by: Encouraging more people to contribute to the charities you...

Volunteering Campaigns - Guide for Non-Profits

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GivingTuesday partner, Volinspire has created this excellent resource for charities and non-profits who want to create volunteer campaigns for GivingTuesday. Also check out the Guide for Businesses. This toolkit will help you set goals; recruit volun...

Volunteering Campaigns - Guide for Businesses

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GivingTuesday partner, Volinspire has created this excellent resource for businesses who want to create volunteer campaigns for GivingTuesday. Use it in your company, or share it with a business that supports your charity. And check out the Guide for...

Engaging Local Businesses

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By Jamie McDonald Leader Community and Higher Ed Campaigns, #GivingTuesday Local businesses, large and small, like to be associated with good causes in their communities, and #GivingTuesday is a movement that they will want to be part of. Here are a...

HigherEd Toolkit

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HigherEd institutions are making the most of GivingTuesday in lots of ways. Find out how your college or university can get in on this global movement. Get the toolkit

GivingTuesday Game Plan for HigherEd

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Looking for resources and tips to help your college or university get involved in GivingTuesday? Check out this amazing resource from Jamie McDonald, founder of Generosity Inc. The Game Plan for Higher Ed provides case studies and best practices for...

GivingTuesday: global celebration – grass roots impact!

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Dec. 1, 2015 was GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that began in 2012. With 71 countries involved, endorsements from President Barack Obama, Governor General David Johnston, Margaret Atwood, P.K. Subban, Michael J. Fox and countless other celebr...

Great campaigns - GivingTuesday 2015!

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There are special GivingTuesday activities happening at the National level as well as in communities across the country. Find out what’s happening in your location for GivingTuesday! Read below or browse the interactive partner map. Civic movements a...

PayPal 1% matching is back!

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For December 2015, PayPal will match 1% of donations made to any registered charity through CanadaHelps when using a PayPal account. All donations between December 1st, 2015 and December 31st, 2015 made through CanadaHelps using a PayPal account are...

A City Giving Together

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by Nicole Danesi, Founder and Chair of MississaugaGives GivingTuesday may be a day for giving, but I’m convinced the movement inspires much more than just one day’s worth of philanthropic action. Here in the City of Mississauga—Canada’s sixth larges...

FRONTSTREAM UNVEILS #GIVINGTUESDAY IMPACT DASHBOARD

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By FrontStream Insights FrontStream has released an exciting new #GivingTuesday Impact Dashboard that gives #GivingTuesday participants the ability to see the immediate impact of their giving across multiple channels and get involved by donating to a...

Partner Map

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Our new interactive map lets you browse all our GivingTuesday partners. How many GivingTuesday partners are there in your area? Check it out.