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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...

Introduction to Social Media

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Is your organization new to social media? GivingTuesday is a great opportunity to try new ways of engaging your supporters and telling your story. To learn the basics of social media check out our Introduction to Social Media guide:

#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:

Campaign Ideas Guide

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Need some ideas to help you plan your GivingTuesday activities? Our new Campaign Ideas Toolkit has examples, suggestions and tactics organized by objective. Check out the toolkit for advice on creating campaigns to: Acquire new donors; Drive increme...

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.

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

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.

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...

GivingTuesday Intro for Chambers of Commerce

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Here's another resource to help you engage businesses in your community for GivingTuesday. If you're organizing a local movement, want to rally support from companies, or would like to help them get the most out of GivingTuesday, here's a one-page in...

Holy Name of Mary College School supports GivingTuesday

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Holy Name of Mary College School (HNMCS), an independent all-girls’ school in Mississauga, Ontario, is committed to paying it forward. On GivingTuesday in 2016, the students spent more than 1,200 hours in community service. In a single day, they pack...

Giving Back to Dementia Patients for GivingTuesday

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photo by JD Mason The holidays are a joyful time of the year filled with decorative shop windows, lit festive trees, and overall wonder and cheer. We all look forward to the season where we can simply be together with our families. Yet, for thos...

Case study - PriceMetrix Toronto

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We have an active Community Partnership Team and we used GivingTuesday as a platform to promote our mission and the impact that we have made over the past 10 years. For GivingTuesday we had 2 specific objectives: 1) raise $1,000 from employees by D...

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...

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...

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:  

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...

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