Community Engagement


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....

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...

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...

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...

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.

Mayoral Proclamations 2015

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Cities across Canada are getting geared up for GivingTuesday. We've already seen many municipalities officially declare December 1, 2015 as GivingTuesday. Here are the proclamations that have been made so far: Want to get your city involved? Downloa...

10 Tips in 10 Minutes - Starting a Civic Movement

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Lindsay Sytsma, co-founder of the GuelphGives movement, shares valuable advice and insights into how Guelph smashed their $1 million dollar fundraising goal for GivingTuesday. See the slides: 10 tips in 10 minutes - civic movements from Giving...

MississaugaGives joins the GivingTuesday family

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by Nicole Danesi, MississaugaGives Attention Mississaugians – GivingTuesday is coming to your city! Inspired by the GuelphGives campaign of 2014, the MississaugaGives team is planning a city-wide GivingTuesday celebration on December 1st, 2015, and...

Case Study - The Victoria Foundation

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The Victoria Foundation used an #UNselfie contest on Facebook to get people talking about how they give for GivingTuesday. The many stories of giving this generated and the endorsement of the Mayor of Victoria who officially declared December 2nd 201...

Communities and Groups

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In 2015, the 3rd year for GivingTuesday in Canada, there was a groundswell of GivingTuesday activity, organized by local civic groups in 22 cities across the country. Mayors, from coast to coast proclaimed December 1st, 2015 as “GivingTuesday”. These...

Civic Movements

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Driving community engagement for GivingTuesday Find a local movement Get the civic toolkit In 2015, the 3rd year for GivingTuesday in Canada, there was a groundswell of GivingTuesday activity, organized by local civic groups in 22 cities across the c...

Burlington Declared "The Giving City" by Mayor

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The City of Burlington is proud to acknowledge the generous citizens of Burlington as Mayor Rick Goldring proclaims Burlington to be “The Giving City” on December 2, 2014. December 2, also known as Giving Tuesday, has come to mark the opening day of...

Halifax Mayor Proclaims GivingTuesday

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Mike Savage, Mayor of the City of Halifax has officially proclaimed December 2, 2014 "GivingTuesday" – one of a growing number of municipalities in Canada to do so in 2014. Last year, more than 10,000 partners took part in GivingTuesday globally. Giv...

Vancouver Mayor Proclaims GivingTuesday

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Gregor Robertson, Mayor of the City of Vancouver has officially proclaimed December 2, 2014 "GivingTuesday" – one of a growing number of municipalities in Canada to do so in 2014. Last year, more than 10,000 partners took part in GivingTuesday global...

Regina Proclaims December 2, 2014 GivingTuesday

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Michael Fougere, Mayor of the City of Regina has officially proclaimed December 2, 2014 GivingTuesday – the first municipality in Canada to do so in 2014. Last year, more than 10,000 partners took part in GivingTuesday globally. GivingTuesday is a fi...

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...

Get your city involved

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Would you like to get your city and your civic government involved in GivingTuesday? North American cities are making GivingTuesday proclamations and encouraging their citizens to get involved. It's a great way to make GivingTuesday work for communit...

How business gets involved

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Whether a small local retailers or a giant multi-national brands, companies are getting behind GivingTuesday in Canada and around the world. We've started to hear some exciting ideas coming from corporate Canada and main street for this year's Giving...

Could Guelph Be Canada’s Most Generous City?

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by Brittney Dudar, Alumni Advancement Manager, Parents & Telefundraising, University of Guelph It’s official: the GivingTuesday planning is well underway in Guelph, Ontario! It’s been weeks and months in the making, but this an exciting time for...

Webinar: Engage your city for GivingTuesday

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September 16, 1pm ET - The team from GuelphGives, shares how they are mobilizing their community to make Guelph Canada's most generous city for #GivingTuesdayCa. Watch it here or check out the event on Google Hangouts. View the presentation: