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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

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...

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...

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...

Canva for nonprofits

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by Canva To celebrate #GivingTuesday we are excited to announce the launch of Canva’s Nonprofit program! If you haven’t heard of us, Canva is an online graphic design tool that makes creating beautiful digital content amazingly simple. We have over...

Toolkit for Schools

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This toolkit has been designed specifically for educators to celebrate this year’s GivingTuesday happening on Tuesday, November 29th, 2016. Not only is GivingTuesday a day to celebrate philanthropy, it is also an opportunity to teach your students th...

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...

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:

Case Study - Carleton University

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Carleton University had their best ever GivingTuesday results in 2014, using an integrated marketing approach including email, social media, a Thunderclap, telephone calls and on-campus events. Organizers announced they had met their fundraising goa...

Case Study - Guelph Gives

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The GuelphGives movement challenged the Guelph, Ontario community to show that they were Canada's most generous city. On GivingTuesday the people of Guelph raised an astonishing $1.2M, donated more than 2,000 items of clothing, volunteered the equiv...

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...

6 super-simple social media campaigns for #GivingTuesday

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Need a simple way to be involved with GivingTuesday? Here are six super-simple ways for your not-for-profit to use their social media presence to celebrate GivingTuesday courtesy our friends at #GivingTuesday Australia. There’s no escaping the fact...

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...

Facebook Best Practices

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GivingTuesday global partner, Facebook and the team behind #GivingTuesday US have created this excellent guide to best practices for leveraging GivingTuesday on Facebook. Check it out: Facebook Best Practices

#ThankYouThursday Toolkit

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It’s amazing how two words can mean so much… THANK YOU. We are so very grateful to the GivingTuesday community for all that you do. You have built the idea and movement for generosity that is GivingTuesday. This is a grassroots movement, taking root...

Create a GivingTuesday Campaign in Minutes

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  Creating an online or mobile fundraising campaign can seem like a daunting task. Getting your organization geared up for GivingTuesday doesn't have to be difficult, though. Our partners have created campaign tools that make it easy for you to...

GivingTuesday Webinars

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NEW! Check out our GivingTuesday 10 Tips in 10 Minutes videos. GivingTuesday thought leaders have created these video presentations that give you the best practices on a variety of subjects. Check them out. We're adding more every week.   Lear...

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...

Support GivingTuesday with the #UNselfie

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Last year thousands of people told the world why they support the causes they care about by sharing an #UNselfie. This expression of giving took on a life of its own with world leaders and major celebrities joining everyday people to tell their givi...

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...