Individuals, Families

Here are some resources and information to help individuals and families Feel Great Giving. You can also check out our ideas for individuals and families to Get Involved.

Want to get your community involved in GivingTuesday? Check out our Mayors Toolkit - a guide to getting your civic government to endorse the movement:

Mayors Toolkit
Mayors Toolkit

Here is our collection of resources for:

Giving
Volunteering
Teaching
Sharing

Giving

Check out GIV3’s tips to being a smart donor.

Imagine Canada’s Guide to Giving has useful tips for finding the right giving opportunity and their Charity Focus site is a one-stop source for information about Canada’s 85,000 plus registered charities.

CanadaHelps.org allows anyone to donate to any registered Canadian charity.

Here are some easy tips on making a giving plan.

CanadaHelps.org has a few great tools so you can Give a charity gift card or create your own crowdfunding campaign using a platform like giving pages.

Volunteering

Looking for way to volunteer? Here are some resources to help you find the right opportunity:

Take a volunteering quiz

Get information and find opportunities at getvolunteering.ca

Get matched with a volunteer opportunity at getinvolved.ca

Find a local volunteer centre in the Volunteer Canada directory.

Check out these resources for students looking for volunteer opportunities.

Teaching

Looking for ways to help encourage giving? Here are some useful tools:

Learn how one cool grandmother taught the next generation how to give:

Read GIV3’s Reasons to give and Charity Fast Facts.

There are great teaching resources at Learning to Give.

Our US partners at GivingTuesday.org shared 4 Ways to Help Children Understand Giving During the Holiday Season.

Sharing

You can help GivingTuesday just by letting others know about it:

Who is involved?

Click here to see all the GivingTuesday partners.