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Great events: GivingTuesday 2018!

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GivingTuesday partners have some really GOOD STUFF in the works this year. Check out the interactive partner map to see what's happening in your area. Here are just a few of the creative and inspiring activities taking place across the country. Shelt...

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...

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 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.

Canadians DO GOOD STUFF - GivingTuesday 2017 highlights!

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AN AMAZING 5TH YEAR!! November 28th, 2017 we celebrated the 5th annual GivingTuesday, THE global day of giving. We're excited to report another record-breaking year, kick-starting the holiday giving season for Canadians and people around the world....

Goal Setting For GivingTuesday

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Why set a goal for your GivingTuesday campaign? Because...successful GivingTuesday campaigns have a goal! Our research shows that organizations that set a goal are far more likely to succeed. Without this your campaign may lack focus and direction....

GivingTuesday Comms Guide

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In this guide, you will find an overview of the communications best practices for a successful GivingTuesday. In this guide, you will find: Key messages Campaign assets Media & PR tips Planning guide Links to our other comms resources Check it...

Community Leaders' Summit

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Since its launch in 2013, the GivingTuesday movement has grown in awareness, participation and impact. Much of the success of GivingTuesday is due to a distributed model where leaders in countries and communities around the world step up to organize...

Campaign Planner Workbook

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Want a little help planning your GivingTuesday Campaign? Our NEW GivingTuesday Planner walks you through the key stages of getting your campaign ready. Get the workbook: This resource was created with support from Meridian, a partner of GivingTuesda...

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.

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:

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

How does business get behind GivingTuesday?

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From multi-national brands to small local retailers, businesses are getting behind GivingTuesday in Canada and around the world. Check out these examples of great GivingTuesday activities: Gore Mutual asked their community to choose 6 different chari...

Great Campaigns for GivingTuesday 2017

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Partners are planning some really GOOD STUFF for GivingTuesday. There are creative and inspiring 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....

Over 6 million Canadians DO GOOD STUFF for GivingTuesday

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An estimated 6.2 million people in Canada did something to support their favourite cause for GivingTuesday in 2016. Whether donating money or volunteering valuable time and talent, participation continues to gain momentum. According to a survey carri...

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...

Behind the Scenes with Amanda Burrows, #VanGives

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This post from GivingTuesday.org is part of a new series to profile some of the exceptional leaders driving #GivingTuesday movements in their countries and cities around the world. We hope that this series will inspire prospective leaders, connect an...

Help Prevent Dementia - Volunteer on GivingTuesday!

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Dementia is a growing problem among aging populations. In Canada alone, there are an estimated 500,000 dementia patients. As we learn more about the causes of dementia and other age-related illnesses, middle aged and older people are being encourage...

Webinar: Millennial Activation for Giving Tuesday

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MyEffect shares strategies to recruit and engage volunteers from the next generation. We are no longer in an era where donations are the only way to make a difference - nor is it the preferred among Millennials. Experience driven, younger generation...

GivingTuesday: What the data say

Are you on the fence about GivingTuesday? With November 27th coming soon, the buzz about GivingTuesday is growing. It’s a critical time, and your team has a full plate. Is GivingTuesday worth it? The data is clear…Yes! GivingTuesday started with a si...

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...

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...

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:

#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...

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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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, and how can you...

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...