Community Engagement


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....

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...

Great campaigns and events: GivingTuesday 2019!

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Check out some amazingly GOOD STUFF that’s happing for GivingTuesday this year. You can also browse the interactive partner map to see what's going on in your area. These are just a few of the creative and inspiring activities taking place across th...

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...

For GivingTuesday - why not give your time to a senior?

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Contribution by: Sally Writes There are almost 6 million seniors in Canada - a figure that now outnumbers the young. As healthcare improves and life expectancy increases, we have become an aging population. It is very easy to be complacent about gro...

O Canada! Thanks for your generosity!

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Canadians are known around the world for being kind and lending a helping hand to people in need. In June, GIV3 and our partners at CanadaHelps called on Canadians to celebrate the 5th annual Great Canadian Giving Challenge, a national contest that g...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Proclamations

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Communities across Canada are getting geared up for GivingTuesday! There are several municipalities that officially declared December 1st, 2020 as GivingTuesday. Here are some of the many proclamations from across the country over the past few years:...

Invitation - GivingTuesday - MontréalDonne

VERSION FRANÇAISE SUIVRA What: Information session about the Montreal movement for GivingTuesday. Who: Santropol Roulant and The GIV3 Foundation invite all Montreal charities, nonprofits and community leaders to join us When: 5:30 to 6:30pm Thursday...

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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GivingTuesday in Canada has activities organized by local civic groups in cities across the country. Mayors, from coast to coast proclaim GivingTuesday as an officially recognized day every year. These civic movements creat a platform for a deeper le...

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...

Webinar: Media and PR for GivingTuesday

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GivingTuesday is a great opportunity to get some media attention for your organization. To help you get the most PR benefit from your activity, Paradigm Public Relations shared PR and Media strategies for GivingTuesday. View the presentation:

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...