Community Engagement


How to Give Back During a Global Pandemic

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  How to Give Back During a Global Pandemic We can still show connection and come together on behalf of our communities even while practicing physical distancing. There are so many ways to give back to communities and causes in ways that comply...

Individuals & Families

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  Quick and Easy ideas for Individuals and Families This May 5th, anyone and everyone can join in and support others on #GivingTuesdayNow. We’re all in this together, so let’s do some good together! Even as we practice physical distancing, we...

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  The Starling Fund - Application Deadline: April 13, 2020 GivingTuesday Global is committing $200,000 to launch The Starling Fund, designed to support its existing network of official community and country leaders. Priority will go to leaders...

Social Media Assets

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    Click here for Social Media Assets  #GivingTuesdayNow - May 5, 2020 - Spread the Word! After much reflection and discussion, GivingTuesday Global has decided to hold a GivingTuesday on May 5th, 2020: #GivingTuesdayNow.  The goal is to ...

Communities

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Quick and Easy Ideas for Communities  You’re already a champion for your city or community and now is the time to rally the troops! Here are some quick ideas you can share with local organizations, but no need to stop here – get creative! It’s time...

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...

Social Media Toolkit

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Just like regular GivingTuesday, the primary focus of #GivingTuesdayNow, is not exclusively fundraising - it’s an opportunity for people around the world to stand together in unity - to use their individual power of generosity to remain connected an...

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...

Get on the Map

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Help Us Create a Map of GOOD We are creating a map to highlight the generosity that's been happening all around the world in response to COVID-19. Help us create a map of GOOD by sharing how you've been giving and reporting acts of kindness you've w...

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 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...

Get Law Firms Involved in #GivingTuesdayCa Movement

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This resource is designed to engage law firms in your community, along with their clients, to support your local GivingTuesday movement. Share this one-page introduction to get them involved in a global campaign – it’s good for business! GivingTuesd...

Faith Based Organizations Toolkit

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GivingTuesday highlights a way of living that many religious Canadians embrace as a core practice: generosity! Our Faith Based Organizations Toolkit will help you engage and empower your community, members, parishioners, staff and volunteers to parti...

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...

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 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.

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:...

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...

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...