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Share your story on #GivingTuesday

GivingTuesday

Today is #GivingTuesday, a campaign encouraging more, better, and smarter giving during the holidays. We invite you to share your story and be part of the celebration and giving’s “opening day.” Get involved at www.givingtuesday.org! Click here for some great #GivingTuesday ideas specifically for nonprofits.

Fundraising resources

It's the time of year when many donors decide which nonprofits to support, and we want to help your organization make the short list. Check out GuideStar’s giving season resource center for a downloadable tip sheet that outlines six steps to more effective fundraising, a free fundraising guidebook, promotional tool kits, and more: http://npo.gs/givingcenter

Are you a Top Nonprofit as identified by Philanthropedia's experts? If you're on one of these lists, make sure your donors know about it! http://www.myphilanthropedia.org/

A handful of the fabulous #IGive4 submissions so far! A handful of the fabulous #IGive4 submissions so far!

Want to participate right now?

Participate in the giving season conversation! Celebrate your cause and supporters by posting a photo of yourself or your staff holding a sign with the hashtag #IGive4 [cause/motivation] [your organization] on social media. (Add #UNselfie and #GivingTuesday to join their campaign as well.) You may see your photo on GuideStar’s social media channels or the website! You can find more about the photo campaign here: http://npo.gs/igive4photo

We want to hear from you!

How does GuideStar support your nonprofit’s work? Please take this short, 11 question multiple choice survey and help us identify methods to increase our effectiveness within the social sector:

http://npo.gs/npocommsurvey

On behalf of everyone at GuideStar, we wish you a very happy and healthy holiday season and a successful #GivingTuesday!

Topics: Fundraising Giving season Giving Tuesday