#GivingTuesday is Nearly Here! Here’s How to Participate

September 15, 2021

GivingTuesday is only two months away (this year it’s on November 30)! If you’ve got a cause or are organizing a fundraiser for a nonprofit, now’s the time to start getting your fundraising campaign ready!

What IS #GivingTuesday, Anyway?

GivingTuesday is a day of global giving fueled by the power of social media. Held after Thanksgiving, GivingTuesday is the soothing antidote to the madness of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. As it turns out, everyone all over the world Is on board with generosity:

“In 2020, at least $2.47 billion were donated in twenty-four hours in the U.S. alone, with 13% of the adult population participating by offering gifts of time, voice, skills, goods, and money, as well as countless acts of kindness inspired by the movement.“  (via GivingTuesday)

#GivingTuesday is the hashtag used to share your cause or how you’ve participated as an individual via Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook. It’s a great way to increase donations and awareness ahead of the holiday season! But, that’s all you have to do—no registering, no signing up. GivingTuesday is a grassroots movement that encourages giving. All you need is a fundraising site and the ability to accept donations online. However, the best way to take part in GivingTuesday is with a crowdfunding campaign. 

How Do I Create a Crowdfunding Campaign?

You need a fundraising platform, friend! There are quite a few out there, but we’re super proud of ours. Eventgroove has all the tools you need to create an on-brand crowdfunding campaign with a fundraising thermometer. With Eventgroove, you’ll be able to accept donations from supporters, share your cause instantly on social media, and keep your donor data secure. 

Want to see what we mean? Check out our sample crowdfunding campaign!

Next week, we’ll be back with a post about how to build an excellent #GivingTuesday crowdfunding page that represents your cause and organization, followed by social media tips on how to get your cause noticed. In the meantime, explore our fundraising platform or click the button for a guided tour with our friendly team!

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