Giving Tuesday FAQ


The concept of GivingTuesday may be new to you and your constituents. Please use this GivingTuesday FAQ to answer any questions your supporters might have.

Make sure to check out our Giving Tuesday Toolkit for more resources to share with your donors.


What is GivingTuesday?
GivingTuesday is a global generousity movement and day of giving on Dec. 1, 2020. The day is designed to drive support for communities and nonprofits around the world.

What does it cost to participate in GivingTuesday?
There are no costs to participate in GivingTuesday. This is a free and open movement to unleash generosity across the world. If you are currently using a digital fundraising platform, there may be costs associated with the tool you choose to use – check with your technology providers.

Do we have to register to participate?
As a nonprofit or community organization, there’s no need to register and everyone can participate. You can decide how much you’d like to do during this day of giving and what type of activity you’d like to promote. Some organizations host fundraising events, while others use the opportunity to reach out to their community with special content, or to thank their donors.

How can I participate in GivingTuesday?
First, identify your most urgent need. Is there a specific ministry or program that needs support? Do you need help meeting your day to day operating expenses? Be honest and transparent in your messaging. People want to help!

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