#GivingTuesday Is Around the Corner!

October 19, 2016

Only 39 days until #GivingTuesday!

The fall weather is here and you know what that means… Pumpkin Spice Lattes, football, Thanksgiving, Black Friday and – our favorite holiday –#GivingTuesday! This year we’re doing things a little differently and encouraging nonprofits in Maryland to join with the national #GivingTuesday effort on November 29, 2016!

Here are some simple steps you can take to get involved and plan your campaign:

  • Show the world that your organization is participating in #GivingTuesday! Sign Up as a participating organization.
  • Get Inspired 

    your campaign by checking out how other organizations have participated in #GivingTuesday. Let your imagination RUN WILD!
  • Check out this list of Events & Webinars to help you plan your campaign.
  • Download the complete #GivingTuesday Toolkit (36 whole pages!), which includes:
    • Campaign timeline
    • Sample outreach email (be sure to include the proper fundraising disclosure statement for Maryland!)
    • Sample press release
    • Online giving platform options (in case you need ’em)
    • FAQs
    • And more!

Last but not least!

We here at Maryland Nonprofits will still be working behind the scenes to assist you in getting media coverage on the big day. Last year we were overwhelmed with calls from reporters who wanted to attend nonprofit events on #GivingTuesday. If you are planning an event, please let us know so that we can add it to our #GivingTuesday in Maryland press release. Email Allison Albert your event details ASAP!

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