New York Gives Day 2017 is finally here! How can YOU get involved and help make history for this special day?
Whether you’re a nonprofit looking to participate, a supporter who would like to help fundraise on your favorite organization’s behalf, a business or corporate representative who would like to act as a #NYGivesDay sponsor, a board member for a participating nonprofit, or an individual looking to give back through donating or volunteering, there’s a place for everyone to get involved during this #NYGivesDay!
To get involved in #NYGivesDay as a participating nonprofit, you must qualify as a 501(c)(3) organization through GuideStar and practice or have permission to fundraise in the state of New York. Look for your organization and register here.
Is your favorite nonprofit participating in this year’s #NYGivesDay celebration? Did you know that you can raise funds on their behalf by acting as their #NYGivesDay fundraiser? Creating a fundraising profile is quick, easy, and fun to do! Not to mention, you’ll help increase the incoming donations for your favorite cause, so let’s get started!
Businesses & Sponsors
Sponsoring #NYGivesDay means that your business helps out great causes while simultaneously gaining positive exposure through media opportunities and high traffic volume to the website. Learn more about becoming a sponsor for #NYGivesDay on our sponsors page (coming soon!).
Do you have a hankering to give where you live? There’s lots of giving to be done for #NYGivesDay! Search for a nonprofit to give back to by typing in a specific organization’s name or type (i.e, SPCA or Food Bank) or search the causes you’re most passionate about to see which organizations are working in those areas.
Are you looking for volunteer opportunities associated with #NYGivesDay? Not every participating nonprofit will have these opportunities available, but you can find out easily by visiting their giving profile. Simply search for your desired organization by typing in their name or cause and check out their profile to see if they’re looking for volunteers.
Did you know that there’s a positive correlation between having engaged board members and raising more money for Giving Days? #NYGivesDay makes increased engagement for board members easy by providing a free toolkit of promotional materials, social media graphics, email templates, and more!