Facebook Is Matching Donations On #GivingTuesday, Here’s What You Need To Know

54shares 18Share on Facebook 19Share on Twitter 8Share on LinkedIn 2 7Facebook has just announced that they are partnering with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to match donations made through Facebook on #GivingTuesday (November 28) up to $2 million. Facebook is also waiving the processing fees for these transactions, even after the match runs out. Because of the nature of Facebook and magnitude of this campaign, I expect that there will be a higher-than-average number of donations via Facebook. That said, this doesn’t apply to funds that you raise via a link to … Read more

Giving Tuesday

UPDATE: Getting Ready For Giving Tuesday

10shares 2Share on Facebook 3Share on Twitter 1Share on LinkedIn 2 2In October, 2015, I wrote an ArtsHacker article all about preparing your organization for Giving Tuesday.  Now in it’s 5th year, it’s on November 29, a few days earlier than last year. Giving Tuesday is the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (as in Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Sunday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday).  It is designed to kick off the last bit of charitable giving for the year and create a sort-of party atmosphere around giving. According to GivingTuesday.org, over 700,000 people in … Read more

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