Inviting Non-Profits Worldwide for Virtual Training Program and Crowdfunding Campaign

GlobalGiving Accelerator
Last date: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
United States

Detailed Description

GlobalGiving is inviting nonprofits for its “GlobalGiving Accelerator” to build skills, access tools, and
grow their base of supporters to achieve crowdfunding success.

The GlobalGiving Accelerator happens during a specific period of time. Following an optional two-week training curriculum, participating organizations
must raise at least $5,000 total from a minimum of 40 different donors
in order to secure a permanent fundraising spot on the GlobalGiving platform.

Training Topics

  • Crowdfunding 101
  • Mapping your potential donor network
  • Storytelling and email appeals
  • Creating SMART goals

Benefits of GlobalGiving Accelerator

  • Organizations that successfully complete the GlobalGiving
    Accelerator by raising at least $5,000 total from a minimum 40 different
    donors will earn:
    • Permanent membership in the GlobalGiving community, including
      ongoing opportunities to attract new corporate and individual donors
    • Inclusion in a GlobalGiving press release announcing the Accelerator graduates
    • Additional promotion through GlobalGiving’s donor newsletter and social media
    • A custom media kit to help promote your accomplishment
    • A certificate of completion from GlobalGiving
  • GlobalGiving provides several opportunities for organizations to win
    Bonus prizes or matching funds during the Accelerator crowdfunding
    • Bonus Day: During the Accelerator, GlobalGiving will have one Bonus
      Day during which GlobalGiving will match online donations between $25 and $1,000.
    • Most Funds Raised Prizes: At the conclusion of the Accelerator
      campaign, the project with the most funds raised during the campaign
      will receive $3,000. The organization that raises the second highest
      amount will receive $2,000 and the organization with the third highest
      amount will receive $1,000.
    • Most Unique Donors Prize: At the conclusion of the Accelerator, the
      project with the most unique donors during the campaign will receive $2,000.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Any registered nonprofit (anywhere in the world!) is eligible to apply.
  • The organization must be able to update donors through an online
    Project Report at least every three months on the projects it lists on
    the GlobalGiving platform.
  • The organization’s staff must be able to communicate with the GlobalGiving staff in English.
  • The organization must not discriminate in selecting it’s beneficiaries or staff.
  • The organization must satisfy GlobalGiving’s application requirements.
  • The organization must acknowledge that their ongoing listing on
    GlobalGiving’s platform is dependent on completion of the Accelerator
    crowdfunding campaign.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

For more information, please visit GlobalGiving Accelerator.

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