Fundraising capacity building opportunity for groups worldwide + matching donations from Global Giving (deadline 24 January, 2020)

Due Jan 24, 2020

The GlobalGiving Accelerator is a virtual training program and crowdfunding campaign that will help you take your fundraising to the next level. Following an optional one-week training curriculum, you’ll be entered into an Accelerator campaign where you’ll raise at least $5,000 total from a minimum of 40 different donors in order to graduate and secure a permanent fundraising spot on the GlobalGiving platform.

Any registered nonprofit (anywhere in the world!) is eligible to apply. We’ll support you as you reach out to your own networks, and tell your story in new and compelling ways. Donors can give in USD or GBP, helping you reach your supporters in the US, the UK, and beyond. We’ll also provide matching incentives for your donors, and bonus prizes for the most successful participants.

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

GlobalGiving provides several opportunities for organizations to win Bonus prizes or matching funds during the Accelerator crowdfunding campaign.

  • Bonus Day: During the Accelerator, GlobalGiving will have one Bonus Day during which GlobalGiving will match online donations up to $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 an exclusive reward.

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This sounds great - Thank you!

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Thanks for sharing. Joseph S. Ansumana

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Hello Caitlin

Thanks for this awareness we are so glad for sharing this information.

On the other hand thought where can we apply for such funds.

Is there a link or website to apply to.



Hi there, this isn’t exactly a funding opportunity – it’s a fundraising capacity-building training. The link to apply is at the very top of the original message, where it says “Boot your nonprofit’s fundraising.” I hope that helps!


Hello,thanks again for the clarification.Iam more than happy.


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