Welcome to the Give Where You Live 2016 Nonprofit Toolkit!
This toolkit provides essential information you will need to make Give Where You Live successful for your nonprofit. Here you will find marketing and communication templates, event logos, upcoming trainings and other resources to help you spread the word and raise more money on Thursday, December 1.
Step 1 – Get Ready
- Is Your Organization Eligible?
- Roles & Responsibilities
- Participation Guidelines & Liability Disclaimer
- Frequently Asked Questions/Campaign Rules
- How to Register
- Register Your Nonprofit
Step 2 – Training
General Information/Give Where You Live 101 Training:
Tuesday, October 4 at 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. (Session 1) Sign up hereOr
Thursday, October 6 at noon (Session 2) Sign up here
Are you new to Give Where You Live, or just need a refresher course? This training is intended to help organizations understand the campaign and provide ideas on how to promote it.
Social Media Workshop:
Wednesday, October 12 at noon (Session 3) Sign up here
Get the most out of Facebook and Twitter, a social media workshop led by local experts.
This training is intended to help organizations understand the Give Where You Live campaign and how to increase their social media awareness. Learn strategies and ideas on how to deliver an effective message to donors using social media. Find out what has worked for other nonprofits during Give Where You Live.
Ask the Experts Workshop:
Friday, October 21 at noon (Session 4) Sign up here
This training is intended to help organizations understand the Give Where You Live campaign and provide ideas on how to promote it. Learn from some of the top Give Where You Live winners from last year as they share their experiences and helpful tips for raising dollars and donors. Bring your questions to ask the experts!
Step 3 – Prepare for Success
- Tips for First-Timers
- Important Dates for Nonprofits
- Giving Destination Ideas
- Quick Guide to Building Your Razoo Page
- How to Edit Your Nonprofit Page and Make It Awesome! Click Here to Watch Video
- Timeline for Success
- Additional Resources:
Step 4 – Spread the Word
- Marketing Guidelines
- Promote Your Page Click Here to Watch Video
- Communication Templates:
- Social Media Resources:
- Website Widgets:
Step 5 – Finish Strong
A successful giving day depends on you: how you motivate your supporters, how you grow your donor base, and how you excite our community. Celebrate with your donors - send a special thank you to everyone who participated in Give Where You Live. Phone calls are best, followed by handwritten thank you notes, form letter thank you letters, emails or texts. Just say “thank you”! Thank you!
Call our office at 308-237-3114 or email firstname.lastname@example.org