Dec 1, 2015

Community Engagement

Category Archives: Community Engagement

GivingTuesday Intro for Chambers of Commerce


Here’s another resource to help you engage businesses in your community for GivingTuesday. If you’re organizing a local movement, want to rally support from companies, or would like to help them get the most out of GivingTuesday, here’s a one-page introduction you can share. For lots of other resources, including ideas and case studies, check […]



Volunteering Campaigns – Guide for Non-Profits

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GivingTuesday partner, Volinspire has created this excellent resource for charities and non-profits who want to create volunteer campaigns for GivingTuesday. Also check out the Guide for Businesses. This toolkit will help you set goals; recruit volunteers; develop a plan; and communicate, track and share for a successful campaign. Get the guide



Volunteering Campaigns – Guide for Businesses

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GivingTuesday partner, Volinspire has created this excellent resource for businesses who want to create volunteer campaigns for GivingTuesday. Use it in your company, or share it with a business that supports your charity. And check out the Guide for Charities and Non-Profits. GivingTuesday offers companies a chance to tell their giving story to new audiences and […]



Engaging Local Businesses

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By Jamie McDonald Leader Community and Higher Ed Campaigns, #GivingTuesday Local businesses, large and small, like to be associated with good causes in their communities, and #GivingTuesday is a movement that they will want to be part of. Here are a range of ways they can get involved in your community’s #GivingTuesday campaign. Small Businesses […]



A City Giving Together

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by Nicole Danesi, Founder and Chair of MississaugaGives GivingTuesday may be a day for giving, but I’m convinced the movement inspires much more than just one day’s worth of philanthropic action. Here in the City of Mississauga—Canada’s sixth largest city, Toronto’s friendly neighbour, and home of the world-famous Hazel McCallion—GivingTuesday is making a splash for […]



Mayoral Proclamations 2015

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Cities across Canada are getting geared up for GivingTuesday. We’ve already seen many municipalities officially declare December 1, 2015 as GivingTuesday. Here are the proclamations that have been made so far: Want to get your city involved? Download our Mayors Toolkit – it’s a guide for getting your city government involved.  



Invitation – GivingTuesday – MontréalDonne

VERSION FRANÇAISE SUIVRA What: Information session about the Montreal movement for GivingTuesday. Who: Santropol Roulant and The GIV3 Foundation invite all Montreal charities, nonprofits and community leaders to join us When: 5:30 to 6:30pm Thursday October 15, 2015 Where: Santropol Roulant, 111 Roy st. E., Montréal RSVP: [email protected] What should I expect on October 15th? […]



10 Tips in 10 Minutes – Starting a Civic Movement

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Lindsay Sytsma, co-founder of the GuelphGives movement, shares valuable advice and insights into how Guelph smashed their $1 million dollar fundraising goal for GivingTuesday. See the slides: 10 tips in 10 minutes – civic movements from GivingTuesdayCa   Check out our other 10 Tips Videos and Webinars.



MississaugaGives joins the GivingTuesday family

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by Nicole Danesi, MississaugaGives Attention Mississaugians – GivingTuesday is coming to your city! Inspired by the GuelphGives campaign of 2014, the MississaugaGives team is planning a city-wide GivingTuesday celebration on December 1st, 2015, and we want you to participate! In partnership with non-profit and charitable organizations, local businesses and the citizens of Mississauga, our team will encourage […]



Case Study – The Victoria Foundation

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The Victoria Foundation used an #UNselfie contest on Facebook to get people talking about how they give for GivingTuesday. The many stories of giving this generated and the endorsement of the Mayor of Victoria who officially declared December 2nd 2014 “GivingTuesday” really showcased the giving spirit of Victoria. We were really pleased with the way the Victoria […]