2019 GlobalGiving Accelerator Program to Achieve Crowdfunding Success

Deadline: 26 April 2019

GlobalGiving is currently accepting applications from nonprofit organizations for its June 2019 Accelerator program in order to build skills, access tools, and grow their base of supporters to achieve crowdfunding success.

The GlobalGiving Accelerator is a virtual training program and crowdfunding campaign that will help to take fundraising to the next level. 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 graduate and secure a permanent fundraising spot on the GlobalGiving platform.

Training Topics

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

Benefits

  • 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
    • A custom media kit to help promote their accomplishment
    • A certificate of completion from GlobalGiving
    • Additional promotional opportunities, including through GlobalGiving’s social media or homepage, for top-performers
  • 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.

Eligibility Criteria

Any registered nonprofit (anywhere in the world!) is eligible to apply.

How to Apply     

Interested applicants can apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit https://www.globalgiving.org/accelerator/

  • Avatar Adigidzi Bitrus says:

    Am a graduate of accounting and l own a NGO and am also a own SMS and I need a Grant to enable my business growth

    • Avatar Reena says:

      Hi Adigidzi Bitrus,

      FundsforNGOs is a social enterprise that provides fundraising guides, resources, and the latest funding opportunities to help you fundraise better and secure grant funding. We are not a funding organization and we do not provide grants.

      You can explore great opportunities in your areas of interest by visiting: https://www2.fundsforngos.org/category/business-development/ and apply accordingly.

      Good luck!

  • Avatar joseph says:

    those fund of not less than $ 5000 which I raise, I will send to you or what? and how many days I should use to collect those money from stakeholders

    • Avatar Reena says:

      Hi Joseph,

      Thank you for your interest in the opportunity.

      To get detailed information on eligibility criteria and application requirements, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Avatar Sentumbwe Daniel says:

    We are Youth Enterprenuership Finance Ltd, a local MFI working to promote financial inclusion to the unbanked. We have a water and sanitation product where we engage the unemployed, addicts and alcoholics youth to skill them to make Interlocking Soil Stabilized Bricks to construct toilets, water tanks, septic tanks, low cost houses as a business to earn decent living, create good community hygiene standards for the community as well as saving money for investment.

  • Avatar Ashfaque Siraj says:

    I was joining March Accelerator Program but fail to manage donor within the period. Can I joint again the next June Accelerator Program ? Project will be new neither older will be continue.

    • Avatar Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi Ashfaque Siraj,

      For more information regarding eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Avatar Abel Skill Acquisition andDevelopment Foundation says:

    We are an NGO to train youths in various professions for sustainability ,self employment and entreprenuership soliciting for fund to carry out the program

    • Avatar Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi there,

      Thank you for contacting fundsforNGOs.

      fundsforNGOs is a social enterprise that provides fundraising guides, resources, and the latest funding opportunities to help you fundraise better and secure grant funding. We are not a funding organization and we do not provide grants.

      To find great donors for your cause, please visit: https://www2.fundsforngos.org/ and apply accordingly.

      Good luck!

  • Avatar Manana says:

    We are planning to fundraise for climate change issues in the remote Pitcairn islands.

  • Avatar Deng says:

    i am a graduate of business administration and i am ED of nonprofit org and i need capacity building how will it be possible for you to help me?

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