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Countdown to #GivingTuesday: This Tuesday!

By Lori Freeman November 28, 2016

Giving Tuesday

#GivingTuesday is just one day away! While Black Friday and Cyber Monday kick off the holiday retail season, #GivingTuesday is the nonprofit equivalent, kicking off the end-of-year charity season.

You can read more about #GivingTuesday — which takes place on Tuesday, November 29 this year — in our previous blog post.

As part of’s ongoing celebration #GivingTuesday, here’s a roundup of articles, stats, and resources from around the web to get you excited and prepared for the big day!

The Season of Giving1. #GivingTuesday: The Steps You Need to See Success
By: @SalesforceOrg’s very own guide on having a successful #GivingTuesday.

Twas the Night before Giving Tuesday2. Twas the Night Before Giving Tuesday
By: @Burke_Writes via @classy
This poem is not only good fun, but chock full of information and resources that will help you navigate the ins and outs of #GivingTuesday.

Build donation page3. Video: Build & Launch a Donation Page in 20 Minutes
By: @theEalesie of @BrightGen
Waiting until the last minute to launch your #GivingTuesday campaign? In this video, Chris Eales shows you how to create a donation page in just 20 minutes using NPSP and the Salesforce Community Builder.

Cloud 4 Good4. Guarding Against Online Fraud on #GivingTuesday: 3 Expert Strategies
By: Patricia O’Connor of @iATSPayments via @cloud4good
Online fraud might seem to be more relevant to Cyber Monday than #GivingTuesday, but the threat for nonprofits is real. Get best practices for a successful — and safe — online fundraising program.

Staying healthy5. How to Avoid Burn Out for Nonprofit Fundraisers During Year-End Fundraising Cycle
By: Candace Cody of @CauseVox
Here are four tips for development professionals to make it through the taxing holiday season alive!

Facebook giving6. Facebook Is Adding Donate Buttons to Charity Live Videos
By: @m4tt of @engadget
Facebook just announced that they’ll be giving nonprofits the ability to add a ‘donate’ button to their Facebook Live streams.

GivingTuesady prediction7. Giving Tuesday Predictions, Stats and Facts
By: George Weiner of @WholeWhale
What does #GivingTuesday ‘16 have in store? Whole Whale has some predictions.

Giving8. Give with Greater Impact: A Letter from Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen
By: @LAAF via @GivingTues
You’ll be heading into #GivingTuesday full of inspiration after you read this letter from Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen. Check out the LAAF Foundation’s #GivingTuesday resources.

Follow us at @SalesforceOrg for more tips and resources leading up to #GivingTuesday!

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