The Great Give® is the ninth major community-wide giving event benefiting Greater New Haven's nonprofits and occurring over an intense 36 hours from 8:00 AM on May 1 to 8:00 PM on May 2, 2018. The Great Give® was created by The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven through its online resource known as giveGreater.org® to strengthen nonprofits serving Greater New Haven by advancing knowledge about their work and increasing giving to their organizations. More than $6 Million has been raised since The Great Give® began.
Q. When is The Great Give®?
The Great Give® runs from May 1-May 2, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
Q. Who can donate?
Any individual with a valid credit card and access to the internet may donate; individuals must be responsible for the credit card used and authorized to use it.
Q. What forms of donations are accepted?
Contributions may be made via MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express credit and debit cards; credit and debit card gifts are eligible to receive matching funds (see Terms of Service for details). Checks can be accepted by participating nonprofits and can be listed as an offline gift, but will not be counted toward prize and match calculations. Exception: checks of $500 or greater received by a nonprofit and which are used as match incentives for the event may be counted toward match and prize calculations awarded by The Foundation if a copy of the "matching challenge check" is submitted to The Community Foundation by 5:00 p.m. April 30, 2018 (see Terms of Service for details).
Q. How will the donations be reported on my credit card statement?
All gifts made during The Great Give® 2018 are gifts to The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven that will be distributed to the organization you selected. Your credit card statement will reflect a gift to The Community Foundation as GreatGive2018 followed by The Community Foundation’s telephone number.
Q. Is there a minimum gift amount?