Big Day of Giving

Big Day of Giving 2019 raises record $8.4 million
May 3, 2019
Big Day of Giving 2019 raises record $8.4 million

This year's Big Day of Giving was another remarkable community-wide effort that raised nearly $8.4 million for hundreds of local nonprofits. 

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Report to the Community
July 17, 2019
Big Day of Giving 2019 Report to the Community

We hope this look at Big Day of Giving 2019 illuminates the impact of the generosity that occurred on May 2 to the donors, community partners, and nonprofit staff and volunteers who made it possible.

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July 17, 2019
The Unsung Heroes of Big Day of Giving

Big Day of Giving Mentors donate hundreds of hours to help fellow nonprofit professionals succeed during the region’s annual giving day

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Big Day of Giving
Participate in Big Day of Giving

Nonprofits interested in learning more about Big Day of Giving, and how to register for future giving days, should browse these pages for sign-up information, frequently asked questions, and more.

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April 15, 2019
Sacramento Region Nonprofits Readying for Big Day of Giving on May 2

Donors can schedule their gifts to 601 organizations that help make the capital area vibrant  

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December 19, 2018
Staying Sharp

Through our initiative to expand local philanthropy, we are taking measured risks to strengthen our region’s nonprofit sector

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Big Day of Giving 2018 Report to the Community
August 20, 2018
Big Day of Giving 2018 Report to the Community

During Big Day of Giving 2018, nonprofits in the Sacramento region raised nearly $7.4 million from tens of thousands of donors, whose giving we analyze in this year's Report to the Community.

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July 9, 2018
The Community's Big Day

The Sacramento region united during another record-breaking Big Day of Giving

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May 4, 2018
$7.4 million raised for local nonprofits during Big Day of Giving 2018

$7.4 million raised for local nonprofits tops last year’s total

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April 18, 2018
Sacramento Region Nonprofits Readying for Big Day of Giving on May 3

Donors can schedule their gifts to the organizations that help make the capital area vibrant

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Big Day of Giving Website

Each May, the Big Day of Giving is powered by GivingEdge, our year-round nonprofit knowledge database. The website is always accessible via www.bigdayofgiving.org and www.givingedge.org.

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Big Day of Giving 2017 Report to the Community

During this year's Big Day of Giving, nonprofits in the Sacramento region raised nearly $7.2 million from tens of thousands of donors, whose giving we analyze in this year's multi-part Report to the Community.

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May 11, 2017
Foundation Announces Official Big Day of Giving Tally

$7.2 million raised for local nonprofits tops last year’s total

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March 28, 2017
600 Local Nonprofits Announced for May 4 Big Day of Giving

The annual giving day comes at a crucial moment, says Foundation CEO

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August 28, 2015
Report to the Community 2015

This Report to the Community offers significant learnings from BIG Day of Giving 2016 and highlights profound opportunities to grow regional philanthropy and strengthen the nonprofit sector.

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2016 BIG Day of Giving Post-Event Report
2016 BIG Day of Giving Post-Event Report

This report dives deep into the entire giving day experience during BIG Day of Giving 2016 providing data, a timeline, insights, and quotes from donors and nonprofits.

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May 16, 2016
BIG Day of Giving Raises $7.1 Million for Local Nonprofits

Despite technical difficulties, the Sacramento region rallied to help our annual giving day exceed its $6 million goal!

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August 23, 2016
New Date and Fundraising Platform Announced for Big Day of Giving 2017

Supporters of the nonprofit organizations that serve the capital region should mark their calendars: we are excited to announce that next year's Big Day of Giving will be held from midnight to midnight on Thursday, May 4!

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