Do you have questions about

Give My Day? We have answers!

Learn more about creating or donating to

a fundraiser on the Give My Day platform.

Do you have questions about

Give My Day?

We have answers!

Learn more about creating or donating to

a fundraiser on the Give My Day platform.

Common Questions:

Creating A Campaign

How do I start a campaign?

Starting a campaign is easy and it only takes a few minutes! Here’s how it works:

  1. Create a username and password
  2. Choose a charity you’d like to support, upload a picture and include some information about why the cause is important to you.
  3. Click “Launch Campaign”

That’s it! Your personalized fundraising page is now ready to accept donations and you can begin sharing the URL with family & friends.

What can I raise money for?

You can raise money for any not-for-profit organization in the United States that is granted 501(c)3 status by the IRS.

Can I choose any non-profit organization to support?

You can choose to raise money for any not-for-profit organization in the United States that is granted 501(c)3 status by the IRS.

What are your fees?

While it’s free to start your fundraiser, the following donation transaction fees apply:

  • GIVE MY DAY PLATFORM FEE = 5%
  • CREDIT CARD PROCESSING FEE = 2.2% + $0.30/transaction

Can my donors cover fees so 100% of their donation goes to my chosen non-profit?

Absolutely! 93% of donors choose to cover transaction fees so that more of what you raise goes to your charity of choice.

How and when will my charity receive the money I raise?

Give My Day distributes the funds you raise to your charity of choice, as indicated on your personalized fundraising page. Whether a charity has registered with our platform determines the method and speed at which funds are granted.

Payment Directly To a Registered 501(c)3 Organization

When your charity of choice has registered with our platform, funds raised through your personalized page are routed directly to the 501(c)3 organization and are deposited immediately after each successful transaction.

Payment Directly To an Unregistered 501(c)3 Organization

When your charity of choice has not registered with our platform, Powering Philanthropy will act as the receiving charity of record for all donations made through your personalized page. In this case, Powering Philanthropy will make a grant to your charity of choice, as indicated on your personalized fundraising page. Grants are paid directly to the 501(c)3 organization via check within 14 business days after your fundraiser closes.  Pending distribution of grants, Powering Philanthropy holds all donations in a secure, non-interest bearing bank account.

Donating To A Campaign

Is my donation tax-deductible?

Yes, your donation is 100% tax-deductible!

Will I receive a tax receipt for my donation?

Yes! As soon as your donation is successfully processed, you’ll receive a tax receipt via email.

When I make a donation, how and when does the charity get the money?

Give My Day distributes the funds raised by each campaign to the charity of choice indicated on each personalized fundraising page. Whether a charity has registered with our platform determines the method and speed at which funds are granted.

Payment Directly To a Registered 501(c)3 Organization

When the charity of choice for a fundraiser has registered with our platform, funds raised through the personalized page are routed directly to the 501(c)3 organization and are deposited immediately after each successful transaction.

Payment Directly To an Unregistered 501(c)3 Organization

When the charity of choice for a fundraiser has not registered with our platform, Powering Philanthropy will act as the receiving charity of record for all donations made through the personalized page. In this case, Powering Philanthropy will make a grant to the charity of choice, as indicated on the personalized fundraising page. Grants are paid directly to the 501(c)3 organization via check within 14 business days after the fundraiser closes.  Pending distribution of grants, Powering Philanthropy holds all donations in a secure, non-interest bearing bank account.

What forms of payment do you accept?

You can make a donation with any major credit or debit card, including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, JCB, Discover, and Diners Club.

Is my donation secure?

Absolutely! All donations on the Give My Day platform are processed by our third-party payment processor, Stripe. Stripe has been audited by a PCI-certified auditor and is certified to PCI Service Provider Level 1. This is the most stringent level of certification available in the payments industry. Stripe makes use of best-in-class security tools and practices to maintain a high level of security for every transaction that is processed.

What are your fees?

The following donation transaction fees apply:

  • GIVE MY DAY PLATFORM FEE = 5%
  • CREDIT CARD PROCESSING FEE = 2.2% + $0.30/transaction

Can I cover fees so 100% of my donation goes to the chosen non-profit?

Give My Day offers donors the opportunity to cover donation transaction fees (both the platform and payment processing fees) on behalf of the cause, ensuring that 100% of the contribution reaches the non-profit. 93% of donors currently choose to cover fees which means that, for the most part, youth are raising money with Give My Day fee-free.

Still Have Questions?

Contact us and we'll gladly help.

Common Questions:

Creating A Campaign

How do I start a campaign?

Starting a campaign is easy and it only takes a few minutes! Here’s how it works:

  1. Create a username and password
  2. Choose a charity you’d like to support, upload a picture and include some information about why the cause is important to you.
  3. Click “Launch Campaign”

That’s it! Your personalized fundraising page is now ready to accept donations and you can begin sharing the URL with family & friends.

What can I raise money for?

You can raise money for any not-for-profit organization in the United States that is granted 501(c)3 status by the IRS.

Can I choose any non-profit organization to support?

You can choose to raise money for any not-for-profit organization in the United States that is granted 501(c)3 status by the IRS.

What are your fees?

While it’s free to start your fundraiser, the following donation transaction fees apply:

  • GIVE MY DAY PLATFORM FEE = 5%
  • CREDIT CARD PROCESSING FEE = 2.2% + $0.30/transaction

Can my donors cover fees so 100% of their donation goes to my chosen non-profit?

Absolutely! 93% of donors choose to cover transaction fees so that more of what you raise goes to your charity of choice.

How and when will my charity receive the money I raise?

Give My Day distributes the funds you raise to your charity of choice, as indicated on your personalized fundraising page. Whether a charity has registered with our platform determines the method and speed at which funds are granted.

Payment Directly To a Registered 501(c)3 Organization

When your charity of choice has registered with our platform, funds raised through your personalized page are routed directly to the 501(c)3 organization and are deposited immediately after each successful transaction.

Payment Directly To an Unregistered 501(c)3 Organization

When your charity of choice has not registered with our platform, Powering Philanthropy will act as the receiving charity of record for all donations made through your personalized page. In this case, Powering Philanthropy will make a grant to your charity of choice, as indicated on your personalized fundraising page. Grants are paid directly to the 501(c)3 organization via check within 14 business days after your fundraiser closes.  Pending distribution of grants, Powering Philanthropy holds all donations in a secure, non-interest bearing bank account.

Donating To A Campaign

Is my donation tax-deductible?

Yes, your donation is 100% tax-deductible!

Will I receive a tax receipt for my donation?

Yes! As soon as your donation is successfully processed, you’ll receive a tax receipt via email.

When I make a donation, how and when does the charity get the money?

Give My Day distributes the funds raised by each campaign to the charity of choice indicated on each personalized fundraising page. Whether a charity has registered with our platform determines the method and speed at which funds are granted.

Payment Directly To a Registered 501(c)3 Organization

When the charity of choice for a fundraiser has registered with our platform, funds raised through the personalized page are routed directly to the 501(c)3 organization and are deposited immediately after each successful transaction.

Payment Directly To an Unregistered 501(c)3 Organization

When the charity of choice for a fundraiser has not registered with our platform, Powering Philanthropy will act as the receiving charity of record for all donations made through the personalized page. In this case, Powering Philanthropy will make a grant to the charity of choice, as indicated on the personalized fundraising page. Grants are paid directly to the 501(c)3 organization via check within 14 business days after the fundraiser closes.  Pending distribution of grants, Powering Philanthropy holds all donations in a secure, non-interest bearing bank account.

What forms of payment do you accept?

You can make a donation with any major credit or debit card, including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, JCB, Discover, and Diners Club.

Is my donation secure?

Absolutely! All donations on the Give My Day platform are processed by our third-party payment processor, Stripe. Stripe has been audited by a PCI-certified auditor and is certified to PCI Service Provider Level 1. This is the most stringent level of certification available in the payments industry. Stripe makes use of best-in-class security tools and practices to maintain a high level of security for every transaction that is processed.

What are your fees?

The following donation transaction fees apply:

  • GIVE MY DAY PLATFORM FEE = 5%
  • CREDIT CARD PROCESSING FEE = 2.2% + $0.30/transaction

Can I cover fees so 100% of my donation goes to the chosen non-profit?

Give My Day offers donors the opportunity to cover donation transaction fees (both the platform and payment processing fees) on behalf of the cause, ensuring that 100% of the contribution reaches the non-profit. 93% of donors currently choose to cover fees which means that, for the most part, youth are raising money with Give My Day fee-free.

Still Have Questions?

Contact us and we'll gladly help.

#DayForADay

Each time someone gives a day through our platform, Give My Day will gift a day of food, education or clean water to a child in need.

We can’t imagine supporting you in your efforts to make an impact without doing our part to change the world, too. We’re in it together!

You give a day, we give a day.

#DayForADay

Each time someone gives a

day through our platform,

Give My Day will gift a day of

food, education or clean water

to a child in need.

We can’t imagine

supporting your efforts

to make an impact

without doing our part to

change the world, too.

We’re in it together!

You give a day, we give a day.