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Support the Partnership - Participate in The Great Give

 

Interested in helping Partnership continue to advocate for housing solutions that make sense? You can! Participate in this year’s The Great Give® 2014, a 36-hour give-a-thon that starts at 8 a.m. May 6, and ends at 8 p.m. May 7.

Your donations help us as we work to end homelessness and create affordable housing options in Connecticut. Learn more about what we do here. The Great Give® 2014 is the fifth major community-wide giving event through giveGreater.org® is a service provided by The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven that strengthens nonprofits serving Greater New Haven by advancing knowledge about their work and increasing giving to their organizations. The Partnership is based in Hartford, but our work is statewide, including the New Haven area.

The Great Give® 2014 is the fifth major community-wide giving event through giveGreater.org® is a service provided by The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven that strengthens nonprofits serving Greater New Haven by advancing knowledge about their work and increasing giving to their organizations. The Partnership is based in Hartford, but our work is statewide, including the New Haven area.

Who Can Donate?

Anyone with a valid credit card and access to the internet.

What is an “individual” or “unique” donor?
For the purposes of awarding prizes, a unique donor is one individual or corporation/business. Multiple donations from one donor to the same nonprofit will count as one gift. Organizations cannot donate to themselves. Donors are encouraged to make gifts to multiple organizations.

What forms of donations are accepted?
Donations from MasterCard, Visa and American Express will be accepted. Donations via check, cash or stock WILL NOT be accepted as part of The Great Give® 2014.

Are gifts tax-deductible?
All donations are 100% tax deductible and irrevocable and will be for the unrestricted use of your chosen charity. A donor cannot receive any goods or services in exchange for their gift.

Is there a minimum gift?
Yes, a minimum donation of $25 is required to be counted towards grant prize eligibility.

How will the donations be reported on my credit card statement?
All gifts made during The Great Give® 2014 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 GreatGive2014 followed by The Community Foundation’s telephone number.

Is there a fee charged for the online credit card gifts?
A credit card transaction and third-party processing fee of 5.75% will be deducted from each donation during The Great Give® 2014. The Community Foundation does not receive any revenue from the transaction and processing fee and provides theGiveGreater.org® giving platform to nonprofit organizations as a free service.

May I designate how a nonprofit uses my gift?
The Great Give® 2014 gifts are considered unrestricted gifts to the nonprofit.

Can I make a donation over the phone?
Only smart phones that allow you to make a credit card donation online enable you to contribute in this way. Go to www.thegreatgive.org to donate from your smart phone during the 36 hour giving event which starts on May 6.

 
 

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