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#BrooklynGives Nonprofit Checklist

Calling all nonprofits at! Giving Tuesday is just ONE DAY AWAY - here’s what you need to know for tomorrow:


$7,000 in Sponsored Giving Tuesday Prizes 
We’re thrilled to share that thanks to the generosity of our sponsors from The Scout Fund (a Donor Advised Fund at Brooklyn Community Foundation), National Grid, Cleary Gottlieb, and Song Law, we have fourteen $500 prizes to give away on Giving Tuesday. Prizes primarily focus on smaller-sized organizations led by people of color, in line with our commitment to racial justice grantmaking. Learn more at on how to win! Prizes will be announced on our social channels and at throughout the day on Giving Tuesday.

View Our “Final Steps for Success” Webinar 
In case you missed it, you can stream the recording of our latest training webinar with everything you need to know before the big day.

Donations Are Open! 
Verified profiles are searchable and donatable at Make sure you are ready for prime time: add your fundraising goal, tell your story, rally your fundraisers, email your supporters, and showcase your impact! Reminder: Your organization will be able to receive donations through December 31st. (Review our “Getting Ready” slides for tips)

Complete Your Donation Verification 
In order to receive donations on, your organization has to complete a 3-step process. This can take a few days, so be sure to do it ASAP if you haven’t already!

#BrooklynGives x The Social Contest 
Encourage your Instagram followers to enter to win a $100 #BrooklynGives gift card and 2 pints of The Social’s “Spread Love…The #BrooklynGives Way” ice cream by sharing why they support you on Instagram and tagging #BrooklynGives and #ChurnforChange. Enter to win by the end of day today, November 28th – winners will be announced on Giving Tuesday morning!

Still Need Help?

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OR email with any questions or issues that may arise as you update your profile!

Liane Stegmaier

Vice President of Communications and Strategy (She/Her/Hers)
You can use the blue chat bubble in the lower right corner of or email with any questions or issues that may arise as you update your #BrooklynGives profile