Fundraising Tips

Your 2-minute Guide to GivingTuesday 2022

August 12, 2022

Your most-asked questions about the year’s biggest giving event, answered.

You might be thinking, it’s 2 good 2 be true. But here you have it – we’re answering all of your most-asked questions about GivingTuesday 2022 so that you can get the key information you need to get a head start on your annual campaign. Just give us two minutes or less!

When is GivingTuesday 2022?

This year, GivingTuesday is November 29.

How does GivingTuesday work?

You’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. GivingTuesday is a day dedicated to generosity that is recognized on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving in the U.S. On GivingTuesday, everyone is encouraged to do something good for others, making it a great opportunity to boost your nonprofit’s outreach and raise more for your cause. In fact, during GivingTuesday 2021, nonprofit organizations raised over $2.7 billion in the U.S. alone!

Are there any GivingTuesday hashtags I should use and follow?

The official hashtag for the event is #GivingTuesday – and it gets billions of impressions on social media each year!

Can you share some GivingTuesday campaign examples?

Check out these successful GivingTuesday 2021 campaigns for inspiration:

Where can I find more GivingTuesday resources?

Visit the U.S. GivingTuesday and Canada GivingTuesday websites for additional GivingTuesday ideas, tools, and information.

Do you have any other GivingTuesday ideas to share?

Absolutely! Check out our 8 Tips to Make the Most out of Giving Tuesday for more ideas on how to spread the word about your nonprofit organization’s GivingTuesday campaign.

What is the best online platform for GivingTuesday fundraising?

Zeffy! Maybe we’re biased, but the facts are that with our zero-fee online donation platform purpose-built for nonprofits, your organization can enjoy a simplified donor experience and raise more money for your cause. Not only that, but with a big fundraising day like GivingTuesday, you could save thousands of dollars on platform and transaction fees.

Psst…we also just released some new features! You can now leverage our “Extend your impact” donation form button to encourage recurring donations, and our new “Visitors” page will allow you to track donations on the big day. Book a demo to find out more.