GlobalGiving Accelerator Program 2017 for Non-Profit Organisations

GlobalGiving Accelerator Program 2017 for Non-Profit Organisations

Deadline: August 2, 2017

The GlobalGiving Accelerator is a virtual training program and crowdfunding campaign that will help you take your fundraising to the next level. Following an optional two-week training curriculum, you’ll be entered into an Accelerator campaign where you’ll raise at least $5,000 total from a minimum of 40 different donors in order to graduate and secure a permanent fundraising spot on the GlobalGiving platform.

Training Topics include:

  • Crowdfunding 101;
  • Mapping your potential donor network;
  • Storytelling and email appeals; and
  • Creating SMART goals.


Up to $20,000 in matching funding and bonus prizes for participating organizations

  • Organizations that successfully complete the GlobalGiving Accelerator by raising at least $5,000 total from a minimum 40 different donors will earn:
    • Permanent membership in the GlobalGiving community, including ongoing opportunities to attract new corporate and individual donors;
    • Inclusion in a GlobalGiving press release announcing the Accelerator graduates (example);
    • Additional promotion through GlobalGiving’s donor newsletter and social media;
    • A custom media kit to help promote your accomplishment;
    • A certificate of completion from GlobalGiving


  • Open to any registered non-profit anywhere in the world

Application Process

Important Timeline

  • August 2, 2017 – Application submission deadline
  • September 11, 2017 – Accelerator crowdfunding campaign begins
  • September 29, 2017 – Accelerator crowdfunding campaign ends
  • End of October, 2017 – Funds are disbursed to organizations

For more information, visit GlobalGiving Accelerator Program.