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Here are some Frequently Asked Questions & Tips about GivingTuesday & GivingTuesdayLebanon separated into three categories:
Being part & participating in GivingTuesday is totally free.

FAQ for NGOs / Educational Institutions
When is #GivingTuesdayLebanon?
#GivingTuesdayLebanon is being celebrated on the Tuesday November 30, 2021. 2020 was our first year and also the first #GivingTuesday in Lebanon and the Arab World
 
Where is #GivingTuesdayLebanon being held?
#GivngTuesdayLebanon can be celebrated all over Lebanon, both on the ground and online. You can also engage your global donors to support your work serving communities in Lebanon.
 
How will my organisation benefit from participating in #GivingTuesdayLebanon?
#GivngTuesdayLebanon builds on the strength of a global movement to showcase and build support for your NGO’s work serving communities in Lebanon. The #GivngTuesdayLebanon team provides you with resources to create engaging activities for your donors, and beneficiaries.

Your organisation will have the opportunity to join thousands of organisations around the world to enhance the philanthropic sector.

 
Who can participate in #GivingTuesdayLebanon?
Everyone! #GivingTuesdayLebanon is open to everyone to give: individuals, families, businesses, corporations, NGOs, schools and communities.
 
Are there any costs to register or participate in #GivingTuesdayLebanon?
Participation is completely free! #GivingTuesdayLebanon is free and open movement to encourage and build the culture of giving. All our resources are available for free through our website.
 
What is the benefit from participating in #GivingTuesdayLebanon?
#GivingTuesdayLebanon builds on the strength of a global movement to increase exposure and build support for your philanthropic activities. The #GivingTuesdayLebanon team provides you with resources to create engaging activities for you.

You will have the opportunity to join thousands of individuals and groups around the world to enhance the philanthropic sector.

 
How do I participate in #GivingTuesdayLebanon?

It’s easy! Just pick up an activity/campaign/cause and raise awareness, donations, volunteer, give donations-in-kind or lend your voice to raise awareness for your preferred NGOs. Feel free to use our resources help you ideas. Just remember to post your activity and share on social media with the hashtags #GivingTuesdayLebanon and #GivingTuesdayBeirut.

 
How can my NGO participate in #GivingTuesdayLebanon?
You can fundraize, seek volunteers, request donations-in-kind or get people to lend their voice to raise awareness for your work. Feel free to use our resources to help you ideas. Do remember to post share your activity on https://lebanon.givingtuesday.me/ and share on social media with the hashtag #GivingTuesdayLebanon and #GivingTuesdayBeirut.
 
Can NGOs raise donations online through #GivingTuesdayLebanon?
No. #GivingTuesdayLebanon does not accept or distribute donations. You can use platforms of any of our collaborating intermediaries to set up fundraising pages and receive online donations through them.

Tips for NGOs, Non-Profit Organizations and Foundations

  • Promote a solidarity project on the lebanon.givingtuesday.me portal and invite donors and volunteers to support the initiative
  • Activate an awareness campaign involving volunteers and supporters of the Organization and invite them to tell the beauty of giving
  • Thank your donors who support your mission throughout the year
  • Launch your year-end campaign on GivingTuesday
  • Activate a fundraiser and promote the initiative on the portal lebanon.givingtuesday.me
  • Organize an event to celebrate the gift and solidarity on the occasion of GivingTuesday
  • Involve volunteers, supporters and testimonials in the dissemination of the initiative dedicated to GivingTuesday through social networks using the hashtags #GivingTuesday, #GivingTuesdayLebanon and #GivingTuesdayBeirut
  • Spread the GivingTuesday initiative through your own communication channels

Ideas for Organizations
Ideas for Foundations


FAQ for Companies & Businesses
When is #GivingTuesdayLebanon?
#GivingTuesdayLebanon is being celebrated on the Tuesday November 30, 2021. 2020 was our first year and also the first #GivingTuesday in Lebanon and the Arab World
 
Where is #GivingTuesdayLebanon being held?
#GivingTuesdayLebanon can be celebrated all over Lebanon, both on the ground and online. You can also engage your global donors to support your work serving communities in Lebanon.
 
How will my organisation benefit from participating in #GivingTuesdayLebanon?
#GivingTuesdayLebanon builds on the strength of a global movement to showcase and build support for your organization’s CSR activities helping communities in Lebanon. The #GivingTuesdayLebanon team provides you with resources to create engaging activities for your donors, and beneficiaries.

Your organisation will have the opportunity to join thousands of organisations around the world to enhance the philanthropic sector..

 
Who can participate in #GivingTuesdayLebanon?
Everyone! #GivingTuesdayLebanon is open to everyone to give: individuals, families, businesses, corporations, NGOs, schools and communities.
 
Are there any costs to register or participate in #GivingTuesdayLebanon?
Participation is completely free! #GivingTuesdayLebanon is free and open movement to encourage and build the culture of giving. All our resources are available for free through our website.
 
What is the benefit from participating in #GivingTuesdayLebanon?
#GivingTuesdayLebanon builds on the strength of a global movement to increase exposure and build support for your philanthropic activities. The #GivingTuesdayLebanon team provides you with resources to create engaging activities for you.

You will have the opportunity to join thousands of individuals and groups around the world to enhance the philanthropic sector.

 
How do I participate in #GivingTuesdayLebanon?

It’s easy! Just pick up an activity/campaign/cause and raise awareness, donations, volunteer, give donations-in-kind or lend your voice to raise awareness for your preferred NGOs. Feel free to use our resources help you ideas. Just remember to post your activity and share on social media with the hashtag #GivingTuesdayLebanon and #GivingTuesdayBeirut.

 
How can my organization participate in #GivingTuesdayLebanon?
You can setup your CSR activity, seek volunteers and get your employees/students to lend their voice to raise awareness for your organization’s important work. Feel free to use our resources to help you ideas. Do remember to post share your activity on https://lebanon.givingtuesday.me/ and share on social media with the hashtag #GivingTuesdayLebanon and #GivingTuesdayBeirut.
 
Can NGOs raise donations online through #GivingTuesdayLebanon?
No. #GivingTuesdayLebanon does not accept or distribute donations. You can use platforms of any of our collaborating intermediaries to inform the community the good your organization are doing.

Tips for Companies & Institutions

  • Share with customers and employees the impact and results of social initiatives supported by your company on social networks on the occasion of GivingTuesday
  • Financially support one or more projects through match giving donations or payroll giving programs or by organizing solidarity actions (collection of food, books, clothing …) in favor of a non-profit organization
  • Make a call on social media to collect ideas and choose the best solidarity initiative to support for GivingTuesday
  • Raise awareness among employees and customers by providing visibility spaces for #GivingTuesday through the company’s communication channels (press, online, social networks, internal communication)


Ideas for Companies
Ideas for Small Businesses


FAQ for Individuals & Groups
When is #GivingTuesdayLebanon?
#GivingTuesdayLebanon is being celebrated on the Tuesday November 30, 2021. 2020 was our first year and also the first #GivingTuesday in Lebanon and the Arab World
 
Where is #GivingTuesdayLebanon being held?
#GivingTuesdayLebanon can be celebrated all over Lebanon, both on the ground and online. You can also engage your global donors to support your work serving communities in Lebanon.
 
How will my organisation benefit from participating in #GivingTuesdayLebanon?
#GivingTuesdayLebanon builds on the strength of a global movement to showcase and build support for your organization’s CSR activities helping communities in Lebanon. The #GivingTuesdayLebanon team provides you with resources to create engaging activities for your donors, and beneficiaries.

Your organisation will have the opportunity to join thousands of organisations around the world to enhance the philanthropic sector..

 
Who can participate in #GivingTuesdayLebanon?
Everyone! #GivingTuesdayLebanon is open to everyone to give: individuals, families, businesses, corporations, NGOs, schools and communities.
 
What do you mean by 'groups'?
A group is several individuals working together. These could be friends, family, housing society members, clubs or cultural groups like Rotary or Lions.
 
What is the benefit from participating in #GivingTuesdayLebanon?
#GivingTuesdayLebanon builds on the strength of a global movement to increase exposure and build support for your philanthropic activities. The #GivingTuesdayLebanon team provides you with resources to create engaging activities for you.

You will have the opportunity to join thousands of individuals and groups around the world to enhance the philanthropic sector.

 
How do I participate in #GivingTuesdayLebanon?

It’s easy! Just pick up an activity/campaign/cause and raise awareness, donations, volunteer, give donations-in-kind or lend your voice to raise awareness for your preferred NGOs. Feel free to use our resources help you ideas. Just remember to post your activity and share on social media with the hashtag #GivingTuesdayLebanon and #GivingTuesdayBeirut.

 
How can my organization participate in #GivingTuesdayLebanon?
You can setup your CSR activity, seek volunteers and get your employees/students to lend their voice to raise awareness for your organization’s important work. Feel free to use our resources to help you ideas. Do remember to post share your activity on https://lebanon.givingtuesday.me/ and share on social media with the hashtag #GivingTuesdayLebanon and #GivingTuesdayBeirut.
 
How can I support an NGO on #GivingTuesdayLebanon?
When you search for NGOs (or view the Featured ones) on #GivingTuesdayLebanon, you will see the various options to support them, directly as well as through intermediary organisations.

Tips for People

  • Carry out a real action of solidarity (dedicate time to others, donate blood, food, clothing or become a volunteer of an association …) and share it on social networks with the hashtag #GivingTuesday, #GivingTuesdayLebanon and #GivingTuesdayBeirut
  • Become a GivingTuesday ambassador and promote the generosity movement – contact us.
  • Make a donation to a non-profit organization through the crowdfunding platform lebanon.givingtuesday.me
  • Activate a fundraising campaign on Facebook for a non-profit organization
  • Support the project of your favorite non-profit organization and promote it on your social networks
  • Raise awareness among friends and colleagues by disseminating content related to Giving Tuesday on social networks with the hashtags #GivingTuesday, #GivingTuesdayLebanon and #GivingTuesdayBeirut

Ideas for Individuals
Toolkit for Givers

 

Remember, if you wish to join the initiative, you can register your participation either as an NGO or as a Business. Although it is not mandatory, but registration will be recognized and what’s more we will list your organization/business on this website and you will also receive our communications and you will be up-to-date with the growth of the campaign in Lebanon.

It’s important to note that the date changes as it is dependent on the Thanksgiving holiday in the USA, here are the dates for the coming years:

  • December 1, 2020
  • November 30, 2021
  • November 29, 2022
  • November 28, 2023
  • December 3, 2024
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