August 9, 2016 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
A great day to help your favorite nonprofits.
Over $1.15 million raised for Erie Gives 2015!
Over $1.15 million raised for Erie Gives 2015!

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What is Erie Gives?

Erie Gives began in 2011 in honor of The Erie Community Foundation’s 75th Anniversary. Erie Gives 2016 will take place on August 9, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

During this 12-hour period of online giving, The Erie Community Foundation will match a percentage of each donation you make to your favorite nonprofit(s) when you donate through this website.

Welcome to Erie Gives 2016

What you need to know:

Day and Time: The event takes place on August 9. You have 12 hours to make your donation between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. EST. If you would like an email reminder to donate we can send you one!

Participating Nonprofits: Your organization must be a 501(c)(3) and either be a member of The Nonprofit Partnership or have an Agency Endowment with The Erie Community Foundation to participate in Erie Gives.

Gift Amount: The minimum gift is $25. There is no limit to the amount of money you may give. You can give to a maximum of 10 nonprofits per transaction.

Credit Cards: Only Visa, MasterCard and Discover will be accepted. The credit card processor charges a nominal fee per transaction. The Erie Community Foundation does not receive any fees. Sorry, credit card gift cards will not be accepted.

Prorated Match: The Erie Community Foundation and our sponsors will enhance donors’ gift by providing a prorated match to each gift made to a nonprofit.

Your Receipt: You will receive an email receipt of your gift, which you should retain for tax purposes. Unless you choose to remain anonymous, your donor information will be sent to the appropriate organizations.

When will the Nonprofits receive your donation: The nonprofits will receive your donation plus The Erie Community Foundation’s prorated match on August 26, 2016, at our Erie Gives Check Distribution Day.

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