Welcome to Erie Gives 2018
What you need to know:
Day and Time: The event takes place on August 14. You have 12 hours to make your donation between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. EST.
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. There is no limit to the number of organizations you can donate to in a 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 $300,000 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 Tuesday, August 28, 2018, at our Erie Gives Check Distribution Day.