Give Local Toolkit

Welcome Non-Profits!

This toolkit is intended to promote a successful campaign for you and your organization during the Community Foundation's annual Give Local event. Using the tabs above, there are various tips and tools that you can implement before, during, and after Give Local. Each tab provides downloadable content to be used as-is or edited to fit your organization's campaign. Below is a summary of what can be found in each tab.

Have questions? Contact Melissa Rosscup (Mx./They/Them) at

Important dates for Give Local 2020:

  • Workshops: July - October
  • Registration Fee Due: October 1
  • Stripe Account Set Up By: October 1
  • Early Giving: November 2 - 8
  • Give Local: November 9 - 20
  • Bonus Check Distribution By: December 31

Design Assets

To boost consistency and visibility, the Community Foundation provides a set of basic design tools for you to use when building your campaign that includes images, logos, and a color palette.

Articles and Guides

In addition to various workshops, this toolkit provides a small selection of additional resources on topics such as online and peer-to-peer fundraising, gamification, stewardship, and online design tools.

Sample Images

Provides a number of Give Local promotional images that you can use on social media platforms. Images can be used as presented, edited to include your organization's logo, or as inspiration for your own promotional imagery.

Workshop Materials

Here you will find recordings, contact information, and additional materials from our 2020 workshops which included topics like sharing stories on social media, marketing strategies, donor engagement, and fundraising strategies.

To view and register for upcoming workshops, please follow this link to our Give Local page,

Additional Resources

To help you and your team stay organized before and during Give Local, we have created a sample calendar and timeline to designate tasks, set goals, and meet deadlines.

Communication Templates

We have a variety of email, text, and social media templates available to help you promote your Give Local campaign in a meaningful way. All templates allow for personalized messaging while providing consistent messaging about Give Local.