Nonprofits are encouraged to register now to take advantage of all the benefits the Give BIG San Bernardino County campaign provides such as training in the use of social media, cultivating relationships with donors, developing a communications plan, and raising much-needed funds from online donors.
The 24-hour online event, which will be held at www.givebigsbcounty.org, is designed to generate funding for nonprofits in the county while building a culture of philanthropy and giving throughout the community. On Oct. 30, donors are encouraged to go online and give to their favorite local causes and charities and celebrate their donations on social media using #GiveBIGSBCounty.
Since inception, Give BIG San Bernardino County has raised $1.3 million for local nonprofits. Last year, 3,999 unique donors gave to 102 nonprofits totaling $315,759, surpassing the 2016 total of $271,044.
To register, nonprofits must have one year of nonprofit 501(c) (3) status, have a physical location within the county of San Bernardino zip codes, or provide itinerant services in the county of San Bernardino. National nonprofits are welcome if a local chapter serves in the county of San Bernardino.
Registration is available now at www.givebigsbcounty.org. To learn more about the campaign and upcoming trainings, visit Give BIG San Bernardino County on Facebook/givebigsbcounty, Twitter @givebigsbcounty and Instagram/givebigsbcounty. For assistance, call The Community Foundation at 951.241.7777.
Thanks to funding and support from the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors and the contributions of generous sponsors as well as our nonprofit partners: Academy for Grassroots Organizations, Children’s Fund, Community Action Partnership, Copper Mountain College Foundation and Inland Empire Community Collaborative, Give Big San Bernardino County is providing valuable training to nonprofits. These online donations provide critical funding to help nonprofits in San Bernardino County not only address poverty but also other challenges the county residents face in the areas of education, health, the environment, public safety, family and youth services.
About The Community Foundation
The Community Foundation is the oldest and largest community foundation in Inland Southern California (Riverside and San Bernardino Counties). Established in 1941, at 77 years old The Community Foundation stewards over $100 million in assets and provides college scholarships and grants to nonprofit organizations across the two-county region and beyond. Since its founding, the Foundation has awarded more than $100 million to support programs that strengthen the community. For more information visit The Community Foundation’s website at www.thecommunityfoundation.net. Be a part of our conversation on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.