Give DeKalb County

Raising Funds & Awareness…Together

Give DeKalb County (GDC) is an annual giving event that has raised more than $5.3 million for DCNP-member 501(c)3 nonprofits. Eligible DCNP members have the option to register for this exciting event, raise unrestricted funds, and take part in this exciting philanthropic event!

 

Visit the Give DeKalb County Website >

 

View Give DeKalb County 2021 Results At a Glance >

 


Details

The following details are subject to change, depending on how giving days in DeKalb County evolve:

  • GDC is held in early May on an annual basis.
  • Organizations must be current DCNP members to participate (DCNP membership is based on the calendar year).
  • A Bonus Pool of funds is raised to boost the donations organizations receive.
  • Organizations must register themselves to participate—registration is a separate process from DCNP membership (registration instructions are provided annually).
  • Orientation and trainings are held to help participants get the most out of the giving day.
  • Social media toolkits, icons, images, and more are provided to help boost your promotional efforts.
  • Donations are received online via the giving day website and offline (offline donation details depend on circumstances).
  • A fee is charged to participate—the fee is withheld from your final donation check so there is no need to pay it upfront.

Participation Fee Structure

Operating Budget Participation Fee
< $100,000 $100
$100,000-$499,999 $175
$500,000-$2,999,999 $250
> $3,000,000 $325

Facts & Figures

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
# of NPOs 37 44 68 83 91 104 113 130
# of Donations 873 1,265 2,036 2,901 3,647 4,352 7,534 8,353
# of States 22 25 30 33 23 43 42 44
# of Countries 1 3 5 3 2 4 10 4
$ Donations $99,443 $166,525 $324,547 $410,892 $552,639 $683,062 $1,069,465 $1,371,022
$ Bonus Pool $20,000 $23,000 $103,750 $55,986 $61,915 $67,988 $139,836 $168,987
$ Grand Total $119,443 $189,525 $428,297 $466,878 $614,555 $751,050 $1,209,301 $1,540,009

Donor Feedback

“Thanks for having this event. It’s one of my favorite days of the year. Love to see the generosity of our community blossom!”

“This day shows that despite some of our issues, we are a community who cares and gives.”

“Love it! It promotes community awareness toward existing nonprofits AND provides financial assistance!”

“This is the best way to get the whole county involved.”

“This fundraiser is what community is all about. In the middle of challenges everywhere, Give DeKalb County was a positive event for us to get behind. Thank you.”