Raising Funds & Awareness…Together

Give DeKalb County (GDC) is an annual giving event raising more than $10.7 million for DCNP-member 501(c)3 nonprofits since 2014. Eligible DCNP members have the option to register for this exciting philanthropic event to raise funds and awareness for their organization!

 

Visit the Give DeKalb County Website >

 

Download 2023 At a Glance Report >

 


Details

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

  • GDC is held annually on the first Thursday in May.
  • 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 offered to prepare participating organizations.
  • Social media toolkits, icons, images are provided to boost your promotional efforts.
  • Donations are received online via the giving day website and offline (offline donation details may vary).
  • A fee is charged to participate—the fee is withheld from organizations’ final payout, so there is no need to pay it upfront.

Participation Fee Structure

Operating Budget Participation Fee
< $100,000 $175
$100,000-$499,999 $250
$500,000-$2,999,999 $325
> $3,000,000 $400

Facts & Figures

 

 

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
# of NPOs 37 44 68 83 91 104 113 130 140 142 154
# of Donations 873 1,265 2,036 2,901 3,647 4,352 7,534 8,353 7,626 8,306 8,541
# of States 22 25 30 33 23 43 42 44 50 39 42
# of Countries 1 3 5 3 2 4 10 4 4 2 2
$ Donations $99,443 $166,525 $324,547 $410,892 $552,639 $683,062 $1,069,465 $1,371,022 $1,393,859 $1,587,030 $1,813,907
$ Bonus Pool $20,000 $23,000 $103,750 $55,986 $61,915 $67,988 $139,836 $168,987 $186,000 $221,205 $232,915
$ Grand Total $119,443 $189,525 $428,297 $466,878 $614,555 $751,050 $1,209,301 $1,540,009 $1,579,859 $1,808,235 $2,046,822

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.”