The nation’s largest giving day is back for its ninth year on September 14, 2017. In eight years, North Texas Giving Day, powered by Communities Foundation of Texas, has generated $156 million for the community. In 2016, the day raised a record-breaking $37 million for 2,518 nonprofits.
On Giving Day, donations can be made from 6 a.m. to midnight to all 2,500 certified nonprofits listed on www.northtexasgivingday.org. New this year, donations may also be scheduled online in advance starting on September 7. Donations up to $10,000 will be amplified by bonus funds and prizes in addition to the 1:1 matching funds raised by individual nonprofits to further boost donations. Last year, 272 nonprofits raised $5.7 million in matching funds.
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Dallas County Donation Station at NorthPark Center will feature free nonprofit performances and the inaugural volunteer fair where volunteers can learn about different nonprofits, donate their loose change, and participate in hands-on philanthropic activities. The event will also include cash prize drawings for participating nonprofits in attendance.