Nonprofit Toolkit

Give BIG. Be GREAT on November 29, 2016, Give BIG San Bernardino County! San Bernardino County’s Giving Day. Give BIG San Bernardino County is a 24-hour online event that provides a simple way to connect donors to the charitable causes they care about most and encourages them to take action.

This virtual fundraising effort, hosted by The Community Foundation, and with the help of generous sponsors, including the County of San Bernardino, will offer local nonprofits the chance to raise thousands of dollars for the benefit of all in the County of San Bernardino.

In 2015, 144 nonprofits participated, receiving nearly $250,000 in 3,533 donations by 2,465 unique donors. This year, our goal is to raise even more and engage more donors to give. To meet this goal, we need your help!

Welcome to the Give BIG San Bernardino County Nonprofit Toolkit. We've included materials that will help you spread the word about Give BIG San Bernardino County and make it a success for your favorite organization.

Andrea Mitchel, Program Coordinator
Give BIG San Bernardino County
, (213) 700-8640 (text message is best!)

Step 1 – Get Started

  • Is Your Organization Eligible?
  • Nonprofit Eligibility Requirement

    • 501(c)(3) for one year.
    • Nonprofit providing service to residents of San Bernardino County.
    • In good standing with IRS
    • Registered on State of California Department of Justice Office of the Attorney General Registry of Charitable Trusts
    • Commit to participate in campaign
    • Submit application and pay requisite fee within allocated time
  • Frequently Asked Questions/Campaign Rules
  • Register Your Nonprofit

Step 2 – Give BIG San Bernardino County 101 – TRAINING/INFORMATION SESSIONS

  • Register to learn from a Give BIG “master”! The Lighthouse Project, the #1 organization with individual donations and #2 in total dollars for the 2014 Give BIG San Bernardino County campaign shares their secrets for success. Michael Perry, Executive Director provides insight into running a success Give BIG campaign. (Coming Soon!)
  • Learn More About Razoo & Maximizing Your Campaign! Check out these awesome videos!

Step 3 – Prepare for the day!

Step 4 – Get The Word Out