FAQs

Q: What is GivingTuesday?

A: Celebrated on the Tuesday following U.S. Thanksgiving, and fueled by the power of social media and collaboration, GivingTuesday inspires millions of people across the globe to show up and give back to causes and issues that matter to them. The goal is to create a massive wave of generosity that lasts well beyond that day, and touches every person on the planet. Read more about GivingTuesday here

Q: What is #GivingTuesdayKids?

A: Led by and for young people, #GivingTuesdayKids is all about lifting the voices of young people and spreading the culture of generosity in communities all over the world. On GivingTuesday, #GivingTuesdayKids will lead volunteer projects, acts of kindness, and epic givebacks. #GivingTuesdayKids is led by 12-year-old Khloe Thompson, and is all about encouraging young people to take action around the causes they care about most.

Q: When can I take part in #GivingTuesdayKids?

A: GivingTuesday takes place on December 3, 2019 this year. You can choose to take part by participating on GivingTuesday and the surrounding days, and continue doing good year-round! 

Q: How do I sign up for #GivingTuesdayKids?

A: Pick a cause that matters to you and register your project. We encourage you to recruit classmates, friends and family, and plan a project as a group! 

Q: What should I do for my #GivingTuesdayKids project?

A: Any project that spreads generosity and helps others or the environment can be a GivingTuesday project. If you're not sure what you should do, check out ideas page for inspiration. 

Q: Can I use the #GivingTuesdayKids logo when promoting my project?

A: Absolutely! Find our logos, posters, and sample social media posts here.

Q: How can I send you my photos, reports and links from my #GivingTuesdayKids project?

A: After December 3, we will send all GTKids participants a survey where you can include details about your project, reports of your activities, and photos. 

Q: How are you protecting privacy? 

A: Your privacy is critically important to us. The information you submit when you register your child’s project will only be transmitted to the GivingTuesday team via a secure server and we will never, under any circumstances  sell your child’s private information. Read more on the last page of our Participation Guide for parents about privacy.

Q: Do you offer financial assistance? 

A: GivingTuesday is unable to provide funding for local projects. We encourage organizations to seek sponsorship to cover costs. 

Q: Where do I find volunteer opportunities in my city or region?

A: Organizations and groups all over the world take part in GivingTuesday, so you can do it anywhere in the world! Here’s our listing of GivingTuesday movements happening worldwide, and our chapters in the U.S. Connect with these leaders to find out where you can plug in. 

Q: Where can I stay up to date with GivingTuesday?

A: You can follow GivingTuesday on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. You can also sign up for our newsletter to get the latest news about GTKids.

Q: I have another question!

A: Our team is happy to help! Please write us at info@givingtuesday.org and a member of our team will get back to you shortly.