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GIVEBIG Registration Opens January 29

Registration for Seattle Foundation’s eighth and final GIVEBIG will open on Monday, January 29

January 24, 2018

Nonprofits can begin registering for our eighth and final year of GIVEBIG on January 29. Over its history, this signature, 24-hour online giving event has raised almost $100 million for area nonprofit organizations.


Registration or reactivation is required to participate in GIVEBIG 2018

How do I reactivate my nonprofit's GIVEBIG profile?

If you had an active profile last year, and are a registered user, you will be sent an email on Monday, January 29 with specific instructions for reactivating your profile. 

Can new nonprofits participate in GIVEBIG 2018? 

Yes, if you are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (or have a 501(c)(3) fiscal sponsor), based in King County, you can complete the GIVEBIG inquiry form. This form will be available when the registration process opens on January 29th.

What’s the technology platform for GIVEBIG 2018?

GIVEBIG 2018 will utilize the CiviCore technology platform used in 2017. Nonprofits who participated in 2017 will simply need to update their profiles and banking information.

CiviCore is handling customer service for GIVEBIG 2018. There are 3 ways to contact GIVEBIG customer service:

Mark Your Calendar

  • February 5: “How to register for GIVEBIG 2018” webinar session #1 
  • March 5: “How to register for GIVEBIG 2018” webinar session #2
  • March 19: ”Getting ready for GIVEBIG 2018” webinar
  • March 21: Registration deadline for all new and returning nonprofits
  • April 11: Last day to make profile changes (excluding matching funds)
  • April 25: Last day to update matching funds
  • April 26: Early Giving Begins
  • April 29: Seattle Times Giving Guide published
  • May 5: Sounders GIVEBIG Match
  • May 9: GIVEBIG

Thank you for your partnership in GIVEBIG and support of this community philanthropy event. If you have any questions, please contact us at






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