Give to Lincoln Day

When Lincoln Comes Together, BIG Things Happen

Give to Lincoln Day is one special day when everyone in the city is encouraged to make donations and support local nonprofit organizations.

City Impacts May 18th Give to Lincoln goal is $93,000 to help provide life transformation through wholistic development for 800+ vulnerable kids and families. Your donation will help City Impact receive a portion of the $350,000 match fund sponsored by the Lincoln Community Foundation. Will you help us?

Give today by cash or check (see details below)

Donations can be scheduled online in advance, starting May 1.

Mail or drop off your gift today | To contribute by cash or check please:

  1. Date it May 18th, 2017
  2. Make payable to "Lincoln Community Foundation" with "City Impact" in the memo line
  3. Mail or bring to the City Impact office before 4PM on May 18th

City Impact
1035 N 33rd St
Lincoln, NE, 68503
402-477-8080

Checks or cash can be mailed or dropped off at the City Impact office prior to May 18th as long as the check is dated May 18th. 

Household gifts exceeding $10,000 will be eligible for match fund follars up to $10,000 and any amount in excess of $10,000 will not be eligible for the match fund. 

City Impact empowers vulnerable kids and families in the heart of our city. 

$10 provides 1 day of personal reading tutoring to 1 vulnerable child.

$40 provides new personalized Christmas gifts for 1 vulnerable child.

$60 provides 1 month of strengths & leadership mentoring for 1 vulnerable teen.

$100 provides 1 month of personal discipleship for 1 vulnerable child.

$240 provides 1 year of personal reading tutoring for 1 vulnerable child. 

$600 provides new personalized Christmas gifts for 15 vulnerable children 

$720 sponsors 1 year of strengths and leadership mentoring for a vulnerable teen. 

$1200 sponsors 1 year of personal discipleship for a vulnerable child.

Gifts Given on May 18 Make a BIG Impact

Every donation given makes a bigger impact because nonprofits also get a proportional share of a $350,000 challenge match fund provided by Lincoln Community Foundation and their sponsors.

For example, if a nonprofit received 1% of the total donations raised during Give to Lincoln Day, they will get an additional $3,500 from the Challenge Match Fund.

Go to GiveToLincoln.com and Give BIG

On May 18th, gifts can be made to participating nonprofits online at GiveToLincoln.com from 12am to 11:59pm, or in person at Lincoln Community Foundation office between 8am and 5pm. Minimum donation is $10.

Donations can be scheduled online in advance, starting May 1. Scheduled gifts will be counted in the dollars raised on Give to Lincoln Day and qualify for matching funds.

Frequently Asked Questions

Give To Lincoln Day is a 24-hour event that encourages everyone to contribute to Lincoln and Lancaster County nonprofit organizations through a single online giving platform on May 18th. Give To Lincoln Day is coordinated by Lincoln Community Foundation, in partnership with local nonprofit organizations.

Every donation makes a bigger impact on Give To Lincoln Day because nonprofits also get a proportional share of a $350,000 match fund.

The purpose of Give To Lincoln Day is to promote philanthropy in Lincoln and Lancaster County. There are three primary goals:

1. Introduce new donors to our nonprofit organizations.

2. Help Lincoln nonprofit organizations tell their stories and educate Lincoln about the positive impact they have on our lives.

3. Shine a community spotlight on this day of charitable giving to raise a substantial amount of new money to assist the local nonprofit network.

Give To Lincoln Day is intended to be a bonus fundraising opportunity for local nonprofits in our community. It is not intended to replace or interfere with donors’ gifts to a nonprofit organization that would be made in the regular course of charitable giving.

On May 18th, gifts can be made to participating nonprofits online at GiveToLincoln.com from 12am to 11:59pm, or in person at Lincoln Community Foundation office between 8am and 5pm.

Donations can be scheduled online in advance, starting May 1. Scheduled gifts will be counted in the dollars raised on Give to Lincoln Day and qualify for matching funds.

Donations may also be made in person by cash or check at the Lincoln Community Foundation office from 8:00am to 5:00pm on Thursday, May 18. Checks must be written to Lincoln Community Foundation” with the nonprofit name specified in the memo line.  All donations are final and cannot be refunded.

Give to Lincoln Day used to be conducted through Razoo.  The website has been switched to Givetolincoln.com.  Any donations made through the previous Razoo page will not be matched by the Lincoln Community Foundation. 

The minimum donation on givetolincoln.com is $10. There is maximum donation limit of $10,000 per nonprofit per household.  There is no maximum amount an organization may receive.  Gifts made to satisfy prior pledges are not eligible for matching funds.

Household gifts exceeding $10,000 per nonprofit will be eligible for match fund dollars up to $10,000, and any amount in excess of $10,000 will not be eligible for the match fund. Lincoln Community Foundation reserves the right to deny, condition or modify the distribution of match grants if deemed necessary in the judgment of its Board of Directors.

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