Give to Lincoln Day

When Lincoln comes together, BIG things happen.

For 24 hours on Give to Lincoln Day, every donation
given to local nonprofits is made bigger by matching funds.

City Impacts Give to Lincoln Day goal is $100,000 to help provide life transformation through wholistic development for 800+ vulnerable kids and families. Your donation will help us receive a portion of the $400,000 match fund sponsored by the Lincoln Community Foundation.

Will you help us reach our goal?

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 the donation May 31st, 2018.
  2. Make checks payable to “Lincoln Community Foundation” with “City Impact” in the memo line.
  3. Mail or bring your donation to City Impact before 4pm on May 31st.

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 31st. Checks must be dated May 31st. 

* Household gifts exceeding $10,000 will be eligible for match fund dollars up to $10,000. Any amount in excess of $10,000 is ineligible for the match fund. 

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

Your gift supports our kids in a variety of tangible ways:

Mentor
$200 supports one kid in ALL City Impact programs for one month.

Teach
$20 provides one month of literacy tutoring for one child.

Empower
$100 supports one teen leader for one month.

Transform
$1,000 provides 1 year of literacy tutoring for 6 children.

 

Gifts given on May 31st make a BIG impact.

Donations given on May 31st make a bigger impact, because nonprofits also qualify for proportional share of the $400,000 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 $4,000 from the Challenge Match Fund.

Go to GiveToLincoln.com and Give BIG

From May 1st through May 31st, gifts can be made to participating nonprofits online at GiveToLincoln.com. Donations can be made in person at the Lincoln Community Foundation between 8am and 5pm on May 31st. Minimum donation $10.

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 31st. 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 $400,000 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 support 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 31st, 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 31st. 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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