GivingTuesday is a global initiative with the goal of spreading generosity and giving back. Examples of giving back would be helping your neighbor, volunteering your time, or donating to a charity.
Cumberland County will be celebrating GivingTuesday starting Nov. 21 at 9 a.m. and ending on Nov. 30 at 5 p.m. with help from the Cumberland Community Foundation. They will be hosting a program that will amplify donors' gifts with a $475,000 match. This year, the GivingTuesday online catalog features 76 nonprofit organizations in Cumberland County, NC.
This match is possible thanks to gifts made by:
Board members and board alumni of Cumberland Community Foundation
Cumberland Community Foundation unrestricted endowments
The Family of Eleanor and Raymond Manning
Fayetteville New Car Dealers Association
Elizabeth M. "Beth" Keeney
Ways to give:
Credit card – Give $25 or more through the online catalog by clicking on the Donate Now button coming Nov. 21 at 9 a.m. through Nov. 30 at 5 p.m.
Check – Write your check payable to "Cumberland Community Foundation" with "GivingTuesday" in the memo. Make sure to include a list of the charities that you wish to benefit from the Guide to Giving.
Checks must be received by CCF no later than Nov. 30 (5 p.m.) to be eligible for a match.
Mail checks to CCF, PO Box 2345, Fayetteville, NC 28302
Drop off checks at CCF, 308 Green St., Fayetteville, NC 28301 using the secure mail slot located on the front, street-facing side of our building. This mail drop is accessed only by the staff of CCF.
Donor-advised grant – Make your grant recommendation payable to Cumberland Community Foundation (tax id 58-1406831) and designated for GivingTuesday. Make sure to provide CCF a list of the organizations you are supporting and the amounts.
Stock gifts – Call Cumberland Community Foundation for instructions (910)483-4449 Mary Holmes x103 or Mary Anne Brooks x106
Charitable IRA Rollovers – Donors 70.5 or older may make gifts directly from their IRA to Cumberland Community Foundation for GivingTuesday. (Your plan administrator must send the check directly to CCF. To ensure prompt gift acknowledgement, give us a call (910)483-4449 or send an email to Gifts@CumberlandCF.Org to let us know the amount of the check, the name of your plan administrator, and which charitable organizations you wish to benefit. We will make sure your gift lands where you designate.)
Board members and board alumni of Cumberland Community Foundation,
Cumberland Community Foundation unrestricted endowments,
The Family of Eleanor and Raymond Manning,
Fayetteville New Car Dealers Association,
Elizabeth M. "Beth" Keeney