Nonprofit Toolkit

Visit the Nonprofit Toolkit for Tips & Tools to maximize your Give OUT Day campaign.
 

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Total Raised for
Give OUT Day 2017:

$740,560



 

REGISTRATION FOR GIVE OUT DAY 2017 IS CLOSED

Registration for Give OUT Day 2017 is now closed. While the registration link is still active, any application recieved by Click & Pledge after the March 30, 2017 deadline will be held in a queue and processed on or after April 21, 2017 for Give OUT Day 2018 participation.

You can get a head start on Give OUT Day 2018 if you sign up and complete registration in the coming weeks. Then you can focus your resources on planning and implementing your campaign during the Spring of 2018. Visit the Nonprofit Toolkit for planning documents to help you plan and implement your 2018 campaign.

If you started, but did not complete registration for 2017 by March 30 – don't worry! You'll have the chance to complete your registration in the coming days. Please be sure that you've turned in your Participant Survey.

 

REGISTRATION STEPS FOR NEW PARTICIPANTS THAT ARE INDEPENDENT NONPROFITS

Please note: Steps 1 - 5 below make up the first part of your registration, which entails opening a merchant account with Click & Pledge's banking electronic payment processing partner provider, TransFirst. We strongly recommend reviewing the registration information and steps with the person within your organization who handles your finances and is authorized to open a banking account. Step 6 will register your organization for leaderboard prizes.


Step 1: Fill out and Submit the Click & Pledge Application by clicking the Register Now button below. It will be forwarded to Click & Pledge and TransFirst for review and processing
 

Step 2: Complete Application and Sign Agreements: Within 24_hours after submitting the initial application, you will receive an email from Click & Pledge. The email will include a hyperlink to an online application to open a TransFirst merchant account. You will need to complete the online application and use your mouse to sign the application. For complete instruction on how to fill out the online application CLICK HERE. Please have the following documentation ready:

 

  • Bank Routing & Account Numbers for the bank account designated to receive deposits.

  • Driver's License Number, State, Issuance & Expiration Date for the individual who will be signing the application.

  • A copy of the organization's 501(c)(3) approval.


Why is this required? To help the government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities, The U.S.A. 2001 Patriot Act, a Federal law, requires that we obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person and each legal entity that opens a banking account. This information includes: legal name, date of birth, address, and identification number -- a taxpayer identification number for American citizens (a drivers license or passport) or a government-issued document for noncitizens.

 

If you do not receive an email from Click & Pledge within 24 hours, please check your SPAM folder. If no email is received, contact Click & Pledge here. Be sure to put "Give OUT Day" in the subject line of the email form.

 

Step 3: Complete TransFirst's Merchant Card Processing Agreement: Once the Merchant Application and Merchant Card Processing Agreement has been signed, please allow two to three business days for the merchant account to be approved. Need help completing the merchant account application? CLICK HERE for a step-by-step guide.

 

Step 4: Click & Pledge Account Activation: Click & Pledge will send your organization a "Welcome" email once your TransFirst merchant account has been approved, notifying you that your Give OUT Day profile (aka Click & Pledge account) is activated and ready for customization.

 

Step 5: Setup your Give OUT Day Profile (this is necessary in order to fundraise on Give OUT Day) You will now be able to share your organization's mission, highlighting the areas of need and upload compelling photos and videos. These can easily be changed and updated during the time leading up to Give OUT Day.



Step 6: Complete this Participant Survey (required for Leaderboard eligibility)

 

 

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Support: For all questions about the status of your TransFirst and/or Click & Pledge registration, please submit a help ticket here with "Give OUT Day" in the subject line. These requests are being monitored and responded to promptly.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS

 
  • Get Answers to Additional Questions: Please check out our: Nonprofit FAQ. For questions about the status of your TransFirst and/or Click & Pledge registration, please submit a help ticket here with "Give OUT Day" in the subject line. These requests are being monitored and responded to promptly. If you have a general question about Give OUT Day, email giveoutday@horizonsfoundation.org.

  • Who are Click & Pledge and TransFirst?
    Click & Pledge provides the platform for the Give OUT Day website. Along with participating in this event, as an additional value, you may also take advantage of all other fundraising products Click & Pledge provides at no additional charge. Click & Pledge's merchant bank payment processing provider is TransFirst. The Merchant Application and Merchant Account Card Processing Agreement allows TransFirst to process payments and deposits funds directly into your organization's bank account within 48 hours or by April 25, 2017. Accounts with both Click & Pledge and TransFirst are needed to participate in Give OUT Day.