Business Fundraisers Communications Timeline


Major Milestones

Month 1

The Fairfield County's Giving Day Team will:

  • Encourage local businesses to sign up to become a business fundraiser for Fairfield County's Giving Day.
  • Network with and recruit local community nonprofit leaders to expand and amplify Fairfield County's Giving Day’s message to nonprofits, donors, and other general supporters.

You should:

  • Sign up!  We will send you a link to sign up your business in a few easy steps. You will get a webpage of your very own too! To request a registration link, please email info@fcgives.org. Deadline: February 7th, 2019
  • Create a team of employees to lead your company as a business fundraiser and involve them in planning how your participation as a business fundraiser for Fairfield County's Giving Day complement your employee outreach strategy.
  • Discover all the resources available for you to use in your business fundraiser toolkitUse our tools and create a plan that works for you and your company’s vibe.
  • Check out this helpful support article on how to access and edit your Business Fundraiser Page!

Month 2

The Fairfield County's Giving Day Team will:

  • Provide more resources to local businesses and community nonprofit leaders to expand and amplify Fairfield County's Giving Day’s message to nonprofits, donors, and other general supporters.
  • Continue promoting Fairfield County's Giving Day to nonprofits and businesses across the region.

You should:

  • Educate your employees and stakeholders on how to donate through your business fundraiser: Remind them to select the “business” name from the drop down when they make a donation online.
  • Host a business fundraising kick-off party to teach your employees best practices on fundraising!

Day of

The Fairfield County's Giving Day Team will:

  • Heavily promote Fairfield County's Giving Day to all media outlets across the region.
  • Provide 24-hour support to all nonprofits, businesses and their supporters.

You should:

  • Post on social media regularly about Fairfield County's Giving Day, using the hashtag #FairfieldCountyGives.
  • Watch the Business Fundraiser leaderboard and celebrate the generosity you have inspired!!
  • Email your employees and stakeholders with updates and how they can help your Fairfield County's Giving Day campaign.
  • Celebrate!