How to Help
One of the best ways to help is to tell friends and family about direct giving. Word of mouth is one of the most common ways people hear about us.
Looking to get more involved? Check out out a few of our favorite ways to help us grow – and put more funds in the hands of recipients.
The best way to have an impact is to donate funds.Give now 2 min
Create a custom fundraiser
Raise funds around your birthday, wedding, bicycle trip or another idea. You can also create a fundraiser on Facebook or Instagram.
Give via DAF
Give to people in poverty via your donor-advised fund or other giving vehicle.Learn more 3 min
Leave a legacy for people in poverty
Consider giving to people in poverty via GiveDirectly when creating or updating your will.Learn more 20 mins
Passively raise funds at no cost to you:
Raise money every time you open a new tab
Tab for a Cause is a free browser extension that generates donations to charity for each tab you open. You can select GiveDirectly as the charity to receive your donation.
Raise money every time you search the web
Search for a Cause is a free browser extension that generates donations to charity for every web search through a partnership with Yahoo that shares ad revenue.
Engage at work:
Organize a talk for your organization
We’ve done lunch-and-learns, retreat discussions, and presentations at organizations like Google, Apple, and Microsoft Research.Learn more 15 min
Get your donations matched by your employer
Check if your employer matches donations — if not, consider making a suggestion at your company. You can also raise funds at your organization with a match drive.
Spread the word:
Spread the word to friends & family
Have your friends Venmo @GiveDirectly the next time you split a check, or text a recent article to 3 friends.Browse articles 2 min
Add a GiveDirectly link to your email signature
On average, we send 121 business emails per day. Adding a short note to your personal and work email signatures is an easy, unintrusive way to share the idea of direct giving.3 min
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