Q. What is Mid-Shore Gives?

Hosted by the Mid-Shore Community Foundation, Mid-Shore Gives is a 24-hour fundraising event to benefit local nonprofits. 

Q. When is Mid-Shore Gives?

Mid-Shore Gives is on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, 12:00AM to 11:59PM.

Q. Which organizations can participate?

Nonprofit organizations, including those operating under fiscal sponsorship, in Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, and Talbot Counties are invited to participate.

Q. Is there a cost to participate?

No, there is no cost to participate.  All tools and resources will be made available at no cost to participating organizations. 

Q. How do organizations get started?

Visit and "Register Today". If your organization does not appear in the search, create a profile by clicking “Add My Organization”.  

Q. How do people donate and are donations tax deductible?

On Tuesday, November 28, 2023, 12:00AM to 11:59PM, donations should be made online at midshoregives.orgThe minimum donation is $10.00 and all donations are tax-deductible.

Q. Will processing fees apply to donations?

A credit card processing fee (2.5% + $0.30), plus a platform fee (3.5%) will apply to all donations. Donors are given the option to cover the fees. 

Q. How will we know who donated?

Participants can access information about their donations via their dashboard.

Q. How will donations be distributed?

All donations will be disbursed from the platform, via ACH transfer, 5-7 days after the event. Participants that are not operating under fiscal sponsorship, are encouraged to provide a checking account that is eligible to receive ACH transfers. If a checking account is not provided, Mid-Shore Community Foundation will receive the donations from the platform and then distribute them to the nonprofit. 

Q. If I need assistance with my profile, whom do I contact?

For assistance with your profile, contact support via the blue chat bubble.  For all other questions, contact Heather Pickens at