FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS



Q. What is Mid-Shore Gives?

A. Hosted by the Mid-Shore Community Foundation, Mid-Shore Gives is a is a 24-hour online fundraising event to celebrate and support local nonprofits.

Q. When is Mid-Shore Gives?

A. Mid-Shore Gives is on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, 12:00AM to 11:59PM.

Q. What organizations are eligible to participate?

A. 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 fee to participate?

A.  No, there is no fee to participate.  All tools and resources will be made available by the Mid-Shore Community Foundation, and at no cost to participating organizations. 

Q. How do organizations get started?

A. Visit midshoregives.org and click "Register Today". If your organization does not appear in the search, create a profile by clicking “Add My Organization”.  Complete the short form and submit for approval. Once approved, you may complete your profile.

Q. How do I donate?

A. On Tuesday, November 29, 2022, 12:00AM to 11:59PM, donations can be made online at midshoregives.orgThe minimum donation is $10.00. 

Q. Are donations tax-deductible?

A. Yes, donations are tax-deductible and will be immediately receipted by GiveGab®.

Q. Will processing fees apply to donations?

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

Q. How will donations be distributed?

A. All donations will be disbursed from GiveGab® via ACH transfer within 5-7 business days. Participants are responsible for providing a checking account that is eligible to receive ACH transfers.  If a checking account is not provided, Mid-Shore Community Foundation will act as the fiscal sponsor to receive your donations from GiveGab® and then distribute your donations to you via check.  If you have a fund at the Foundation, we will deposit your donations into your fund.

Q. How does an organization know who donated? 

A. Participants will access information about their donations via their dashboard on GiveGab®. 

Q. Whom do I contact for assistance?

A. Contact Heather Pickens at hpickens@mscf.org, or contact our support team via the chat bubble.