Step 1: Navigate to www.thegreatgive.org
Registration for The Great Give opened on February 1, 2024, and will remain open until April 23, 2024! From the URL click the 'Register Here' button on the main landing page to begin the registration process.
Step 2: Search for your Organization
After clicking 'Register Here', you will be prompted to search for your organization. Once you have entered your organization's name or EIN in the search bar, matching results will automatically populate.
If your organization has participated in The Great Give® in a previous year or has fundraised on GiveGab prior to registering, click the 'Participate' button under your organization's name. After clicking 'Participate', you will be directed to log into your GiveGab account to finish the registration process for The Great Give®.
If your organization does not appear in the search results, don't fret! Just click the 'Add My Organization' button to get set up and continue with the registration process.
Step 3: Add Your Organization
If you clicked on the 'Add My Organization' button, you will be directed to the registration form, where you will be prompted to enter some basic information about your organization. This is also where you will create your personal login to access and edit your organization's profile for The Great Give®. You can add additional administrators to your organization's account once you have registered. Once this section is complete, click the 'Continue' button.
Step 4: Complete the Registration Survey
After completing the steps above, you will be directed to the final page before your registration for The Great Give® is complete. Here, you will need to answer the required survey questions before finalizing your organization's registration for The Great Give®.
Once the survey is complete, you will receive an e-mail confirmation and automatically be redirected to your The Great Give® Dashboard on GiveGab where you can begin customizing your The Great Give® profile. If you participated last year, you will be able to copy over your profile from 2023 so you do not have to start from scratch!
Step 5: Approval Process
Once you have submitted your registration form, The Great Give® team will need to verify your Participation Status. On your Admin Dashboard, you will be able to check your Approval Status. Upon submitting the registration form, all organizations will be marked as 'Pending'. If you are not eligible to participate, or we require additional information, you will receive an e-mail from GiveGab and/or The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven.
If your organization is not currently able to accept donations through the GiveGab platform, this same area of your Admin Dashboard will notify you of your Donation Status.
For tips on how to customize your Giving Day profile, check out our Giving Day Profile Best Practices here!