Key Giving Challenge Dates


With all of the excitement leading up to the 2024 Giving Challenge on April 9 - 10 from noon to noon, below are a few important dates you'll want to mark on your calendar and remember. Additional dates will be added periodically.  

Key deadlines noted below in red


AUGUST 2023

→ Training Webinar, Mental Fitness & Motivation: Aug. 23, 2023


SEPTMBER 2023

→ Training (in-person), Board Engagement & Recruitment: Sept. 21, 2023

→ Training Opportunity, 1st Quarterly Virtual Open House: Sept. 26, 2023


OCTOBER 2023

→ Training Webinar, Peer Learnings:  Oct. 12, 2023


NOVEMBER 2023

→ Giving Challenge Registration opens for Nonprofits: Nov. 1, 2023

→ Training Webinar, Kick-off: Getting Ready: Nov. 2, 2023


DECEMBER 2023

→ Training Opportunity, 2nd Quarterly Virtual Open House: Dec. 19, 2023


JANUARY 2024

Giving Challenge Registration Ends for Nonprofits: Jan. 12, 2024 (5:00pm EST)

→ *Deadline for NEW Profile in The Giving Partner to be Submitted: Jan. 12, 2024 (5:00pm EST)

→ *The Giving Partner Profile Update Deadline (EXISTING profiles): Jan. 12, 2024 (5:00pm EST)

→ Training Webinar, Social Media Strategies for the 2024 Giving Challenge: Jan. 31, 2024


FEBRUARY 2024

→ Training Webinar, Social Media Strategies: Small Group Feedback 1: Feb. 12, 2024

Pop-Up Giving Station Submissions Open: Feb. 14, 2024

→ Training Webinar, Communication & Storytelling Strategies: Feb. 15, 2024

→ Training Webinar, Social Media Strategies: Small Group Feedback 2: Feb. 26, 2024


MARCH 2024

→ Training Webinar,  Final Steps for Success: Mar. 5, 2024

Deadline, Pre-Giving Challenge Prize Applications: Mar. 5, 2024

→ Training Opportunity, 3rd Quarterly Virtual Open House: Mar. 7, 2024

Deadline, Pop-Up Giving Station Submissions: Mar. 14, 2024


APRIL 2024

→ Giving Challenge: April 9-10, 2024

→ Training Webinar, Donor Stewardship after the Giving Challenge: April 16, 2024

Deadline, Post-Giving Challenge Prize Applications: April 25, 2024 (5:00pm)



Questions about the dates above? Contact GivingChallenge@CFSarasota.org or chat with the GiveGab Customer Success team using the Blue Chat Bubble to learn more!

*To be eligible to participate in the 2024 Giving Challenge, an organization must be a 501(c)(3) public charity who serves in one or more of the following counties: Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, and/or DeSoto county and have an updated profile in The Giving Partner by 5:00pm EST Jan 12, 2024. Deadline dates for applying for and updating existing profiles in The Giving Partner for 2024 Giving Challenge eligibility are included above. For questions related to The Giving Partner, contact Nonprofits@CFSarasota.org.