FAQ


Q. What is the American Bird Conservancy (ABC) Save A Place For Birds campaign on #GivingTuesday?

Together, we are a powerful force for wild birds and the places they need. Save A Place For Birds on #GivingTuesday is a day of giving fueled by the power of birders and bird enthusiasts alike and we're counting on this community to help deliver one of the biggest days for birds in ABC's history. Donate now!


Q. When is the Save A Place For Birds #GivingTuesday campaign?

Save A Place For Birds  will launch on Nov. 29th and last through midnight November 30, Hawaii Standard Time (2 AM Pacific / 5 AM Eastern on December 1). 


Q. Who can donate?

Anyone may donate! Donations through the SaveAPlaceForBirds.org online portal to charitable nonprofit organizations are tax-deductible and cannot be refunded. Contributions may be made via credit and debit card only. Donations will be received and receipted by GiveGab. Donate now!


Q. What is GiveGab?

GiveGab is a nonprofit giving platform that helps nonprofits to raise money, engage donors and manage volunteers quickly and efficiently. GiveGab offers a full portfolio of simple and easy to use products that allows organizations to function in a more streamlined manner.


Q. How will donations be distributed?

Each donation made to American Bird Conservancy will be disbursed directly from GiveGab via direct deposit within 5-7 business days.


Q. How much of my donation goes to the nonprofit?

GiveGab retains a 4% campaign management fee from all donations. Credit Card processing fees are an additional 2.5% + $0.30 for all major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover). You are given the option to cover the fees and if you choose this option, 100% of your online charitable gift will go to the receiving organization. All donations are final and cannot be refunded. Any donations processed outside of SaveAPlaceForBirds donation period, through GiveGab.com, or subsequent recurring donations are subject to transaction fees outlined on the GiveGab.com pricing page: http://info.givegab.com/pricing.


Q. Who will receive my contact information?

ABC will have access to your name and email address. This information is used solely to send thank you messages, provide the option to receive future notifications, and to notify you of future activities. You can view ABC's privacy policy here.


Q. Do I need to create an account with GiveGab?

No. You do not need to create an account to make a donation. The benefits of creating an account include having your tax receipts collected in one location, being able to track your donations, follow the charities you support, and engage in future volunteering and donations. Your tax receipt is emailed immediately upon processing your donation. To claim a donation as a deduction on U.S. taxes, you should retain the donation receipt as an official record.


Q. Can I make donations via a mobile device?

Yes! Simply visit SaveAPlaceForBirds on your mobile device.


Q. Are there any terms and conditions around signing up to become a Champion for Birds or using the personal fundraising pages? 

Yes.

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