May 1, 2018

One Day to Celebrate the Giving Spirit of Kern County!

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About Give Big Kern

Now in its third year, Give Big Kern is set aside on the first Tuesday in May as “One day to celebrate the giving spirit of Kern County!” It is a highly visible event that brings the entire community together in a frenzy of online giving and support to as many nonprofits as are signed up to participate. Agencies raise UNRESTRICTED funds and compete for CASH PRIZES, which help their sustainability. Give Big Kern marketing/promotional materials and social media training are FREE to Kern County nonprofits registered with Kern Community Foundation. In 2017, some 100 participating nonprofits raised close to $150,000 through Give Big Kern.

How it works

Register your Organization

Click the "Register Now" button and find your nonprofit. Don't see it listed? You can easily add your organization.

Add ways to Give

Give your supporters a variety of ways to give back to your organization. Enable donations, add volunteer opportunities and even start a fundraising campaign!

Spread the Word

Start telling your current supporters about Give Big Kern. Use #GiveBigKern to ramp up excitement about the upcoming day.


Benefits for Participating Nonprofits

Robust, Modern Software

Nonprofit organizations participating in Give Big Kern can collect donations seamlessly with GiveGab’s powerful fundraising software.

Increased Engagement and Exposure

Participating nonprofits listed on the official Give Big Kern website are exposed to more potential donors and leverage all marketing and PR associated with the day at no cost.

Tons of Resources to Help You Succeed

Take advantage of free educational webinars, coaching emails, how-to articles, promotional materials, downloadables, and more!

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