Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is Give Local MOV?

Give Local MOV is a 24-hour online day of giving that connects community members with community nonprofits to reinforce the value of both local philanthropic giving and community engagement. It is fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Give Local MOV is an initiative Parkersburg Area Community Foundation (PACF).

Q. When is Give Local MOV?

Give Local MOV is on May 2nd, 2023 from midnight to 11:59 PM.

Q. Which organizations can participate in Give Local MOV?

Organizations are eligible to participate in Give Local MOV if they meet all four (4) of the following criteria:

  • Organizations must be a 501(c)(3) public charity or school
  • They must benefit from a charitable fund at the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation & Regional Affiliates of Doddridge County, Ritchie County, and the Little Kanawha Area (PACF)
  • Organizations that have participated in a mandatory Give Local MOV orientation training.
  • Organizations that created their profiles on by March 1, 2023.
If an organization does not meet these requirements and would like to be considered for participation, please contact Parkersburg Area Community Foundation staff member Julie Posey (

Q. Who can donate?

Anyone may donate! Donations through the Give Local MOV online portal to charitable nonprofit organizations are tax-deductible and cannot be refunded. There is a minimum donation amount of $10. Contributions may be made via credit and debit card or via ACH. Donations will be received and receipted by Parkersburg Area Community Foundation (PACF).

Note: Each donor will be counted once per charity as a “unique donor." Multiple gifts from the same donor only count as one unique donor. If multiple donations are made to several organizations, the donor will be counted as a unique donor for each organization.

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

There are processing and transaction fees with your donation.  Credit Card:  2.5% GiveGab platform fee (capped at $20 per donation) + an additional 2.5% + $0.30 for all major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover).  ACH Payments:  2.5% GiveGab platform fee (capped at $20 per donation) + an additional $3.00.

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.

Q. What are the minimum and maximum donation amounts?

The minimum donation amount is $10. There is no maximum donation, nor maximum per charity.

All gifts made on are non-refundable. There is a limited amount of match funds available to each participating nonprofit. This amount will be defined after all participating nonprofits have been finalized.

Q. Can I donate by check?

Give Local MOV is an online fundraising program. On May 2, for donations to count toward the prizes and match funds, donations MUST be made by credit or debit card or through the ACH feature available through the website, and designated to the applicant organization between 12:00am May 2, 2023 to May 3, 2023. Donations made on any other day and/or by any other method cannot be counted for purposes of the prizes or match funds.

Q. Who will receive my contact information?

The organization(s) you choose to support will have access to your contact information. This information is used solely to send thank you messages, provide the option to receive future notifications, and to notify you of future activities. If you elect to make your donation anonymously, the PACF cannot share your information with the organization you supported.

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. 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 on your mobile device.

Q. Can I pre-schedule a donation for Give Local MOV?

You cannot pre-schedule your Give Local MOV gift. In order for your donation to be counted towards match/stretch pool funds and incentive prizes awarded on Give Local MOV, it must be made between between 12:00am May 2, 2023 to May 3, 2023.

 How will I be recognized as a donor?

You will receive an immediate thank you and tax receipt from the PACF. If you elect to make your donation anonymously, the PACF cannot share your information with the organization you supported.

Q. Can I give to more than one organization?

Yes!  Use the gift basket feature and then checkout with one easy transaction!

Q. What if my preferred organization is not listed?

While we encourage participation in Give Local MOV, it is not required that nonprofits participate. If your favorite nonprofit does not have a profile on the Give Local MOV website, then you cannot use to donate to them. We’re happy to assist you with your charitable giving outside of Give Local MOV. Please email us at for more information.

Q. How will donations be distributed?

Nonprofits will receive your gifts within a few weeks of the event.

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.

*Any donations processed outside of the Giving Day Period, through, or subsequent recurring donations are subject to transaction fees outlined on the pricing page: