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 5th, 2020 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 orientation and signed the Give Local MOV Memo of Understanding
- Organizations that created their profiles on GiveLocalMOV.org by March 1, 2020.
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.
There are processing and transaction fees with your donation. Credit Card: 2.5% GiveGab platform fee (capped at $20 per donation) + an additional 2.2% + $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.
Q. How much of my donation goes to the nonprofit?
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.
The minimum donation amount is $10. There is no maximum donation, nor maximum per charity.
Q. What are the minimum and maximum donation amounts?
All gifts made on GiveLocalMOV.org 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 5, 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 GiveLocalMOV.org website, and designated to the applicant organization between the hours of 12:00 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. on May 5. 2020. 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 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. If you elect to make your donation anonymously, the PACF cannot share your information with the organization you donated to.
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 https://www.givelocalmov.org 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 prize incentives awarded on Give Local MOV it must be made between midnight and 11:59 p.m. on May 5th, 2020.
Q. 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 donated to.
Q. Can I give to more than one organization?
Use the gift basket feature and then checkout with one easy transaction!
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 site, then you cannot use GiveLocalMOV.org to donate to them and they will not be eligible for matching funds on May 5. We’re happy to assist you with your charitable giving outside of Give Local MOV. Please email us at Julie.Posey@pacfwv.com for more information.
Q.What if my preferred organization is not listed?
Q. How will donations be distributed?
Nonprofits will receive their total gifts within a few weeks of the event. The PACF will distribute all donations (including prizes and site-wide sponsored match funds) to nonprofits in a single check. PACF match funds will be distributed into the organization’s endowment fund.