About

Valley Gives is an exciting, community-wide fundraising event for the Pioneer Valley, serving nonprofit organizations and the region’s donors.


Overview
Valley Gives Day 2018 will be held on May 1, 2018. The 24 hours of giving begins at midnight and ends at 11:59 p.m.

Hosting
The Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts (CFWM) is the host of Valley Gives.


Successes
2018 will be the sixth time Valley Gives Day has been offered. During that time, Valley Gives Day has succeed in strengthening the Pioneer Valley.  In its first five years, Valley Gives has:

  • Received 97,095 donations
  • From 31,186 unique donors
  • Totaling $8,640,270 in dollars raised
  • By 51,258 donors (not unique individuals)

In addition…

  • Valley Gives has raised $290,000 from local business sponsors
  • The Community Foundation has provided $984,660 in prize money to participating organizations.


Inspiration from a Founder of Valley Gives

Co-founder – Al Griggs