Skip to main content
Enter search terms below…

Giving Tuesday 2017

Celebrated on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, Giving Tuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Since its inaugural year in 2012, Giving Tuesday has become a movement that celebrates and supports giving and philanthropy with events throughout the year and a growing catalog of resources.

Help others through the gift of your time, donations, goods or your voice. Visit our Membership Directory to view nonprofit members to support not only on this Giving Tuesday, but for many years to come.

Give Your Voice

Help spread an organization's mission through word of mouth.

Give Your Time

There are many ways you can donate your time to organizations in your community.

Give Back

Donate to a charity or organization that has impacted your life.

Give Pro Bono

Use your skills and talents to help nonprofits with their campaigns and events.

 

How can Giving Tuesday benefit my organization?

Giving Tuesday increases exposure and builds support for your organization's philanthropic activities. Your organization will have the opportunity to join hundreds of thousands around the world to enhance the philanthropic sector as a whole; just as the retail world has benefited from coordinated national shopping days, this day does the same for giving.

More than 400 people attended the 18th Annual Resourceful Women’s Awards Luncheon, presented by Groff Networks, on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Troy. This year’s RWA Luncheon doubled last year’s fundraising efforts; raising over $94,000. All proceeds benefit YWCA of the Greater Capital Region’s economic empowerment,…
KeyBank announced a $75,000 KeyBank Foundation grant to Troy-based AlbanyCanCode to support further development of its employer engagement program. In its first 18 months, the start-up nonprofit launched workforce training and K12 programs designed to grow the region’s pipeline of tech talent. “We’re a very young organization reaching for…
An autonomous robotic painting system, an intuitive smart desk, a platform that facilitates peer-to-peer renewable energy sales, and a compact nuclear detector are the winning ideas from the entries in the fall 2017 Change the World Challenge at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. The Change the World Challenge competition is a twice-yearly event…
Jan
10
Find out what’s ahead in 2018 for Rensselaer County and the status of significant local economic development initiatives. Attend the annual State of the…
7:30 a.m. Check-In & Breakfast; 8-9 a.m. Remarks & Q&A
Jan
16
Get connected, develop leads and build relationships at our one-of-a-kind, fast-paced networking event! These events are a fun and effective way to focus…
5:30-6 p.m. Check-In & Appetizers; 6-7:30 p.m. Networking
Jan
24
Learn the latest cybersecurity tips and actionable advice to defend your small business. A survey published by Manta shows that 87% of small-business…
7:30 a.m. Check-in & Breakfast; 8-9:30 a.m. Training