GTMD23 Resources for Organizations
Templates and Worksheets

We're looking forward to celebrating Give to the Max 2023 with your organization! We've created some handy dandy templates, worksheets and articles below to help you prepare and build your communications. 

These resources are especially useful for folks who are running their first GTMD campaign, those who need some language or stats to help fill out their communications, or for GTMD veterans who just need a spark to get their planning up and running!

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Checklists and articles 

Sample language and templates

GTMD23 Basic Checklist for Success

Are you new to Give to the Max Day, or just need help creating a to-do list for this campaign? We've created a very basic Give to the Max Day checklist to help you gather your thoughts! Download the PDF.

GiveMN Guide to Mastering Fundraising Campaigns

Starting with goal-setting and building your ask, to engaging board and staff, communications, and stewardship, we hope this workbook help build a framework for your campaign, and create a to-do list for making it happen. Download the PDF.

GTMD23 webinar

A recording of the 90-minute webinar hosted by GiveMN in September with hundreds of nonprofits and schools!  View webinar.

First Timer's Guide to Give to the Max Day

A list of tasks as a starting place to get your first GTMD campaign off on the right foot! See the First Timer's guide.

Self-care for fundraisers during GTMD and year-end giving

Stress during the year-end giving period is inevitable for fundraisers—there's a lot to do, a limited amount of time, and it can feel high stakes. We offer eight eight self-care tips we hope will help you manage that stress well. Read more.

GTMD23 Social Media Guide

A basic guide and checklist to help you plan to leverage your campaign via your social media properties. Read more.

GTMD23 Guide for Board Members

Unsure how to engage your board members during GTMD? Take a look at our board member guide to help facilitate that planning and conversation! Read more.

Peer-to-Peer Fundraising on

This worksheet walks through how to strategize around making peer-to-peer fundraising a component of your campaign, including who to ask, a toolkit you may provide your fundraisers, and an overview of peer-to-peer fundraising pages on Read more.

Sample fundraising language and calls to action (CTAs)

We've created three sample campaign asks for three fictional organizations to help you start thinking about how to create, strengthen, or broaden your ask. Download the PDF.

Boilerplate for use in your communications

A selection of language, statistics and quotes you may use about GiveMN and Give to the Max Day to help build out your communications. Download the PDF.

Radio public service announcement script

Do you have any relationships with your local radio stations? We've created sample language as a starting point to pass along to radio hosts for public service announcements, or customize it to speak more to nonprofits and schools in your community! Download the PDF.

Customizable press release

Coming in October! Want to let your local media, bloggers, and social media influencers know you're taking part in GTMD23? In October, we'll be adding a customizable press release with information about GTMD, space for you to fill in the blanks to talk about your mission, and then you may send it along to your local publications!

Don't forget!

Looking for logos, graphics, registration, and other resources? Visit the GTMD23 Resources homepage to see everything available for your organization!