Join the Movement! Spread the Word About Midlands Gives.

We're excited to celebrate Midlands Gives with you. To help you get ready, we've provided some helpful information. We'll continue to populate this page with helpful resources in the coming months, so check back often.

For the Media Toolkit, please click here.


For Everyone

>>>Midlands Gives Brand Guidelines (PDF) Guidelines for using the Midlands Gives name and logo in appropriate uniform ways. 

>>>Midlands Gives Logo (JPEG, PNGEPS) Please review our logo guidelines before using to help us maintain the integrity of the brand. 

>>>Midlands Gives FAQs (PDF) Frequently Asked Questions for both donors and nonprofits.

>>> Social Media Photo Frames (JPEG Version 1, JPEG Version 2)  Add these frames to your social media profile photos and let your friends know you support Midlands Gives.

>>>Social Media "I Gave" Badge (JPEG) On May 2nd, let your friends know that you supported your favorite nonprofit during Midlands Gives and encourage them to give too.


Graphics For Nonprofits

>>>Midlands Gives Brand Guidelines (PDF) Guidelines for using the Midlands Gives name and logo in appropriate uniform ways. 

>>>Midlands Gives Logo (JPEG, PNGEPS) Please review our logo guidelines before using to help us maintain the integrity of the brand. 

>>>All Midlands Gives Graphics (Dropbox)  Download all of the Midlands Gives graphics and the nonprofit marketing toolkit in one folder

>>>4x6 Postcard (PDF, JPEG Front, JPEG Back)  Add your logo or nonprofit name on the white sign

>>> 8.5x11 Flyer (PDF w/bleeds, PDF w/no bleeds, JPEG General, JPEG NPO Custom)

>>>11x17 Posters (PDF General, JPEG General, PDF NPO Custom, JPEG NPO Custom)

>>>Social Media Profile Photo/Square Logo (JPEG) 

>>>Facebook Cover Photo (JPEG)

>>> Social Media Photo Frames (PNG Verson 1, PNG Version 10)

>>>Social Media "I Gave" Badge (JPEG)

>>> Twitter Header (JPEG)

>>>Thank You Postcard (PDF, JPEG)

>>>Recommed Design Websites (Canva, Adobe Spark) Need help with creating marketing materials? We recommend trying these two free websites which offer simple design tools and templates. 


For Nonprofits

>>>Nonprofit Marketing Toolkit (PDF, Word) Your guide to marketing for Midlands Gives. Includes templates for emails, letters, social media and more!

>>>Matching Funds Form (PDF) Guidelines for submiting matching funds to Midlands Gives. Form must be submited through your Midlands Gives Dashboard under "Documents." The deadline to submit this form is April 25, 2017.

>>>Submit Board List for Aflac Inspires Leadership Prize Form must be submitted by April 18, 2017.

>>>Aflac Inspires Leadership Prize Board Member Instructions (PDF) Instructions for your board members on how to participate in the Aflac Inspires Leadership Prize

>>>Aflac Inspires Leadership Prize Board Member Infographic (JPEG) Infographic for your board members on how to participate in the Aflac Inspires Leadership Prize

>>>Interview Interest Form Let us know that you are interested in interviewing with the media. Form must be submitted by April 5, 2017.

>>>Matching Gifts Infographic (JPEG) Infographic for nonprofits on the matching gifts process

>>>8-Week Workplan (PDF, Word) A guide to helping you create, plan and implement your Midlands Gives campaign. This document will be referenced in our Regional Trainings. Please either print a copy and bring to the trainings or bring an electronic device you can view the document on. 

>>>Registration Guide (New Nonprofits, Returning Nonprofits) A guide for nonprofits on how to register for Midlands Gives. Please note, the deadline to register for the 2017 has passed.


Nonprofit Training Resources

>>> Midlands Gives Regional Training Slides (PDF)  Slides covered in our Regional Training Sessions.

>>> Midlands Gives Webinar #1 Slides (PDF)  Topics covered in this webinar include: Intro to the Community Foundation and Midlands Gives, Nonprofit Responsibilities, Overview of Fees, Registration Tips, Where to go for help, next steps. Click here to view the recording of the webinar.

>>> Midlands Gives Webinar #2 Slides (PDF)  Topics covered in this webinar include: Prizes, Matches and Media Policy. Click here to view the recording of the webinar.

>>> Midlands Gives Webinar #3 Slides (PDF)  Topics covered in this webinar include: Headquarters, Day of Logistics, Scheduling Gifts, Donor Information. Click here to view the recording of the webinar.

>>> Midlands Gives Webinar #4 Slides (PDF)  Click here to view the recording of the webinar.

SCANPO Training Resources:

Webinar #1: Understanding Your Online Audience
Webinar #2: Getting Comfortable with Facebook and Instagram
Webinar #3: Expanding Your Social Media Toolbox with Analytics
Webinar #4: Engaging Your Board in Online Fundraising
Webinar #5: The Power of Nonprofit Storytelling
Webinar #6: Creative and Collaborative Fundraising Strategies  
Webinar #7: Media Interview Techniques