Apply for Give Lively membership

Step 1

Fill out application

Membership is open to eligible 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations (public charities and private operating foundations).

Step 2

Wait for review

It takes 5-7 business days for us to personally review applications for alignment with our values.

Step 3

Activate membership

Approved applicants receive a welcome email with instructions and resources about how to start fundraising.

Important considerations before getting started

Apply ahead of time

Give Lively takes 5 to 7 business days to personally review all applications and ensure alignment with our value statements (see below). This begins the moment you connect a Stripe account to Give Lively. To prepare for the application process, review our step-by-step overview.

Have your 501(c)(3) nonprofit’s EIN ready

Remember: Membership is open to eligible 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations (public charities and private operating foundations).

Have your Stripe account at hand or be prepared to create one

You must connect a Stripe account to Give Lively. If you don't have one, you can create one as part of the application process. If someone else manages an existing Stripe account, coordinate with them and advise them to be alert for an important email about  it.

Our Values

We personally review every application to ensure each member nonprofit aligns with our values

You will not use the Give Lively platform to:


Discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation or military status in any activities, programs or operations

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Advocate against or deny environmental or social sustainability practices especially with regard to renewable energy; land, water and air rights and use; and the growing climate emergency

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Advocate for the sale, ownership and/or civilian use of assault weapons, weapons of war, high capacity magazines, automatic weapons or any mechanism that can convert a firearm into an automatic weapon

Advocate against or deny the rights or existence of anyone on the basis of their sex, gender, gender expression or sexual orientation, including transgender and gender nonconforming people

Advocate against or deny the rights of women

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Advocate against or deny the rights of historically underrepresented groups, including Black, brown, AAPI and Indigenous people

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Disseminate hate speech or dangerous speech, promote or incite violence online or offline.

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