Why did I receive donations via the Giving Basket?
This FAQ addresses Give Lively’s role in processing donations through Charity Navigator’s Giving Basket and may not apply to all Give Lively members.
Like approximately 1 million other 501(c)(3) public charities listed on Charity Navigator, your organization is eligible to receive donations via the Giving Basket because it is in good standing with the IRS and has not opted out of GuideStar’s third-party donation system.
Special note about February 2023 donation disbursement checks: In December 2022, the minimum disbursement threshold for nonprofits receiving donations through the Giving Basket was dropped from $50 to $10. Before this change was made, donations were disbursed by check to nonprofits only if the total value of waiting funds for a nonprofit equaled $50 or more. Now it is $10 or more. This means that nonprofits who received donations through the Giving Basket and had more than $10 in donations waiting for disbursement, but less than $50, have received checks in early 2023, sometimes for donations dating back to 2021. Learn more about how long it takes to receive donations made through the Giving Basket.