The Miami Foundation ignites local giving to Florida non-profits for 24-hours.


Staff Report

MIAMI – Once again, Miamians will try to beat their own record on Give Miami Day, one of the biggest annual giving events in the Southeast U.S.

Last year, the 24-hour charitable donation campaign raised more than $9.1 million for 664 non-profit organizations. On Give Miami Day, anyone can make a philanthropic impact by supporting area nonprofit organizations.

Throughout the day, individuals may view online profiles of hundreds of nonprofits serving Miami-Dade County and make a charitable donation directly on

The Miami Foundation and its partners, including Knight Foundation and the William R. Watts Foundation, will maximize the community’s generosity by making a bonus gift for every donation between $25 and $10,000 received on November 16.

With a record 690 and counting organizations registered to participate, the Foundation has set a $10 million fundraising goal for the day.

Give Miami Day begins at 12 a.m. on November 16 and ends at 12 a.m. on November 17.

During 2017, The Miami Foundation is engaging with residents, supporters and donors to celebrate its 50th anniversary and a legacy of encouraging residents to become champions for what matters to them. Give Miami Day is another way for all Miamians to make a meaningful impact on the causes they care about.

In 2016, Give Miami Day inspired more than 19,000 donors to make over 29,000 donations.