Erie Gives

Each August, Erie Gives raises millions for local nonprofits, and it's our most important day of the year. All gifts made and all pledges fulfilled on this day receive a prorated percentage match from a pool provided by local organizations, making your gift even more powerful. One hundred percent of the matching gift funds received each year go toward the Foundation's programming. Erie Gives is a great way to leverage your gift to help even more students understand and celebrate our private enterprise system!

Important Facts about Erie Gives 2021

  • Day and Time: Tuesday, Aug. 10, between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. EDT
  • Gift Amount: The minimum gift is $25. There is no limit to the amount of money you may give.
  • Credit Cards: Only Visa, MasterCard, and Discover are accepted. Credit card gift cards will not be accepted. You may either use your credit card, or we will charge our card and send you an invoice.
  • Prorated Match: The Erie Community Foundation and their sponsors enhance all gifts by providing a prorated percentage match to each gift made to FFEE on Erie Gives Day. One hundred percent of the matching funds received go toward supporting student education through the following year's PFEW program and the Speaker Series.

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