It’s Giving Season

Giving Season has arrived. North State Giving Tuesday, set for Tuesday, November 30th from 6AM – 8PM, will offer a special daylong opportunity to fundraise for over 180 local nonprofits at

The event is brought to you by the Community Foundation of the North State and Merchants Bank of Commerce, a division of Columbia Bank. This year, early giving launches November 16th and allows donors to give to their favorite nonprofit in advance of North State Giving Tuesday.

Similar in format to online shopping, donors can make donations starting at $10 to one or more of their favorite organizations.

“North State nonprofits are still experiencing the residual effects of cancellations and closures due to Covid, and the need is great,” said Kerry Caranci, Chief Executive Officer of the Community Foundation. “This is a wonderful opportunity to bring both attention and funds to organizations that are so integral to our community.”

The 14-hour North State Giving Tuesday online event kicks off the ‘charitable season’ and is largely powered by social media marketing and grassroots campaigns. Generous local sponsors have made possible over $75,000 in prizes to be announced throughout the day on November 30th. Strong donor support helps nonprofits win extra money and every gift counts! Follow the excitement on social media with #NorthStateGivingTuesday.

Hosting the event for its seventh year, the Community Foundation works to help nonprofits market themselves via the website platform Donors can pledge donations of time or money to address local challenges and support the causes they care most about. More information is available at