EA Giving Tuesday Instructions

US, donating less than $500

In a nutshell

  • Last year the matching funds ran out in 15 seconds. We expect it to run out much faster this year. We recommend starting the donation process early prior to the start of official match start that way you can finalize your donation with just one click by clicking the green "Donate" button within the first second after the match start time of December 3rd, 2019, at 08:00:00am EST (05:00:00am PST).

Preparation (1-7 days in advance)


  1. Find the organization you’d like to donate on our fundraisers spreadsheet.
  2. Pledge your donation here.
  3. Add your payment methods in Facebook.


  1. Practice making a $5 donation fast (video).
  2. Read our suggestions on preparing your computer.

On Giving Tuesday


  1. The match begins on December 3rd, 2019, at 08:00:00am EST (05:00:00am PST). To see this in your time zone, click here.
  2. Be prepared to be ready and alert at least 20 minutes before the match start time.
  3. Open a web browser tab of the appropriate fundraiser for each donation you need to make.
  4. Open time.is/just (an accurate clock) in a new window and place it next to your fundraiser window so you can view both together.
  5. Click the blue “Donate” button to get a popup window. Fill in your donation amount.
  6. Click the green “Donate” button as soon as you see the clock change to the match start time.

Questions? Read our FAQ, ask in our Facebook group, or e-mail us at contact@eagivingtuesday.org.