Community Brands Creates Change

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Our Mission

Community Brands Creates Change is an employee-led initiative to advance social good by providing organizations addressing the most pressing social issues with the first year of fundraising technology and service at no cost. 


Organizations that have never had access to GiveSmart or MobileCause, sister companies under Community Brands, are invited to apply to be considered for a free year of both of these technologies and services to support their fundraising and fuel their mission.  

If your organization is a 501(c)(3) with a bank account to receive funds and plans to fundraise within 1 year, your organization is eligible to apply. The goal of the initiative is to uplift organizations that are making a difference in an underserved community, especially organizations that are newer and smaller. 

Upon receipt of your completed application, a member of our team will contact you to confirm your information and describe the next steps.***Applications for the next class for Community Brands Creates Change will open on October 15, 2021 and close on December 30, 2021.  

Past Winners

Winter 2020

Play Like A Girl is on a bold mission to level the playing field for girls by leveraging the skills gained from sports to build a diverse pipeline of young women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).  

To support Play Like A Girl, visit here.   

Build A School Foundation provides educational opportunities for poor children of the world by funding classroom constructions, school-related infrastructures, teaching and learning equipment, “need-based” scholarships and basic healthcare needs.  

To support Build A School Foundation, visit here

Female Strong supports the inclusion of all girl, trans, gender-fluid and non-binary youth as we help propel them to become future leaders. By empowering young women with the skills they need early in life, we are equipping them to realize their potential, and preempt the inequities that exist for women in the workplace today.   

To support Female Strong, visit here

Summer 2021

MKE Black, Inc celebrates and promotes Black business, events, culture, and advancement in the greater Milwaukee area by providing resources, connections, and awareness to help businesses thrive. They are dedicated to providing a one stop shop for locals and tourists, with information on dining, shopping, culture, resources, and more. 

To support MKE Black Inc., visit here.  

Fund a Life helps individuals and families overcome emotional and financial obstacles caused by major life-altering circumstances of all kinds. This broad mission enables them to operate without limits as they provide people with grant opportunities and shine a light in their darkest moments.   

To support Fund a Life, visit here

See Spot Rescued  is an entirely volunteer-run dog rescue based in both Jersey City, NJ and Austin, TX that  coordinates the rescue, vetting, medical care, transportation, fostering, and adoption of hundreds of loving canines into equally loving, lifelong homes.  

To support See Spot Rescued, visit here

Winter 2021

Apply to be part of the next class of winners!

Grant Package

After each application is thoroughly reviewed, Community Brands employees will select 3 organizations to receive:  

  • A  1-year technology subscription to the Elevate Fundraising Suite, use of both GiveSmart and MobileCause, for unlimited fundraising at no cost 
  • Two one-hour sessions of Personalized Training to kickoff the subscription at no cost 
  • Special discounted pricing for renewal  

Questions? Contact the team at We wish you much success on your road to accomplishing all your goals! 

Elevate Change with GiveSmart and MobileCause

Our Elevate Fundraising Bundle, where organizations have access to the full power of both MobileCause and GiveSmart, provides the ultimate flexibility and options to support every part of the modern nonprofit’s fundraising calendar.  Get a demo of the bundle today!