Start Giving Local

Community Amplified

We are a GuideStar Platinum community nonprofit raising funds and promoting initiatives designed to serve the people who need them most. We believe in taking action with urgency in order to address some of the most pressing issues facing today’s society & we are working collaboratively to help solve for the big problems that impact our future. Please join us by supporting our efforts to make a measurable difference in the lives of others.

Click Here to Learn More About Our Response to COVID-19



Start Giving Local is an IRS registered, GuideStar Platinum 501(c)3 organization. 

Our mission: To support the greater social good by promoting wellness, fostering inclusion and innovation & empowering everyone with the ability to easily support any secular, non-political cause. 

Our values:  We bring people with shared interests and common goals together to amplify achievement & magnify positive impact. We sincerely believe that in community every person should be valued & given a chance to thrive. By empowering individuals, local makers & small businesses to support nonprofits they are passionate about, through our programming we are creating an actionable path to a philanthropic giving community that is as diverse and inclusive as the communities being served by our organization.

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Upcoming Events

Community Love Day Challenge
1st Saturday after "shelter in place" lifts
Your City
1st Saturday after "shelter in place" lifts
Your City, Anywhere
After too many weeks of quarantine this is your chance to get outside, connect & show your community a little love.
2020 Start Giving Local Resilience Run, Ride, Move Virtual Endurance Event
Mon, Apr 13
Online Virtual Run, Ride, Move Event
Apr 13, 12:00 AM – May 11, 11:59 PM
Online Virtual Run, Ride, Move Event
COVID-19 Relief Fundraiser---Socially Distant. Not Alone. Commit to your health and achieve a fitness goal while you "shelter in place" for the well-being of your entire community.
Give Five. Run Five Challenge
Tue, Apr 07
Your City
Apr 07, 7:00 AM – Apr 30, 11:59 AM
Your City, Anywhere
No race should not mean no run. Join us in a fun fitness challenge designed to keep you moving while "staying in place."
Giving In Your Heart Fundraising Drive
Mon, Apr 06
Online Fundraiser and Social Campaign
Apr 06, 5:00 AM – May 30, 11:59 PM
Online Fundraiser and Social Campaign
A Drive to Thank Frontline Workers for Their Contributions During the Covid-19 Pandemic.

"The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members."

Coretta Scott King



Helping Now. Innovating for the Future.

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Community Impact Initiative

At Start Giving Local, we are dedicated to improving community wellness. Our inclusive training & development programs help reduce economic stratification, foster career development, support local business, encourage entrepreneurship, & increase opportunity for underrepresented community members. Ask us how you can get involved as a volunteer or participate in an upcoming workshop or program.

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Charity Athlete Initiative

With our organization’s mission always in mind, we strive to find fun ways to connect community, increase wellness & make a positive impact. Our Volunteer athlete initiative is a great example of our inclusive programming. Empowering individuals to participate in endurance events, fundraise for charity causes & support local businesses meets our win win win excellence goal. Contact us to learn more about joining our team.

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Social Impact Initiative

With this initiative, our goal is focused on solving the big problems that will impact communities of the future. We bring together community members with diverse talents & skills to think about & respond to the big global obstacles that we collectively face: hunger, disease, environmentalism & many others. We believe that with access to the right resources, opportunity & technology people can make a difference. Learn more about our work by getting in touch with our team today.


Contact Start Giving Local

555 Anton Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA 92626


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