Communications Timeline



  • Announce #CanisiusGivingDay! Share the 2019 #CanisiusGivingDay video by “sharing” the college’s Facebook and Twitter posts on March 27 (tag your former classmates when doing this to extend your reach even further).
  • When you’re sharing the official video, be sure to personalize the post by creating your own caption - this would be the perfect opportunity to share a story from your time at Canisius along with the video – don’t forget to use #MyCanisiusStory.
  • Email the video to your contacts using the sample email messages available in the toolkit. 


  • Sign on as a peer-to-peer fundraiser.    
  • Add the #CanisiusGivingDay photo frame to your profile picture on Facebook. To add a frame, visit this link. Once you’re there, enter “Canisius Giving Day” in the search bar, and you’ll see the frame, which is available to you on Tuesday, April 3. 


  • Today’s the day! Whose story will you write? Make your gift at
  • Post your personal #MyCanisiusStory and share why you give back – the goal is to inspire Griffs far-and-wide to come together and support Canisius and help write the next generation of stories.
  • Share the college’s #CanisiusGivingDay posts on your various social media platforms and tag your friends to encourage their support!
  • If someone you know made a gift, thank them!


  • Thank your followers for participating. We couldn’t have done it without them – OR YOU.