Common Questions



Requesting for cash assistance



To apply for cash assistance, explore the given pages, select and apply to an organization that you’re best matches your need . The administrator for the page will review each request and notify you of the decision and the next steps.

To be considered eligible:

  • Demonstrate a need for cash assistance
  • Fit Criteria for organization requirements
  • Demonstrate good standing in school

True Given's Organization Partners



A Given Page is your own, fully-branded, and customized way to present an Emergency fund program. People can easily find the page and request for cash assistance. When people share your organization's Given Page using their social media and other marketing channels, they generate awareness and appreciation for your organization and also for their cause (one reason they want to share your page).

Employers, community colleges, apprenticeship programs, nonprofit community-based training organizations, and Public Service entities interested in supporting our mission can subscribe to the True Given Platform. True Given measures organizations using two criteria - their commitment to our mission and their quantifiable impact.

More about True Given



Simple! At True Given, we believe that by investing in individuals, you are investing in the community, and we believe impact-related giving is True Given

True Given is a Public Benefits Corporation ("PBC") headquartered in Boston MA. Our status a PBC means we have a legal obligation to uphold our promise of prioritizing social impact. We believe True Given should be a self-sustainable business so we can have the most impact for the students we are serving.
True Given is not itself a 501(c)3 charity. True Given partners with 501(c)3 organizations.

Email us at admin@truegiven.com, and we'll get back to you quickly. We're always open to feedback and new ideas!

Fees and Costs



Yes, there is a monthly subscription fee to feature your organization on the True Given website.

We make money from subscription fees. We believe True Given should be a self-sustainable business so we can have the most impact for the students we are serving. We are so grateful for your support and encouragement.

Frequently Asked Questions



Click on the "Request" button near the top of the page

You should have linked your bank account when you set up your profile. If your request is approved, we will send the cash assistance directly to your account

True Given will never give out your email address. This information collected will be accessible by all organizations that subscribe to the platform, this would make it easier for you and them. By sharing the info, It would help organizations to make decisions faster and requesters don’t have to make new accounts

We will send you an email notification and you will have more money in your bank account.

Click on the “profile icon” button at the top right of the page. You'll be asked for the email address and password you gave. Then you'll see your site(s) listed. Click on the one you want to edit.

Click on the “profile icon” button at the top right of the page. You'll be asked for the email address and password you gave. Then you'll see your email address, password, and Paypal account. You may change any of these.

You will be able to request for cash assistance once every 24 hours.

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