Donations support nonprofits from all across the area.
Organizers say the goal was to enlist 100 organizations in their drive. They ended up with more than 140. For a full list of those participating, click here.
“One hundred percent of every dollar given goes directly to the work of the nonprofits, and we're providing a match,” said Anne Scott, CACF CEO.
The drive starts Monday at midnight and lasts 24 hours. For information on how you can donate, click here.
Community Investment Collaboration Press Release
On May 6th 2014, from 12:00am to 12:00pm, CIC is participating in Give4Good, an online giving challenge, to raise scholarship funds for entrepreneurs. The Charlottesville Area Community Foundation (CACF) is sponsoring this event as part of a nation-wide program called Give Local America and CIC will benefit from bonus funds and matching prizes. Your donation will go a long way in helping us raise scholarship funds for CIC entrepreneurs. We hope you will consider supporting us on May 6th!
Our goal is to raise $2,500, which creates 4 CIC entrepreneur scholarships.
Blue Ridge Area Food Bank Press Release
(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – May 5, 2014) - The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank will participate in Charlottesville’s first give day –Give4Good — an exciting online giving event that will empower the people of the Greater Charlottesville area to come together and raise as much money as possible for 144 local nonprofits in just 24 hours. This event is part of Give Local America, a national day of giving to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Community Foundations. Charlottesville Area Community Foundation (CACF) has worked with community partners to fund a $32,000 grant pool of incentives for participating organizations.
The event begins at 12:00 midnight on GiveGreaterCville.org, on Tuesday, May 6th and ends at 11:59pm that day. Gifts made to the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank at this website will go even further as they will be matched.
From 11a.m. - 2 p.m., CACF will host a Live Giving Day Headquarters Event at The Old Metropolitan Hall, on Charlottesville’s downtown mall. This is an opportunity for the greater Charlottesville community to visit, engage with many of the 144 participating nonprofits, and learn about their work. CACF will host a real-time broadcast of the Give4Good Leaderboard at the Old Metropolitan, as well as a Giving Kiosk for donors who would like to make online gifts to their favorite nonprofit.
During these hours, every unique donation of $10 or more will be counted towards the organization's tally on the event's leaderboard. The more donations an organization receives, the more likely that nonprofit is to receive one of the many bonus grants. From the $32,000 grant pool, the following incentives have been created to encourage nonprofit and donor participation in Give4Good. The top three organizations with the most unique donors with gifts of $25 or more will receive the following grant prizes:
1st Place- $2,500
2nd Place - $1,500
3rd Place - $500
Organizations are eligible to win the following grant prizes based on the number of unique donors who make gifts of $10 or more on May 6th, through GiveGreaterCville.org.
Give4Good Kickoff Challenge: May 6th, 12:00m-1:00am $500
From among those who donate during this time, one donor will be randomly chosen and $500 will be added to their donation.
Night Owl: May 6th, 1:00am-6:00am $750
Awarded to the organization that receives the most unique donations during this time.
$250,000 Challenge!: May 6th $1000
Awarded to the organization that receives the donation that pushes total donations (excluding incentive prizes) over $250,000.
To make a gift on May 6th, donors can visit GiveGreaterCville.org. Powered by Kimbia and administered by The Charlottesville Area Community Foundation, GiveGreaterCville.org is made possible in collaboration with the Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNE).
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