2013 Challenge Grants
$112,000 in grant prizes and regional match funds available!
The placement of the prize icons next to an organization’s name are constantly shifting depending on which nonprofits are presently in the lead for getting the most gifts by December 31st unless otherwise noted. Please be reminded that only one gift per donor, per organization will be counted for any of the challenge prizes.
Early Bird: The first 6 organizations to receive 20 unique gifts of $25 or more will receive grant prizes of $500. Generously sponsored by Barclays Capital.
First Place: A grant of $10,000 to the nonprofit with the highest number of donors making gifts of $25 or more. Generously sponsored by Idaho Housing and Finance Association.
Second Place: A grant of $7,000 to the nonprofit with the second highest number of donors making gifts of $25 or more.
Third Place: A grant of $5,000 to the nonprofit with the third highest number of donors making gifts of $25 or more.
Honorable Mention: Five grants of $1,000 to the nonprofits with the fourth through eigth highest number of donors making gifts of $25 or more.
$100+ Donor Drive: A $1,000 grant in each of the three regions to the nonprofit with the highest number of donors making gifts of $100 or more. Generously sponsored by KeyBank Foundation.
Greatest Weekly Effort: The organization to receive the most unique gifts of $25 or more each week (ending at 5 p.m. every Monday, Dec. 16, 23, & 30) will each receive a grant prize of $1,000 (organizations can only win once.)
Surpass the Past: The organization that receives the gift that pushes the campaign donation total over last year’s total of $53,014 will receive a grant prize of $500.
Random Daily Drawing: One donor will have $100 added to their donation daily during the campaign. Random drawing will be held each weekday around noon. Generously sponsored by Wells Fargo. Winners will also be posted on Facebook and Twitter.
Benefactor Bonus: The first $50,000 donated in gifts of $5,000 to $10,000 made by unique donors will be matched dollar for dollar (up to $10,000 each) until the $50,000 pool is awarded.
Regional Match Funds
A minimum of $8,000 in each regional pool will be distributed on a pro rata basis according to the total amount raised by each organization. (If one organization receives 10% of the total amount donated in their region, it would receive 10% of their Regional Match Fund.)
Generous sponsors include:
- North: AmericanWest Bank, Mountain West Bank, Home Partnership Foundation
- Southwest: Citigroup, Mountain West Bank, Home Partnership Foundation
- Southeast: Bank of Idaho, Citizens Community Bank, Home Partnership Foundation, The Bank of Commerce