I'm on deadline for a report but wanted to share this email that just arrived in my inbox. Looks like we have an opportunity to bring in even more support for the Sharing Foundation through America's Giving Challenge:
To add a little extra incentive (and excitement) to the final weeks of the Challenge, we're pleased to announce the following additional awards that will be available for the next five days, beginning at noon today (Monday, January 21st):
The fundraiser with the most unique donations in a 24-hour period (measured noon-to-noon) will receive an additional $250 from GlobalGiving, AND have their largest single donation matched, up to $1,000.
- To qualify for the extra $250 and matching funds, fundraisers must generate a minimum of 10 donations during this 24-hour period (measured from noon-to-noon Eastern time).
- The fundraiser receiving the additional funds (i.e. with the most donations) will be announced at the end of each 24-hour period.
- All fundraisers are eligible.
These incentives are, of course, in addition to the America's Giving Challenge awards: $50,000 to the projects supported by the four fundraisers receiving the most donations, and $1,000 each to the 50 projects with the greatest number of total donations.
As you can see by the leaderboard, competition is heating up and it promises to be an exciting race to the end. Remember, it's still anyone’s game and a lot can change in the next week and a half!
Right now we're at number one, but the number two cause is only 45 donations behind us, so we want to hold onto our lead. Plus how cool if we could get the incentive money for this 24 hour period! If you haven't participated yet, please think about making a donation. And if you have--thanks for your generous support!