With #GivingTuesday and the holidays fast approaching, we wanted to make sure nonprofits in the GuideStar community were aware of a great opportunity available to them this season.
At CrowdRise by GoFundMe, the world’s largest social fundraising platform dedicated to nonprofits, we’re excited to announce our annual Holiday Challenge, a fundraising competition for charities with $300,000 in competition prizes for nonprofits. The annual fundraising competition engages charity participants by turning donors into fundraisers while leveraging peer-to-peer fundraising to amplify charitable giving efforts.
The competition launches on CrowdRise on Monday, November 26, allowing charities like you to engage with donors and enlist their support ahead of #GivingTuesday. The Challenge will run throughout the holiday season, concluding on January 2, to encourage donors to continue giving back.
The organization that raises the most funds during the Challenge period secures first place and will win $100,000. Charities have the chance to win a number of additional prizes, ranging from $2,500 to $35,000, throughout the Challenge period.
With a focus on effective holiday peer-to-peer fundraising, the CrowdRise by GoFundMe Holiday Challenge allows nonprofit supporters to join fundraising teams for their favorite organization, or to donate to any participating cause, in order to help them raise more and win prize money throughout the Challenge.
This is the perfect opportunity for charities to engage loyal supporters who are always asking to do more for the cause. The Challenge enables them to rally on behalf of organizations like yours this holiday season. Their support and fundraising in this Challenge can help nonprofits win some amazing prizes.
To help nonprofits in this fundraising competition, CrowdRise by GoFundMe is offering new tools that turn traditional holiday fundraising efforts into amplified social fundraising campaigns.
An intuitive and user-friendly peer-to-peer fundraising experience for both nonprofits and their supporters makes it easy to create and manage fundraisers. Mobile-responsive pages, that use the nonprofit’s brand to allow organizations to better tell their story, and social sharing tools of nonprofit and supporters’ campaigns help bring in new donations.
CrowdRise will also provide toolkit resources focused on effective peer-to-peer fundraising throughout the campaign, as well as provide customer service support for nonprofits and their fundraisers.
Click here for more info on the CrowdRise by GoFundMe $300,000 Holiday Challenge.
The CrowdRise by GoFundMe Holiday Challenge runs November 26, 2018-January 2, 2019. See the Official Rules for details. No purchase necessary.
Emily Hawkins is VP of strategic partnerships at CrowdRise by GoFundMe.