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Win Up to $500 in the Nonprofit Summer Games


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You don't have to travel to Rio this summer in order to go for the Gold—or Platinum. Here's how to win big by representing your organization in GuideStar's first-ever Nonprofit Summer Games!

July 21 until August 22, we're helping nonprofits get into shape by hosting five different games. Entering for a chance to win up to a $500 donation is as easy as posting to your organization's favorite social media channel, updating your Nonprofit Profile, and/or attending an exclusive webinar workshop.

In total, we'll be donating over $2,000 to 11 different nonprofit winners! Ready to compete for a slice of the prize? Here's how it works:

pass_the_torch_final.jpgPass the Torch

When: Today, July 21–August 5, 2016
Has your organization already earned the Gold or Platinum Seal of Transparency? Now it's time to Pass the Torch to help other organizations reap the rewards.

Prize: One organization will be chosen at random to win a $200 donation from GuideStar

Eligibility: Organizations with a Gold or Platinum Nonprofit Profile Seal of Transparency. Read the official rules. 

How to enter: You have until August 5 to use the hashtag #NPOSummerGames on your organization's Twitter, Facebook, and/or Instagram. Want an easy way to enter? Click an automatic tweet below to publish to your account:

Gold participants: 
As a proud GuideStar Gold participant, we invite you to compete in #NPOSummerGames for a chance to win a donation! http://npo.gs/gsnposg

Platinum participants: 
As a proud Platinum participant, we invite you to compete in the #NPOSummerGames for a chance to win a donation! http://npo.gs/gsnposg

sprint_final.jpgThe Sprint

When: August 8-12, 2016
You have 5 days to claim and update your Nonprofit Profile by at least 1 Seal of Transparency.

Eligibility: Any nonprofit organization that does NOT hold the Platinum Seal of Transparency. Read the official rules.

How to Enter: Claim and update your GuideStar Nonprofit Profile to at least the next seal level between August 8 and August 12. For example: If your organization doesn’t have a seal, you must earn Bronze; if you are already at Bronze, you must earn Silver; if you are already at Silver, you must earn Gold; and if you are already at Gold, you must earn Platinum.

Prize: Winners will be chosen at random to win a donation from GuideStar:

Nonprofit Profile Participation Level Bronze
So you can be found

Silver
So you can share financials

Gold
So you can tell others about your work
Platinum
So you can show the difference you're making
Prize GuideStar will donate $100 to each of three (3) organizations that earn the Bronze Seal of Transparency GuideStar will donate $150 to each of two (2) organizations that earn the Silver Seal of Transparency GuideStar will donate $200 to each of two (2) organizations that earn the Gold Seal of Transparency GuideStar will donate $500 to one (1) organizations that earns the Platinum Seal of Transparency

relay.jpgThe Relay

When: August 15-19, 2016
Now that you have your GuideStar Nonprofit Profile updated, it's time to Pass the Baton to your friends around the sector encouraging them to do the same. Tagging a nonprofit through Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram using the embedded post below!

Prize: One participating organization will be chosen at random to win a $200 donation from GuideStar.

Eligibility: Any nonprofit organization that has claimed its GuideStar Nonprofit ProfileRead the official rules. 

How to Enter:
1. Claim your profile.
2. Share the post below on your organization’s Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram using the hashtag #NPOSummerGames and tag another nonprofit organization for a chance to win: 

Tweet: We've entered the #NPOSummerGames for a chance to win a donation! Will you join us @[insert handle here]? http://npo.gs/gsnposg

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When: August 22, 2016
Here's your last chance for your organization to win during the Nonprofit Summer Games!

Prize: One workshop attendee will be chosen at random to win a $200 donation from GuideStar for their organization.

Eligibility: Any nonprofit organization that would like more information and “one-on-one” guidance on how to earn the various Seals of Transparency. Even if you are already at Platinum there will be tips on how to keep your profile up-to-date for key decision makers. Read the official rules. 

How to Enter: Register and attend the one-hour workshop on Monday, August 22 at 12 p.m. ET

 

 

closing_ceremony_final.jpgClosing Ceremony

When: August 26, 2016

Be sure to check right here on Friday, August 26 where we'll announce all of the winners of the Nonprofit Summer Games!

Which Summer Games will your nonprofit compete in? Let us know in the comments below!

 

 

 

 

jasmine_headshot_cropped.jpgAs Director of Nonprofit Strategy, Jasmine Marrow's goal is to help nonprofits share their full and complete stories with the world using their GuideStar Nonprofit Profiles. Jasmine has over a decade of nonprofit experience across a variety of sectors and a passion for connecting people and organizations with the tools to help them succeed. She has her Master's of Public Policy from Mills College in Oakland, CA, where she also earned her Bachelor's degree.

Topics: GuideStar Nonprofit Profile Nonprofit Summer Games