Give Back Tahoe- part of Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation

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Holiday Giving in our Community, Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation is running the Give Back Tahoe Campaign all of December this year. IF you donate through the campaign, we could raise challenge dollars through the Foundation

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Challenge Grants

Get some friends together and help us with a challenge, we’re going for the Challenge!

December 13th

“TAHOE TIME” CHALLENGE – $1,000

The first organization to receive 20 unique gifts of $50 or more in each category of small, medium, and large organizations will receive a challenge grant of $1,000. Please be reminded that only one gift per donor, per organization, will be counted towards the prize. •

 #GIVING TUESDAY CHALLENGE 5 total winners @ $1,000 each

OTHER CHALLENGE GRANTS

For the second year, Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation’s generous donors have come together to offer Challenge Grants that will boost donor dollars during the first half of the Giving Season! Challenge Grants can take a number of forms, and you’ll see that some challenges, time frames, and/or donation minimums are different than last year. As our community is so diverse, we want to welcome as many community members to donate for this reason, we lowered the minimums on some of the Challenge Grants. Read the descriptions closely and choose the challenges that your nonprofit organization wants to work towards. So far, we have a total of $45,000 in Challenge
#GivingTuesday Challenge Raise the Bar Challenge Tahoe Time Challenge – Golden Ticket, Nifty-Fifty, Grand Challenge Grants
are based on unique gifts. A unique gift is defined as follows: organization, will be counted toward the grant award.
are based on unique gifts. A unique gift is defined as follows: organization, will be counted toward the grant award.
#GIVING TUESDAY CHALLENGE – NOVEMBER 29 – $5000 total winners @ $1,000 each
CHALLENGE GRANTS
November 29 – December 13.
For the second year, Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation’s generous donors have come will boost donor dollars during the first half of the Giving Season! Challenge Grants can take a number of forms, and you’ll see that some challenges, time frames, and/or donation minimums are different than last year. As our nt to welcome as many community members to donate for this reason, we lowered the minimums on some of the Challenge Grants. Read the descriptions closely and choose the challenges that your nonprofit in Challenge
Fifty, Grand Challenge Grants
gift is defined as follows: toward the grant award.
gift is defined as follows: toward the grant award.
The first 5 organizations to receive 20 unique gifts of $50 or more will receive a challenge grant of $1,000. Please be reminded that only one gift per donor, per organization, will be counted towards the prize. • Nonprofits that receive a Tahoe Time Challenge will not be eligible for this category.

RAISE THE BAR CHALLENGE – TUES, DECEMBER 6 – 12:01 AM – 11:59 PM – $6000.

From among those who give $250 or more during this time, two donors will be randomly chosen for each small, medium, and large category, and $1000 will be added to their donation.

GOLDEN TICKET – $3000 6 total winners @ $500 each

Prizes are awarded after the last day of Challenge Grants (December 13th) and will be announced shortly thereafter. Nonprofits of all sizes have same chance of receiving prize, as long as they have demonstrated fundraising efforts through social media, email, or printed collateral.

To be eligible, nonprofits must include givebacktahoe@ttcf.net in all mass email correspondence and send any printed collateral to TTCF’s mailing address. All social media posts by the nonprofit, staff, board members, donors, or volunteers must include the handles for TTCF, Sierra Sun, and 101.5KTKE plus the hashtags: #tahoekindness and #givebacktahoe.*** After December 13th, TTCF will put all eligible nonprofits into a pool and randomly select 6 winners to receive $500 each for their efforts.

Note: Be reasonable and remember donor fatigue. This prize is not awarded to THE MOST emails and posts, but is meant to encourage social media and donor engagement and generate excitement around the Giving Guide. Creativity is encouraged.

NIFTY FIFTY – NOVEMBER 29-DECEMBER 13- $1000 • Awarded to 1 organization that receives the most unique donations of $25 or more from the most U.S. States (location to be determined by billing address)

“TAHOE TIME” CHALLENGE –$3000 3 total winners @ $1,000 each

The first organization to receive 20 unique gifts of $50 or more in each category of small, medium, and large organizations will receive a challenge grant of $1,000. Please be reminded that only one gift per donor, per organization, will be counted towards the prize. • Nonprofits that receive the #GivingTuesday Challenge will not be eligible for this category.

GRAND CHALLENGE GRANT(S) $27,000
Grand Challenge 1st Place: 3 each $4000 Awarded to the small, medium and large organizations with the highest number of unique gifts of $25 or more. An eligible or unique gift is defined as one gift of $25 or more to one organization from one donor.

Grand Challenge 2nd Place: 3 each $3000

Awarded to the small, medium and large organizations with the second highest number of unique gifts of $25 or more.

Grand Challenge 3rd Place: 3 each $2000

Awarded to the small, medium and large organizations with the third highest number of unique gifts of $25 or more.

Grand Challenge Guidelines: Donors are encouraged to make gifts of $25 or more to multiple organizations of their choice. One (1) gift, per donor, per organization, will be counted toward the grant award. • For this prize only, the size of organizations is defined by projected expenses submitted on 2015 Give back Tahoe Application. o Small organizations – $150,000 or less. o Medium organizations – $150,001 to 499,999. o Large organizations – Over $500,000.