The 2019 GoodGiving Challenge
The GoodGiving Challenge is a week-long online giving campaign that builds a spirit of philanthropy and makes supporting area nonprofits easy and fun. During the GoodGiving Challenge, contributions of just $10 or more are amplified through sponsored endowment and matching incentives.
Hosted by Blue Grass Community Foundation and Smiley Pete Publishing, the GoodGiving Challenge brings the region together as one community, raising money and awareness for 131 local nonprofits in nine counties in Central and Appalachia Kentucky Launching on Giving Tuesday, the ninth annual GoodGiving Challenge will begin on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at 9 a.m. and end on Monday, December 9 at 11:59:59 p.m.
MATCHES & PRIZES
EE MURRY FAMILY FOUNDATION MATCH DAY
Tuesday, December 3 from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m., or until the pool is exhausted. The EE Murry Family Foundation has generously provided a $75,000 match pool, which will increase each gift this day by 50 percent (maximum $125 match per gift).
Wednesday, December 4 from 9am-9pm Kwiz Bowl 2019
Dupree Mutual Funds, Commercial Bank, Waffle House, Lexington Legends Trust and Investment Company, Innoflexion, and KwizFun.
$30,000 BLUE GRASS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ENDOWMENT CHALLENGE
Thursday, December 5 from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. Every nonprofit that has 50 unique donors contribute at least $25 on this day will be entered in a drawing to win a $5,000 endowment prize. The nonprofit with the most unique donors (minimum 50) contributing $25 or more will receive a $15,000 endowment prize. The nonprofit with the second-highest number of unique donors (minimum 50) contributing $25 or more will receive a $10,000 endowment prize
THE MITCHELL FAMILY FOUNDATION FAST BREAK CHALLENGE
Saturday, December 7 from 9 a.m. until Sunday, December 8 at 11:59:59 p.m. The Mitchell Family Foundation has generously provided a $25,000 cash pool: The first 25 nonprofits to raise $2,500 in donations will be awarded a $1,000 cash prize.
THE MARKSBURY FAMILY FOUNDATION MATCH DAY
Monday, December 9 beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at 11:59:59 p.m., or until the pool is exhausted. The Marksbury Family Foundation has generously provided a $60,000 match pool, which will increase each gift this day by 50 percent (maximum $500 match per gift).
DAILY SWEEPSTAKES ON FACEBOOK
The GoodGiving Challenge will make daily special posts on Facebook, so “Like” us on Facebook and follow the directions in our daily posts to win Giving Cards and other prizes! No donation is necessary to be eligible.
GROW GOOD POWER HOURS
During surprise Power Hours throughout the GoodGiving Challenge, we will match all donations 50 cents on the dollar. Follow us on social media to find out when these Power Hours occur, and boost the impact of your giving!