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High-Five Prizes for Nonprofits: Earn Your Way to the Top

By Angela Bevacqua, Communications Specialist
In our last blog we talked about Bonus Bucks—$1,000 prizes that will be awarded on Colorado Gives Day from a random drawing of donor names.
But we’re also offering another kind of prize. Prizes nonprofits can earn—and use as goals for their organization.
These little windfalls of cash—worth $5,000 each--are called High-Five prizesand are generously funded by corporate partner FirstBank. 12 prizes will be awarded, adding $60,000 more to the pot of Colorado Gives Day prize money.
So how can a nonprofit win one of these prizes?
First you need to know that there are four categoriesof prizes. Within each category there will be three winners.
The Prize Categories are: Most Donors on Colorado Gives Day (3 winners)Most Dollars Raised on Colorado Gives Day (3 winners)Largest Percent Increase in Dollars over CO Gives Day 2010 (3 winners)Most Dollars Raised Through GivingFirst Fundraising Pages on Colorado Gives Day (3 winners) To select the winners, C…