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Colorado Public TV Prize Helps Small Nonprofits

By Kayla Arnesen, Director of Strategic Communications


Kayla Arnesen
If you’re a small nonprofit participating in Colorado Gives Day, you have a chance to win a wonderful media package from Colorado Gives Day sponsor Colorado Public Television.

“We understand marketing a small organization is really challenging,” said Pam Parker of Colorado Public Television (CPT12, PBS). “We’re excited to present a small Colorado nonprofit with the opportunity to tell their story to our engaged and well-educated audience of more than 600,000 people each week. Over the course of the entire prize, that’s a lot of visibility — and potential impact — for a nonprofit.”

The prize consists of a 10-week media campaign through Colorado Public Television that includes production of a 30-second commercial, airtime and more. Entries are accepted from November 15, 2015 through December 8, 2015.

Participation Instructions

  1. Upload a photo on the contest page.
  2. Either in the photo or in the caption (which has a 300 character limit), post a response to the following question: "How does Colorado Public Television (CPT12, PBS) build community?"
  3. Choose the nonprofit to which they would like the prize to be awarded and complete all the other required fields on the submission form.
  4. At the end of the contest, Community First Foundation will conduct a random drawing of the eligible photos. The winner will be selected and notified in late December 2015.


Nonprofit Eligibility
To be eligible, nonprofits must meet the following criteria.

  1. The nonprofit must have $100,000 or less in total annual revenue as reported on tax year 2014 financial documents uploaded to ColoradoGives.org
  2. The organization must have an active, publicly visible profile on ColoradoGives.org 


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