Every year on the first Tuesday of May, the Community Foundation of North Louisiana (CFNLA) leads a 24-hour online giving challenge called Give for Good. Nonprofits all over North Louisiana register to participate and create profiles on the Give for Good website. The profiles allow members of the community to read about an org’s programs and donate directly to the organization or the Lagniappe Fund.
One of the ways that organizations can receive funds is by winning prizes. The prizes help add to the excitement of the 24-hour campaign and get the competitive spirit burning for donors and organizations alike!
There are several different prizes, all rewarding $500 to the organization. The prizes take place throughout the day, starting with the ‘First Donation’ prize. There are even ‘Golden Ticket’ prizes randomly awarded to an organization that receives a donation during a specified hour. The Community Foundation also includes a prize called the “1961 Prize” in honor of their founding year, awarded for the 1961st donation of the day.
Renesting has won the ‘Sunrise Prize’ three of the six years we’ve participated in Give for Good! We feel confident that with your help we can keep our streak alive. The ‘Sunrise Prize’ is awarded to the organization that receives the most donations between 5:00 and 6:00 AM. Since each organization can only win one prize, if you’re planning to donate, we would appreciate your help in winning this prize. Set an alarm and donate during the sunrise! We won’t tell anyone if you go right back to bed- we plan to do the same!
You can watch the leader boards on the 5th of May to keep up with the action! The Community Foundation will be announcing prize winners on its Facebook Page throughout the day.
If you’d like more information about Give for Good and the CFNLA, you can read their FAQ page here. If you’d like to read a detailed list of all the prizes you can check out the prize page here.