McPherson County Community Foundation Match Day is approaching fast. March 1st, the challenge is set, $40,000 will be matched, up to $8000 per participating organization. There are 23 organizations participating and prizes will be awarded to the highest earners every hour in each category based on the number of employees or volunteers. Matching and prize funds are made possible by the McPherson County Community Foundations Unrestricted Community Fund. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN GIVING TO THAT FUND, CONTACT BECKY GOSS AT 245.9070 FOR MORE INFORMATION.
1. Match Day Grants: $40,000 BASIC CHALLENGE: $40,000 given on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 between 7 AM and 5 PM matched proportionally to the total raised, up to a maximum of $8,000 per organization.
2. Match Day Incentive Prizes: $5,000 An organization may only receive one prize from the categories, with the exception of the Random Act of Kindness. To help the various organizations, we have separated each into three categories based on number of employees and volunteers.
Category 1: 5 or more employees;
Category 2: 4 or less employees;
Category 3: all volunteer.
Largest Number of Donors (five total awards) $300/two hours $300 awarded to the organization receiving contributions from the largest number of donors during a two-hour block of time (7 am – 9 am; 9 am – 11 am; 11 am – 1 pm; 1 pm – 3 pm; 3 pm – 5pm).
Largest Number of Tickets received: 7 am – 12 pm $250/category $250 awarded to each category of organization receiving the most tickets from donors contributing onsite from 7 am - 5 pm.
Largest Number of Tickets received: 12 pm – 5 pm $250/category $250 awarded to each category of organization receiving the most tickets from donors contributing onsite from 12 pm - 5 pm.
Largest Number of Online donors: 7 am – 3:30 pm $200/category $200 awarded to each category of organization receiving the most donors contributing $25 or more online between 7 am – 3:30 pm.
Largest Number of Online donors: 3:30 pm – 11:59 pm $200/category $200 awarded to each category of organization receiving the most donors contributing $25 or more online between 3:30 pm – 11:59 pm.
2 Random Acts of Kindness $200/act MCCF selects two random donors from the entries received between 7 am – 5 pm during Match Day. The selected donors choose one or more organization(s) to receive a total of $200.
4 Match Day Awards $100/match $100 awarded per organization.