Go Big Give General Fund

Making a “Go Big Give” gift on July 7th to the Cairo Community Foundation General Fund supports community grants like the one Centura received to add a much needed refrigerator and dishwasher to their science lab.

General funds are extremely important to the Foundation because they fund immediate needs that can’t be funded from restricted funds.  General funds provide the Foundation board the opportunity to say yes to grant applications that are submitted by community members in February and August.  

Say yes to community projects with a gift to the Cairo Community Foundation General Fund on July 7th.

Give online starting June 22nd or make your gift in person at the Vault on July 7th.

Click Here to Go Big Give for the Cairo Community Foundation General Fund

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Join the Cairo Community Foundation on July 7th starting at 7 PM for Go Big Give Cruise Night. No registration required. Just show up. Wave at your neighbors and your friends. Show off that flashy car or your daily driver. Happening downtown Cairo, Nebraska.

The Vault walk up window and the Cairo Bowl and Watering Hole will be open for refreshments. Make a Go Big Give donation of $20 benefiting the Cairo Community Foundation, online or in person at the Vault or Cairo Bowl. Show your receipt at either restaurant and receive a free lemonade from the Vault or a gift from Cairo Bowl.

****Participation in Go Big Give is always welcome but not required for cruise night. We just want everyone to enjoy a night of safe fun.

Cairo has some great projects and services to support. Gifts to the Cairo Community Foundation can be designated to these funds.

Ball Field Improvements (new bathrooms)
Cairo Steering Committee (Pickle Ball, Sand Volleyball, Welcome Signs)
General Fund (provides community grants for emerging projects and keeps the Foundation operating)
Children’s Fund ( Funds projects like progressive safety day, children’s theater and other projects Cairo volunteers dream up for the benefit of our kids)
Veterans Memorial
QRT Equipment

Everyone is encouraged to follow the directed health measures specified for the day of the event.

Go Big Give Cairo Community Foundation

What is a GaGa Ball Pit?  That’s what the Cairo Community Foundation board wondered too until they received a grant application explaining what it was and how it would benefit kids in the Cairo Community.  

The Cairo Community Foundation combines Go Big Give Donations with other funds and grants to help projects like GaGa Ball Pits become reality.

Cairo Community Foundation encourages the Cairo community to share their ideas for great community projects during two grant cycles.  The Foundation accepts grant requests in February and August.

Because people “Go Big Give” Gaga Ball Pit dreams come true.

Please consider giving to the Cairo Community Foundation during Go Big Give on July 7th.

Give online or visit Cairo Community Foundation representatives at the Vault on July 7th.

Learn More About Go Big Give

The Cairo Community Foundation Board is gearing up for another “Go Big Give.”  Go Big Give day is July 7th.  

Go Big GIVE is a 24-hour, online giving event organized by the Greater Grand Island Community Foundation and Heartland United Way to grow philanthropy in Hall, Hamilton, Howard and Merrick Counties. Matching funds and prize money are available to amplify charitable donations. Go Big GIVE is based on other successful giving days hosted by community organizations across the country.

In the past the Cairo Community has stepped up to give genoursly during this event.  Cairo Community Foundation has been in the top 20 nonprofits during Go Big Give for the last 5 years because people love to donate to their Cairo Community.

This year has been a year that no one would want to repeat but during crisis we have seen remarkable acts of innovation and generosity, especially in the Cairo Community.  People continued to support local business, support each other.  Because of donations received during Go Big Give last year, the Cairo Community Foundation was able to supply 100 familes with meals during the pandemic.  The donations not only fed people, but fed our businesses.  

By donating to Go Big Give you are using the Foundation as a tool to support your community. 

Join the Cairo Community Foundation for 24 hours of giving to make a BIG difference in the Cairo Community.

Go Big Give pre-give begins June 22.  Go Big Give day is July 7th.

Click here for more information!

 

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Cairo Community Foundation participated in the 2015 Go Big Give campaign organized by Heartland United Way and Grand Island Community Foundation.

Cairo received $3,375 in private donations from their participation in the event.  As a result of funds giving during the event Cairo Community Foundation qualified for an hourly drawing.  As a result CFF was drawn from the pool of nonprofits. receiving a $500 bonus.

Cairo Community Foundation received a portion of Matching Grants made possible by the Go Give Campaign.  Funds donated during the event enabled  Cairo Community Foundation to receive an additional $394.52 from the Go Big Give Campaign.  After processing fees CCF received a deposit of $4101.77.  The funds will be placed in the general fund and be used to fund Cairo community projects  brought to the attention of the CCF board.

Thank you to everyone who donated during the Go Big Give campaign.  Your donations are important to the continued improvement of the Cairo community.  Cairo Community Foundation looks forward to participating in Go Big Give 2016 on May 3rd.

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What is Go Big GIVE?

Go Big GIVE is a 24-hour, online giving event organized by the Grand Island Community Foundation and Heartland United Way to grow philanthropy in Hall, Hamilton, Howard and Merrick Counties. Matching funds and prize money are available to amplify charitable donations. Go Big GIVE is based on other successful giving days hosted by community organizations across the country.  The Cairo Community Foundation is participating in the Go Big Give event this year.  By clicking on the GoBigGIVE.org link you can make an online donation to the Cairo Community Foundation.  All funds donated on the Go Big Give website to the Cairo Community Foundation will be sent the Cairo Community Foundation minus a credit card transaction fee.

Why do people give on May 1, 2015 through www.GoBigGIVE.org?

The Cairo Community Foundation will gladly accept your gifts any time of year but donating during the GoBigGIVE.org event makes the Cairo Community Foundation eligible for matching funds, bonus grants and incentive prizes made available by GoBigGive.org Sponsors.

How does Go Big GIVE work to help participating nonprofit organizations?

After Go Big GIVE, organizations will receive the donations gifted to their organization as well as a proportional share of the match pool. For example, if an organization receives 3% of the total donations raised by all organizations participating in Go Big GIVE, then the organization will receive 3% of the Challenge Match Pool.

Cairo Community Foundation Goal during Go Big GIVE

50 Donations during the 24 hours event.

Cairo Community Foundation Giving Levels

Member = $10

Patrons = $100

Pacesetters = $250

Visionaries = $500