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.
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