AMAZING RAISE - PRIZES

2013 Incentive Grant Prizes

Grand Prizes

  • The grand prize winners will be selected based on the highest number of unique gifts of $50 or more. An eligible or unique gift is defined as one gift of $50 or more to one organization from one donor.
  • Donors are encouraged to make gifts of $50 or more to multiple organizations of their choice. However, only one gift per organization will be counted towards this grant prize.
  • The top three organizations with the most unique donors with gifts of $50 or more will receive the following grant prizes. The grants may be used at the discretion of the Executive Director.

1st Place- $20,000
2nd Place - $15,000
3rd Place - $10,000

50/50 Early Bird Challenge

  • The first 15 organizations to receive 50 unique gifts of $50 or more will receive a grant prize of $2,500. Please be reminded that only one gift per donor, per organization will be counted towards the prize.
  • Nonprofits that receive the grand prizes for the most unique gifts will not be eligible for this category.
  • The 50/50 Challenge grant awards may be used at the discretion of the Executive Director.

Bonus Prizes

Organizations will be eligible for the following bonus prizes, which can be won with donations of $25 or more:
FACEBOOK PRE-EVENT
Start the Commotion Promotion Now - September 17th $1,000

At noon on September 18th, one person will be selected at random from those who register to “Attend” The Amazing Raise on GiveRichmond’s Facebook Event page. Don’t forget to also “Like” GiveRichmond to receive event updates, including announcement of prize winners.

  
DURING EVENT
 Raise the Bar September 18th, 10 – 11 am $1,000

Sponsored by the Wallace and Mary Gray Stettinius Family Fund. From among those who give $250 or more during this time, one donor will be randomly chosen and $1,000 will be added to their donation.

Lunch Break September 18th, 12 – 2 pm $1,000

Sponsored by the Brockenbrough Family. Awarded to the organization that receives the most donations during this time.

After School Special September 18th, 3 – 5 pm $1,000

A donor will be randomly chosen and $1,000 will be added to their donation.

Sunset Special September 18th, 7:13 pm $1,000

Sponsored by Denise P. Dickerson. Awarded to the organization that receives the donation made closest to sunset in Richmond, VA at 7:13 pm. (Source: U.S. Naval Observatory, Astronomical Applications Department -http://aa.usno.navy.mil/data/docs/RS_OneDay.php)

Primetime Prize September 18th, 8 – 10 pm $1,000

Awarded to the organization that receives the most donations during this time.

Midnight Madness September 19th, 12:00 am $1,000

Sponsored by Iris Holliday. Awarded to the organization that receives the donation made closest to midnight.
Night Owl September 19th, 2 – 5 am $1,000

Sponsored by the James B. and Barbara E. Ukrop Fund. Awarded to the organization that receives the most donations during this time.

Sunrise Special September 19th, 6:55 am $1,000

Sponsored by Melinda and Bob Sledd. Awarded to the organization that receives the donation made closest to sunrise in Richmond, VA at 6:56 am. (Source: U.S. Naval Observatory, Astronomical Applications Department -http://aa.usno.navy.mil/data/docs/RS_OneDay.php)

Rush Hour September 19th, 7 - 8 am $1,000

Sponsored by the Showalter Family Fund. Awarded to the organization that receives the most donations during this time.

Bowtie Coffee Break September 19th, 9 - 10 am $1,000

Sponsored by The Monument Group Charitable Fund. Awarded to the organization that receives the most donations during this time.

Lunch Break September 19th, 12 – 2 pm $1,000

Awarded to the organization that receives the most donations during this time.

Afternoon Sprint #1 September 19th, 2 – 2:30 pm $500

Sponsored by Anonymous Donors. Awarded to the organization that receives the most donations during this time.

Afternoon Sprint #2 September 19th, 3 – 3:30 pm $500

Sponsored by Anonymous Donors. Awarded to the organization that receives the most donations during this time.

Procrastinator's Prize September 19th, 4 – 6 pm $2,000 each

Awarded to the 3 organizations that receive the most donations during this time.Nonprofits that receive the grand prizes will not be eligible for this prize.

Most Improved $1,000

Awarded to the organization that demonstrates the greatest improvement (in number of donations) from last year’s event. Eligible organizations include those that received at least one donation in 2012.

Notable Newcomer $1,000

Awarded to the organization that is a first time active participant and receives the most donations. Eligible organizations include those that have not received an Amazing Raise donation in the past.

Grow the Grassroots Prize $1,000/each

Awarded to the 3 organizations with Total Revenues of $250,000 or less that receive the largest number of donations during the event. (Eligibility will be determined by Total Revenues reported in the organization’s most recently reviewed IRS Form 990, 990-EZ or 990-N on GiveRichmond.)

Go the Distance Prize $1,000

Sponsored by the Bobby and Marilyn Thalhimer Family Fund. Recognizing Bobby and Marilyn's recent travels, this prize will be awarded to the organization that receives donations from the most countries outside the United States. (Location will be determined by billing address.)

10,000thgift $1,000

Sponsored by Gilbert and Fannie Rosenthal. Awarded to the organization that receives the 10,000thgift.

20,000thgift $2,000

Sponsored by Gilbert and Fannie Rosenthal. Awarded to the organization that receives the 20,000thgift.

Million Dollar Baby $2,500

Sponsored by TCF staff and friends. Awarded to the organization that receives the donation that pushes total donations (excluding incentive prizes) over $1 million dollars.

 

Amazing Raise 5K Prizes

  
The Amazing Raise 5K at the Boulders will take place on Wednesday, September 18th with a start time of 6 pm. For more details or to register, please visit www.amazingraise5k.org.
 
5K RUNNER PRIZES September 18th, 5 - 9 pm
  

These prizes will be awarded to registered runners, which they will then designate to a charity participating in The Amazing Raise.

Fastest Male & Female – $500 each

 

Sponsored by Stockner's. Awarded to the fastest males and females in the following age categories:

18-30 years old 31-40 41-50 51-60 61-70+

Fastest Male & Female – $500 each

Awarded to the fastest male and female, K through 12 (under 18 years old).

Fastest Team – $1,000

Sponsored by Brandywine Realty Trust. Awarded to the team that has the lowest average time of its 3 fastest team members.

Largest Team – $1,000

Sponsored by OrthoVirginia. Awarded to the largest team, based on the number of team members present on race day.

Most Spirited Team – $1,000

Sponsored by The Lingerfelt Companies. Awarded to the team that best demonstrates enthusiasm for their favorite local charity. This contest will be judged by a panel of judges consisting of Brandywine and Lingerfelt employees.

Random Registrants (5) – $500 each

Sponsored by Virginia Credit Union. Five registered runners will be chosen at random based on assigned bib numbers.

 

RACE IN PLACE PRIZES

These prizes will be awarded to Amazing Raise charities based on donations made by the general public through GiveRichmond.org from 5:00p.m. to 9:00 p.m., September 18. All of these prizes will be earned during the 5K celebration, and will be announced as part of the post-race festivities.


Warm-Up Prize September 18th, 5-6 pm $1,000

Sponsored by Trane. A donor who gives during this time will be randomly chosen and $1,000 will be added to their donation.

Cool Down Prize September 18th, 8-9 pm $1,000

Sponsored by Birchwood at Boulders Apartments. A donor who gives during this time will be randomly chosen and $1,000 will be added to their donation.

Finish Line Prize September 18th, 7:30-8 pm $1,000

Sponsored by nTelos Wireless. Awarded to the organization that receives the most donations during this time.