Guidelines for La Porte County GIVES 2017
□ Unity-affiliated funds that have opted-in by September 13th and approved via email by Unity Foundation of La Porte County will be eligible to compete for prizes during the Give Day.
□ The minimum gift is $10. There is no maximum per gift, nor maximum per charity.
□ Donors are encouraged to make gifts to one or more funds of their choice. Each gift of $10 or more to a different fund will be counted on the Give Day Leaderboard.
□ Checks and Cash donated between September 13th and October 5th at noon at the Unity Office will be counted toward the Leaderboard totals. Please put the desired fund name(s) in the memo section. Cash or checks contributed during the Unity Foundation’s 25th Anniversary Celebration at the event, will be accepted, but NOT counted toward the Leaderboard totals or “Special Prizes.”
□ On-line donations will only be received during the 30-hour period from 2:00 p.m. Friday October 6th to 8:00 p.m. on Saturday October 7th will appear on the website Leaderboard. American Express, MasterCard, Visa, Discover credit cards will be accepted for this event. This can done at the event or from home!
□ Each gift is irrevocable and 100% tax-deductible as provided by law. All donations will be granted for use by the participating funds in accordance with their fund agreement.
□ Each participating fund will receive donor information, unless the donor wants to be anonymous.
□ Donations and Grant prizes for participating funds will be placed in the fund within 30 days after the event. Disbursements from the Spendable portions of the fund will be made in accordance with the underlying Fund Agreement or upon contacting the Unity Foundation. All disbursements shall be made minus $50 to cover the Leaderboard fees, plus any applicable credit card fees (3%).
□ If two organizations tie for any of the special prizes the system will deploy a randomizer to choose a single winner.
□ If two participating funds tie for 5th place, each fund will receive half of the original value of fifth place ($500)
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