Today, Tuesday, December 4, is Colorado Gives Day – please help RMRP win incentive dollars and cash prizes!Donations of $100 or more qualify for Enterprise Zone Tax credits – get 25% of your gift BACK as a credit on your Colorado taxes.Colorado Gives Day is an initiative to increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving, presented by Community First Foundation and FirstBank. Join your friends, family and neighbors in supporting the Colorado nonprofits that enrich all of our lives. More than 1,000 organizations are participating, including the Rocky Mountain Raptor Program.FirstBank has provided $300,000 for an incentive fund that will leverage donations made through GivingFirst.org on Tuesday, December 4.
The FirstBank Incentive Fund will be proportionally allocated across all donations received, increasing the value of each donation. In addition, the Boettcher Foundation and El Pomar Foundation are offering $25,000 in cash prizes for nonprofits participating in Colorado Gives Day.
Two grand prizes are part of a new grant that both foundations made to Community First Foundation to help expand Colorado Gives Day in honor of their 75th anniversaries, and consist of Two Grand Prizes – One $2,500 prize for Most Donations and one $2,500 prize for Most Dollars Raised and Diamond Dollars ($20,000 total) – Twenty $1,000 prizes with winners selected during each of these time periods: 5 – 6 a.m., 7 – 8 a.m., 5 – 6 p.m. and 7 – 8 p.m.
Beginning at midnight, December 3 and continuing all day Tuesday, December 4,