Great fish incentive grants & Awards
the biggest catch
EACH WEEK, ONE NONPROFIT WILL WIN A $1,000 INCENTIVE GRANT FOR HAVING THE MOST UNIQUE DONORS, and one nonprofit will win a $1,000 incentive grant for raising the most funds. THE INCENTIVE PERIOD RUNS FROM FRIDAY TO THURSDAY ENDING AT midnight, EACH WEEK DURING THE CAMPAIGN. OUR BUSINESS SPONSORS WILL PRESENT A CHECK TO THE WINNING NONPROFIT.
Each participating organization is eligible to win only one of these $1,000 incentive grants during the Challenge.
Launch Party: Donors who make a gift of $100 or more to one nonprofit at the Launch Party will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win 1 of 10 $100 matching grants for a participating organization.
Fun Run & Community Celebration: Donors who make a gift of $100 or more to one nonprofit at the Fun Run & Community Celebration will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win 1 of 10 $100 matching grants for a participating organization.
Great Fish on Air with KGEZ: Donors who make a gift of $100 or more to one nonprofit during Great Fish on Air with KGEZ will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win 1 of 10 $250 matching grants for a participating organization.
special awards TO BE PRESENTED OCTOBER 24
AT THE GREAT FISH AWARDS event
Great Fish Award
Presented annually to a nonprofit organization that participated in the Great Fish Community Challenge with commitment, enthusiasm and creativity while showing strong support for the Challenge and Fun Run.
Connie Heckathorn - Cheers for Volunteers
This award will go to the organization that makes effective use of its volunteer base to get things done during the Challenge.
Corporate Citizenship Award
The Corporate Citizenship Award is given each year to a local business that does an outstanding job promoting employee giving during the Challenge. The award recipient will win $2,500 for the nonprofit of their choice.
Whitefish Community Foundation staff will choose nonprofits to receive the following Staff Awards, accompanied by a $1,000 grant:
Finest Fishing: Awarded to a nonprofit that demonstrates outstanding, collaborative marketing throughout the Challenge.
Fish Teamwork: Awarded to a nonprofit that goes above and beyond to help Whitefish Community Foundation put on a successful Challenge.
New Fish on the Block: Awarded to a standout, first-time Challenge participant.
Upstream Award: Awarded to a nonprofit that exhibits extraordinary leadership in bringing their organization to a new level.
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