Nonprofits SCORE BIG on May 1st 2015 with a total of $511,737 to benefit 83 nonprofit organizations in Hall, Hamilton, Howard and Merrick Counties!

Thank you for supporting the second annual Go Big GIVE Day for Hall, Hamilton, Howard and Merrick Counties. Go Big GIVE was presented by the Grand Island Community Foundation and Heartland United Way. For 24-hours donors demonstrated the true spirit of generosity. 

About Go Big GIVE 

o Big GIVE will take place online at GoBigGIVE.org on May 3, 2016 from midnight to midnight (12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.).  

In 2015, there were 83 participating organizations in Hall, Hamilton, Howard and Merrick Counties. Organizations that participated serve armed forces, veterans, arts & culture, community improvement, education, environment & parks, health & safety, human services, recreation & fitness and youth development.

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 will be available to amplify charitable donations. Go Big GIVE is based on other successful giving days hosted by community organizations across the country.

Why do people give on May 3, 2016 through GoBigGIVE.org?

We encourage you to support your local nonprofits with year-round giving, but we created a special event to celebrate the spirit of generosity and support the work of nonprofits. Plus, your gift made through www.GoBigGIVE.org during the 24 hours will be amplified by matching funds, bonus grants and incentive prizes.

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 5% of the total donations raised by all organizations participating in Go Big GIVE, then the organization will receive 5% of the Challenge Match Pool.

If you have any questions, please email give@GoBigGIVE.org or Grand Island Community Foundation at (308) 381-7767.