Go for the Gold—or Platinum! Join in one of the following events for a chance to win a donation for your nonprofit.

PRO TIP

To enter through Instagram, upload a photo of your choice or take a screengrab of this torch and use #NPOWinterGames!

PASS THE TORCH

FebRuary 5–9, 2018

Has your organization already earned the Gold or Platinum Seal of Transparency? Now is the time to Pass the Torch to other organizations that haven’t yet.

 


 PRIZE

$200

One organization will be chosen at random to win a $200 donation from GuideStar.

HOW TO ENTER

Share the post below on your organization’s Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram between February 5 and February 9 to be entered to win.

 

Want an easy way to enter? Click an automatic tweet below to publish to your account.

ELIGIBILITY

Organizations with a Gold or Platinum Seal of Transparency. Read the official rules.

PRO TIP

If you haven’t already, request permission to claim your profile ASAP so you can get started first thing on Feb. 12!

FIRST TIME MEDALIST

February 12–16, 2018

New to claiming your Nonprofit Profile or never got around to updating? Now is your chance to become a first-time Seal holder!

 


 PRIZE

$200

One organization will be chosen at random to win a $200 donation from GuideStar.

HOW TO ENTER

Update your GuideStar Nonprofit Profile to at least the Bronze Seal of Transparency between February 12 and February 16. If you do not have access to your Nonprofit Profile, you must claim your profile to get started.

ELIGIBILITY

Any nonprofit organization that does NOT hold any Seal of Transparency as of February 12, 2018. Read the official rules.

PRO TIP

GuideStar recommends assigning 2–3 profile managers per Nonprofit Profile. 

COACHING SESSION

February 20, 2018

Need help earning a new Seal of Transparency so you can compete in The Ski Jump? Join our Coaching Session, where we will walk you through the process, from claiming your profile all the way through earning Platinum, the highest Seal of Transparency.

 


HOW TO JOIN

Register, then attend the workshop on Tuesday, February 20 at 2pm ET.

 

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PRO TIP

Start prepping early! Compare your most recent grant proposal to the requirements for each Seal level, and you will be ready to go.

THE SKI JUMP

February 19–23, 2018

You have 5 days to earn a new Seal of Transparency.

 


 PRIZE

Winners (as outlined below) will be chosen at random to win a donation from GuideStar.

BRONZE

$100

GuideStar will donate $100 to each of three (3) organizations that earn the Bronze Seal of Transparency. 

 

SILVER

$150

GuideStar will donate $150 to each of two (2) organizations that earn the Silver Seal of Transparency.

GOLD

$200

GuideStar will donate $200 to each of two (2) organizations that earn the Gold Seal of Transparency.

PLATINUM

$500

GuideStar will donate $500 to one (1) organization that earns the Platinum Seal of Transparency.

HOW TO ENTER

Update your GuideStar Nonprofit Profile to at least the next seal level between February 19 and February 23. If your organization doesn’t have a seal, claim your profile and earn Bronze. If you are already at Bronze, you must earn Silver; if you are already at Silver, you must earn Gold; and if you are already at Gold, you must earn Platinum.

 

ELIGIBILITY

Any nonprofit organization that does NOT hold the Platinum Seal of Transparency. Read the official rules.

PRO TIP

The more times you post (tag a different nonprofit in each post), the more entries you receive.

THE RELAY

February 26–March 2, 2018

Tag, you're it! It is time to show off your GuideStar Nonprofit Profile and pass the baton to your friends around the sector. Tag a nonprofit to encourage it to do the same.

 


 PRIZE

$200

One participating organization will be chosen at random to win a $200 donation from GuideStar.

HOW TO ENTER

1. Claim your profile.

2.  Tag another nonprofit organization when you share the post below on your organization’s Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram. *Only posts that tag another organization are eligible to win.

Want an easy way to enter? Click the automatic tweet below to publish to your account but make sure you tag another handle!
3. Do a victory dance!*

ELIGIBILITY

Any nonprofit organization that has claimed its GuideStar Nonprofit Profile. Read the official rules.

*Victory dance optional

PRO TIP

Want to meet other nonprofits and support collaboration in the nonprofit sector? Check out the GuideStar Community.

CLOSING CEREMONY

March 8, 2018

We will announce the winners of the Nonprofit Winter Games on Thursday, March 8, in the GuideStar Blog.

 

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