BUCYRUS -- The Community Foundation for Crawford County raised more than $25,000 total in its two-day, #CrawfordForGood online fundraising event.
The goal was to assist any local nonprofits who chose to participate.
The Foundation provided the fundraising platform, and any nonprofit could register and use the site at no cost to them. In addition, the Foundation matched donations raised online during the event on a pro-rated basis from a pool of $20,000 being offered by the Board of Trustees, the Carter Family Donor Advised Fund, the Hord Family Donor Advised Fund, and the Doug and Renee Leuthold Donor Advised Fund of the National Philanthropic Trust.
“The 28 Crawford County nonprofits raised funds during #CrawfordForGood,” said Amy Vaughn, “And in just two days, they managed to raise over $25,500.
"If you add to that the pro-rated matching funds ($20,000) and the contest prize awards ($225), more than $45,725 will be going directly to our fellow nonprofits for their ‘for good’ missions.”
Leading the charge was Rescued Rollers, who raised $4,980; North Central State College Foundation and the Crawford Success Center, who raised $2,900; and Bucyrus UMC’s Adopt-A-Family Christmas Project and Crawford Works each raising $2,525.
With a clean sweep of all three contests, Rescued Rollers earned an additional $225 as a result – the most dollars raised overall, the organization that had the most fundraising pages created on their behalf with donations, and the greatest amount in donations on any one fundraising page.
To view the #CrawfordForGood results broken down by participating nonprofit, go to www.cfcrawford.org/crawfordforgood-results.
The Foundation’s mission is to support collaborative, impactful and philanthropic leadership that provides quality and lasting investments in our community, now and for generations to come.