The Big Share® Power Hour and Prize Schedule

Monday 3/6 @ 6:00:00pm – First Donation Prize ($750)
Sponsored by Custer Financial Services

6pm First Donation Prize

 

Monday 3/6, 6:00pm-7:00pm – SUPER Power Hour ($3,000 total, $1,500 each)

Sponsored by

6pm Super Power Hour Prize – Most Raised

6pm Super Power Hour Prize – Most Donors

 

Tuesday 3/7, 6:00am-7:00am – Power Hour ($2,000 total, $1,000 each)

Sponsored by Madison Community Foundation

6am Power Hour Prize – Most Raised

6am Power Hour Prize – Most Donors

 

Tuesday 3/7 @ 7:45:00am-7:45:59am – Match Minute ($1,000)

Sponsored by First Business Bank

Match Minute Prize

 

Tuesday 3/7, 8:00am-9:00am – Power Hour ($2,000 total, $1,000 each)

Sponsored by

8am Power Hour Prize – Most Raised

8am Power Hour Prize – Most Donors

 

Tuesday 3/7, 10:00am-11:00am – Power Hour ($2,000 total, $1,000 each)

Sponsored by

10am Power Hour Prize – Most Raised

10am Power Hour Prize – Most Donors

 

Tuesday 3/7, 12:00pm-1:00pm – Power Hour ($2,000 total, $1,000 each)

Sponsored by

12pm Power Hour Prize – Most Raised

12pm Power Hour Prize – Most Donors

 

Tuesday 3/7, 2:00pm-3:00pm – Power Hour ($2,000 total, $1,000 each)

Sponsored by Wegner CPAs

2pm Power Hour Prize – Most Raised

2pm Power Hour Prize – Most Donors

 

Tuesday 3/7 @ 3:30:00pm-3:30:59pm – Match Minute ($5,000)

Sponsored by Scott Haumersen

Match Minute Prize

 

Tuesday 3/7, 5:00pm-6:00pm – Power Hour ($2,000 total, $1,000 each)

Sponsored by Summit Credit Union

5pm Power Hour Prize – Most Raised

5pm Power Hour Prize – Most Donors

 

Tuesday 3/7, 7:00pm-8:00pm – Power Hour ($2,000 total, $1,000 each)

Sponsored by Willy Street Co-op (CHIP)

7pm Power Hour Prize – Most Raised

7pm Power Hour Prize – Most Donors

 

Tuesday 3/7, 10:00pm-11:00pm – Golden Ticket Hour ($500 total, $250 each)

Sponsored by Lake Effect HR & Law

Golden Ticket Prize

Golden Ticket Prize

 

Tuesday 3/7, 11:00pm-11:59pm – Golden Ticket Hour ($500 total, $250 each)

Sponsored by Scholz Nonprofit Law

Golden Ticket Prize

Golden Ticket Prize

 

Tuesday 3/7 @ 11:59:59pm Last Donation Prize ($750)

Sponsored by Custer Financial Services

11:59pm Last Donation Prize

 

Awarded after March 10, 2023

Creative Video Prize – Sponsored by Boardman and Clark

Leaderboard Prizes – Sponsored by Madison Community Foundation

Fundraising Cheer Award – Sponsored by Community Shares of Wisconsin

 

 

Prize Types:

 

Power Hours:

Fourteen $1,000 prizes will be awarded to groups raising the most money and having the most unique donors during designated hours. A total of $2,000 will be awarded following the completion of a Power Hour:

    1. $1,000 will be awarded to the organization that raises the most money during the hour
    2. $1,000 will be awarded to the organization that has the most unique donors during the hour

Organizations may win only one Power Hour or Super Power Hour prize during the 2023 The Big Share (max $1,500).

 

Super Power Hour:

Two $1,500 prizes will be awarded to groups raising the most money and having the most unique donors from 6:00pm-7:00pm on Monday, March 6. A total of $3,000 will be awarded following the completion of a Super Power Hour:

    1. $1,500 will be awarded to the organization that raises the most money during the hour
    2. $1,500 will be awarded to the organization that has the most unique donors during the hour

Organizations may win only one Power Hour or Super Power Hour prize during the 2023 The Big Share (max $1,500).

 

Golden Ticket Hours:

Four $250 Golden Ticket prizes will be awarded to groups through random drawings during The Big Share. A donor who gives during a Golden Ticket Hour will be randomly drawn and the nonprofit they donated to receives a $250 prize. Golden Ticket Hour prizes will be drawn based on nonprofits’ budgets:

  • Drawings for small groups with operating budgets less than $500,000
  • Drawings for large groups with operating budgets greater than or equal to $500,000

Organizations may win only one Golden Ticket prize drawing during the 2023 The Big Share (max $250). Organizations that win power hour prizes are not eligible for golden ticket prizes.

 

First-and-Last Donation Prizes:

One $750 prize will be awarded to the organization that receives the first donation after the official start of The Big Share at 6:00pm on March 6.

One $750 prize will be awarded to the organization that receives the last donation before the official end of The Big Share at 11:59pm on March 7.

The organization that wins the “first donation” prize is not eligible to win the “last donation” prize (max $750).

 

Match Minute:

All funds raised within the minute will be matched up to a certain dollar amount, proportionally.

 

End-of-Day Leaderboard Prizes:

After The Big Share, end-of-day Leaderboard Prizes will be announced.

 

Grand Prizes

  • Most Money Raised
    • $1,000 for most money raised
  • Most Unique Donors
    • $500 for most unique donors
  • Most Improved, Online Donations
    • $500 award to the organization with the largest percentage of growth in online dollars raised in 2023 vs. 2022

 

Creative Video Prizes:

One $500 prize will be given to nonprofits participating in The Big Share 2023 for the most creative video, live or produced. Videos will be sponsored and judged by a panel of judges from designCraft.

  • A link to the video must be submitted by Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at noon to CSW
  • Videos must be posted for the first time on social media between January 1 and March 7, 2023
  • #CSWBigShare hashtag must be used in the post text when video is posted to social media (does not need to be in the video)
  • One video submission per group; video must be 5 minutes or less
  • Video should be a call to action related to The Big Share
  • Video should tell a story
  • Video can be produced or done via a social media live. Submissions can include short form videos like TikTok and Reels.
  • Eligible videos will be evaluated on: a. storytelling, b. design, c. creativity, d. call to action

Videos will be judged by designCraft Advertising with the winner announced on Wednesday, March 15.

 

Fundraising Cheer Prize:

One $500 prize provided by CSW to the member group who has the highest number of fundraising champions for their organization that raise dollars on the Big Share website.

The winner will be announced on Friday, March 10, 2023.