We are thrilled to be able to offer $30,000 in prize money for GLP 2017.

Many thanks to our generous sponsors!


Grand Prizes

The grand prize winners will be selected based on the highest number of unique gifts of $10 or more. An eligible or unique gift is defined as one gift of $10 or more to one organization from one donor.

Donors are encouraged to make gifts of $10 or more to multiple organizations of their choice. However, only one gift per organization per person will be counted towards this prize.

For this prize only, the top three small organizations (operating budgets under $250,000, as reported in the organization’s most recent IRS Form 990, 990-EZ or 990-N) AND top three large organizations (operating budgets of $250,000 or more) with the most unique donors with gifts of $10 or more will receive the following prizes:

1st Place - $2,500
2nd Place - $1,500
3rd Place - $1,000

50/50 Early Bird Challenge

The first 5 organizations to receive 50 unique gifts of $10 or more will each receive $1,000. Please be reminded that only one gift per donor, per organization will be counted towards the prize.

Power Hours

Four $1,000 prizes (one prize per hour) to the nonprofits that raise the highest dollar amount within the following hours:

6:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.                Rise and Shine Power Hour
Noon – 1:00 p.m.                       Lunch Special Power Hour
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.                TV Dinner Power Hour
11:00 p.m. – Midnight                Night Owl Power Hour

Golden Tickets

Twelve $500 prizes will be awarded throughout the day of May 2nd to a nonprofit chosen at random.

Grow the Grassroots Prize

$1,000 to the organization with an Operating Budget of less than $100,000 that receives the largest number of unique gifts during the event (eligibility will be determined by Operating Budget as reported in the organization’s most recent IRS Form 990, 990-EZ or 990-N).

Notable Newcomer

$1,000 to the organization that is a first-time active participant and receives the most unique donations.

Nifty Fifty Prize

$1,000 to the organization that receives donations from the most U.S. states (location will be determined by billing address).

Social Media Prizes

$100 to the first 10 organizations that post a picture of their staff, donors, or volunteers with a Give Local Piedmont sign or logo on Facebook (must tag Northern Piedmont Community Foundation and reference “Give Local Piedmont 2017” to be considered) between April 10th and May 2nd.  

After May 2nd: $1,000 to the organization that submits the best picture story of how Give Local Piedmont helped their organization. NPCF staff will vote on the story with the best representation of the GLP campaign.



Each nonprofit can win only ONE prize (except Social Media prizes). If a nonprofit wins more than one prize, it will keep whichever prize is highest and the other prize(s) will be awarded to the next qualifying nonprofit.