How can your business participate in WyoBraska Gives?
WyoBraska Gives is a 24-hour fundraising event on Tuesday November 13t 2018. You can specify which participating local nonprofits to help and how much to give. You can give online from your desk, smartphone, tablet, or by dropping off a check at a Giving Day Site. By donating on Giving Day, you can help your favorite nonprofit!
Sponsorship Participation Letter for employees and customers: PDF
Donor Pledge Form: PDF
Invest in a Sponsorship Donation: PDF
Host a Pre Give Event at your Business! PDF
How to take a Sponsor Unselfie: PDF
Involve your CEOs, Executives and Management Team
•Leadership involvement encourages employee engagement – enthusiastic leaders let employees know that the company supports WyoBraska Gives and encourages greater employee involvement.
Educate your employees (print ready forms are provided at WyoBraskaGIVES.org/toolkit).
•Educate your employees via emails, bathroom stall posters, table tents in the break room or paycheck inserts
•Set up teams within your business and/or colleagues from other companies to see who raises the most funds throughout the day or a speciﬁc hour. Treat the winning team or individual to a paid day off. Create a Donation Station
•Host a donation station in your building for employees to give on the spot. Post visual reminders, emails and memos.
Communicate. Connect. Encourage.
•If your organization has a marquee, signboard, or digital display, post the message “Proud Supporter of WyoBraska Gives: Tuesday November 13th”
•Sponsorships available for specialized advertising opportunities, Challenge Fund Donations, prizes and live online auction items to to amplify your community visibility •Use your website and social media accounts to announce your support for WyoBraska Gives. Downloadable files and images are available on our Sponsor and Business ToolKit located on our fundraising site. .
Create an employee incentive
•Match your employees’ donations.
•Bring snacks and set aside a time on November 13th for staff to donate online together. Set up laptops or iPads in the lunchroom for a donation party
•Offer a jeans or casual day for those who plan to donate. Preorder our official WyoBraska Gives Tshirts for your employees to wear. All proceeds will go into our Challange Fund and distributed throughout the day.
•Have departments challenge each other to reach the largest number of nonprofits supported.
•Let your employees use their smartphones at work to give online at www.WyoBraskaGIVES.org
•Encourage your employees to volunteer with Pre-Giving Events, Nonproﬁt Recruitment, Social Media Ambassador Program, and help spread the word
•Create your own fun opportunities for your leadership team and employees involved in WyoBraska Gives! Consider using photos or graphics along with your textbased social media posts. The WyoBraska Gives logo, as well as a number of branded graphics are available for download on the Business Toolkits tab at www.WyoBraskaGIVES.org. Anyone and everyone has access to these graphics—including your employees. Encourage them to use them, too
Encourage Employees to Create a Cheer Page to support their favorite Nonprofit!
What is a Cheer Page? PDF
Cheer Page Creation Webinar: Video
2.) Nonproﬁt Recruitment Volunteer. Help locate, inform and recruit potential nonproﬁt organizations about the beneﬁts of participating in WyoBraska Gives. Provide assistance for nonproﬁts with building proﬁle page.
3.) Kids for WyoBraska Gives Ambassador: Become a liaison between Oregon Trail Community Foundation and area K-12 Booster Clubs to register, build a Proﬁle Page, Cheer Page and to serve as a conduit to build excitement and fundraising support for area Schools.
4.) Pre-Give Event Volunteer: WyoBraska Gives will be hosting 2 Pre-Give Events to raise challenge funds, match pool funds and to build excitement and awareness about November 13th.
5.) Business Ambassador: Help engage local businesses with best practices to involve and incentivize employees to participate in WyoBraska Gives.
6.) AfterGIVE Check Presentation Ceremony: Volunteers will assist in the organization and planning of AfterGIVE. All sponsors and nonproﬁt participants will gather for an evening of great food and gratitude, Each organization will be presented with a check and professional photo opportunity to be showcased in our Thank You tab to be featured in the Star Herald and Social Media Markets.
E‐Blast Template to Employees: Two weeks out
Subject line: Company Generosity It’s almost here!
On May 3rd, our communities will come together for WyoBraska Gives and we encourage YOU to join us in supporting the organizations — it’s our chance to make a real difference, in a really BIG way! When is a dollar worth more than a dollar? When donations grow with match pool funds and incentive prizes to deliver even more community impact. With your involvement, we can do more than ever to support our favorite charities. Join
E‐Blast Template to Employees – one week out
E-Blast Template to Employees on Day of Giving