A Bonus Pool of money boosts Give DeKalb County donations. It has multiple benefits, most importantly:
- The entire Bonus Pool is distributed to participating nonprofits, providing valuable unrestricted funding.
- The Bonus Pool encourages more donations from donors because they know their gifts are boosted during Give DeKalb County!
- Donations made online and by mail are eligible to leverage funds from the Bonus Pool—learn more about Ways to Give.
Give DeKalb County Bonus Pool
The Bonus Pool is awarded to all participating nonprofits based on the percentage of the overall Give DeKalb County total they raise. Basically, the Bonus Pool ensures that donations go further during Give DeKalb County. No single organization may receive more than 7% of the total Bonus Pool in a given year.
Q. How is the Bonus Pool distributed?
The Bonus Pool is awarded to all participating nonprofits based on the percentage of the overall Give DeKalb County total they raise. For example: If a nonprofit raises 2% of our Grand Total, they receive 2% of the Bonus Pool…if they raise 5% of the Grand Total, they get 5% of the Bonus Pool. No single organization may receive more than 7% of the total Bonus Pool in a given year.
Q. Who has given to the Bonus Pool and how are they recognized?
Give DeKalb County Community Partners contribute to the Bonus Pool. Those who donate $250 or more to the Bonus Pool are recognized on the Give DeKalb County homepage. Additional recognition occurs in print media, social media, group acknowledgements, e-newsletters. Depending on gift timing, not all recognition opportunities may be possible.
Q. Who is allowed to give to the Bonus Pool?
Anyone can donate to the Bonus Pool. Businesses, foundations, and individuals make generous contributions to the Bonus Pool to broadly support ALL of the nonprofits participating in Give DeKalb County. Donors can also give a little extra online during the 24-hour giving day by donating to the Bonus Pool!
Q. How can I contribute to the Bonus Pool?
Contact Ben Bingle (email@example.com or 815-748-5383) to make a donation to the Bonus Pool.