Bonus Pool


A Bonus Pool of money was raised to boost donations made through Give DeKalb County. There are multiple benefits of the Bonus Pool, most importantly:

  1. The entire Bonus Pool is distributed to participating nonprofits, providing valuable unrestricted funding.
  2. The Bonus Pool encourages more donations from donors because they know their gifts are boosted during Give DeKalb County!
  3. 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. For example: If a nonprofit raises 2% of our grand total, they will receive 2% of the Bonus Pool…if they raise 5% of the grand total, they get 5% of the Bonus Pool. Basically, the Bonus Pool ensures that every donation goes a little bit further during Give DeKalb County.


FAQs

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 will receive 2% of the Bonus Pool…if they raise 5% of the grand total, they get 5% of the Bonus Pool. Basically, the Bonus Pool ensures that your donation goes a little bit further during Give DeKalb County.


Q. Who has given to the Bonus Pool?

Give DeKalb County Community Partners have contributed to the Bonus Pool. Those who have donated $250 or more to the Bonus Pool are recognized on the Give DeKalb County homepage. All donors to the Bonus Pool are recognized on social media.


Q. Who is allowed to give to the Bonus Pool?

Anyone can donate to the Bonus Pool. Businesses, foundations, and individuals have all made generous contributions to the Bonus Pool as a way to broadly support ALL of the nonprofits participating in Give DeKalb County.


Q. How can I contribute to the Bonus Pool?

Contact Ben Bingle (ben@dekalbccf.org or 815-748-5383) to make a donation to the Bonus Pool.



YOUR GENEROSITY GOES EVEN FURTHER DURING GIVE DEKALB COUNTY THANKS TO THE BONUS POOL!