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Opportunity for Pennsylvania Nonprofits to Participate in a Fundraising Program



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Geographic Focus
USA: Pennsylvania: Lancaster County

Important Dates
Deadline: 10/10/23 Save

Grant Description
Opportunity for Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations serving residents in eligible areas to participate in a community fundraising program. The opportunity is intended to increase the donor base for local nonprofits and highlight their positive impact on the community. Organizations will receive funds based on their total donations and may also qualify for additional prizes. Applicants must serve the residents of Lancaster County.

The Foundation is invested in bringing awareness to the community benefit organizations that make the community a vibrant place for us to live, work, and play. Community benefit organizations play a huge role in all residents' lives and the Community Foundation is deeply dedicated to supporting the good work that they do. The aim of the ExtraGive program is to:

  • Raise the level of knowledge about community benefit organizations in the county and highlight their positive impact on residents' well-being.
  • Support the operating needs of community benefit organizations that serve Lancaster County through a Stretch Pool and prizes made possible by presenting sponsors High Foundation, and other community supporters.
  • Grow the base of engaged donors in Lancaster – bringing new donors to the community benefit organizations.
  • Spotlight the charitable trends in the community. Where are we giving? What are local community benefit organizations saying is vital and needed right now?


Additional Eligibility Criteria
If you are a 501(c)(3) public charity that is sub classified as 509a1, 509a2, or 509a3 (Type 1, Type 2, or Type 3 Functionally Integrated supporting organization), you are eligible to apply for participation.

Organizations participating in the ExtraGive must meet these criteria to participate in the event:
1. Be registered as a 501c3 with the Bureau of Charitable Organizations
2. Serve residents of Lancaster County
3. Provide an audit or independent financial review
4. Provide a nondiscrimination policy as is consistent with their legal requirements.

There are no restrictions based on organization size or location.

Pre-Proposal Conference
Live Webinars
- ExtraGive Info Session - July 12 | 12:00PM
- Getting Ready for ExtraGive - August 2 | 12:00PM. Register here:
- Boosting your ExtraGive Campaign with Fundraising Champions - September 6 | 12:00PM. Register here:
- Final Steps to Success for ExtraGive - November 8 | 12:00PM. Register here:

For more information, see

Pre-Application Information
Tuesday, October 10, 2023 is the final day to apply.

Register by Monday, September 11, 2023 to have a chance to be randomly selected for an additional $1,000 “Early Bird” prize.


View webinar recording from July 12, 2023:
View webinar recording from August 2, 2023:

View webinar recording from August 2, 2023:

Estimated Size of Grant
Applicants that register by Monday, September 11, 2023 will have a chance to be randomly selected for an additional $1,000 “Early Bird” prize.

This year, the Sponsor Match is back, with a total of $100,000 allowed! Sponsor Match allows your organization to partner for extra dollars with local businesses or individual donors and is an optional feature for participating organizations.

With a variety of prizes offered during the day, an organization can win multiple prizes, but only one prize per category.

A Golden Ticket is an opportunity for your organization to receive an additional $500 on the day of ExtraGive. Throughout the day on November 17, donors will be chosen at random from the online donations made through to have an additional $500 given to the organization that received their donation. Golden Tickets are in addition to any portion of the stretch pool an organization receives.

You will also want to stay tuned to for new opportunities to participate and win prizes in 2023.

Term of Contract
The ExtraGive will take place on Friday, November 17, 2023 from 12am to 11:59:59pm, Eastern Time.

Contact Information
There is a “chat box” option on and links to official rules and the application questions. Feel free to go to and use the chat box to ask questions or get help with filling out your organizational profile. This is the quickest, most convenient way to get a response. You may also still email or call 717-397-1629.

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