Colorado Gives Day (CGD) is an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving, with donations being made through the Colorado Gives Day special website. Now in its 10th year, this campaign is one of the most successful in the country, raising $145 million for Colorado charities since its inception.
This is one of the most important fundraising programs of the year for Firefly Autism, and this year is even more important. Over the past year, the demand for our programs and services is higher than ever before, with a record-number of referrals and applications for admission. To ensure that every child and family seeking our help is able to benefit from our nationally renowned programs, we need to expand. To help make that a reality, our CGD goal thjis year is $70,000! And we cannot achieve that goal without your help.
SCHEDULE YOUR DONATION EARLY. Beginning Nov. 1, you can make your gift as a pledge, and your credit card will not be charged until Dec. 5. This is great if you’re going to be traveling on Dec. 5, the actual Colorado Gives Day
MONTHLY GIVING. You can make a gift to Firefly for CGD, and make it a recurring or monthly gift. Your credit card will be billed each month, and your generosity will continue to change lives every single day!!! Best of all, you can do it for as little as the cost of lunch on any given da. Ten bucks a month is all it takes to become a valued monthly donor.
A MILLION DOLLAR incentive fund, courtesy of Community First Foundation and FirstBank. This fund offers bonus dollars to participating non-profits. For example, if a non-profit receives 10% of the collective total for CGD, that organization receives 10% of the million dollar fund, in addition to the donations received from the community.
An additional $100,000 in prizes is awarded to non-profits who perform well in certain categories.
All credit card processing fees are waived for Colorado Gives Day gifts.