GoodGiving Challenge

The GoodGiving Challenge is an annual week-long online giving event that makes giving to local nonprofits easy and fun! 

Thanks to our generous donors and sponsors, the GoodGiving Challenge has raised $23 million for our region’s hard-working nonprofits since its inception in 2011!

2024 GoodGiving Challenge

Nonprofit Registration

Nonprofit registration for the 2024 GoodGiving Challenge is open now through August 30. Registration will take place on the GoodGiving Challenge website: www.bggives.org.

Use the link below to subscribe to our GoodGiving Challenge mailing list.

Nonprofit Participation Requirements

In order to participate in the GoodGiving Challenge, organizations must satisfy the following requirements by August 30:

  1. Organizations must be registered and in good standing as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization according to the Internal Revenue Code, or must be a charitable program that is fiscally sponsored by such an organization.
  2. Organizations must submit their annual solicitation registration with the Kentucky Attorney General.
  3. Organizations must have a Gold Seal of Transparency on GuideStar.org.
  4. Institutions of faith may only participate if fundraising for non-secular charitable programming, such as a food pantry that is operated from the organization. Educational programs operated within a religious institution, such as a parochial school, may participate so long as funding is for educational and/or non-secular purposes.
  5. Organizations may not participate if they are identified by the Horizon Forum Hate Screen as participating in hateful activities.
  6. Organizations must pay the $500 registration fee.
  7. Organizations must be physically located within the Community Foundation’s service area counties, listed below. Please note: a post office box does not constitute a physical location for Challenge participation requirements.
    • Anderson
    • Bath
    • Bourbon
    • Boyle
    • Clark
    • Fayette
    • Franklin
    • Harrison
    • Jessamine
    • Madison
    • Magoffin
    • Montgomery
    • Morgan
    • Rowan
    • Scott
    • Woodford

2023 GoodGiving Challenge

Our amazing community of givers once again rallied in support of local nonprofits during the 13th annual GoodGiving Challenge, raising nearly $2.7 million for 195 local nonprofits in just four days!

GuideStar Gold Seal of Transparency

Nonprofits must earn a Gold Seal of Transparency on GuideStar.org to register for the GoodGiving Challenge. Use the resources below to assist your organization with this process.