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Timeline

Step 1 – Online registration: June 13 at 8 a.m. – July 8 at 5 p.m.

  • Registration for the 2016 Make My Non-Profit Run Better contest begins June 13.
  • Non-profit organizations will have four weeks to complete the registration form. Entrants can register as either a “large” or “small” non-profit. For the purposes of this contest, any non-profit with 16 or more full-time, year-round employees will be considered a “large” non-profit. Any non-profit with 1-15 full-time, year-round employees will be considered a “small” non-profit.
  • To help promote their organization, entrants may create a short YouTube video highlighting their organization and their need for an office technology makeover.
  • During this time, anyone may visit the website and view the entrants, but no voting will take place.
  • Online registration ends at 5 p.m. on July 8. All mail entries must be postmarked by July 8.

Step 2 – 1st round of online voting: July 11 at 8 a.m. –  July 15 at 5 p.m.

  • Let the first round of voting begin! This round of voting will narrow the contestants down to five finalists in each of the large and small non-profit categories. You can vote for one small non-profit and one large non-profit once every 24 hours, per device.
  • Your story and information will be listed on this website for the public to review.
  • As a participant, we encourage you to use the prepared marketing resources to motivate supporters to cast their online votes.
  • Make sure to tell family, co-workers and friends to visit the website and vote for your organization!

Step 3 – Finalists create videos: July 18 – 22

  • All finalists will be asked to provide their 1-2 minute YouTube video highlighting their organization and their need for an office technology makeover.

Step 4 – 2nd round of online voting: July 25 at 8 a.m. –  July 29 at 5 p.m.

  • It’s time to determine the winners of the contest! You can vote for one small non-profit and one large non-profit once every 24 hours, per device.
  • The second round of voting will determine the winning organizations.
  • Non-profits, don’t forget to use the resource materials and encourage your supporters to vote again.

Step 5 – Winner announcement: August 4

  • RK Dixon will announce the winning organizations on WICS.
  • The first prize winner in the “large” non-profit category will receive an office technology makeover valued at up to $30,000. The second prize winner will receive an equipment package valued at up to $10,000.
  • The first prize winner in the “small” non-profit category will receive an office technology makeover valued at up to $15,000. The second prize winner will receive an equipment package valued at up to $5,000.