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Spring2ACTion FAQs – Help Us Win $30K Next Wednesday!

Wednesday, April 17 is Spring2ACTion – the 24-hour giving event throughout the city of Alexandria – and we need your support! Below are the answers to some FAQs and some information about this BIG giving day. Click here to learn how you can help via social media!

Spring2ACTion for The Art League

What is Spring2ACTion?
Spring2ACTion is a 24-hour, online giving event for non-profits in Alexandria. Non-profits that raise the most unique donors and dollars have the opportunity to win up to $30,000 in additional grants and prizes.

Spring2ACTion is hosted by ACT for Alexandria and ACTion Alexandria. ACT is a community foundation seeking to raise the level and effectiveness of community engagement and giving for the benefit of all Alexandria. ACTion Alexandria connects neighbors and organizations to share ideas, take action and make an impact.

Why is Spring2ACTion important?
Last year, Spring2ACTion rose $320,000 in one day, benefiting 72 nonprofit organizations. The Art League received $32,416 from 610 donors during Spring2ACTion 2012, coming in first place for the most unique donors and second place for the most dollars. We won an additional $9,300 in grant money and prizes. We’re pushing for first all around this year – aiming to raise $40,000 from 800 donors! This fundraising day provides us with much needed financial support for our general operations.

When is Spring2ACTion?
Spring2ACTion is Wednesday, April 17 from 12:00 midnight-11:59 pm.

Where do I make my donation to The Art League on April 17?
Go to our Spring2ACTion page: http://spring2action.razoo.com/story/The-Art-League

What if I’m not available to donate on April 17? Can I schedule a donation in advance?
Yes. To schedule a donation ahead of time, go to http://spring2action.razoo.com/story/The-Art-League. You will see a pull-down under the green donation box on the right hand side. Select “make this donation occur on a giving day,” and follow the rest of the prompts. Scheduling your donation saves the transaction for April 17 (Spring2ACTion day) and makes us eligible for those big grants and prizes.

Is there a minimum donation?
The minimum donation for Spring2ACTion is $10.

Is there a maximum donation?
There is no maximum donation limit for Spring2ACTion.

Is there a limit to the amount an organization can receive on Spring2ACTion?
There is no maximum amount an organization may receive for Spring2ACTion.

Can I donate to Spring2ACTion on my smart phone?
Yes! Simply type http://spring2action.razoo.com/story/The-Art-League into your phone or scan the QR code below to go directly to our page.

What are “power hours”?
Throughout the day on April 17, organizations that raise the most dollars or unique donors during designated “power hours” will win an additional $500. Try and donate during these times if you can! The times marked with an asterisk* are the ones we would like to focus on.

$500 power hours:

  • Most donors by 8:00am*
  • Most dollars raised by 8:00am*
  • Most dollars raised between 11:00am-12:00 noon
  • Most donors between 3:00-4:00pm*
  • Most donors between 7:00-8:00pm*
  • Most dollars raised between 7:00-8:00pm*
  • Most donors between 10:00-11:00pm*
  • Most dollars raised between 10:00-11:00pm*

What are the leaderboard prizes? Why are they important?
Every donation made to The Art League through Spring2ACTion on April 17 gives us the opportunity to win up to $30,000 in additional grants and prizes. Every donation, regardless of size, helps us get closer to winning this big prize money! You can effectively double or triple your donation on this day.

The leaderboards:

Most unique donors:

  • 1st: $5000
  • 2nd: $2500
  • 3rd: $1000
  • 4th: $500
  • 5th: $100

Most dollars raised:  

  • 1st: $5000
  • 2nd: $2500
  • 3rd: $1000
  • 4th: $500
  • 5th: $100

Free Agent Fundraiser (by most unique donors):

  • 1st: $3000
  • 2nd: $1500
  • 3rd: $500

How can I watch the results as they come in on Spring2ACTion day?
Stay tuned to spring2action.org for all the leaderboard action and to The Art League’s Facebook and Twitter pages. Updates will be posted all throughout the day on the 17th.

What is a unique donor?
An email = a unique donor. If you make three donations with three different emails, that will be considered as three unique donors. If you make three donations with the same email address, that is considered as one unique donor.

How does the Free Agent Fundraiser page, “Art League Alums” work? Where does that money go?
This page: http://spring2action.razoo.com/story/Art-League-Alums-1 is a part of The Art League page. Donations made to “Art League Alums” goes toward our leaderboard total for most donors and most dollars. The Free Agent Fundraising page that raises the most unique donors wins an additional $3000 for its organization. Having this page is a great way for our “Art League Alums” to get involved, fundraise on our behalf by reaching out to their contacts, and to get more people involved in this­ awesome day.

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