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Match Madness Raises $57,610

Friday, March 20th, 2020

The 2020 MATCH MADNESS held March 10, 2020, by the Community Foundation for Cloud County (CFCC) had all thirty-one of the participating funds receive endowed gifts totaling $39,610 which were matched by $18,000 (45.57%) from the CFCC for a total of over $57,610 being added to their respective fund balances. 160 unique individual or business donors contributed 294 gifts this year with the average donation per donor being $247.56 and average gifts per donor being 1.84.

Many of the organizations who participated used the fliers and promotion materials provided by CFCC to notify their supporters of this opportunity for match donations made in person 89.4% and online by credit card (10.6%). Forty-six of the 160  donors paid by credit cards and 88.9% of them paid the respective credit card fee totaling $94.38. The Orphan Train Complex Fund had the most contributors with 32.

Thanks to all of the organizations who participated and the 160 contributors who supported their respective charities at this time. Whether you’re a potential donor, a professional advisor, a local nonprofit, or someone who’s simply concerned about the future of your community, connecting with your local community foundation is the first step toward building a better tomorrow for your community.