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MatchDay 2021

In-Person Event Details

  • Donors can bring their donations to the Heaton Building in downtown Norton from 7 AM to 7 PM on July 21, 2021.

  • Participating agencies will have booths set up in the Heaton Building - this is a great opportunity to learn more about each organization!

 

Online Giving Details

  • Want to stay home and participate virtually instead? Click on the boxes below to learn more about each participating organization. 

CLICK HERE to make an online donation to one or more participating endowments/projects between 12:00 AM and 11:59:59 PM on July 21, 2021. 

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NCHS ALUMNI ASSOC.

Endowment

Endowed scholarship fund supporting NCHS graduates pursuing further education.

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NACA (SUNSHINE)

Endowment

Endowed organizational fund for Norton Area Childcare Association (Sunshine Learning Center).

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NCCF OPERATING

Endowment

Norton County Community Foundation's endowed operating fund.

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NCCSA (CARNIVAL)

Endowment

Endowed fund for Norton County Community Services Association, supporting the home-owned carnival.

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ARTS ENDOWMENT

Endowment

Norton County Endowment for the Arts is an endowed fund supporting arts & cultural programming.

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HEATLH DEPARTMENT

Endowment

Endowed organizational fund for Norton County Health Department & Home Health. 

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NORTON PRIDE

Endowment

Endowed field of interest fund supporting PRIDE-related projects in Norton County.

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NORTON ROTARY CLUB

Endowment

Endowed scholarship fund supporting NCHS graduates active in community service.

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NORTON THEATRE 

Endowment

Endowed organizational fund for the Norton Theatre Association.

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CELEBRATE RECOVERY

Project/Program

Outreach Expansion

Goal: $1,000

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MOMS4KIDS

Project/Program

Summer Backpack Food Program

Goal: $10,000

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NORTON BLUEJAY BOOSTER CLUB

Project/Program

Vinyl Banner Hardware

Goal: $3,500

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GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

Project/Program

Purchase View Scanner for Microfilm

Goal: $1,200

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FLOWER FUND

Project/Program

Beautification of Public Areas

Goal: $1,500

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NORTON PUBLIC LIBRARY

Project/Program

Art Club Fund

Goal: $2,000

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NORTON REGIONAL HEALTH FOUNDATION

Project/Program

New Patient Beds for NCH

Goal: $18,109

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THE ROCK

Project/Program

Re-Launch "The Rock"

Goal: $1,250

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STAR SPANGLED STITCHERS

Project/Program

Quilts of Valor

Goal: $2,750

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THRIFT SHOP

Project/Program

HVAC for New Building

Goal: $20,000

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VALLEY HOPE

Project/Program

Norton Extended Treatment & Sober Housing Project

Goal: $15,000

Donation Information

  • The 2021 match pool will be $70,000 and is provided by Norton County Community Foundation and the Jim & Lida Sharp Family.

  • The match pool will be divided in proportion to the total amount raised on July 21, 2021. 

  • Donations up to a maximum of $5,000 per organization per donor will be matched. However, we will gladly accept donations greater than $5,000.  

  • No organization will receive more than $35,000, or half of the $70,000 match pool. 

  • Donations made to the organizations can be used for immediate needs or invested into the endowed fund. Matching dollars will go to the organization’s endowed fund held at the Norton County Community Foundation. (For organizations without an endowment, matching dollars can be used for their stated project/initiative.)

  • Donations are irrevocable. Checks must be made out to Norton County Community Foundation with the donation form attached. 

  • Donations will be tax deductible and can be made to multiple organizations. Donors will receive a receipt letter after the event. 

  • One receipt will be issued to each individual making a donation. A list of the donors and their contact information will be provided to each nonprofit.

  • Donations by participating organizations to their own fund will not qualify for the match.

  • Organizations wanting to establish an endowed fund and be eligible for MatchDay 2021 must do so by June 15, 2021. The minimum gift to establish a fund is $10,000. 

Eligibility

  • 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations and charities that have an endowed fund held at the Norton County Community Foundation are eligible to participate. Endowed funds must be established before June 15, 2021. 

    • Agencies must register by June 15, 2021 in order to participate. 

  • Organizations and charitable projects that do not have an endowed fund at NCCF are invited to apply for participation. They must select one project/initiative to promote and fundraise for on Match Day. 

    • Applications are due on June 15, 2021. A selections committee will review applicants and make a determination by June 25, 2021.

Match Specifics

  • Organizations with an endowed fund at NCCF will receive a 2:1 match.

  • Organizations and charitable projects without an endowed fund at NCCF will receive a 1:1 match.

  • No organization will receive more than $35,000 (half of the pool) in matching funds. 

  • Checks will be mailed or delivered to participating organizations on/after July 31, 2021.