Prize Results

Posted May 4, 2017


CONNECTING THE DOTS

Donors across most towns & cities
Organizations that get donors from most cities and towns from within the Pioneer Valley (total of 69) within each budget category

Empty Arms Bereavement Support Donors across most towns & cities – 1st Place (Small) $2,500
Amandla, Inc. Donors across most towns & cities – 2nd Place (Small) $1,500
Urban Wildlife Rehabilitation, Inc. Donors across most towns & cities – 3rd Place (Small) $1,000
Franklin Land Trust, Inc Donors across most towns & cities – 1st Place (Medium) $2,500
Pathlight / Whole Children Donors across most towns & cities – 2nd Place (Medium) $1,500
Third Sector New England/ Gardening The Community GTC Donors across most towns & cities – 3rd Place (Medium) $1,000
New England Public Radio Foundation, Inc. Donors across most towns & cities – 1st Place (Large) $2,500
Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society, Inc. Donors across most towns & cities – 2nd Place (Large) $1,500
The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts Donors across most towns & cities – 3rd Place (Large) $1,000

Donors by decade
Organizations that get at least one donor in at least 4 of the possible age decades provided on the donation form AND two of which are in 30-39, 20-29, or 19 and under categories; organizations are then eligible for random selection from pool

Berkshire Children and Families Donors by Decade $4,000
Eggtooth Productions Donors by Decade $4,000


THE MOST

Most unique donors
Organizations that get the most unique donors within each budget category

Empty Arms Bereavement Support Most unique donors – 1st Place (Small) $2,500
Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School Family Association Most unique donors – 2nd Place (Small) $1,500
Abortion Rights Fund of Western Massachusetts Most unique donors – 3rd Place (Small) $1,000
Double Edge Theatre Productions Inc Most unique donors – 1st Place (Medium) $2,500
Pathlight / Whole Children Most unique donors – 2nd Place (Medium) $1,500
Franklin Land Trust, Inc Most unique donors – 3rd Place (Medium) $1,000
New England Public Radio Foundation, Inc. Most unique donors – 1st Place (Large) $2,500
Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society, Inc. Most unique donors – 2nd Place (Large) $1,500
The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts Most unique donors – 3rd Place (Large) $1,000

Most donors under 40
Organizations with the most donors under 40 years old based on age categories provided on donation form: 30-39, 20-29, 19 and under categories

Empty Arms Bereavement Support Most donors under 40 – 1st Place (Small) $2,500
Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School Family Association Most donors under 40 – 2nd Place (Small) $1,500
Jackson Street School Parent Teacher Organization, Inc. Most donors under 40 – 3rd Place (Small) $1,000
Double Edge Theatre Productions Inc Most donors under 40 – 1st Place (Medium) $2,500
New Spirit, Inc. Most donors under 40 – 2nd Place (Medium) $1,500
Warren J Plaut Charitable Trust/ Pioneer Valley Workers Center Most donors under 40 – 3rd Place (Medium) $1,000
Caring Health Center, Inc. Most donors under 40 – 1st Place (Large) $2,500
New England Public Radio Foundation, Inc. Most donors under 40 – 2nd Place (Large) $1,500
Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society, Inc. Most donors under 40 – 3rd Place (Large) $1,000


WHAT’S NEW?

Most new donors to your organization
Organizations that get the most new donors within each budget category

Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School Family Association Most new donors to your organization – 1st Place (Small) $2,500
Empty Arms Bereavement Support Most new donors to your organization – 2nd Place (Small) $1,500
Abortion Rights Fund of Western Massachusetts Most new donors to your organization – 3rd Place (Small) $1,000
Warren J Plaut Charitable Trust/ Pioneer Valley Workers Center Most new donors to your organization – 1st Place (Medium) $2,500
Grow Food Northampton, Inc. Most new donors to your organization – 2nd Place (Medium) $1,500
Pathlight / Whole Children Most new donors to your organization – 3rd Place (Medium) $1,000
New England Public Radio Foundation, Inc. Most new donors to your organization – 1st Place (Large) $2,500
Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society, Inc. Most new donors to your organization – 2nd Place (Large) $1,500
Caring Health Center, Inc. Most new donors to your organization – 3rd Place (Large) $1,000


Most donors acquired this year if didn’t participate previously in VG
New organizations with the most unique donors by budget size

Amandla, Inc. Most donors acquired this year if didn’t participate previously in VG – 1st Place (Small) $1,500
Hilltown Village Inc, DBA It Takes A Village Most donors acquired this year if didn’t participate previously in VG – 2nd Place (Small) $1,000
Amherst Regional High School Most donors acquired this year if didn’t participate previously in VG – 3rd Place (Small) $500
Community Education Project Most donors acquired this year if didn’t participate previously in VG – 1st Place (Medium) $1,500
Baby and Me: Learning Together Most donors acquired this year if didn’t participate previously in VG – 2nd Place (Medium) $1,000
Western Massachusetts Training Consortium/The RECOVER Project Most donors acquired this year if didn’t participate previously in VG – 3rd Place (Medium) $500
Roman Catholic Bishop of Spfld, A Corp Sole for St. Michael’s Academy Most donors acquired this year if didn’t participate previously in VG – 1st Place (Large) $1,500
Academy Hill Center for Gifted Children Inc. Most donors acquired this year if didn’t participate previously in VG – 2nd Place (Large) $1,000
Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School Most donors acquired this year if didn’t participate previously in VG – 3rd Place (Large) $500


IT’S ALL RELATIVE

Greatest percent increase from previous year
Organizations that have the greatest percentage increase of donors from previous year, within each budget category

Polish Center of Discovery and Learning Greatest percent increase from previous year – 1st Place (Small) $2,500
Silverthorne Theater Company, Inc. Greatest percent increase from previous year – 2nd Place (Small) $1,500
Action Centered Tutoring Services Greatest percent increase from previous year – 3rd Place (Small) $1,000
Springfield Technical Community College Foundation, Inc. Greatest percent increase from previous year – 1st Place (Medium) $2,500
Northampton Education Foundation Greatest percent increase from previous year – 2nd Place (Medium) $1,500
Peace Development Fund/ The Prison Birth Project Greatest percent increase from previous year – 3rd Place (Medium) $1,000
Caring Health Center, Inc. Greatest percent increase from previous year – 1st Place (Large) $2,500
Community Options, Inc. Greatest percent increase from previous year – 2nd Place (Large) $1,500
Frank Newhall Look Memorial Park, Inc. Greatest percent increase from previous year – 3rd Place (Large) $1,000


MATCHMAKER, MATCHMAKER

Match pool
Organizations that met their match as posted on Kimbia for amount of at least $2,500 are eligible for random selection from pool; winner will be matched their match amount up to $5,000. 14 organizations were pulled by random selection.

LightHouse Holyoke Match pool 1 $3,100
Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities Match pool 2 $2,500
Jackson Street School Parent Teacher Organization, Inc. Match pool 3 $2,500
Empty Arms Bereavement Support Match pool 4 $5,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of Spfld, A Corp Sole for St. Michael’s Academy Match pool 5 $2,500
Committee for Northampton, Inc. (David Ruggles) Match pool 6 $2,500
Northampton Education Foundation Match pool 7 $5,000
Tech Foundry, Inc. Match pool 8 $3,010
Survival Centers, Inc. Match pool 9 $2,500
WGBH Educational Foundation Match pool 10 $2,500
Guidewire, Inc. Match pool 11 $4,000
New Spirit, Inc. Match Pool 12 $2,500
Northeast Sustainable Energy Association, Inc. Match Pool 13 $4,000
Hampshire College Trustees/ Civil Liberties and Public Policy (CLPP) Match Pool 14 $3,000


IT’S A MATTER OF TIME

Sunrise donation
The first prize recorded by Kimbia after official sunrise time for Eastern Standard Time on May 2, 2017. Based on the order listed by Kimbia as being processed. Closest in time after sunrise

Institute for the Musical Arts Sunrise donation $750

Last donation of night
Last donation made that is processed by Kimbia on May 2. Based on the order listed by Kimbia as being processed.

The Common Wealth Center Last donation of night $750


Golden Tickets
Prizes for a randomly selected donation made during designated hour

Third Sector New England/ Gardening The Community GTC Golden Ticket (7:00-7:59 am) $500
Friends of Hilltown Safety at Home Golden Ticket (7:00-7:59 am) $500
Cancer Connection, Inc. Golden Ticket (9-9:59 am) $500
Amherst Education Foundation, Inc Golden Ticket (9-9:59 am) $500
Massachusetts Academy of Ballet Education Training Association Golden Ticket (12-12:59 pm) $500
Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center Foundation Inc. Golden Ticket (12-12:59 pm) $500
Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities Golden Ticket (1-1:59 pm) $500
Trustees of the Forbes Library Golden Ticket (1-1:59 pm) $500
MotherWoman, Inc. Golden Ticket (3-3:59 pm) $500
Northampton Center for the Arts Golden Ticket (3-3:59 pm) $500
Friends of the New Salem Public Library Golden Ticket (4-4:59 pm) $500
The Performance Project Golden Ticket (4-4:59 pm) $500
Community Education Project Golden Ticket (7-7:59 pm) $500
Noble & Cooley Center for Historic Preservation Corp. Golden Ticket (7-7:59 pm) $500
Second Chance Animal Shelter, Inc. Golden Ticket (10-10:59 pm) $500
Gray House, Inc. Golden Ticket (10-10:59 pm) $500


Power Hours
Prizes for a randomly selected donation made during designated hour

Springfield Technical Community College Foundation, Inc. Power Hour – AM (10-10:59 am) $1,000
North Star: Self-directed Learning for Teens Power Hour – AM (10-10:59 am) $1,000
Honest Beginnings Power Hour – PM (8-8:59 pm) $1,000
Meadowedge Art for Children Power Hour – PM (8-8:59 pm) $1,000


NOT ON VALLEY GIVES DAY

Video Prize 
Best video based on viewer scoring (details to be released later)

Pioneer Valley Riverfront Club, Inc. Video Prize – 1st Place $1,500
Bridge Street School PTO, Inc. Video Prize – 2nd Place $1,000
Camp Howe Video Prize – 3rd Place  $750

Founders’ Prizes
Prizes randomly selected from organizational represented at May 1 kickoff Event

Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity Founders Prize $1,000
Springfield Cultural Partnership Incorporated Founders Prize $1,000


BECAUSE YOU ARE YOU

Random by Nonprofit Category

Guidewire, Inc. Random by NPO Category – Accessibility and Disability $250
Baby Mine Rescue, Inc Random by NPO Category – Animals and Animal Welfare $250
Community Music School of Springfield, Inc. Random by NPO Category – Arts, Culture & Humanities $250
Northampton Youth and Community Rowing Inc. Random by NPO Category – Athletics and Sports $250
Pioneer Valley Project Random by NPO Category – Civic Engagement & Open Society $250
Community Legal Aid Random by NPO Category – Crime Prevention & Legal Services $250
Spirit Fire Meditative Retreat Center Random by NPO Category – Education and Youth Development $250
Massachusetts Audubon Society, Inc. Random by NPO Category – Environment and Public Spaces $250
Insight Meditation of Pioneer Valley Dhamma Dena Random by NPO Category – Faith-based Organizations $250
United Way of Franklin County, Inc. Random by NPO Category – Financial Support and Stability; Anti-Poverty $250
Neighbors Helping Neighbors Inc. Random by NPO Category – Food, Agriculture, & Nutrition $250
Western Massachusetts Training Consortium/ Northampton Recovery Center Random by NPO Category – Health and Medical $250
Glenmeadow, Inc. Random by NPO Category – Housing & Community Development $250
Take and Eat, Inc Random by NPO Category – Human Services; Support for People $250
Friends of the Sunderland Public Library Random by NPO Category – Libraries & Museums $250
Community Education Project Random by NPO Category – Workforce, Training & Employment Support $250

Random by county
Prizes randomly selected from a donation from each Pioneer Valley county – Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin

Seeds of Solidarity Education Center Inc Random by county – Franklin $250
Hilltown Land Trust, Inc. Random by county – Franklin $250
Karuna Center for Peacebuilding Random by county – Franklin $250
Caring Health Center, Inc. Random by county – Hampden $250
Holyoke Merry-Go-Round, Inc. Random by county – Hampden $250
Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center Foundation Inc. Random by county – Hampden $250
Empty Arms Bereavement Support Random by county – Hampshire $250
Biodynamic Farmland Conservation Trust, Inc Random by county – Hampshire $250
Trustees of the Forbes Library Random by county – Hampshire $250


Random by town/city
Prizes randomly selected from a donation from each Pioneer Valley town/city

Roman Catholic Bishop of Spfld, A Corp Sole for St. Michael’s Academy Random by town/city – Agawam $250
Kestrel Land Trust Random by town/city – Amherst $250
Institute for the Musical Arts Random by town/city – Ashfield $250
Safe Passage, Inc. Random by town/city – Belchertown $250
Greenfield Center School, Inc. Random by town/city – Bernardston $250
Gateway Education Foundation Random by town/city – Blandford $250
Palmer Public Library Association Random by town/city – Brimfield $250
Mary Lyon Education Fund Inc. Random by town/city – Buckland $250
Four Rivers Educational Foundation, Inc Random by town/city – Charlemont $250
Clinical and Support Options, Inc. Random by town/city – Chesterfield $250
Center for Human Development Random by town/city – Chicopee $250
Just Roots Inc Random by town/city – Colrain $250
The Literacy Project Random by town/city – Conway $250
Friends of the Williamsburg Libraries Inc Random by town/city – Cummington $250
The Nolumbeka Project Inc Random by town/city – Chester $250
Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program Random by town/city – Deerfield $250
Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School Family Association Random by town/city – East Longmeadow $250
Third Sector New England/ Gardening The Community GTC Random by town/city – Easthampton $250
Friends of the Erving Public Library Random by town/city – Erving $250
Meadowedge Art for Children Random by town/city – Gill $250
LightHouse Holyoke Random by town/city – Goshen $250
Enchanted Circle Inc. Random by town/city – Granby $250
Noble & Cooley Center for Historic Preservation Corp. Random by town/city – Granville $250
Friends of the Greenfield Public Library Assoc Inc Random by town/city – Greenfield $250
Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Inc. Random by town/city – Hampden $250
The Art Garden Inc Random by town/city – Hatfield $250
Mohawk Trail Concerts, Inc. Random by town/city – Hawley $250
Double Edge Theatre Productions Inc Random by town/city – Heath $250
Here Today Adopted Tomorrow Animal Sanctuary, Inc Random by town/city – Holland $250
Valley Womens Martial Arts Random by town/city – Holyoke $250
Alzheimer’s Music Project, Inc. Random by town/city – Huntington $250
Franklin County Community Meals Program, Inc. Random by town/city – Leverett $250
Franklin Land Trust, Inc Random by town/city – Leyden $250
Forest Park Zoological Society, Inc. Random by town/city – Longmeadow $250
Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School Random by town/city – Ludlow $250
Camp Howe Random by town/city – Middlefield $250
Collaborative for Educational Services Inc/Palmer Monson Family Network Random by town/city – Monson $250
Survival Centers, Inc. Random by town/city – Montague $250
Connecticut River Watershed Council Random by town/city – Montgomery $250
Amherst Regional High School Random by town/city – New Salem $250
Northampton Education Foundation Random by town/city – Northampton $250
Greenfield Community College Foundation, Inc Random by town/city – Northfield $250
New England Public Radio Foundation, Inc. Random by town/city – Orange $250
Gray House, Inc. Random by town/city – Palmer $250
Craig’s Doors, Inc Random by town/city – Pelham $250
Hilltown Village Inc, DBA It Takes A Village Random by town/city – Plainfield $250
Unitarian Universalist Rowe Camp and Conference Center Random by town/city – Rowe $250
Friends of Hilltown Safety at Home Random by town/city – Russell $250
Girls on the Run Western MA Random by town/city – Hadley $250
North Star: Self-directed Learning for Teens Random by town/city – Shelburne $250
Citizens Awareness Network, Inc. Random by town/city – Shutesbury $250
Highland Valley Elder Services, Inc. Random by town/city – South Hadley $250
Northampton Community Music Center, Inc. Random by town/city – Southampton $250
Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society, Inc. Random by town/city – Southwick $250
Casa Latina, Inc. Random by town/city – Springfield $250
Pathlight / Whole Children Random by town/city – Sunderland $250
Feline Friends Random by town/city – Tolland $250
Hitchcock Free Academy Random by town/city – Wales $250
Belchertown Day School, Inc. Random by town/city – Ware $250
Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust Random by town/city – Warwick $250
Friends of the M.N. Spear Memorial Library, Inc. Random by town/city – Wendell $250
Treehouse Foundation, Inc. Random by town/city – West Springfield $250
Friends of Springfield Preparatory Charter School Random by town/city – Westfield $250
Riverside Industries, Inc. Random by town/city – Westhampton $250
Diggity Dogs Service Dogs Inc. Random by town/city – Whately $250
Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity Random by town/city – Wilbraham $250
Grow Food Northampton, Inc. Random by town/city – Williamsburg $250
Cancer Connection, Inc. Random by town/city – Worthington $250