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How Brackets for Good WorksQ. Why is Charleston Animal Society Participating in Brackets For Good (aka “BFG”)?
A. We see the Brackets For Good tournament as an innovative way to raise money for our animals! The bonus is that if we can win the tournament, we will win a $100,000 grant from AT&T. As always, your donations will be handled with your security and privacy as a top priority. Only Charleston Animal Society will have access to your personal information.
Q. What is Brackets For Good (aka “BFG”)?
A. Brackets For good is the sport for nonprofits. Inspired by college basketball brackets, Brackets For Good is a charitable, online fundraising tournament where up to 64 hand-selected, local nonprofits LIKE CHARLESTON ANIMAL SOCIETY with a 501(c)3 status in good standing compete for donations while earning increased awareness along the way. All participating nonprofits, including Charleston Animal Society have a chance at winning $100,000 unrestricted grant courtesy of the tournament’s presenting sponsor.
Q. How does it work?
A. Picture the annual college basketball tournament in March. Now, replace the teams with nonprofits. Organizations go head-to-head in a single elimination, bracket-style fundraising tournament at bfg.org. During each week-long round donors visit bfg.org, select the nonprofits they wish to support, and donate money to help them advance to the next round ($1 = 1 Point). At the end of each round the nonprofit with more points advances and the points reset.
Q. Who is Brackets For Good for?
A. Brackets For Good is designed to engage local philanthropists no matter if they are the CEO at a multi-billion dollar company, a full-time mom, a local sports fanatic, or a young professional with new found disposable income. Brackets For Good is a platform for activating these like-minded individuals who want to support and continue the good-natured initiatives happening in their community.