Northern Kentuckians to Unite for Day of Giving

Day-long celebration of fundraising highlights local resources

Horizon Community Funds of Northern Kentucky is partnering with the Kentucky Nonprofit Network (KNN) to bring additional awareness and prizes for Kentucky Gives Day 2018, now in its sixth year. From midnight until 11:59 p.m. EST on May 22, Kentuckians and those who care about the organizations that serve the commonwealth will connect with and donate to nonprofits by visiting www.kygives.org.

Horizon Community Funds is adding an incentive for nonprofits to join the event by bringing in new prizes for nonprofits who lead in donations for the day. Various prizes will be awarded to nonprofits that offer services or programming in Boone, Campbell, and/or Kenton counties.

“Horizon Community Funds is excited to partner with the Kentucky Nonprofit Network for Kentucky Gives Day 2018,” said Horizon Community Funds President Nancy Grayson. “Northern Kentucky has a strong community of charitable organizations who work every day to make a positive impact in our region. As Northern Kentucky’s own community foundation, we work to support these critically important organizations in their missions through increased philanthropy.”

Nonprofit organizations with 501(c)3 designation and operating in Kentucky may register through April 23 at www.kygives.org.Kentucky Gives Day registration is free for KNN members; charities that are not yet members may either join KNN at the time of registration or pay a one-time fee.

A free, live introductory webinar is set for Thursday, March 29 at 10:30 a.m. EST to share information about the event, and a recording of this webinar will be available online. Free training for participating organizations will be provided by KNN’s online partner, GiveGab. Nonprofits are encouraged to register as soon as possible in order to take advantage of the resources, which include webinars on topics such storytelling, marketing and person-to-person fundraising. Register for the March 29 webinar here.

Horizon Community Funds of Northern Kentucky is a qualified public charitable 501(c)(3) organization established as a community foundation in 2017 by Northern Kentucky leaders. Its mission is to unite resources to raise the quality of life for all people in the Northern Kentucky community. More information can be found at www.horizonfunds.org.