Make My Non-Profit Run Better contest narrows to 10 non-profits hoping to win a portion of $60,000 in total prizes
Second round of voting to select winning organizations begins tomorrow
PEORIA, Ill. (Oct. 12, 2017) – Of the 54 organizations that entered the 12th annual Make My Non-Profit Run Better contest, 10 entrants have made it to the second round of online voting for a chance to win a portion of $60,000 in office technology prizes from RK Dixon.
The second round of online voting, which begins tomorrow and will end at 5 p.m. on Oct. 19, will determine which of the 10 non-profit finalists will be awarded office technology makeovers and equipment packages that are designed to make the non-profits run better and enhance their ability to focus on their mission.
The 10 finalists, which consist of five “large” non-profits and five “small” non-profits, will now again rely on the public’s votes to win the makeover.
After more than 7,500 votes were cast during the first round of online voting, the 10 finalists are:
Small non-profit finalists
- Blue Ridge Community Farm
- Central Illinois Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired
- Peoria Humane Society
- Peoria Tazewell Dyslexia Awareness Network
- Tri-County Urban League
Large non-profit finalists
- Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka
- Milestones Early Learning Center
- South Side Christian Academy
- The Center for Prevention of Abuse
The first-prize winner in the “large” non-profit category will receive an office technology makeover valued at up to $30,000, and the second-prize winner will receive an equipment package valued at up to $10,000. The first-prize winner in the “small” non-profit category will receive an office technology makeover valued at up to $15,000. The second-prize winner for the “small” non-profit category will receive an equipment package valued at up to $5,000.
The winner of the Make My Non-Profit Run Better contest is scheduled to be announced Oct. 26.
RK Dixon is partnering with Alpha Media Group for this year’s Make My Non-Profit Run Better contest.
For a complete list of the finalist organizations, please visit: http://www.mmnprb.com/search/.
For more information about the contest or to receive a high-resolution contest logo, please contact Darren Garrett, APR, marketing manager at RK Dixon, at 563.823.6365.