Prizes are one of the hallmarks of what makes Give to the Max Day a fun and exciting day to be generous! In fact, thanks to our foundation and corporate sponsors and those who support GiveMN, we've been able to give away more than $2 million to nonprofits and schools across Minnesota since the inaugural Give to the Max Day in 2009!

Below, read more about the prize structure for GTMD19.


Give to the Max Day 2019 Prize Pool


Expanded prize pool for registered organizations

Nonprofits and schools who meet our prize eligibility requirements and complete the simple registration process for Give to the Max Day will be eligible for our expanded Registered Organization Prize Pool

$500 Golden Tickets every 15 minutes!

sponsored by Bush Foundation

We see excitement year after year around Golden Tickets, and thanks to our partners at Bush Foundation, we'll be awarding $500 Golden Tickets every 15 minutes on Give to the Max Day 2019! 


$6,000 Power Hours at 10 a.m. and 10 p.m.

sponsored by Bush Foundation

Because we know Give to the Max Day is fun with a little friendly competition, we're bringing back Power Hours to ignite extra generosity during two hours of Give to the Max Day.

Here's how it works—we'll be awarding a total of $6,000 among the top three organizations who raise the most money between 10:00-10:59 a.m. and 10:00-10:59 p.m. First place will receive $3,000; second place will receive $2,000; and third place will receive $1,000.


Additional GTMD19 Prizes

In addition to our expanded prize pool for registered organizations, we're also bringing back a number of our fan-favorite Give to the Max Day prizes to add to the day's excitement. All nonprofits who meet our prize eligibility requirements will be in the running for these prizes. Though we encourage organizations to register for GTMD19 to be eligible for the expanded prize pool above, registration is not required for the prizes below.

$1,000 Hourly Golden Tickets

sponsored by Bush Foundation

We're excited to bring back our $1,000 Hourly Golden Tickets yet again! At the end of each hour on November 14, we'll randomly draw a donation from that hour and add $1,000 to the total! We're excited to thank our friends at Bush Foundation for helping sponsor these prizes. If you'd like to sponsor any of these Hourly Golden Tickets, contact us!

$500 Early Giving Golden Tickets

sponsored by Bush Foundation 

Give to the Max Day Early Giving takes place from November 1-13, and we'll be randomly selecting one donation from each of these days to receive a $500 Early Giving Golden Ticket!

$10,000 Super-Sized Golden Ticket

Back for another year, the $10,000 Super-Sized Golden Ticket will be drawn at the end of Give to the Max Day from all donations made from November 1-14. Recent winners of our largest Give to the Max Day prize include Avenues for Homeless Youth, Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness, The Dakota Foundation for Jazz Education, Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley Elementary School, and Special Olympics Minnesota. Will we add your organization's name to the list?


Are you interested in sponsoring Give to the Max Day prizes? Email contact@givemn.org for more information.






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