LetzChange, an online crowdfunding platform, on Thursday launched the third edition of its annual fundraising competition, the 'Giving Premier League
Kicking off from February 15, 2017 till March 25, 2017, the 40 day League incentivizes participating non-profits across the country.
During the event, there is competition between teams representing different regions, comprising of NGOs working for the development of people living in those areas.
Charities therefore are in the running to raise maximum funds, expand their donor network and work to grab the cumulative prize money of up to two crore rupees, offered as matching grant.
Apart from the fixed rewards, the NGOs also stand a chance to win prizes if they are part of the winning team in the league. Charities, therefore, have to also start working in cooperation within their regional teams to bring out the best in each other to win as a league.
The regional teams in the Giving Premier League 2017 include: Bengaluru Brave Hearts: Non-profits from Karnataka; Chennai Change Makers: Non-profits from Tamil Nadu; Empathetic East: Non-profits from West Bengal, Bihar and Odisha; Magnanimous Maharashtra: Non-profits from Maharashtra and Goa; Northern Knights: Non-profits from Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab; Heartland Heroes: Non-profits from Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan; Telugu Titans: Non-profits from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
The event will provide an opportunity for donors to contribute to the development of the region they hail from, by supporting the team that represents their roots.
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