Give! is a year-end philanthropic initiative created to encourage everyone in the Pikes Peak Region to give back and get involved with local nonprofits with a particular emphasis on catalyzing philanthropy from those 36 years and younger.
In 2014, Give! raised a record breaking $1,561,443 from 11,806 donations for 75 worthy nonprofits, while giving them access to matching grants, media exposure and dozens of hands-on training opportunities from local and regional experts. Give! is a project of the Colorado Springs Independent alternative newsweekly and is conducted under the fiscal sponsorship of the Pikes Peak Community Foundation.
Goals of the Give! campaign are three-fold: