FirstBank Nonprofit Prizes

Win $100,000 worth of prizes thanks to FirstBank, the Colorado Gives Day presenting sponsor.


Grand Prizes
3 prizes of $10,000 each

This year, we’re awarding $10,000 to the top nonprofit on each Grand Prize leaderboard category that raises the most money on during Colorado Gives Day (Nov. 1 – Dec. 5). Categories are defined as small, medium and large. 

  • Winners: Robbie's Hope Foundation, Colorado Golf Foundation, and First Tee - Green Valley Ranch 

Power Hours
15 prizes of $2,000 each

Fifteen (15) nonprofits can win an extra $2,000 prize on Colorado Gives Day. For each power hour, nonprofits will be associated to either a small, medium, or large leaderboard. The nonprofit that is ranked #1 for the most raised at the end of the power hour will win $2,000. Nonprofits can win only 1 power hour prize.  

7am - 8am Power Hour Winners: Smiling Goat Ranch, Roberta's Legacy, and Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver

10am - 11am Power Hour Winners: Robbie's Hope Foundation, Denver Children's Choir, and YMCA of Northern Colorado.

4pm - 5pm Power Hour Winners: The Happy Crew, Denver Young Artists Orchestra Association, and The Rise School of Denver

7pm - 8pm Power Hour Winners: GuateStar, Small Champions, and Food Bank of the Rockies

10pm -11pm Power Hour Winners: The Son and Reins Ranch Inc, Littleton Public Schools Foundation, and Denver Rescue Mission.

New Nonprofits
1 prize of $5,000

New Nonprofits: $5,000 will be awarded to a new nonprofit that raises the most online through during early giving (Nov. 1 - Dec. 4). 

Growth Prize
1 prize of $5,000

Returning Nonprofits: $5,000 will be awarded to a returning nonprofit with the biggest year over year growth on (Nov. 1 - Gives Day 2022 vs. 2023) for dollars raised on

  • Winner: First Tee - Green Valley Ranch

Facebook Trivia Contest
10 prizes of $1,000 each

Game on!  Enjoy online Colorado Gives Day Trivia, hosted by FirstBank. Two (2) nonprofits named by players are selected to win each day and receive $1,000. Nonprofits can increase their odds of winning by inviting donors, employees, volunteers, families, friends – ANYONE - to play!  The 2023 fun is set for Monday, Nov. 27 – Friday, Dec. 1. FirstBank hosts the fun on their Facebook page. Look for the @ColoradoGives tag.  Questions are posted twice a day and winners randomly drawn from all the correct answers. FirstBank announces winners and their chosen nonprofits on FirstBank’s Facebook page within two hours of posting each question.

  • Winners: Denver Young Artists Orchestra, Baby Bear Hugs, League of Women Voters of Colorado, International Rescue Committee Denver, Journey Home Animal Care Center, Colorado Destination Imagination, Union Colony Children's Music Academy, Comnmunity Resources Inc., Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado and UpRoot Colorado.

Rally Around the State
15 prizes of $1,000 each

We love and appreciate our Regional Champions. That’s why we’re spreading the love across the state by giving each of our 15 Regional Champions $1,000.

Host an Event
1 prize of $5,000

Do you have an event planned? Use the Event Fundraising Page anytime between Nov. 1 – Dec. 5 and you could win a $5,000 prize. Event pages must have a minimum of two (2) active fundraising pages to be eligible. The event page with the most dollars raised online through will be awarded the prize.

  • Winner: Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition

Giving Tuesday Nonprofit Prizes

Janus Henderson Investors, official sponsor of #GivingTuesday. 



Giving Tuesday Prize
6 prizes of $4,000

In Colorado, we celebrate #GivingTuesday by giving for Colorado Gives Day. Six randomly selected small and medium nonprofits will each receive $4,000 thanks to Janus Henderson Investors, the official #GivingTuesday sponsor for 


  • Small Nonprofits: African American Youth Leadership Conference, Colorado Repertory Singers, and Good Life Refuge.
  • Medium Nonprofits: Rocky Mountain House Rabbit Rescue, High Country Conservation Advocates, and Audience of One Youth Theater.

Nonprofit Kickoff Prize

Casa Bonita celebrates Early Giving with a cliffside dinner prize. 



Gift Certificate Prize
1 prize

Casa Bonita, the cultural icon Mexican restaurant in Colorado, celebrates early giving with a Casa Bonita Gift Certificate for a cliffside dinner for 6 that guarantees fun around every corner. The nonprofit that raises the most by end of day on November 1 wins. 

Prize Winner: St. Anne's Episcopal School

To be eligible for prizes, nonprofits must be live on starting Nov. 1, 2023.

Please note that the final determination of prizes and awards will be made at the discretion of Colorado Gives Foundation. 

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