Win A Free Website For Your Favorite Nonprofit
Nominate your favorite nonprofit for a FREE website!
Our core values include a commitment to making a difference. We place priority on giving back to our communities, both locally and across the U.S., and we believe that businesses can only be successful when they are engaged in making the world a better place. Because of this belief, we give back to others through teaching, mentoring, volunteering, discounted services, and by occasionally making cash or in-kind donations of products or services.
We Wanted To Do More
In 2014, Chris and I decided that we wanted to do even more to give back to the world, and the phenomenal nonprofits who are working tirelessly to make it a better place for all of us.
Some incredible organizations don’t have the budget for custom website design or to hire an expert WordPress developer. It is not unusual to encounter organizations that are dramatically changing the world for the better, but don’t yet have a web presence to match their local impact and efforts.Imagine how much more a nonprofit can do with an effective website: 2x, 3x...even 10x more good? Click To Tweet
We made a commitment to do whatever we could to help nonprofit organizations develop a professional online presence that helps them spread their mission, get more volunteers, and hopefully even bring in more donations. We do this though our across-the-board 20% discount on all products and services for 501(c)(3) nonprofits. But beyond that, Chris and I decided that Road Warrior Creative will give away a complete website design and development package to a nonprofit organization located anywhere in the U.S. at least once per year.
The 2016 Free Nonprofit Website Giveaway is Now Open
Today, we’re excited to officially announce the 2016 nonprofit website giveaway. The rules are similar to last year, and are detailed below, but all you have to do is submit the following form with information about your favorite nonprofit organization, then vote on Facebook for the winner. The nonprofit with the most votes at the end of June will receive a free website to help them better serve their community.Nominate a nonprofit to win a free WordPress website. Click To Tweet
Free Website for Nonprofits Contest Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO WIN. PURCHASE OR PRIOR RELATIONSHIP WITH ROAD WARRIOR CREATIVE WILL NOT INCREASE THE LIKELIHOOD OF WINNING.
How to Enter:
Fill out the form below with your contact information, name and contact information for the organization you are nominating, and a short (no more than 300 words) essay about how the organization helps your community/makes a difference in the world, and why you think they should be given a new website. Don’t forget to upload a logo or image representing the organization!
Applications must be submitted via the form below; emailed or mailed entries will be discarded. Entries must be received by Friday, June 10, 2016 at 11:55 PM mountain time to move on to round two considerations. Organizations may nominate themselves.
To be eligible to win, organizations must be based in the United States of America and must have 501(c)(3) nonprofit status. Organizations must offer worthwhile opportunities for service, volunteering, or learning on a community level; political candidates, government agencies, and organizations whose sole or primary purpose is promoting specific religious beliefs are not eligible. Public or charter schools are considered eligible organizations for the purpose of this contest.
Organizations should have a non-discrimination policy and should not engage in discrimination based upon race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Organization may have an existing website that is in need of a complete redesign so long as that is noted on the application form.
How a Winner is Chosen:
Following receipt of application, Road Warrior Creative will verify the organization’s nonprofit status, that the organization is interested in winning a new website from Road Warrior Creative, and that the organization meets all other criteria listed above. Road Warrior Creative reserves the right to exclude an organization from the contest at any time.
After application review, logo/images for each eligible organization will be uploaded to Road Warrior Creative’s Facebook page along with the applicant’s essay. Organizations and applicants will be notified of their eligibility status and provided a link to their contest image on Facebook.
From the time of upload until Monday, June 27th, 2016 at 11:55 PM mountain time, individuals will be able to vote for the winning organization by “Liking” the logo/image pictures uploaded to Read Warrior Creative’s Facebook page. At contest end (June 27, 2016 11:55 PM mountain time), the organization with the most likes on the uploaded image will be the winner; winner will be announced Friday, July 1st, 2016, via Facebook and on this blog. The winner will also be notified via email.
The Grand Prize:
One (1) winner will receive one (1) free custom designed and developed WordPress website, which will be installed and set-up on the winner’s hosting account. Actual retail value of prize will depend upon size and scope of final product. The website will be mobile responsive and search engine optimized. Website will include up to 40 pages of content, forms, calendars, a blog, and other features as deemed necessary during the discovery process. Google Analytics and social media integration provided at no charge.
Please note: this package does NOT include domain registration, website hosting, the addition of an eCommerce platform or shopping cart, some specialized plugins, content writing, SEO strategy or logo design services. Following website completion, winner will receive 1.5 hours of training on website usage/maintenance; additional/ongoing training and/or support will be available at Road Warrior Creative’s published rate. Winner is responsible for paying all fees associated with domain registration and website hosting, and any applicable taxes or government fees. Winner must be willing to work collaboratively with Road Warrior Creative to create the design and content. Website will be built before December 31, 2016.