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VOTE: Give For Youth Challenge

Surfrider Foundation is participating in the Microfunding Opportunities for Nonprofits called Give For Youth Challenge on GOOD Maker!

We’ve entered a microproject in the Give for Youth Challenge and we need your vote! The top 20 youth-focused nonprofits with the most votes
win a spot on GiveforYouth.org, a microgiving portal that helps nonprofits get new projects funded and off the ground. Give for Youth is a Microsoft
YouthSpark program in partnership with GlobalGiving.

Starting March 17, 2013, the 20 winning organizations will be featured on GiveforYouth.org and be eligible for matching donations from Microsoft,
up to $100,000 across all organizations. So you can see why we’re so excited, and why we need your support!

Please take a second to help us out with your vote, and if you’re feeling extra helpful, share this message with your friends! We need all the votes
we can get.The top 20 submissions will be featured on Give For Youth where they will be eligible for public funding and matching grants from Microsoft, up to $100,000. These funds will help our Quad Program grow and our existing clubs continue their amazing local projects!

As an added bonus, the three organizations with the most votes in the challenge will receive gift vouchers of $5,000 each toward awesome technology from Microsoft! The top three organizations with the most votes will also receive a one-year subscription to GOOD magazine as well as a set of custom cobranded banners on good.is driving our community to the three organization’s website throughout the year.

- Voting begins Monday, February 18 at 12:00 PM PST and ends Friday, March 01 at 12:00 PM PST.
- Each person gets one vote during the voting period.

Our unique URL to vote: http://giveforyouth.maker.good.is/projects/surfriderquad

Please help us spread to word and have the most votes!