American Open Access Challenge 2009

The Challenge is for participants to generate donations for their projects between June 8, 2009 (12:01 EDT) and June 30, 2009 (11:59 pm EDT). The top three fundraising projects (most dollars raised) will also receive supplementary cash bonuses from GlobalGiving of $3,000, $2,000 and $1,000, respectively. The project with the greatest number of unique donors will be awarded a bonus of $3,000.

ANY Project that is able to raise a minimum of $4,000 and at least 50 separate donors will be invited to remain on the GlobalGiving website. These projects will be eligible to continue receiving donations from the general public, private and corporate foundations through

Online donations will be accepted through June 30, 2009 until 11:59 EDT. Checks received by June 29 will be included in the Challenge and will count towards the number of unique donors for each project. Checks received after June 29 will be applied to the indicated project, but will not count towards the Challenge. Checks should be made payable to the GlobalGiving Foundation and should clearly indicate the project to which the funds should be applied.

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