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Warriors are put to the test through a series of 10 challenges. Each challenge is focused on a different area of fund development, including social media, public speaking, media engagement and donor solicitation.

The challenges are scored and judged by a panel of experts. A winner will be declared each week, and prizes awarded along the way. The warrior team that raises the most for their organization through the Crowdrise Challenge wins $10,000 and will secure a spot in the final challenge. The other four will include the winner of the Social Media Challenge, and the Fast Pitch Challenge, along with two others, who will be selected based on their overall participation and performance. The five finalists will have one last chance to raise funds at the Final Challenge event. All will succeed, but only one will win the Charity Warriors Challenge and a second prize.


10 CHALLENGES

Click on the icon to access the challenge page. (Pages are not live until challenge has been announced) 

 Feb. 21 - 25

Feb. 21 - 25

 Feb 21 - 28

Feb 21 - 28

 Feb 28 - March 21 (Part 1)/ 28 (Part 2)

Feb 28 - March 21 (Part 1)/ 28 (Part 2)

 March 7, 6-9 PM (arrive at 5 PM)

March 7, 6-9 PM (arrive at 5 PM)

 March 12 - 20

March 12 - 20

 March 21, 5-8 PM

March 21, 5-8 PM

 March 21 - 28

March 21 - 28

 March 28 6-8 PM

March 28 6-8 PM

 March 30 - April 9

March 30 - April 9

 

POWER HOURS

Join a scheduled Power Hour or request an individual meeting with a Charity Warriors Challenge alumna, mentor, or seasoned executive. The five finalists will each be assigned a team of advisors for the final two weeks of the challenge. The team will include a Charity Warrior alumna, a seasoned executive, and business leader. 

 

GROUP POWER HOURS

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March 5 1:00 - 2:00 PM (Social Media Basics)

March 6 10:00 - 11:00 AM (Networking)

March 9, 9:30 - 10:30 (General)

March 13, 10:00 - 11:00 (Social Media)

March 15, 3:30 - 4:30 PM (Fundraising Strategy)

March 19 12:00 - 1:00 PM (Hot Seat)

March 23 8:15 - 9:15 AM (Pitch)   OR (choose one)  

March 26 12:30 - 1:30 PM (Pitch)

REQUEST A POWER HOUR


CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES

IN-PERSON CHALLENGES

March 7
Mystery Donor Challenge
6-9 PM for guests, warriors arrive at 5 PM
226 Beacon St, Boston (Back Bay) 
Registration link (via wait list) 

March 21
Hot Seat Challenge
5 - 8 PM
Alley by Verizon, 10 Ware St, Cambridge, MA
Parking options http://www.harvardsquare.com/parking

March 28
Fast Pitch Challenge
Location, tba
Boston, MA
6-8:00 PM for guests, warriors arrive at 5 PM

April 11
Final Challenge & Awards
WeWork
Cambridge, MA
6-9 PM for guests, finalists arrive at 5 PM