Blue Grass Community Foundation and Smiley Pete’s GoodGiving Challenge Returns November 28, 2017!

The GoodGiving Challenge is a powerful, 5 week online giving celebration that connects Central and Appalachia Kentucky with the causes they care about. We invite you to join us, because when you give where you live, you make a more vibrant, sustainable, equitable community for all. The communities we love rely on a nonprofit infrastructure and by giving right here during The GoodGiving Challenge, you know you are doing something to make this the best place to live, work and play.

Add to Google Calendar
When: November 28 starting at 9 am (EST) through December 31 at 11:59 (EST)
How: Donate online, right here at
Why: To make a powerful impact by strengthening 124 amazing Central and Appalachia nonprofits

The GoodGiving Challenge is a fun, easy and powerful way for you to make a difference right here in Central and Appalachia Kentucky! Blue Grass Community Foundation and Smiley Pete Publishing know how important it is to give where you live. Join us November 28, 2017 through December 31, 2017. We look forward to seeing you right here!

Giving is Sweet

Since 2011, the Challenge has raised over $7.1 million for outstanding local charities. In 2016, you helped us support great organizations by raising more than $1.3 million!

Get the Buzz

In addition to receiving your donations, nonprofits have the opportunity to win endowment prizes made possible by Blue Grass Community Foundation and supportive donors. Endowments are key in making sure the stellar nonprofits serving our community will be here tomorrow and for generations to come!

Bee a Giver

Get to know all the great nonprofits in the Challenge right here, right now. And then, come visit us on November 28, 2017 and be a giver! Great things happen in a giving community and YOU can be a part of it!

Wanna spread the excitement?

Thanks to Our Sponsors!


Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Friends of Clark County
Craig and Madonna Turner Charitable Fund
BGCF Greens for Good Golf Tournament
The Mason Companies
Lexington Clinic
Blue and Co.
Good Foods Co-op
Kendra Scott
Burcham Solutions Group, LLC
Whiskey Bear
The Barn at Fritz Farm