Calgary Corporate Challenge - Adopt-An-Athlete Info Page

Attention - Calgary Corporate Challenge Company Coordinators

A look back on the 2015 Calgary Corporate Challenge - Adopt an Athlete Division Winners
Blue Division - Entero Corp. - $4000
Green Division (tie) - ATCO Pipelines, ATCO Power & Canadian Western Bank - $2000 
Purple Division - Canadian International Oil Corp. - $2000
Orange Division - Repsol - $7250
Red Division - Three Streams Engineering - $5734
White Division - Calgary Airport Authority - $2770

2015 Adopt an Athlete Grand Total - $102,000.00
2016 GOAL - $115,000.00

Online Donation Portal Details: Click on the division below that your company is competing in.  Click the sign up button in the top left corner. Then click then create a team button and proceed with entering the necessary info.  Once you have set up your team as a company coordinator you will be able to email your staff/team with a link directly to your team page.  The portal will total donations as they come and issue tax receipts directly.

Online Portal Links - Sign your team up under your division by clicking below.
Purple Division portal click here
Red Division portal click  here
White Division portal click here
Orange Division portal click  here
Blue Division portal click here
Green Division portal click here

Calgary Corporate Challenge - Adopt-An-Athlete Point Allocation

Your Company will receive two (2) participation points towards your overall score for raising a minimum of $400.00 in this challenge. NEW ** The Top 6 fundraising companies in each division will receive bonus points as follows:

1st Place – 10 points in the Overall Results Standings

2nd Place – 8 points in the Overall Results Standings

3rd Place – 6 points in the Overall Results Standings

4th Place – 5 points in the Overall Results Standings

5th Place – 3 points in the Overall Results Standings

6th Place – 1 point in the Overall Results Standings

-Online fundraising you can just contact Lisa in our office to confirm the total once your team hits the deadline of September 23rd at 12pm (noon) 
-Manual submissions can be dropped off at the KidSport Calgary booth which will be located at the Calgary Corporate Challenge Family Day on September 10th, 2016.  -Alternatively you can mail/courier/drop off your donation to the KidSport Calgary office by Friday September 23rd, 2016 by 12:00pm (noon) 

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Lisa at or 403-202-0251.

Tax Receipting Rules

COMPANIES issuing a donation cheque from a BUSINESS account(s):
-Corporate donations of $20 or more are eligible to receive a charitable tax receipt.
-Online Corporate Donations using the team page you have set up will receive tax receipts directly from the online system to the email address and contact info you submit online
-For manual corporate donations, please fill out this Donor Form completely and submit it with the donation cheque preferably in person at Family Day on September 10th or by mail prior to September 23rd.  A tax receipt for manual submissions will be issued to the address indicated on the form within 3 months.

COMPANIES issuing a donation cheque that is a COLLECTION of employee contributions:
-Companies CAN issue a donation cheque that is made up of money raised by employees; however, the company is NOT eligible to receive a tax receipt for this type of donation since the charitable donations have been contributed by individuals.
-In this case, individual employees are eligible to receive a tax receipt providing their personal donation totals $20 or more.
-For employee donations requiring tax receipts, please fill out individual Donor Forms for each person requiring a tax receipt and submit it along with the donation cheque(s). Employees who have donated an eligible amount will receive a tax receipt for their contribution within 3 months.
-Companies ARE eligible to receive a tax receipt if they provide a charitable donation over and above what was collected from employees (i.e. matching donation).  In this case, please fill in the company’s information on a donor form and a tax receipt will be issued to the company for the eligible donation amount.
-Or to make things real easy, set up your online team donation page and have employees and your employee contribute there directly.  Tax receipts will be issued directly to the individual respective donors through this system.  No Donor forms or tracking sheets are required.

EMPLOYEES making a donation by cash or cheque:
-For all employee donations, please fill out the attached Donor Form. All information listed on the attached form is required to process a tax receipt. Only donations of $20 and more are eligible for a tax receipt.
-CASH: Please do not send cash through the mail. Ensure you have recorded the donor information on the Employee Contribution Tracking Sheet  and either bring the cash to the KidSportTM booth during Family Day on September 12th or get a money order issued for the cash donations through a banking institution or arrange a personal drop off at our office.
-Cash donations that are not recorded on a Donor Form cannot be tax receipted.
If possible please do not send any loose coin; if possible please have it changed into bills at a bank before delivery.
-CHEQUE: Please record the donor information on the Employee Contribution Tracking Sheet  and mail the cheques with the completed tracking sheet to KidSportTM prior to September 10th.