As summer approaches, so does our 7th year of our Jump START Your Nonprofit contest! We are pleased to announce the Contest Timeline for this year. Please mark your calendars and pass this along to all of your nonprofit friends!

 Monday, July 11 – 

 Wednesday, September 14, 2016 

Registration begins on Monday, July 11, 2016. Nonprofit organizations have approximately 10 weeks to register to win an office technology makeover. Go to to register online.

Online registration ends at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14, 2016.

 Week of September 19, 2016 

Finalists announced. MOM’s contest review committee will select 10 finalists from each market (Cincinnati, Columbus, and Dayton) to compete in Jump START Your Nonprofit. Finalists will be posted online at

Marketing materials distributed. MOM will send jump drives of downloadable marketing material to each finalist to assist in spreading the word to encourage supporters to vote.

 Monday, September 26 – Friday, October 7, 2016 
Online voting opens. Voting will begin at 8 a.m. on Monday, September 26, 2016, and close at 5 p.m. on Friday, October 7, 2016. Nonprofit employees and their friends, families and supporters are encouraged to vote once a day at

 Week of October 10, 2016 

Winners announced. The top vote-getter in each market (Cincinnati, Columbus, and Dayton) will be named a Jump START Your Nonprofit winner. The top vote-getter in each market will receive $10,000 and will be presented with their check on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at The Rusty Ball in Cincinnati, OH.