Plus Three Announces National Competition to Award $50,000 in Web Design and Online Services to a Non-Profit Organization

The Plus Three 2011 Nonprofit Technology Contest

Open to both national and local non-profit organizations, with applications due February 15, 2011, competition gathers panel of distinguished corporate and philanthropic leaders to pick finalists

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Plus Three—which has emerged as a go-to web design and technology company for non-profit, advocacy, membership, and political organizations—has announced the launch of a national competition to select an not-for-profit organization to receive $50,000 in strategy, design, and technology services including the fundraising and advocacy tools that Plus Three has pioneered.

“At Plus Three, we have seen again and again that cutting edge technology can allow not-for-profits to blossom and prosper faster than ever before. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to select a well-deserving organization and award them with the tools we have spent years refining,” said Juan Proaño, President of Plus Three. “This contest is a fun and unique way to promote the importance of new media to help a great organization raise money, build support, and achieve their goals.”

Interested organizations can visit for more information on the competition, which will be judged by a panel of national leaders from the advocacy and business community. Along with the web-design and tools, the winning organization will receive one year of hosting and support. The deadline for entry is February 15, 2011 and winners will be announced in March 2011. On January 5, 2011, Plus Three will hold a national conference call to provide more information and answer questions about the competition.

The winning organization will be selected by this distinguished judging panel:

  • Jennifer Vogel Bass
    Communications Manager, Rainforest Alliance
  • Tom Castro
    Entrepreneur and Civic Leader
  • Charlie Hale
    Vice-President of IT & Operations, Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC
  • Wade Henderson
    President, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
  • Robert Raben
    Founder and President, The Raben Group, LLC
  • Bonnie Reiter-Lehrer
    Chief Communications & Marketing Officer, Greater Miami Jewish Federation

“Communications technology continues to advance at an incredible pace and many non-profits, working on some of the most important social justice issues of our time, find themselves scraping additional resources together just to keep up,” stated Tom Castro, entrepreneur and civic leader. “This is an incredible opportunity for an organization to boost its visibility and communications efforts, which, in turn, will help raise additional funds for its valuable programs. I am honored to be a part of the selection process.”

About Plus Three

Founded in 2002, Plus Three is a state-of-the-art web-design and technology company that helps nonprofit, membership, and political organizations promote social change in America. Plus Three’s demonstrated commitment to developing innovative and effective online fundraising and advocacy tools has helped its clients raise over $250 million and engage over 12 million people – educating them and moving them to act in support of the causes and candidates they care about. To learn more, please visit: