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Who Do You Love 2020 Official Rules

The official rules for the KREM 2020 Who Do You Love promotion

"Who do you love?" 

2020 nomination schedule:

Congratulations to Heath's Haven Rescue & Sanctuary, first place winner ($5,000); Mission Community Outreach Center, second place ($2,500); and Vytal Movement Dance, third place ($1,000.)

Congratulations to Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance,  voted the $2,500 winner for local nonprofits supporting healthy living.

Nominate local nonprofits you love during Valentine's week in any category or industry. First place, receives $5,000; second place, $2,500; third place, $1,000. Contest rules

Nominate local nonprofits that benefit area children. One $2,500 winner! Contest rules.

Nominate local nonprofits that support senior citizens. One $2,500 winner! Contest rules.

STCU DIGITAL "WHO DO YOU LOVE?" PROMOTION

OFFICIAL RULES

1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN.

2. Eligibility. This Digital "Who Do You Love?" Promotion (the "Promotion") is open to all

participants who allow access to the "Who Do You Love?" application on STCU's website and

abide by these Official Rules. To be eligible to win the Charitable Contribution, a qualified

charity (each a "Charity") must:

Nomination period #1:

• be recognized as a 501(c)(3) public charity as of November 7, 2019, and according

to Guidestar database (www.guidestar.org) aligns with this nomination’s theme

“military or veteran non-profit,” including but not limited to the following cause

area/NTEE code(s):

W30 Military/Veterans’ Organizations

J22 Employment Training

F30 Mental Health Treatment [includes NTEE F31-F33]

S21 Community Coalitions

T70 Fundraising Organizations that Cross Categories (includes Community

Funds/Trusts and Federated Giving Programs)

• be available for selection through the STCU "Who Do You Love?" application as of

November 7, 2019;

• be a 501(c)(3) public charity and not be subject to any U.S. sanctions;

• be listed in IRS Publication 78;

• not be designated by the IRS as a private foundation;

• not be a recipient of the previous (2018 or 2019) Digital Who Do You Love?

Promotions, or a previous (2018 or 2019) Greater Spokane Incorporated Who Do You

Love? Promotion;

• be located in the following Washington state counties: Stevens, Pend Oreille,

Spokane, Lincoln, Adams, Whitman, or within the following North Idaho counties:

Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Kootenai, Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce, or Shoshone; and

• benefit the local community.

A Charity's failure to maintain its 501(c)(3) status may, in STCU's sole discretion, disqualify the

Charity from the Promotion or from receiving any or all of the Charitable Contribution.

A Charity may be deemed ineligible if, in STCU’s (“Sponsor”) sole discretion, the Charity:

• is a politically-affiliated non-profit;

• is, or has been, under any investigation for fraud, financial misconduct or other

criminal activity;

• participates in the Promotion, or otherwise conducts itself, in an unsportsmanlike

or inappropriate manner;

• discriminates against, disparages or denigrates any race, age, gender, disability,

sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, political orientation, national origin,

citizenship, ancestry, marital status, veteran status or mental, or physical

disability or condition;

• disparages, denigrates (in writing or otherwise), or acts by means of adversarial or

confrontational tactics to impact a product, service, person, industry, or

organization including, but not limited to, STCU or participants in the Promotion;

or

• violates these Official Rules.

A Project is ineligible, if in the Sponsor's sole discretion, the Project:

• promotes or suggests, directly or indirectly, the use of firearms/weapons, any

illegal drugs, prostitution or pornography, violence, or the underage use of alcohol;

• suggests or encourages, directly or indirectly, the taking up of arms against any

person, government or entity or otherwise challenge or seek to overthrow any

government;

• attempts to expand membership in a religious organization or encourages

conversion to a religious denomination;

• supports or promotes the pro-life or pro-choice movements;

• spends a significant amount of time advancing a particular political party or

candidate or supporting lobbying for any particular party, candidate and/or cause,

or expanding or encouraging a membership or a particular political party,

candidate or lobbying effort; or

• violates these Official Rules.

A SPECIFIC PROJECT OF AN OTHERWISE INELIGIBLE CHARITY MAY BE

ELIGIBLE TO BE NOMINATED AND WIN SO LONG AS THAT SPECIFIC PROJECT

SATISFIES THE CONDITIONS SET FORTH IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES.

STCU may, in its sole discretion, disqualify any nomination. STCU retains the sole right and

discretion to determine eligibility and reserves the right to disqualify any organization at any

time for any reason whatsoever, including the organization’s failure to maintain its 501(c)(3)

status.

Nomination period #2:

• be recognized as a 501(c)(3) public charity as of January 10, 2020, and according to

Guidestar database (www.guidestar.org) aligns with this nomination’s theme

“seeking a healthier life,” including but not limited to the following cause

area/NTEE code(s):

A60 Performing Arts [includes NTEE A61-A6E]

C42 Garden Club, Horticultural Programs

C50 Environmental Beautification

F30 Mental Health Treatment [includes NTEE F31-F33]

F60 Counseling Support Groups

N30 Physical Fitness/Community Recreational Facilities [includes N31-N32]

N99 Other Recreation, Sports, or Leisure Activities

• be available for selection through the STCU "Who Do You Love?" application as of

January 10, 2020;

• be a 501(c)(3) public charity and not be subject to any U.S. sanctions;

• be listed in IRS Publication 78;

• not be designated by the IRS as a private foundation;

• not be a recipient of the previous (2018 or 2019) Digital Who Do You Love?

Promotions, or a previous (2018 or 2019) Greater Spokane Incorporated Who Do You

Love? Promotion;

• be located in the following Washington state counties: Stevens, Pend Oreille,

Spokane, Lincoln, Adams, Whitman, or within the following North Idaho counties:

Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Kootenai, Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce, or Shoshone; and

• benefit the local community.

A Charity's failure to maintain its 501(c)(3) status may, in STCU's sole discretion, disqualify the

Charity from the Promotion or from receiving any or all of the Charitable Contribution.

A Charity may be deemed ineligible if, in STCU’s (“Sponsor”) sole discretion, the Charity:

• is a politically-affiliated non-profit;

• is, or has been, under any investigation for fraud, financial misconduct or other

criminal activity;

• participates in the Promotion, or otherwise conducts itself, in an unsportsmanlike

or inappropriate manner;

• discriminates against, disparages or denigrates any race, age, gender, disability,

sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, political orientation, national origin,

citizenship, ancestry, marital status, veteran status or mental, or physical

disability or condition;

• disparages, denigrates (in writing or otherwise), or acts by means of adversarial or

confrontational tactics to impact a product, service, person, industry, or

organization including, but not limited to, STCU or participants in the Promotion;

or

• violates these Official Rules.

A Project is ineligible, if in the Sponsor's sole discretion, the Project:

• promotes or suggests, directly or indirectly, the use of firearms/weapons, any

illegal drugs, prostitution or pornography, violence, or the underage use of alcohol;

• suggests or encourages, directly or indirectly, the taking up of arms against any

person, government or entity or otherwise challenge or seek to overthrow any

government;

• attempts to expand membership in a religious organization or encourages

conversion to a religious denomination;

• supports or promotes the pro-life or pro-choice movements;

• spends a significant amount of time advancing a particular political party or

candidate or supporting lobbying for any particular party, candidate and/or cause,

or expanding or encouraging a membership or a particular political party,

candidate or lobbying effort; or

• violates these Official Rules.

A SPECIFIC PROJECT OF AN OTHERWISE INELIGIBLE CHARITY MAY BE

ELIGIBLE TO BE NOMINATED AND WIN SO LONG AS THAT SPECIFIC PROJECT

SATISFIES THE CONDITIONS SET FORTH IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES.

STCU may, in its sole discretion, disqualify any nomination. STCU retains the sole right and

discretion to determine eligibility and reserves the right to disqualify any organization at any

time for any reason whatsoever, including the organization’s failure to maintain its 501(c)(3)

status.

Nomination period #3:

• be recognized as a 501(c)(3) public charity in the Guidestar database

(www.guidestar.org) as of February 14, 2020;

• be available for selection through the STCU "Who Do You Love?" application as of

February 14, 2020;

• be a 501(c)(3) public charity and not be subject to any U.S. sanctions;

• be listed in IRS Publication 78;

• not be designated by the IRS as a private foundation;

• not be a recipient of the previous (2018 or 2019) Digital Who Do You Love?

Promotions, or a previous (2018 or 2019) Greater Spokane Incorporated Who Do You

Love? Promotion;

• be located in the following Washington state counties: Stevens, Pend Oreille,

Spokane, Lincoln, Adams, Whitman, or within the following North Idaho counties:

Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Kootenai, Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce, or Shoshone; and

• benefit the local community.

A Charity's failure to maintain its 501(c)(3) status may, in STCU's sole discretion, disqualify the

Charity from the Promotion or from receiving any or all of the Charitable Contribution.

A Charity may be deemed ineligible if, in STCU’s (“Sponsor”) sole discretion, the Charity:

• is a politically-affiliated non-profit;

• is, or has been, under any investigation for fraud, financial misconduct or other

criminal activity;

• participates in the Promotion, or otherwise conducts itself, in an unsportsmanlike

or inappropriate manner;

• discriminates against, disparages or denigrates any race, age, gender, disability,

sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, political orientation, national origin,

citizenship, ancestry, marital status, veteran status or mental, or physical

disability or condition;

• disparages, denigrates (in writing or otherwise), or acts by means of adversarial or

confrontational tactics to impact a product, service, person, industry, or

organization including, but not limited to, STCU or participants in the Promotion;

or

• violates these Official Rules.

A Project is ineligible, if in the Sponsor's sole discretion, the Project:

• promotes or suggests, directly or indirectly, the use of firearms/weapons, any

illegal drugs, prostitution or pornography, violence, or the underage use of alcohol;

• suggests or encourages, directly or indirectly, the taking up of arms against any

person, government or entity or otherwise challenge or seek to overthrow any

government;

• attempts to expand membership in a religious organization or encourages

conversion to a religious denomination;

• supports or promotes the pro-life or pro-choice movements;

• spends a significant amount of time advancing a particular political party or

candidate or supporting lobbying for any particular party, candidate and/or cause,

or expanding or encouraging a membership or a particular political party,

candidate or lobbying effort; or

• violates these Official Rules.

A SPECIFIC PROJECT OF AN OTHERWISE INELIGIBLE CHARITY MAY BE

ELIGIBLE TO BE NOMINATED AND WIN SO LONG AS THAT SPECIFIC PROJECT

SATISFIES THE CONDITIONS SET FORTH IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES.

STCU may, in its sole discretion, disqualify any nomination. STCU retains the sole right and

discretion to determine eligibility and reserves the right to disqualify any organization at any

time for any reason whatsoever, including the organization’s failure to maintain its 501(c)(3)

status.

Nomination period #4:

• be recognized as a 501(c)(3) public charity as of May 15, 2020, and according to

Guidestar database (www.guidestar.org) aligns with this nomination’s theme

“children’s non-profits,” including but not limited to the following cause

area/NTEE code(s):

A25 Arts Education/Schools

A52 Children's Museums

A60 Performing Arts [includes NTEE A61-A6E]

B20 Elementary, Secondary Ed [includes NTEE B21-B28]

C60 Environmental Education and Outdoor Survival Programs

I72 Child Abuse, Prevention of

L41 Temporary Shelter for the Homeless

N32 Parks and Playgrounds

O20 Youth Centers and Clubs (includes Boys/Girls Clubs)—Multipurpose

[includes O21-O23]

O31 Big Brother, Big Sisters

O40 Scouting [includes O41-O43]

O50 Youth Development Programs [includes O51-O54; excludes O55]

P30 Children’s and Youth Services [includes P31-P33]

• be available for selection through the STCU "Who Do You Love?" application as of

May 15, 2020;

• be a 501(c)(3) public charity and not be subject to any U.S. sanctions;

• be listed in IRS Publication 78;

• not be designated by the IRS as a private foundation;

• not be a recipient of the previous (2018 or 2019) Digital Who Do You Love?

Promotions, or a previous (2018 or 2019) Greater Spokane Incorporated Who Do You

Love? Promotion;

• be located in the following Washington state counties: Stevens, Pend Oreille,

Spokane, Lincoln, Adams, Whitman, or within the following North Idaho counties:

Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Kootenai, Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce, or Shoshone; and

• benefit the local community.

A Charity's failure to maintain its 501(c)(3) status may, in STCU's sole discretion, disqualify the

Charity from the Promotion or from receiving any or all of the Charitable Contribution.

A Charity may be deemed ineligible if, in STCU’s (“Sponsor”) sole discretion, the Charity:

• is a politically-affiliated non-profit;

• is, or has been, under any investigation for fraud, financial misconduct or other

criminal activity;

• participates in the Promotion, or otherwise conducts itself, in an unsportsmanlike

or inappropriate manner;

• discriminates against, disparages or denigrates any race, age, gender, disability,

sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, political orientation, national origin,

citizenship, ancestry, marital status, veteran status or mental, or physical

disability or condition;

• disparages, denigrates (in writing or otherwise), or acts by means of adversarial or

confrontational tactics to impact a product, service, person, industry, or

organization including, but not limited to, STCU or participants in the Promotion;

or

• violates these Official Rules.

A Project is ineligible, if in the Sponsor's sole discretion, the Project:

• promotes or suggests, directly or indirectly, the use of firearms/weapons, any

illegal drugs, prostitution or pornography, violence, or the underage use of alcohol;

• suggests or encourages, directly or indirectly, the taking up of arms against any

person, government or entity or otherwise challenge or seek to overthrow any

government;

• attempts to expand membership in a religious organization or encourages

conversion to a religious denomination;

• supports or promotes the pro-life or pro-choice movements;

• spends a significant amount of time advancing a particular political party or

candidate or supporting lobbying for any particular party, candidate and/or cause,

or expanding or encouraging a membership or a particular political party,

candidate or lobbying effort; or

• violates these Official Rules.

A SPECIFIC PROJECT OF AN OTHERWISE INELIGIBLE CHARITY MAY BE

ELIGIBLE TO BE NOMINATED AND WIN SO LONG AS THAT SPECIFIC PROJECT

SATISFIES THE CONDITIONS SET FORTH IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES.

STCU may, in its sole discretion, disqualify any nomination. STCU retains the sole right and

discretion to determine eligibility and reserves the right to disqualify any organization at any

time for any reason whatsoever, including the organization’s failure to maintain its 501(c)(3)

status.