Applications begin for Toyota 100 Cars for Good program

(FOX19) - For the third year in a row, Toyota's 100 Cars for Good philanthropic program will invite the public to select another 100 worthy organizations nationwide that will receive a Toyota vehicle.

Beginning July 22, registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations can apply online at explaining how a new vehicle would support their work.

Based on individuals' votes, Toyota will give away two cars per day for 50 days to selected organizations.

Here are the dates you need to know:

  • July 22 to Aug. 5 – Up to 2,500 applications will be accepted.
  • Aug. 19 – The 250 finalists will be announced and will receive promotional materials to help raise awareness for their organizations during the voting period and in their work beyond.
  • Oct. 1 – Voting will begin and continue for 50 consecutive days on Toyota's Facebook page, granting consumers two votes each day to select two separate winning organizations.

Each day, the two winners will be eligible to choose a Highlander, Prius, Sienna, Sienna Mobility or Tundra.

The remaining three runners-up every day will earn a grant of $1,000 from Toyota to recognize their efforts and encourage further good work.

Each entrant is encouraged to post photos that highlight the group's community work. As a result, nonprofits organizations across the country have the opportunity to raise their social profiles and gain more advocates for their causes.

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