Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What type of organizations participate in
the Human Race?
A: Any 501c3 organization which serves McHenry County can participate. All organizations wishing to join the Human Race should complete the Organization Registration Form.
Q: How does the Human Race benefit nonprofit
A: The Human Race is a great way for small to mid size nonprofits to raise money. No need to hire a staff to take care of all the planning. Not-For-Profit Resources will take care of all the details. All an organization needs to do is invite their supporters to walk/run and raise pledges on their behalf.
Q: Do the nonprofits pay any fees to join the Human Race?
A: Organizations pay a $50 to $100 registration fee based on their member status with Not-For-Profit Resources
Q: What are the percentages money participating organizations receive? Each year we review percentages
- 60% to organizations
40% to Not-For-Profit Resources
for race expenses and promoting volunteerism
Fundraising (to meet the following amounts organizations can include
100% of their race registrations)
- 0 to $4999 raised: 80% of all fundraising
- $5000 to $10000: 85% of all fundraising dollars
- Over $10000: 90% of all fundraising dollar
Q: What is the deadline for nonprofit organizations to join the Race?
A: For optimal fundraising, organizations are encouraged to sign up early. There is no deadline (registering later will impact an organization's participation in some media coverage).
Q: How is the money collected?
A: Donations to organizations can be made online. Money can be mailed in to NFPR, PO Box 386, McHenry, IL 60051 or dropped off at United Way 4508 Prime Parkway or dropped off day of the race.