US Bank Crowdsources $15,000 Award To High School Programs on Facebook

US Bank Crowdsources $15,000 Award To High School Programs on Facebook

US Bank crowdsources $15,000 award to high school programs on Facebook. US Bank announced the launch of an engaging marketing program, Rally4Reward$, to help 6 Nebraska high schools.

US Bank Crowdsources $15,000 Award To High School Programs on FacebookUS Bank (@usbank) is encouraging the community on Nebraska high schools to enter the program and compete for six $2,500 cash awards. When a community participates, a school earn points and the school with the most points will receive the award.

The program is a joint effort between the NSAA (@nsaahome) and the US Bank to fund any activity at the winning schools.

To nominate and start a high school earning points, participate must visit the US Bank Facebook page, and click on the Rally4Reward$ tab. Nomination points can be earned online and by visiting the US Bank in Nebraska. The program will end on 3 April 2013.

As the first scholastic giving program to take the support to social media, it was developed to help companies engage with fans on a website and to enhance a traditional store promotion.

Key Stats

  • US Bank and NSAA awards $15,000 to 6 high schools in Nebraska through a marketing program, Rally4Reward$
  • 6 Nebraska high schools will receive $2,500 each

Rhonda Blanford-Green, NSAA Executive Director“We are thrilled U.S. Bank is helping the NSAA membership earn $2,500 for their school’s activity fund through the Rally 4 Reward$ program. In this day and age it is difficult to run quality programs without adequate funding”

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In your opinion, are social responsibility projects the banks and insurance firms best shot at attracting real ‘fans’ on social media channels like facebook?  As a banking customer, would you consider switching to US Bank more because of a program like Rally4Reward$?

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Written by Christophe Langlois

Based in London, Christophe is an entertaining social media keynote speaker and a trusted advisor to the global financial services industry on the topics of social media, social business and digital innovation.

Christophe has contributed to over 140 events in 18 countries.

Currently, Christophe is 'Social Media Senior Managing Consultant' at IBM Interactive Experience. He's also a Digital Advisor at the Financial Services Forum and the Moller Centre (part of the Churchill College in Cambridge).

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