2010 CA group in front of the Golden Gate Bridge

Incentives & Prizes

Overall 1st and 2nd Place Fundraisers of 2018

To acknowledge and give thanks to the hard work of our 1st and 2nd place fundraisers of 2018, we are offering up an experience of a lifetime. We’ll thank you for your tremendous efforts with a week-long ride through the Barolo and Barbaresco wine appellations in the Piedmont region of Italy. Experience world-class cycling, local food and wine, and incredible lodging on this unforgettable trip presented by Climate Ride supporter Cycle Ventoux. Taste the local and sustainable food, ride the historic backroads and live the culture of Italy’s “best-kept secret” as a special thank you for your hard work and dedication to the Climate Ride cause.

You can view the competition for this prize here!

2016 woolie

1st Place Fundraiser

Our top fundraiser for each event will earn a custom Climate Ride Wool Jersey. These merino wool cycling jerseys have three pockets in the back and are stylish both on and off the bike.

Top 3 Fundraisers for Each Event

We'll award the top 3 fundraisers for each event with a custom bike head badge to recognize their efforts! Place this head badge on your bike for year-round recognition of your amazing fundraising efforts!

$1,000 over the minimum

Once you raise $1,000 over the fundraising minimum, you'll have your pick of one of our Climate Ride hats! You can choose between a cycling cap, trucker hat, beanie, or 5-panel cap! 

$2,000 over the minimum

Once you've raised $2,000 over the fundraising minimum for your event, you've earned yourself a Climate Ride branded Klean Kanteen. This can keep 12 ounces of your favorite beverage either hot or cold!

Bike shorts

$4,000 over the minimum

If you raise $4,000 over the fundraising minimum for your event, we'll gift you a Climate Ride branded Patagonia backpack! 

10k club

$10,000 Club

Join the Climate Ride $10k Club! In addition to the great prizes you’ve already earned, we will etch your name into Climate Ride history as part of the Fundraising Hall of Fame and present you with a special award to acknowledge your accomplishment. 

Climate Ride Top Team Fundraiser Pint Glass

Top Fundraising Teams

Members of the top fundraising team will raise a glass for their efforts! We'll acknowledge the team that raises the most per team member. Cheers!

10 donations in 10 days

Sometimes it's getting started that can be a challenge. As an incentive to start early, if you receive 10 donations in the first 10 days of being registered you will receive a pair of Climate Ride socks! 


Important notes for our top fundraising prizes:

  • A 1st place fundraiser is determined for each event. 
  • The top fundraiser prizes for each event, which includes the 1st place fundraiser and Top 3 prizes, will be determined on the same day as the final fundraising deadline for the corresponding event.
  • The Overall Top 2 Fundraisers of 2018 prize and Top 3rd and 4th prize will be determined on December 1, 2018.

For  the +$1,000, +$2,000 and +$4,000 prizes: 

  • The deadline for these prizes is the fundraising minimum deadline for the corresponding event.

For the Top Fundraising Team:

  • The winning team will be determined on the fundraising minimum deadline for the corresponding event. A team must be registered as a team and have 2 or more members.

Donations must be attributed to the participant and processed in the system by midnight the night the prize is determined in order to count towards the contest. Mail-in donations received over the weekend will not be processed until the following business day. Otherwise, mail-in donations that arrive in the office the day of the contest deadline will be processed that day. Please note that some credit card donations, especially made later in the evening, may not post until the following day and that credit card donations made over the weekend cannot be altered or updated until the following business day.