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Donate by Check or Money Order: If at all possible, we prefer that you donate online using the PayPal button above. This saves us on administrative time and processing and you receive your receipt immediately. If you need to donate by check then please make checks payable to “Baal Dan Charities” and email us for our mailing address at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Company Matching Gift Program: Does your company match donations? It is easy to enroll Baal Dan in your company’s matching gift program. If your company requires any information from Baal Dan or forms to be filled out, as well as IRS 501c3 verification, simply email email@example.com with the information you need and it will be sent to you. Companies that already have Baal Dan Charities enrolled in the Matching Gift Program include: AT&T, Esurance, Wells Fargo, Microsoft, Tellabs, ING, Liberty Mutual, eBay and more.
Baal Dan is Tax-Exempt: Baal Dan Charities is exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to Baal Dan Charities are deductible under section 170 of the code. Baal Dan is classified as a public charity and qualified to receive tax-deductible bequests, devises, transfers and gifts under section 2055, 2106 or 2522 of the code. Federal Tax ID/EIN 20-4658983
Giving with Confidence: Baal Dan Charities raises funds in one calendar year to be invested the following year. Funds are generally dispersed in the fourth quarter of the calendar year. As of Nov 30, 2012 this year we have received $120,947 in contributions. Our current ratio (as of Dec. 10, 2012) is 4.0% fundraising expense ratio and 3.8% G&A expense ratio. National guidelines allow for up to 30 percent of donations to be spent on marketing and administrative costs. We anticipate our administrative and fundraising costs in 2013 to approximately 10 percent. Our administrative costs include:
- Website hosting and registration fees
- Office supplies
- Printing (annual reports, trifold brochures, t-shirts)
- Event materials (banners, signage)
- Event venue rental
- Travel (air and hotel) for audits, fundraising, events