What is a 501(c)(3) charity?
Being a 501(c)(3) charity means the charity has been approved by the IRS.
Which organizations can be sponsored?
To be considered for a donation the organization must serve the Greater Venice area and must be a 501(c) (3) charity. National charities may only be considered if the donation is going to a local chapter and will be used locally. The charity cannot be political in nature.
Is my contribution tax deductible? How do I get my tax receipt?
Yes, your contribution is eligible for a tax deduction. Checks are written directly to the local charity NOT to 100 Women Who Care.
May I send the donation to the charity myself? Why do you have to send it on my behalf?
The goal of 100+ Women Who Care Greater Venice is to make one large collective donation on behalf of the entire membership. We know $10,000 will make a big impact in our community.
How do I vote if I cannot attend the meeting:
In order to vote you must be present at the meeting and current in your contributions to previous selected charities.
If I don't attend the meeting to whom do I send my check?
Please make your check out to the chosen chartity and mail to:
How long does the meeting last?
Meetings last 1 hour.
May my employer match my contribution?
Yes, in many instances your employer may match your contribution dollar for dollar. Contact your employer to see if they have a Matching Gift Program.
Can I bring a friend to the meeting who is not signed up?
Of course! In order to vote she will need to complete a commitment form prior to the start of the meeting.