Donate to Minds Matter
Minds Matter relies on the generosity of its donors, whose support allows us to cultivate the next generation of leaders. Our goal is not only to send our students to institutions of higher learning but to also prepare them to succeed in any endeavor they may undertake in the future. Your investment in our students allows Minds Matter to accomplish that aim.
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Make checks payable to Minds Matter of Philadelphia. If you're donating in honor of someone, please write that in the memo of your check.
Minds Matter of Philadelphia
P.O. Box 58896
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Double Your Impact
Learn if your employer offers a matching gifts program. Minds Matter is a 501(c) 3 organization and is eligible for matching gifts at most companies. For questions, contact Gary Stark at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Become a Corporate Sponsor
If you are interested in becoming a corporate sponsor, contact Gary Stark at email@example.com.
Give Your Time
Are you a Minds Matter volunteer? Many companies offer volunteer grants to support the nonprofit organizations with which their employees are closely involved. Did you know the average volunteer spends over 100 hours per year with Minds Matter? Learn more about volunteer grants and see if your company offers them by clicking here.
How do I make a donation?
There are two easy ways to make a donation, online or via mail. You can donate electronically by clicking this link
or you can mail your check made payable to “Minds Matter of Philadelphia, Inc.” to the following address: Minds Matter of Philadelphia, Inc. PO Box 58896, Philadelphia, PA 19102 If you have additional questions please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
How do I participate in my employer’s matching gifts program?
Many companies offer employees the benefit of matching the employee’s donation to their favorite philanthropy. It is an easy way to increase your donation to Minds Matter and make an even great impact in helping our students. Each company has its own guidelines for employees, spouses, retirees, and widows/widowers. Most company matching procedures are very simple:
- Request a matching form from your company.
- Complete your portion of the form.
- Mail the matching form to Minds Matter of Philadelphia at:
Minds Matter of Philadelphia, Inc.
PO Box 58896
Philadelphia, PA 19102
- Check Donations: Attach the check to the matching form.
- Online Donations: Attach a copy of your receipt to the matching form. Make sure it shows the donation amount.
- Minds Matter will verify the form and return it to the company.
- The company will issue a matching gift contribution to Minds Matter.
For more information about company matching, please contact Nick Rhodes at email@example.com
How are the funds used?
Minds Matter of Philadelphia is a 100% volunteer organization. All individuals involved with the program have full time careers or are pursuing graduate degrees. Funds raised by Minds Matter are used to send students to academic summer programs, off-set summer program and college application fees, for test prep services, for academic field trips, and for other administrative costs to operate the program.
Where can I find Minds Matter’s W-9 form?
If you need a W-9 form please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Is my donation to Minds Matter tax deductible?
Yes, your donation to Minds Matter is tax deductible. Minds Matter of Philadelphia, Inc. (Employer ID No. 45-1602619) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt subordinate organization (Group Exemption No. 4358) of Minds Matter, Inc (EIN 13-3688434).
What does it mean to be a tax-exempt subordinate organization?
As a tax-exempt subordinate organization, Minds Matter of Philadelphia shares the same common exempt purpose, to assist promising students, as Minds Matter, but is operated out of Philadelphia for the benefit of Philadelphia area students. It is affiliated with, but not controlled by, Minds Matter National. Other than sharing the same common goals as Minds Matter National and having similar minded volunteers, it is generally an autonomous organization. As such. Minds Matter of Philadelphia has its own management structure, Board of Directors, and all funds raised by it solely benefit the students of Minds Matter of Philadelphia.
By operating under Minds Matter National’s tax exemption. Minds Matter of Philadelphia is able to serve its community and area students sooner than it would if it had applied for tax-exempt status individually. Moreover it operates in a manner to best serve its community and has many unique characteristics that distinguish it from the other Minds Matter National chapters. As such. Minds Matter of Philadelphia (located at 2323 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103) should be treated as a local Philadelphia not-for-profit that happens to be affiliated with a national tax-exempt organization.
If you have further questions about Minds Matter of Philadelphia tax exempt status, please contact us at email@example.com.
I don’t see my question here. Whom should I contact?
To learn more about donating to Minds Matter, please email firstname.lastname@example.org directly.