Below are the most frequently asked questions about donating to WSF.
If your question is not answered here, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional support or call 646-813-7240.
Yes. WSF is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. In other words, we are a non-profit organization, and your donation to WSF is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Our tax ID number is: 23-7380557.
Yes, all donations to WSF are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law, as long as no goods or services were exchanged. You will receive an email confirmation immediately after submitting your donation, and this email can serve as a receipt for tax purposes. You will also receive a physical (paper) acknowledgement of your gift through the mail.
Arranging a planned gift helps WSF face future challenges and grow our programs to provide support to those who need it. There are many ways to include WSF in your will, such as gifts tied to your estate, life income gifts, a charitable lead trust, and naming WSF as a beneficiary of your retirement or insurance plan.
Choosing the right planned gift depends on your personal circumstances and financial goals. Please consult your financial advisor to determine the right option for you. You can also use Free Will, a free online tool that helps users create a will for their estate, and through which users can indicate WSF as a beneficiary. Learn more about planned giving with WSF.
Thank you for your interest in fundraising for WSF. All across the country, generous individuals raise money for WSF through creative projects, events, campaigns, and programs. If you are interested in fundraising for WSF, the easiest way to get started is by reading through our fundraising page. Contact us at email@example.com with any questions or to sign up to raise funds for WSF.
Every time you shop with Amazon your purchase could be supporting a young girl participate in sports. AmazonSmile is a program developed by Amazon to automatically donate a portion of your purchase to a charity of your choice, with no additional cost to you. Visit smile.amazon.com each time you shop to ensure your purchase will support WSF. You’ll find the exact same goods and prices—but a portion of the money you spend will be donated to support girls and women participate in sport.
Sign-up for AmazonSmile: Visit smile.amazon.com and search on our tax id (23-7380557)and select WSF as the charitable organization you wish to receive donations from your purchases. Amazon will remember your selection, and every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation. You can continue to shop as you normally would, knowing that your money is going to support WSF’s programs and services.
Learn more about the AmazonSmile program.
Many employers offer workplace giving programs that can supplement your gift to WSF. In some cases, a matching gift could double the impact of your gift to WSF. To see if your company will match your gift to WSF, use this Match Search Tool or check with your human resources department to see if your company offers this benefit.
The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is the workplace giving program of the federal government of the United States. Whether you’re a federal civilian, postal service worker, or a member of the military, you can donate through your employer to make a difference for survivors.
Online donations: You will receive an email confirmation after submitting your online donation. This email serves as your donation receipt. You can print or save the email as proof of receipt for tax purposes. You will also receive a physical (paper) acknowledgement of your gift through the mail.
WSF is able to refund your donation in full or in part, within thirty days of your donation. To do so, please forward the email confirmation you received to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will issue a refund using your original method of payment and notify you when the refund has been processed. We appreciate your commitment to helping girls and women reach their full potential through sport and hope you’ll continue to support WSF in the future.
You can cancel or modify or cancel your monthly donation at any time. If you would like to make a change to your monthly donation or update your personal information, please email email@example.com or call 646-813-7240.
You can celebrate a loved one, mark a special occasion, or simply remind someone they are on your mind with a special gift to WSF. You can also choose to make tribute gifts by collecting donations for a celebration, like a wedding, or in remembrance of a special person.
Check the box for “This gift is in honor or memory of someone.” on the donate page, located beneath “Would you like to write a comment about your donation” field. You will be prompted to fill in the name of the person you are honoring. You can also add contact information and a personal note so that WSF may notify this person of your special gift. The donation amount will not be specified in the note to your honoree, unless you instruct us otherwise.
Questions about your tribute gift? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 646-813-7240.
Your privacy and security are important to us. While we need your contact information to process a credit card donation, we will honor your request to not contact you, other than to send you a tax receipt for your donation.
You can stop communication from WSF in three ways:
You can make a donation over the phone Monday through Friday between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET. To do so, please call 646-813-7240.
You can also send a check or money order payable to WSF: Women’s Sports Foundation, 247 W 30th St, Floor 5, New York, NY 10001
Your security is important to us, and we take every measure to ensure your information is protected. WSF’s donation process complies with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). The process is fully encrypted using industry best practices to ensure your personal and credit card information is kept private and secure. We perform frequent scans on our donation systems to ensure that your information is protected against threats.
Philanthropy is based on voluntary action for the common good. It is a tradition of giving and sharing that is primary to the quality of life. To assure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in the not-for-profit organizations and causes they are asked to support, we declare that all donors have the rights:
The Donor Bill of Rights was created by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), and the Giving Institute: Leading Consultants to Non-Profits. It has been endorsed by numerous organizations.
|Financial and other information about Women’s Sports Foundation’s purpose, programs and activities can be obtained by contacting Natoya Curd at 247 West 30th Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10001, 800-227-3988, www.womenssportsfoundation.org, or for residents of the following states, as stated below.|
|Florida||CH No. 22582 A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE, WITHIN THE STATE, 1-800-HELP-FLA OR AT www.FloridaConsumerHelp.com. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.|
|Maryland||For the cost of postage and copying, from the Secretary of State.|
|Mississippi||The official registration and financial information of Women’s Sports Foundation may be obtained from the Mississippi Secretary of State’s office by calling 1-888-236-6167.|
|New Jersey||INFORMATION FILED WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CONCERNING THIS CHARITABLE SOLICITATION AND THE PERCENTAGE OF CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED BY THE CHARITY DURING THE LAST REPORTING PERIOD THAT WERE DEDICATED TO THE CHARITABLE PURPOSE MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY BY CALLING (973) 504-6215 AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT http://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/charfrm.htm.|
|New York||New York: A copy of our most recently filed financial report is available from the Charities Registry on the New York State Attorney General’s website at www.charitiesnys.com or, upon request, by contacting the New York State Attorney General, Charities Bureau, 28 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10005, or us at 247 West 30th Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10001. You may obtain information on charitable organizations from the New York State Office of the Attorney General at www.charitiesnys.com or (212) 416-8401.|
|North Carolina||Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 1-888-830-4989 (within North Carolina) or (919) 814-5400 (outside of North Carolina).|
|Pennsylvania||The official registration and financial information of Women’s Sports Foundation may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999.|
|Virginia||From the State Office of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23218.|
|Washington||From the Charities Program at 1-800-332-4483, or www.sos.wa.gov/charities.|
|West Virginia||West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305.|
|Wisconsin||A financial statement of the charitable organization disclosing assets, liabilities, fund balances, revenue and expenses for the preceding fiscal year will be provided to any person upon request.|
|CONTRIBUTIONS ARE DEDUCTIBLE FOR FEDERAL INCOME TAX PURPOSES IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW. REGISTRATION IN A STATE DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION OF WOMEN’S SPORTS FOUNDATION BY THE STATE.|