Support the Richmond Art Center by participating in 24 hour “East Bay Gives” Online Fundraiser on May 5th
On Tuesday, May 5, 2015 get ready to give for 24 hours to benefit your favorite local nonprofits. This is a great way to donate to organizations doing fantastic work like the Richmond Art Center. One of the oldest arts organizations in the Bay Area and the largest arts center in the East Bay, the Richmond Art Center provides quality programs and experiences in studio art, art in the community, and in exhibiting works of emerging and established Bay Area artists. We provide an invigorating environment where one can make, see and learn about art!
Here is your chance to make a difference! The Art Center’s goal is to raise over $3,000. Spread the word among your friends, acquaintances, and networks about the importance of East Bay Gives! Encourage them to make their own donations to Richmond Art Center and other participating charities. Like the East Bay Community Foundation on Facebook and follow us on Twitter, so that you can share posts about the event and the Art Center’s progress. Donate often on May 5th! Click here to make your donation.
How does East Bay Gives work?
Hosted by East Bay Community Foundation, you can make your donation on Tuesday May 5 by visiting www.eastbaygives.org to donate to one or more of the participating nonprofits. You’ll receive immediate email confirmation from us and we’ll send the donation(s) to the organization(s) you designate. Please note: donations are tax deductible and non-refundable. All participating organizations will compete to win hourly cash prizes from the East Bay Community Foundation’s Prize Pool.
East Bay Gives operates for one 24-hour period only, beginning at midnight (12;01 AM) on May 5, 2015 and ending at midnight (11:59 PM) on May 5, 2015.
How can I make a donation to East Bay Gives 2015?
Because this is a national online giving day, the fastest way to make a donation through East Bay Gives 2015 is online, with a credit card. (Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express.) Donations will not be accepted by mail, fax, phone call or email.
What is the minimum donation?
The minimum donation is $20.00. There is no upper limit, and you may donate as many times as you wish, to any number of organizations.
Is my donation tax deductible?
Yes. Donations are 100% tax deductible. After you donate, you will immediately receive an email from the East Bay Community Foundation confirming your tax-deductible gift. Please save the email for your records or tax purposes.
How can I be sure that my donation gets to the correct organization?
Your email confirmation receipt is your proof that you gave. The East Bay Community Foundation distributes all donations received on May 5th within a reasonable period of time, after all transactions have been verified. Your chosen organizations will also be able to confirm that they have received your donation.
Will my designated organization receive donor contact information?
Unless anonymity is specifically requested, donation amounts and donor information will be forwarded to recipient nonprofits by the East Bay Community Foundation.
How much of my donation goes to the organization I designate?
Participating nonprofit organizations receive the full value of the donation, minus the credit card transaction fees.
Can I donate using my tablet or smart phone?
Yes. Use your smart phone or tablet, or any browser to access www.eastbaygives.org