Article: Donation FAQ

Donation FAQ

Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQ) about donating to Proof Alliance.

Frequently Asked Donation Questions

  1. Is Proof Alliance, formerly Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, a 501(c)(3) organization?
    Yes, Proof Alliance is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Donations are tax-deductible for United States citizens. For donors outside of the United States, please consult with your tax advisor to determine whether your donation is tax-deductible.
  2. What is your Federal ID (EIN) number?
    41-1904618
  3. How may I contact you to make a donation?
    Gifts to Proof Alliance can be made using our safe, secure online donation form by clicking here.
  4. What percentage of my donation goes directly to programs?
    In 2020, over 87% of Proof Alliance budget went directly to programs.
  5. Can I designate my gift to a specific program or need?
    Proof Alliance greatest need is for general operating support to maintain our current programs and services. However, if there is specific program or need that you would like to donate to, indicate your wishes with your donation.
  6. Can I dedicate my donation to someone?
    Yes. You can make your donation in memory or honor of someone.
  7. Does Proof Alliance issue tax receipts?
    Yes, you will receive a charitable tax receipt for income tax purposes. The tax receipt is sent to you via e-mail or United States Postal Service.
  8. How can I stop a monthly donation?
    To cancel a recurring donation, please send a letter of request to: Proof Alliance
    Attn: Bethany Whitehead
    1876 Minnehaha Avenue West
    Saint Paul, MN 55104
  9. Does Proof Alliance have annual audits?
    Yes. Proof Alliance has an independent audit each year.
  10. Is there a Donor Privacy Policy?
    Yes, Proof Alliance is committed to ensuring donor’s privacy; data is only collected when given to Proof Alliance either online or in person. Donors have the right at any time to have any, all or part of their information removed from Proof Alliance’ mailing list or database.Donor information is used to communicate with donors about events or activities that might be of interest to them; new information or research on FASD; or important or significant accomplishments that Proof Alliance has achieved.

    Proof Alliance will never sell, share, lease or rent any donor information. Donors can choose to have their donations listed anonymously.

    Any comments or questions about the use of donor information can be directed to Sara Messelt, Executive Director at 651-917-2370.