Make a Donation to any
Generosity in Action

Two easy ways to donate to Generosity in Action
- send a check by mail
- or donate over the internet

To donate by mail:

  • Make your check payable to "Philanthropic Ventures Foundation" Be sure to attach a note or earmark your contribution to a particular project in the "memo" part on the check.

  • Send your check to:
    Generosity in Action
    c/o Philanthropic Ventures Foundation
    1222 Preservation Park Way
    Oakland, CA 94612-1201

Donations over $250 will receive a letter of confirmation of donation and that it qualifies for tax-deductibility.

Canceled checks less than $250 that were made payable to Philanthropic Ventures Foundation qualify as receipt of tax-deductibility.

You may use this form:

To: Generosity in Action
c/o Philanthropic Ventures Foundation
1222 Preservation Park Way
Oakland, CA 94612-1201

Enclosed is a donation of $____________ to the Generosity in Action fund.
(make check payable to "Philanthropic Ventures Foundation")

I would like these funds to be used for the __________________________ project.
If that program is oversubscribed, please apply the funds to a like program.

Name _______________________________________________________

Address ______________________________________________________

City__________________________________ State______ Zip__________

To Donate via Internet:

Donations can be made via the internet with your credit card... click here or you can click on the "Donate Now" button below. Internet donations are processed by Network for Good - you will be connected to the Philanthropic Venture Foundation page on their site.

To make your donation via the internet go PVF/On Line Donations
Once at Generosity in Action/Donate page check the program or enter an "other" program. (Note that Network for Good assesses a 3% transaction fee to cover credit card fees, bank fees, and other processing costs.)

Q&A Regarding On-Line donations:

Is my donation tax-deductible?
All donations are tax deductible to the full extent allowable by law. Generosityt in Action/Philanrhropic Ventures Foundation has set up Network for Good to handle all on-line donations. Network for Good which is 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Do I get a receipt?
A donation receipt will be sent to you by email at the email address you provide on the Network for Good donation form. Please be sure to keep a copy of your receipt for tax purposes. If you select a recurring donation, you will be sent an individual receipt each time your donation is processed.

Is my information safe?
Absolutely. We use industry-standard SSL (secure socket layer) technology to protect your information and provide a safe and secure environment for online donations. We will not sell, trade or share your personal information with anyone else, nor do we send any donor mailings on behalf of other organizations, and we will only share personal information if you have given us specific permission to do so.

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