"Generosity in Action" is a designated fund managed by Philanthropic Ventures Foundation in Oakland California.
Checks can be made payable to "Philanthropic Ventures Foundation" and sent to the address below. Please put "Generosity in Action - ( you can name a specific project if you wish)" in the memo line on your check. PVF will receive the funds, assign them to the Generosity in Action account and provide a receipt to the donor confirming that their donation is tax deductible.
PVF is a 501(c)(3) public charity located in Oakland, California, dedicated to expanding philanthropy and to working with donors to maximize the impact of their charitable giving. For more information refer to the website at www.venturesfoundation.org.
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation
Founder: Bill Somerville
[As of January 2005 Duncan Beardsley serves on the Board of Philanthropic Ventures Foundation.]
2021 Philantthropic Ventures Foundation Report
PVF Financial Infornation 990 Report
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Donations by check should be mailed to the address
to the right.
Donations via the internet are tax-deductible as they are made to Network for Good - which is a qualified 501(c)(3) charity.
Donations can be made over the internet directly to PVF/Generosity in Action.
94-3136771 501(c)(3) - Form 990-2021 - W-9
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