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General Information

Who can participate?
How do I become a YSC Champion?
Is there a fundraising minimum?
Will YSC cover the costs of my fundraising event?
Who benefits from the fundraising proceeds?
What is the difference between a Special Event Fundraiser and a Retail Promotion?
How are YSC’s funds allocated?

Fundraising

Is there a fundraising minimum?
How quickly can I expect an online donation to post to my page?
Where can I find a list of the people who have donated to me?
Not all of my donors are showing up in the Honor Roll. Why?
To whom should checks be written?
Where should I send checks?
What is YSC’s tax information?
Are donations tax-deductible?
Are donations of items/services tax-deductible?
Can my donors get tax receipts?
How can I send a thank you email to my donors?
Is there a donation form on the website?
Can we submit donations in cash?
What can I do if a check is written out to me personally?
How long will it take for my offline donations/checks to be added to my page?
How do I get donations matched from an employer?
How long will it take for my matching gifts to be officially credited to my account?
I’ve never raised money before. Can I do it?
Why am I receiving emails telling me that I’ve received a donation?
What is my personal page URL?
Can a donor add a dedication message that appears in my fundraising honor roll?

Event-Based Fundraising

Why do I need to submit an application?
What is an expected donation?
As the event organizer, what am I responsible for?
Will YSC endorse my fundraising event?
Will YSC cover the costs of my fundraising event?
Will YSC provide someone to speak at my fundraising event?
Will YSC promote my fundraising event?
Can I use YSC in the name of my fundraising event?
How should Young Survival Coalition be referred to in promotional materials?
Will YSC provide a list of contacts so I can communicate with them about my fundraising event?
Will YSC provide a list of corporate partners that I can contact about my fundraising event?
Will YSC provide me with the YSC logo to use in marketing materials for my fundraising event?
Do marketing materials have to include the amount that will be donated to YSC?
Why must promotional materials be approved?
Do I need to have marketing materials that include the YSC logo approved?
Will YSC provide educational materials for my fundraising event?

Retail Promotion Fundraising

Will YSC endorse my fundraising event?
Will YSC cover the costs of my retail promotion?
Will YSC promote my retail promotion?
Can I use YSC in the name of my retail promotion?
Will YSC provide a list of contacts so that I can communicate about my retail promotion?
Will YSC provide a list of corporate partners so that I can communicate about my retail promotion?
Will YSC provide me with the YSC logo to use in marketing materials for my retail promotion?
Do marketing materials have to include the amount that will be donated to YSC?
Do I need to have marketing materials that include the YSC logo approved?
Will YSC provide educational materials for my retail promotion?

Teams

I am part of a group/team that is interested in fundraising for YSC Champions. What should I do?
How many people can be part of a team?
How do I join a fundraising team?
How can I make one of my teammates a co-captain?
How do fundraising teams reach their goal?

Donating

Can I make a donation to a team?
Where should I mail donation checks?
Who should I make my check out to?
How do I find a participant's personal fundraising webpage?
How quickly can I expect an online donation to post to a participant's fundraising account?
When making a donation why is there an option to cover the credit card processing fees?
Are donations tax-deductible?
For Canadian donations made online with a credit card, will the amount entered be in U.S. dollars?
Do all donors who mail their donations receive a receipt?
Do all donors who contribute online receive a receipt?
What is Young Survival Coalition's Tax ID number?
How do I add a dedication when I make a donation?

Downloadable Documents

What downloadable materials are available?