As we stated on our Donations page, by coming to our site and making a donation, you are doing something truly significant. The following information regarding your donation is important and you should print a copy of this page for your future reference.
Value Statement: Please know that the funds you have provided to Children of Faith Missions will be put to very good use immediately. And unlike many charitable organizations that have overhead and operating expenses, every hard-earned dollar you donate to Children of Faith Missions finds its way to the children and their needs. Children of Faith Missions has no paid staff, no recurring operating expenses other than postage and banking fees, and no financial commitments that deviate from our main cause – providing financial support for the children so that they can have shelter, clothing, food, medical care, and a quality education.
Tax-Deductible Status: As stated in our profile, we are a California Public Benefit Corporation and have received exempt status from the State of California effective March 13, 2009. Further, Children of Faith Missions filed for exemption with the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) Corporation on September 9, 2009, and was granted exempt status on October 26, 2009, made effective retroactively to March 13, 2009. To verify our eligibility as a tax-deductible organization in accordance with Publication 78 of the Internal Revenue Service, please visit the Internal Revenue Service’s “Search for Charities, Online Version of Publication 78” site by clicking here and entering “Children of Faith Missions” in the organization’s name field and click on the option for “All of the words.” A tax-deductible receipt will be provided for all donations, contributions, or sponsorships.
Receipt: Your PayPal will email you a receipt upon completion of the transaction. Children of Faith Missions also receives a copy of the transaction report. At the end of each quarter, receipt letters are mailed out to all donors and sponsors for that quarter. Either your PayPal transaction report or the Children of Faith receipt letter will suffice for tax-deduction purposes.
Refund Policy: Donations, contributions, and sponsorships cannot be refunded. All funds received by Children of Faith Missions are immediately put to work and therefore are not refundable.
Automated Renewal: Sponsorships, by their very design is a recurring event. When you sponsor a child, you are essentially providing for their welfare and well-being. Annual sponsorships automatically renew one year from the date of the last transaction. Monthly sponsorships automatically renew one month from the date of the last transaction. At Children of Faith Missions we understand that economic situations change from time to time and cancellations of sponsorships unfortunately become necessary. Therefore, if you find yourself in need of canceling an annual or monthly sponsorship, please visit our cancellation page by clicking here.