What type of organization is eligible to participate in Give DeKalb County
To participate in Give DeKalb County, an organization must be:
- Located in, serving, and/or conducting organizational activities in DeKalb County, IL
- Legally recognized by the IRS as 501(c)3 organizations (check IRS compliance here)
- Legally registered with the Attorney General’s Office to solicit donations in Illinois (learn about annual registration here)
- 2018 DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership (DCNP) members by March 1, 2018 (learn about DCNP membership here)
Churches and K-12 schools are not eligible to participate in Give DeKalb County. However, distinctive, ongoing programs that benefit the community offered by churches or schools that have 501(c)3 status, (e.g., childcare programs, food pantries, scholarship assistance) may be eligible. One-time projects of churches or schools are not eligible.
Give DeKalb County is not intended to raise funds for a capital campaign or for a donor to fulfill an existing donation pledge.
If you have questions about whether or not your organization is eligible to participate, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.