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DONATION FAQs

How to contact us about your specific donation:

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Credit/Debit card donations online:

Q. How is my credit card secured? 
A. Empower Playgrounds Inc. is meticulous in protecting our donors’ information. That is why we utilize the tried and tested organization Network for Good. Network for Good is a website that users can use to securely donate to charities. Recently Network for Good teamed with PayPal, which also uses the latest anti-fraud technology. To donate via paypal, click here. Follow the steps to register with Network for Good, and when it comes time to make your donation, select PayPal as your method.


Q. Can I make a rercurring credit card donation? 
A. EPI greatly welcomes recurring gifts; they are a wonderful and hassel-free way for donors to continuously give to the progress of EPI. Please click here to create a recurring donation.


Q. Why didn’t my online donation work?
A. If you received an error message after submitting your transaction, it is most likely that your information entered (credit card number, ID number, or personal information) did not match that on record with your bank for that card. We recommend contacting your bank for clarification.


Q. What if I don’t want to submit my donation over the web?
A. Although donating online is fast, easy, and secure, we do provide many other ways for you to give your gift to EPI. Contact us for help with your specific donation, or visit our cash/check donation, stock donation, or corporate donation pages.

 

Where your donation goes:

Q. What is the breakdown of where my donation ends up?
A. For every dollar given to EPI 72 cents goes to operations in developing countires and 28 cents goes to research and development costs within the US. For a more detailed account of EPI spending please visit our breakdown page or contact us at: info@empowerplaygrounds.org


Tax Receipts:

Q. Does EPI provide tax receipts for donations?
A. Yes! As an nonprofit, tax-exempt registered 501(c)3, we provide you tax receipts for every gift over $5. 

Q. How long will it take for me to receive my receipt?
A. Online gift receipts will be emailed to you. Otherwise, please allow up to three weeks for your receipt to reach you.

Q. I can’t find my receipt; can EPI print me another?
A. Yes. Please contact us at: donations@empowerplaygrounds.org


Matching donations:

Q. Does EPI accept matching donations?
A. Yes! 
As an individual wishing to have your donation matched by your employer, check with the human resources department at your company to see if any matching program exists.

Some companies provide a matching gift form that you will fill out with your donation. We will take care of procuring the match.  Other companies may want to verify the 501(c) status of Empower Playgrounds Inc. In this case, provide your company with the contact information of Empower Playgrounds and we will work with them to verify our status, after which you can make your matching donation.

Please send your personal contribution and the accompanying form to:

 
Empower Playgrounds Inc.
3214 N. University Ave. #501
Provo, UT 84604

NOTE: During 2009 all manufacturing of Empower Playgrounds equipment was done in Ghana. Due to materials issues, equipment reliability was not what EPI expected and wanted. 2010 was a transition year moving manufacturing rights to Playworld Systems Inc. in the United States. 2011 will be a good representative year for how EPI operates now and into the future.