Donor Frequently Asked Questions
Can I send a donation in the mail?
Yes, we accept check and money order donations by mail to the following address:
Walking Mountains Science Center
Attn: Development Department
PO Box 4969
Avon, CO 81620
Can I donate by phone?
Yes, you can call us at 970-827-9725 to make a secure donation.
How do I update my billing or contact information?
Are online donations secure?
Yes, our website is secured with a GoDaddy.com Web Server Certificate. All transactions are protected with a 256-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption to make sure your information is 100% secure. For more information about this website’s security, click on the green padlock icon located in your browser bar or donation page.
Can I donate online?
Can I donate via Paypal?
No, at this time we do not accept PayPal donations.
Can I donate via a donor-advised fund?
We accept IRA charitable rollover, stocks & securities transfers, and wire transfers. Please contact your financial advisor on how to donate using these vehicles and hear all about the tax benefits you can enjoy. For more information please contact Patty White, VP of Development at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can I donate via wire transfer?
Can I donate in various currencies?
Yes, donations made online will be processed in your local currency. When you donate online, the amount will be displayed in USD, but will be converted into your bank’s currency upon processing. We are not responsible for any transaction fees incurred by your financial institution.
How is my donation used?
What is Walking Mountains’ tax ID number?
Our EIN # is 84-1436791
Is my donation tax-deductible?
Yes, Walking Mountains Science Center is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and all donations are tax-deductible for United States federal income tax purposes.
In some cases where you receive a good or service in relation to your donation, the full amount of your donation may not be deductible. Where this is applicable, Walking Mountains will provide you with information that will enable you to calculate the deductible amount of your donation.
Does my donation qualify for the Colorado Childcare Tax Credit?
Yes. Walking Mountains Science Center promotes childcare and therefore, if you are a Colorado taxpayer, your gift will qualify for the Colorado Childcare Tax Credit. More information on the Colorado Childcare Tax Credit can be found here.
Will I receive a tax receipt?
Yes, we provide tax receipts for all tax-deductible donations. Upon completing your online contribution, you will receive an email receipt. If you complete your contribution via check, money order, or wire, you will receive a tax receipt in the mail within 30 days. We are not tax professionals and recommend consulting one for any specific questions regarding your tax filings.
How do I cancel my monthly donation or membership?
Will I receive a tax receipt for my monthly donation or membership?
Yes, you’ll receive an emailed tax receipt for each recurring donation you give.
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