Your donation questions, answered
Q: Why should I give to the Alliance?
Q: How can I be sure the Alliance will use my gift wisely?
Q: What financial information is available about the Alliance?
Q: How do I make a gift to the Alliance?
Q: Is my gift to the Alliance tax deductible?
Q: What is the Alliance’s tax ID number?
Our EIN number for tax purposes is 52-1299641.
Q: Is my online donation secure?
Q: Does the Alliance protect my privacy?
The Alliance does not record the personal information of those who give “anonymously”. This means you will not receive any communications from the Alliance other than an automated credit card receipt from by PayPal.
Please email or call us at 202-942-8241 if you gave anonymously and need an acknowledgement letter for your records.
Q: Does the Alliance accept matching gifts from my company?
The Alliance does accept matching gifts from employers as well as through workplace giving campaigns, such as the United Way. If you are a federal employee, you can give through the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) by designating the National Alliance to End Homelessness (CFC# 10022) as your charity of choice. Check with your employer to learn more about workplace giving and and use our search tool to find matching gift programs.
Q: Can I donate a stock gift to the Alliance?
Yes, the Alliance does accept stock gifts. You can transfer shares of stock directly. Please email us or call 202-942-8241 to learn more.
Q: Can I give a gift to the Alliance in honor or in memory of someone?
Q: Can I mail a donation to the Alliance instead of giving online?
Yes. Print and complete our donation form.
Q: What communications does the Alliance send its donors?
We know donors want to stay up-to-date on our work and the effort to end homelessness but that you also receive a lot of email!.Here’s what you can expect from us::
- A thank you letter/tax receipt,
- Monthly email updates on our work,
- A mid-year update ,
- A holiday greeting.
You can opt out of mailed or digital communications when you make your gift.,
Q: Who do I contact if I have a question about giving to the Alliance?
If you have any questions about giving, please email us or call us at 202-942-8241.
Together, we can end homelessness
Thanks to people like you, homelessness is on the decline. But while much has been accomplished, there is still much to do. Please give to the Alliance and help us end homelessness forever.