Pass-Through Policy – EarthRights cannot accept money that is intended to be transferred (or “passed-through”) to another organization, including the organizations of partners, alumni, current students, and other similarly affiliated entities. Although we work hard to support our partners and students in many ways, we risk scrutiny from the IRS and put our tax-exempt status in jeopardy by transferring money to them at the request of a donor. Any exceptions, however, or any grant agreements or other contracts that might implicate this policy, must be formally approved in writing by global Development, Finance, and Legal leads to ensure compatibility with the law and donor requirements.
EarthRights is a 501(c)(3) organization, and all monetary donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by tax laws.
If you have any questions about giving, please contact Kayla Eaton, Development Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-466-5188