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FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Thank you for taking the time to find out about our work. we can't do it without you.

Is my donation tax-deductible?

Yes. Ideas Beyond Borders is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization and your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law. To claim a donation as a deduction on your U.S. taxes, please keep your email donation receipt as your official record. We send this to you when you make an online donation. Our EIN is 82-1447974.

Can I donate from an international address or with international currency?

Yes, and we appreciate it when you do! Whether you donate through your credit card, Paypal, or your Apple or Google wallet, your donation will be processed in your country's currency. IBB will receive your donations in US dollars after a small transaction fee is applied.

Am I eligible for a matching gift?

Check to find out here. Or, ask your employer!

How can I learn more about IBB’s financials?

80% of all donations go directly to program work,  17% to admin and 3% to development. Visit our Annual Reports page for more information.

Does IBB protect my privacy?

Yes, because it’s the right thing to do. For more information, click here. We don’t share your information with other organizations, either.

What is IBB’s EIN?

IBB’s Employer Identification Number is 82-1447974.

What is IBB’s address?

If you donated by regular mail and want a tax receipt, email us at

How do I learn more about IBB?

Sign up to our newsletter or visit our blog!

How do I fundraise for IBB?

It’s easy! Set up an online fundraiser and invite your friends and family to donate. Or do the same with your company! Just click the 'Start A Fundraiser' button below. Or, right below this, you can also easily share your campaign by clicking on the Facebook, Twitter, email, or copy link buttons. We also welcome Facebook Birthday Fundraisers

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