When giving a gift through power2give, you are making a gift to the Arts & Science Council, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit, whose mission is to build appreciation, participation and support for arts, science, history and heritage in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. It is the Arts & Science Council’s intention to honor the expressed purpose of your gift by directing those dollars to the organization and project of your choice.
For questions about your gift, please contact us at 704-335-3032 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can at any time request a written financial statement disclosing the purpose for which funds are raised, the total amount of all contributions raised, the total costs and expenses incurred in raising contributions, the total amount of contributions dedicated to the stated purpose or disbursed for the stated purpose, and whether the services of another person or organization have been contracted to conduct solicitation activities.
Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 1-888-830-4989. The license is not an endorsement by the State.
DONATION TO CHARITIES
All donations made through power2give are final and non-refundable. power2give allows a number of charities that are recognized by the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”), as tax-exempt organizations under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code to post charitable projects to be funded through donations to the ASC through power2give. Your donations for these projects are made to ASC. As required by the IRS, ASC has exclusive legal control over the donation. We understand that you would like your contribution to benefit your designated nonprofit(s) and ASC makes every reasonable effort to respect the wishes of its donors. However, to comply with federal tax laws, ASC must retain the authority, discretion and control to spend its funds as it sees fit.
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When you make a donation, you grant us permission to access your donation records at any time. We will make available to the project-sponsoring organization online reports identifying, when available, the name, address, email, and transaction accounting details of the donation.
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CHANGES TO POWER2GIVE OR THE WEBSITE
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Except as expressly provided in these terms, in no event will ASC, its affiliates, its data providers or anyone else involved in creating, producing, delivering, or managing the content (collectively, the “site providers”), be liable to you or any third party for any claims whatsoever, in contract, tort, strict liability, or otherwise, including direct, indirect, special, incidental, punitive, or consequential damages, lost revenues, lost profits, lost opportunities, and lass of prospective economic advantage, arising out of or in connection with (a) your access or use of the site, (b) any communications sent to you via the site or otherwise from ASC, or any damages suffered as a result of omissions or inaccuracies in such information, (c) the transmission of confidential or sensitive information to or from the site providers, or (d) inconvenience, delay, or loss of use of the site or any service, even if some or all of the site providers are advised of the possibility of such damages. Without limiting the foregoing, the site providers assume no liability or responsibility for damage or injury to persons or property arising from any access or use of any product, information, idea or instruction in the content.
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CHANGES TO THE TERMS OF SERVICE
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