Options for making tax-deductible donations to the Emerald Coast Fitness Foundation
Cash: Any amount welcome, please provide donor's name and address
Check: Any amount welcome, make checks payable to Emerald Coast Fitness Foundation
Credit Card: Any amount welcome
PayPal: please visit http://ecfitnessfoundation.org/home/bernies-5th-anniversary-celebration/
Set up donation of any amount and frequency via secure online payment system:
Designate the Emerald Coast Fitness Foundation to receive a percentage of your Amazon purchases
Specify the Emerald Coast Fitness Foundation as a recipient of payroll-deducted donations and matching corporate funds.
Direct a portion or your required minimum distribution to be sent directly to ECFF. Reduces taxable RMD total.
Include ECFF in your will and estate planning as a recipient of funds from your estate.
ECFF is always in need of materials and services that help us to operate and maintain our pools and upgrade our facilities. Construction-related materials and services, and business-related services such as printing, advertising, auditing, and website development, are among the areas that we would welcome in-kind donations of goods and services.
Your business or organization could conduct a fundraiser for the benefit the Emerald Coast Fitness Foundation. Donations may be directed to specific programs such as the Athlete Assistance Fund, or Swimming Lessons, or capital improvements, or to our general operating fund.
Avoid the capital gains tax hit on stocks that have gained a great deal of value. Transfer the stock to ECFF at its current value. ECFF will sell the stock and benefit from the donation. Donor receives tax benefit of the donation at the current value and does not pay the capital gains tax on the increase in the price of the stock.
The Emerald Coast Fitness Foundation has received 501(c)3 status with the Internal Revenue Service. Our official taxpayer number is 47-2708975. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free
(800-435-7352) within the state of Florida. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the State. Florida Solicitation of Contributions Act registration number: CH45919
Please donate and help us reach our goal of $25,000 in order to:
- Provide financial aid for swim lessons and other aquatic programs
- Provide swim instructors for community youth swim lessons
- Provide lifeguards during community youth swim lessons and youth aquatic programs