Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How can I donate?
Q. Is Kids Change the World a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization?
A: Yes, Kids Change the World is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization through the United States Internal Revenue Service. All donations are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. To obtain a copy of the IRS 501(c)3 Determination Letter or any Form 990s, please contact us.
Q. Can I donate in memory of someone?
A: Of course! If you are donating by a check or money order, you can enclose a small letter giving the details about the person you are donating for. If you are donating online, contact us at 707.500.0090 or email@example.com.
Q. What is Kids Change the World's overhead rate?
A: We have a unique 0% overhead rate; 100% of donations go to programs. And we really mean it--never has a single cent gone to promotional materials, salaries, or other unnecessary expenses. Kids Change the World relies solely on the generosity of kids around the world willing to make a difference, our tireless volunteers, and organizations and corporations committed to doing good.
Q. Who primarily runs the day-to-day operations of Kids Change the World?
A: Kids Change the World is run primarily by a dedicated team of volunteers--many based in the United States--and partners in dozens of countries around the world.
Q. Where can I donate my used vehicles, electronics, and ink cartridges?
Q. How do I hold an event or fundraiser?
Q. Can my company or organization be a sponsor?
A: For sponsorship inquiries, please contact us at 707.500.0090.
Q. How can I get involved?
Q. How do I contact Kids Change the World?
Q. How do you define "youth" and "Chidlren"?
A: We use the World Health Organization's definitions of youth (<25 years) and children (<20 years). All Kids Change the World programs are led by volunteer youth with the aim of improving children's lives.