Many of you have asked how you can help. This is how:
We need your help to serve our growing waitlist of teachers and support more students. And we are grateful for whatever you can contribute.
Also, please feel free to share this link with others in your network. We would love to have your help building a team of supporters.
Want to donate but prefer to use PayPal? Don’t worry! You can also donate via Pay Pal.
Just click below and then type in your donation amount to get started.
Over the past three years, Story Works volunteers have worked with over 1,500 high school students in Anchorage and Unalakleet, Alaska. These students have shared stories and strengthened connections while developing their writing and speaking skills.
As more and more teachers ask us to work with them and their students, our waitlist is growing longer. We want to expand our program so we can support more teachers, more students, and more stories. Your support will make that possible.
Will my donation be tax deductible?
Direct donors: Story Works Alaska is a nonprofit corporation with federal 501(c)(3) status pending. This means that charitable donations made to Story Works since December 2016 and onwards may be tax deductible. If and when Story Works’ application for federal 501(c)(3) status is approved by the IRS, Story Works will issue letters confirming that your donation is tax-deductible. Please note: In the unlikely event that Story Works’ application is denied, all donors will be immediately notified.
PayPal donors: All donations made through the PayPal link are tax deductible and will be processed by our fiscal sponsor, Content Producers Guild (501(c)(3), tax ID: 27-2591916). Wondering why your donation isn’t going directly to Story Works Alaska? See below for an explanation and stay tuned… we’ll be getting our own 501(c)(3) status soon. (Likely timeframe: Jan. 2017.)
What’s the Content Producers Guild? The Content Producers Guild is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit that supports media projects in Alaska. They can directly accept tax-deductible donations for Story Works until Story Works becomes its own federally recognized 501(c)(3).
What percent of my donation will go directly to Story Works?
Direct donors: Our credit card processor and donation management system take 3% +$.30 of each donation. Unless you click to cover the processing fees. In that case a wonderful 100% of your donation will go to Story Works.
PayPal donors: 90% of your donation through Content Producers Guild will go to support Story Works programs (while 10% of your donation will cover indirect administrative costs). Thank you for supporting both the programs AND the important behind-the-scenes work that makes them possible!
Note: Donations of any amount are welcome and deeply appreciated. Thank you for helping support more students as they explore and share their stories.
Thank you again to all our existing supporters including…