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Ways You Can Support Blue
TAX DEDUCTIBLE DONATIONS
BLUE Ocean Film Festival & Conservation Summit is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization All contributions are tax deductible as allowed by US IRS regulations.
ONE TIME GIFT
As we launch BLUE’s inaugural event, we have a need for immediate support and welcome your generous contributions for the inaugural event.
Annual gifts provide a sustainable foundation would be welcomed as it will assure the ongoing impact of BLUE.
BLUE provides an excellent way to express your company’s support for environmental issues. We can build brand awareness at a local, national or global level, depending on your needs. By combining the various elements of BLUE, packages can be designed to deliver those elements most important to your goals: brand visibility, client entertainment or industry networking.
DOUBLE YOUR GIFT WITH MATCHING FUNDS
Please check with your employer to see if they offer matching funds for employee contributions—a great way to double the impact of your gift.
GIFTS OF CASH
You may donate Online at www.blueoceanfilmfestival.org/donate
By mail: 798 Lighthouse, Ave. #324 Monterey, CA 93940
Or please contact us at 831.920.3527
Checks should be made payable to BLUE Ocean Film Festival. You will receive a tax-deductible receipt for your gift.
GIFTS OF SECURITIES
There are substantial tax savings for donors who choose to donate publicly traded securities (e.g. shares, bond, mutual funds) as an alternative to cash. We maintain a brokerage account with Merrill Lynch and have experienced consultants who can you help to decide if the gifting of securities is right for you.
BLUE will gladly accept gifts-in-kind that fit with our mission & benefit our programs and initiatives. Real Estate, Artwork, Vehicles, etc. can help to contribute to meeting the needs of BLUE. The gift must be appraised so that the donation receipt can be issued for the gift’s fair market value.
We will introduce a sustaining endowment program in 2010.
Contact Sarah Sponaugle at (831) 920.3527 for more information on supporting BLUE.