HOW TO SUPPORT VOICE OF OC
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Make your tax-deductible donation today. We depend on our readers to fund our work to remain independent and focused on reporting real facts in real-time.
Ways to Give
If you have questions about any of our giving opportunities, please contact Voice of OC’s Development Director Meg Waters, firstname.lastname@example.org 949-584-4977
Employer Matching Contributions
Many employers have a matching gift program to encourage philanthropy. Voice of OC is a 501c3 nonprofit and should qualify for most employer-matching gift programs. Check with your company to see if you can double your impact with a gift to Voice of OC.
Locally based corporations have some form of corporate philanthropy, this could include a corporate foundation or a direct giving program. Often this requires a proposal from the nonprofit to request a grant or gift. If your employer has a giving program or foundation and you are able to introduce Voice of OC to the program manager, please let us know and we will follow up.
Leave a legacy through Planned Giving
Regardless of how technology changes, the need for fact-based professional journalism will never end. The survival of our democracy demands it. By remembering Voice of OC in your estate plan, you help future generations keep an eye on their government and have the tools they need to successfully participate in decision-making.
The funds from legacy gifts are earmarked for general support so that they can support our news operations with the most significant impact.
Please include this language or something similar in your will or trust:
I hereby give ________ (percentage, residuary share or specific amount or asset) to Voice of OC, Post Office Box 10020, Santa Ana, CA. 92711. Tax ID # 27-0550219. 714-558-8642
You might also consider a legacy gift through your donor-advised fund, insurance policy, or other financial instrument.
Voice of OC cannot give legal or financial advice. We urge all donors to check with their professional advisors before making any pledge.
To transfer securities held by a brokerage or commercial bank, notify the broker or bank that you intend to transfer the securities to Voice of OC. When you initiate a transfer, please notify Development Director Meg Waters to ensure appropriate credit and protocol for the donation.