What Does the Foundation Do? Quarter 1
Foundation Mission: Seeking, receiving and managing funds and real personal property for the benefit of Optimist International and its Member Clubs for charitable, literary and educational activities.
The Foundation as a Partner • Our Mission- solely for the benefit of Clubs and Members. • Our Focus- provide supportive services to Clubs as they undertake their mission in their community • Our Motto- ‘Helping Optimists Help Kids’
The Charitable Side of OI • The Foundation is a 501(C)3 charitable organization • Gifts made through the Foundation are tax-deductible if used for a charitable, literary, or educational purpose
Your Club is Not Alone • Fundraising with a Partner • Ways the Foundation can Help: • The Foundation is available to help identify fundraising opportunities and utilize best-practices • Foundation Volunteers and staff are in place to help
Who Can Help? • Club Foundation Representative • District Foundation Representative • Foundation Committees • The Foundation Board of Directors • Foundation Staff
Join Us. Give Today. • 1 in 20 • The number of Optimist that contributed to the Foundation last year. Join us in changing this number. Consider making a gift today.
Thank You! For more information, please visit www.oifoundation.org.