GIVE AT WORK
Many employers sponsor matching gift programs, by matching employees’ charitable contributions. Simply obtain a matching gift form from your company and mail it to:
AIM Youth Mental Health
P.O. Box 4235
Carmel, CA 93921
Workplace giving programs allow employees to make regular tax-deductible donations to eligible charities through their company’s’ payroll system. Employees may contribute a set amount per paycheck, or make a one-time gift.
Your pledged donation amount is automatically deducted from payroll, offering a convenient means of giving without losing the tax benefits of charitable giving.
Many workplaces, from private companies, military organizations, and federal, state and city governments coordinate charitable giving during a specified open enrollment period. Please ask your HR department for your company’s specific process.
Donate stock or any other appreciated assets and receive valuable tax benefits.
One of the most advantageous ways to contribute to AIM is through a gift of stock. Making a gift of securities is simple and offers a number of valuable financial benefits:
- You can donate appreciated stocks, bonds, or mutual funds
- The total value of the stock upon transfer is tax-deductible
- There is no obligation to pay any capital gains taxes on the appreciation
A donor advised fund (DAF) is a charitable giving program that allows you to combine the most favorable tax benefits with the flexibility to support your favorite causes.
How does it work?
- Establish your DAF by making an irrevocable, tax deductible donation to a public charity that sponsors a DAF program.
- Advise the investment allocation of the donated assets
- Recommend grants to the charities you support, with the option of being recognized or remaining anonymous.
If you have one of the leading donor advised funds, DAF Direct directly enables you to recommend grants to AIM. If you don’t see your DAF listed through DAF Direct below, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for instructions.
SET UP A MEMORIAL OR “IN HONOR OF” FUNDRAISER FOR A LOVED ONE
There are a variety of ways to honor a loved one who has passed, is struggling, or is deserving of your special recognition. One FREE way is to set up a GoFundMe fundraiser and publicize it to your friends:
- Set up a GoFundMe fundraiser and determine how much you want to raise (scroll to the bottom to start your page)
- Share the page through GoFundMe to all of your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and email contacts
- We will acknowledge all donations and credit them to your campaign, in recognition of your named honoree
Make shopping at Amazon count! Select AIM as your charity on smile.amazon.com and Amazon will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases to AIM! Help AIM make an impact on youth mental health!
Support AIM through AmazonSmile:
- Sign in
Login to your Amazon account at smile.amazon.com. (NOT AMAZON.COM)
- Select AIM
Search for and select AIM Youth Mental Health as your charity. Once selected, you will receive a confirmation email.
Shop and checkout as you normally would on Amazon. There’s no extra cost for you, but Amazon automatically donates 0.5% of eligible purchases to AIM.
Spread the word to further help AIM!
Form a corporate or foundation partnership with AIM to show commitment to your community, reach new audiences, and align your brand with youth mental health.
Achieve meaningful results through strategic partnerships. Huge benefits include brand/product promotion, media exposure and goodwill, business promotion tax deduction, etc. Create a custom package or campaign, with AIM’s help, aligned with your company’s individual marketing, promotional, and/or philanthropic goals.
From grants to cause-marketing promotions, sponsorships, checkout campaigns and other collaborations, your organization can help advance mission-critical initiatives, raise awareness and save lives. We have a diverse array of opportunities for any type of organization including:
- Event Sponsorship
- Research Support
- Program Partnership
- Workplace Giving
Planned giving helps you meet your personal, financial and estate planning goals by making a current or future gift to AIM. Here are the different ways to make a gift:
- Naming us in your will
- Declaring us a beneficiary of your 401(k), 403(b) or IRA plan
- Creating a Charitable Remainder Trust
When you incorporate charitable giving in your estate planning, you gain personal satisfaction — not only by completing your plan, but also by providing for the people and charities that matter most to you.