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Giving FAQ's
Where do you get your funding?
How can I be sure you are investing my support wisely?
Is my gift tax deductible?
Will I receive a receipt?
How can I find out more about my planned giving options?
How much money goes to the administration overhead and fundraising of the LCA?
How is LCA governed?

Where do you get your funding?
The LCA has diversified funding. Our current budget sources from highest are as follows:  Forget-Me-Not Used Books, United Way and local contributions, earned income, State and Federal Grants, and Fundraisers.

How can I be sure you are investing my support wisely?
The Literacy Council of Alaska is service over 3,400 Alaskans every year, changing lives through literacy.  LCA has a history of fiscal responsibility and has been audited or reviewed every year since 1990 (Tax ID # is 92-6010100, Alaska Non-Profit # 12851).  LCA has no debt and 3 months operating reserves.  We have a stong Board of Directors, a dedicated staff, and over 300 volunteers donating over 15,000 hours annually!

Is my gift tax deductible?
Yes. The Literacy Council of Alaska is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, Tax ID# 92-6010100.

Will I receive a receipt?
Yes. You will receive at least one receipt per year for your support for tax purposes.

How can I find out more about my planned giving options?
We would love to talk to you about your planned giving options!  All stock donations are placed in the Literacy Council of Alaska's endowment fund.  To learn more about your options, call the LCA at 907-456-6212.

How much money goes to the administration overhead and fundraising of the LCA?
LCA administrative overhead and fundraising expenses are 14% of our total budget of approximately $500,000.

How is LCA governed?
LCA is governed by an independent, volunteer, Board of Directors.

Literacy Council of Alaska
517 Gaffney RoadFairbanks, Alaska  99701T: 907-456-6212F: 907-456-4302lca@literacycouncilofalaska.org