Frequently Asked Questions
Below you will find answers to the most commonly asked questions about who we are, who we help, how you can get involved and much more.
If you feel you have questions that are unanswered, please email us at [email protected]
Why clean water?
Clean water affects every area of life and in 2020, approximately 844 million people currently live without it. Access to clean water is what opens the doors for households to stay healthy, for children to go to school, and for men and women to build businesses that support their families.
How does Generosity.org select their implementing partners?
Generosity.org partners with organizations who have a local presence on the ground in the areas where we work. We choose partners who offer community training on proper sanitation & hygiene practices and empower local individuals to care for and maintain their clean water project. Our partners also offer maintenance and support to ensure these communities continue to have access to clean water for years to come.
What percentage of my donation goes directly towards programs?
When you donate to Generosity.org, our goal is that 80% of your donations go directly to funding programs, while 20% is used to fund operations and ensure that our programs are continuing to serve communities properly for years to come.
How can I fund a full water project and will I get a report back?
When you fund a full water project with Generosity.org, you will receive a full water report with details outlining the location and GPS coordinates of your project, as well as community information, and photos/testimonies from community members who have been impacted by your generosity.
Is Generosity.org a Faith-Based organization?
Generosity.org is [a registered nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. We are] passionate about helping solve the clean water and sanitation crisis that is a desperate situation for millions of people in our world today. We are committed to demonstrating the generous and unconditional love of God by caring for the impoverished, with the same generosity taught by Jesus, regardless of someone’s faith.
Is Generosity.org a registered 501(c)3 Nonprofit?
Yes! Generosity.org is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Our registered Tax ID number is EIN 26-3993752.
You can visit our profile on Guidestar for more information.
Is my donation tax deductible?
Yes! As Generosity.org is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, all donations given to Generosity.org will be tax-deductible.
When you give online through our website or Classy platform, you will automatically be emailed a donation receipt for your records. If needed, our registered Tax ID number is EIN 26-3993752.
How can I become involved with Generosity.org?
Can I go on a volunteer trip with Generosity?
Currently, Generosity.org does not have any opportunities to participate in volunteer trips. We do, however, partner with organizations like Living Water International who offer such opportunities. Click HERE for more information.
Does your team ever visit schools or offices for special presentations?
Yes! We love to share the mission of Generosity.org and raise awareness around how we can come together to break the cycle of poverty, restore dignity, and inspire dreams.
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How much does it cost to build a well and how long does it take?
The average cost for building and maintaining a water well is $14,000. Once a well is fully funded, it takes 10-12 months to complete construction and receive back reporting. To start your very own campaign, click HERE and then click “Become A Fundraiser”.