Frequently Asked Questions

What will my donation support? 

Your donation will be used to toward WomenVenture’s operating expenses, including any the following as need dictates: 

  • Training Program Costs: Scholarships for low-income training clients, materials for classes, training volunteers to deliver our programs, mentor training and curriculum development 
  • Loan Program Costs: Pre-loan and post-loan coaching, underwriting time and materials, closing costs and new program development 
  • Operations: Updates to technology and office infrastructure to better serve clients, outreach efforts to clients, partners and funders, staff development activities 

Is my contribution tax-deductible? 

Yes, WomenVenture is a 501(c)(3), so your donation is tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. Most donations are 100% tax-deductible, and we provide tax receipts for all donations to ensure you have a record of your donation. 

Where can I see WomenVenture’s financials? 

You can view our most recent annual report and 990 here. 

What is WomenVenture’s Employer Identification Number (EIN)? 

It is 41-1463426. 

Whom do I contact if I have a question or problem making a donation? 

Call Lisa Zellmer at 612-224-9546. 

My company matches my gifts to 501(c)(3) organizations. Is WomenVenture eligible to receive this type of match? 

Yes, if your company provides matching gifts for donations or volunteer hours, here are two ways to submit: 

  1. Send a completed matching gift form to WomenVenture or to your employer as per their instructions. 
  2. If your company uses a matching gift platform, submit your request through the portal by selecting WomenVenture or by entering our EIN (41-1463426).  

If you have any questions or need support, please call Lisa Zellmer at 612-224-9546. 

How do I update or cancel my recurring gift? 

Please contact us at (612) 224-9555 to request changes to your recurring donation.