Where does the money go?
If you donated to the Direct Impact Fund on www.gofundme.com/hurricaneharvey
, the funds will be distributed to verified campaigns created to support people affected by Hurricane Harvey.
If you donated to the Direct Impact Fund on www.gofundme.com/irma
, the funds will be distributed to verified campaigns created to support people affected by Hurricane Irma.
Please note that funds donated to the Direct Impact Fund can only be distributed to those within the US or the US Territories.
Are these donations tax deductible?
Yes. All donations made to the Direct Impact Fund are tax deductible.
How much will each campaign receive?
It depends on how much money is raised. We will be sure to provide additional details about which campaigns receive a donation from the Direct Impact Fund.
Who selects the campaigns?
The Direct Impact Fund (i.e., its board of directors) will work in consultation with GoFundMe to independently review and select the campaigns.
What is the Direct Impact Fund’s overhead?
There is no overhead with the Direct Impact Fund. Donations go directly to people in need or other charities that have a direct impact on the community.
What is the Direct Impact Fund’s EIN?
How can I see the impact of my donation to the Direct Impact Fund?
The Direct Impact Fund is committed to keeping its donors informed of their impact. As soon as possible, you will hear from some of the beneficiaries of your donations.