|GIVE ME A CHANCE FOUNDATION FAQ|
DO BOARD MEMBERS OR STAFF RECEIVE COMPENSATION FOR THEIR GMAC WORK?
The Give Me A Chance Board of Directors serve the foundation as stated in the Bylaws. Board members do not receive any compensation nor do staff that serve on a volunteer basis. The Foundation does employ part-time independent contractors (Agencies, Event Planners & Specialized Individuals) that assist (GMACF) with planning and organizing web site projects, various summer camps, Bo's annual Celebrity Charity Golf Classic, fundraising events and other "Meet n Greet" fundraisers.
WHAT PERCENTAGE OF MY DONATION GOES TOWARD THE CHILDREN INVOLVED?
Eighty percent (80%) of donations go to funding academics, summer camps, sporting equipment and training and classroom supplies. Twenty percent (20%) is used for various fundraising, operating expenses and outside agency fees.
CAN I GET A LIST OF DONORS TO THE FOUNDATION?
A list of our sponsors is shown on http://www.givemeachancefoundation.org/supporters.html
HOW IS GIVE ME A CHANCE FOUNDATION FUNDED?
Through the generosity of our event sponsors, individual donors and the donated services of many organizations, the Foundation is able to provide a variety of programs to help disadvantaged children in the Chicago metropolitan & surrounding areas.
WHERE DOES THE MONEY I DONATE GO?
All donations are used to advance The Give Me A Chance Foundation mission. Donations are used to provide school supplies, training equipment, participation in camps, individual training and academic programs, as well as to support general operating expenses.
HOW CAN MY CHILD/TEAM APPLY?
You may apply for a scholarship at http://www.givemeachancefoundation.org/programs.html Please be sure to complete & submit all requested documents to ensure that your request may be processed and considered.
DO YOU HAVE ANY SUMMER CAMPS?
Yes. Please watch the website for more information on upcoming events.
IS MY CHILD INSURED WHILE PARTICIPATING IN YOUR PROGRAMS OR CAMPS?
The Foundation does not provide medical insurance for participants in any of their camps or programs. Please make sure that the medical release form is completed which can be downloaded at http://www.givemeachancefoundation.org/programs.html
ARE ONLY MONETARY DONATIONS ACCEPTED?
There are a variety of ways to donate to GMACF. We accept new school supplies, used and new baseball equipment and apparel, please contact GMACF for additional information. Please consider signing up at www.goodsearch.com – by doing so GMACF earns money with every click at no cost to you to help us to continue to support the Foundation.