You are on page 1of 1

Please note that we should not be stating dollar values of any in-kind donations (e.g.

, services, gift bag items, silent auction items, equipment or facilities use). The IRS prohibits charitable organizations from specifying a dollar amount for in-kind donations. It is the responsibility of the donor to determine this. See if you have further questions.

Sample Acknowledgment Letter

YOUR AAJA CHAPTER Street Address City, State, Zip Phone Number and Fax Date Donor Name Donor Address Donor City, State, ZIP Dear ____________________, Thank you for your contribution of____________________________ received on DATE. (If contribution is property rather than cash, a detailed description appears below.) AAJA is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, federal tax identification number 953755203. Your contribution is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Founded in 1981, AAJA has approximately 2,000 members in 19 chapters throughout the U.S. and in Asia today. Our mission is to encourage young people to enter the ranks of journalism, work for fair and accurate coverage, and support Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in news management. Please keep this written acknowledgment of your donation for your tax records. Thank you for your continuing support of AAJA. To learn about our latest activities, visit Sincerely, Name of LetterWriter Description of donated property: ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ (It is the responsibility of the donor to determine the fair market value of the donated items.) Estimate of the value of goods or services provided in return: ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ __No goods or services were provided. __No estimate is provided because the payment was less than $75.