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Eligibility & Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible for FUNDrive®?

Our goal is to help local nonprofits such as schools, sports teams, community groups, and other charitable organizations in the US and Canada generate revenue to support their missions.

FUNDrive® groups must be a nonprofit and/or charitable organization that is in compliance with all applicable laws.

In the U.S. the group must also be registered as tax-exempt with the Internal Revenue Service. This includes, but is not limited to, 501(c)(3) organizations.

Following are common questions asked by organizations about the FUNDrive® process.

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FUNDrive® is available where most Savers®, Value Village or Unique® stores are located in the U.S. and Canada.
FUNDrive® groups must be a nonprofit and/or charitable organization that is in compliance with all applicable laws. In the U.S. the group must also be registered as tax-exempt with the Internal Revenue Service. This includes, but is not limited to, 501(c)(3) organizations. See our FUNDrive® Philosophy Statement and Guidelines for more information.
Our website's easy to use calculator and your FUNDrive® representative will assist you in determining how many bags/boxes you need to reach your goal.
Generally, we accept gently-used clothing and household goods, but accepted items vary by location. Your FUNDrive® representative will provide you with the specific opportunities available in your location.
Nonprofit organizations must provide an accurate bag (clothing) and box (small household items) counts and have a pre-scheduled delivery appointment (date and time). To make delivery more convenient, a rental truck allowance is available for delivieries meeting a minimum volume requirement. (Deliveries may not exceed more than three vehicles.)
Your FUNDrive® representative will provide you with specific dates when you will be required to provide bag (clothing) and box (small household items) counts.
Yes, (U.S. only) a customizable tax receipt template is available in the FUNDrive® toolkit. It is the responsibility of your organization to distribute to your donors.
The agreement is to ensure all the details of our partnership are communicated clearly. The W-9 (U.S. only) is necessary for Savers®/Value Village/Unique® to fulfill our federal end-of-year tax reporting requirements.
Funds are generally deposited directly into the organization's account within 7 to 10 business days.
Any funds received by your organization from Savers®/Value Village™/Unique® following your FUNDrive® are payment for the purchase of the donated goods that you sell to us. The payment is NOT a donation by Savers®/Value Village™/Unique®. Your organization should obtain its own tax and legal advice with respect to the method of any required reporting on the payment received from Savers®/Value Village™/Unique®.
Organizations with the most successful FUNDrives® hold two fundraisers a year.
Most organizations earn at least $500 per FUNDrive®.
Yes. Please review our COVID-19 guidelines and our FUNDrive® Philosophy Statement and Guidelines to learn more about the FUNDrive® program.

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