What Does the Founda.. - Optimist International Foundation

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Foundation Mission:
Seeking, receiving and managing funds and real
personal property for the benefit of Optimist
International and its Member Clubs in its charitable,
literary and educational activities.
The Foundation as a
 Our Mission- solely for the benefit of Clubs and
 Our Focus- provide supportive services to Clubs as
they undertake their mission in their community
 Our Motto- ‘Helping Optimists Help Kids’
The Charitable Side of OI
 The Foundation is a 501(C)3 charitable organization
 Gifts made through the Foundation are
tax-deductible if used for a charitable, literary,
or educational purpose
Your Club is Not Alone
 Fundraising with a Partner
 Ways the Foundation can Help:
 The Foundation is available to help identify fundraising
opportunities and utilize best-practices
 Foundation Volunteers and staff are in place to help
Who Can Help?
 Club Foundation Representative
 District Foundation Representative
 Foundation Committees
 The Foundation Board of Directors
 Foundation Staff
Join Us. Give Today.
 1 in 20
 The number of Optimist that contributed to the
Foundation last year.
Join us in changing this number.
Consider making a gift today.
Thank You!
For more information, please visit www.oifoundation.org.