EarthShare New Jersey’s overhead costs are currently 12.4%.
Sixty percent of the gifts designated to EarthShare New Jersey stay in New Jersey and are distributed amongst the local affiliate members. Forty percent of the gifts are distributed amongst the National members. EarthShare New Jersey does not keep your gift or ask our members to submit funding requests. Your gift is for the environmental agencies we represent and that is where it goes.
Pledges usually take affect on January 1, but there are some campaigns organized in the spring, with deductions taken for a 12 month period starting at the beginning or end of another month.
Yes, a gift can be changed or canceled at your request.
Only if the donor requests an acknowledgment for their donation. Many public employee campaigns like the CFC restrict charities from releasing donor names and selling or trading donor lists. Charities in violation of this restriction are subject to disqualification from the campaign, or, in the worst case scenario, the entire federation may be disqualified from participating in the campaign. EarthShare encourages its members to accord membership privileges to workplace donors, but not to solicit them for additional gifts by phone or mail.