The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (AHCMC) manages competitive grants programs for individuals artists and scholars, cultural organizations and schools; helps increase capacity in the creative industry with workshops and bulk-buying programs for advertising and energy; manages an online calendar of cultural events at CultureSpotMC.com; deploys artists and scholars to schools and civic groups; and engages our neighborhoods with public art. Through power2give.org, AHCMC promotes creative projects around the county secure new funding streams and engage local residents and patrons get more involved with the local creative sector. You have the power to make a difference in Montgomery County. Find a project. Make a donation. Share with friends. It's just that simple to make an impact.
Who created power2give?
power2give.org is a project of the Arts & Science Council--Charlotte/Mecklenburg, Inc. (ASC). ASC, located in Charlotte, North Carolina, is a non-profit whose mission is to build appreciation, participation and support for the arts, science, history and heritage in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. Fractured Atlas took over development and administration of power2give in October 2016.
What happens if the campaign I fund isn't fully funded by the end of its posting period?
power2give.org intends to provide the donations to the campaign poster and host organization even if the campaign is not fully funded. In that case, the campaign poster and host organization will notify you as to how they plan to adapt their campaign.
Can my gift(s) be refunded?
No, power2give does not have the capacity to provide refunds for gifts at this time. However, if you have questions or concerns as to how your gift is being used, please contact the power2give team
What payment options are available on power2give?
At this time, you can give to campaigns on power2give.org via credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express).
Is my gift tax deductible?
Yes. All donations made on power2give.org are made to a 501(c)(3) organization. Therefore, your donation is tax deductible. Please check with your accountant to discuss the tax implications of any donor benefits you received in exchange for your contribution.
How am I acknowledged for my gift?
You will receive an automatic e-mail receipt from power2give for your records. You will also receive additional communications from the organization(s) you supported.
What are the donor benefits?
Donor benefits are incentives provided by the campaign poster to give back to the donor in small ways that make them feel even more connected to a particular campaign.
How do I redeem my donor benefits?
The campaign poster will contact you shortly after the campaign has been fully funded or expired to distribute donor benefits.
Is my online donation secure?
Yes. power2give.org has a valid SSL security certificate and works with responsible and verified vendors to ensure your information is safe and secure.
When will my credit card be charged if I use a card to make a donation?
Your credit card will be processed and charged immediately upon payment
What are the ways I can get involved with a project aside from donating?
You can help promote projects through email and social media outlets like Facebook, Twitter, and blogging.