Is my donation tax deductible?
Aspire Kids is a 501c3 tax-exempt non-profit organization (FEIN 82-5352437). A copy of our IRS Letter of Determination is available upon request. Donations to this non-profit are considered to be a charitable donation under IRS determination. If you have questions, please check with your tax consultant.
What are the age requirements for children receiving assistance?
Children from birth to age 18, or still a student or participating in AB12.
Can I request a scholarship for my child?
ASPIREKids is currently not accepting nominations from parents, family members or caregivers. All nominations must come from a social worker, CASA, school official, coach or similar youth leader.
What kinds of activities will ASPIREKids assist with?
Any extracurricular or normalcy activity that gives a child an opportunity to try something new or continue to grow in a particular area. Sports camps, music camps, art classes and theater, prom/dance tickets, field trips are just a few.
*Note: Due to budget restrictions we are not able to commit to indefinite recurring expenses for monthly activities. We will work with the nominator to find an acceptable solution that best suits the needs of the child. Any scholarship greater than $500 requires board approval.
Is there a deadline for use of the scholarship?
We require that the child be registered for the activity requested before the registration deadline or within 45 days of the scholarship request whichever is sooner. If either date passes a new nomination form will need to be submitted.What
Is there a limit to the number of scholarships available per child?
Scholarships are dependent upon fund availability and ASPIREKids receipt of a data survey after completion of the current activity. The survey must be completed by a caretaker or nominator regarding the most recent scholarship received by the child. hat
What geographic area do we serve?
Currently ASPIREKids serves El Dorado, Placer, Amador, Yolo and Sacramento Counties in California.
Is there a minimum donation?
There is no amount too small. All funds will be pooled to provide scholarships to as many children as possible throughout the year.
Can I be a sponsor?
Yes, we are accepting corporate and individual sponsors that will receive recognition on our website, social media and all correspondence sent from ASPIREKids.