Terms & Conditions – Please read the following guidelines carefully and agree below.
What Homes for Our Troops (HFOT) can do for an Independent Fundraiser:
Provide the HFOT Proud Supporter logo to be used in event promotion
Post a flyer for the event on our website’s events calendar
Provide promotional material for attendees or to be placed at an awareness table
List the event in e-newsletters, when applicable
Send acknowledgement letters to all direct contributors to HFOT
Issue thank you certificates to you and, as requested, to your supporters
What Homes for Our Troops cannot do for an Independent Fundraiser:
Mail invitations to HFOT constituents
Provide mailing lists to the event organizer
Solicit sponsorships or donations for the event
Endorse the event or its organizers
Provide a HFOT representative at the event
Provide volunteers to serve on event organizing/planning committee, serve in a leadership role at the event, or staff the event
Have decision making authority at the event or over event operators
Pay the event expenses or reimburse the organizer for event expenses
Provide insurance for the event
Allow the HFOT name to be represented as a partner, sponsor or organizer of this event
As an Independent Fundraiser, you:
Must abide by all of the HFOT Fundraising Guidelines and Logo Guidelines
Must provide any event promotion materials to HFOT for approval before publishing. Please send materials to firstname.lastname@example.org for review and approval.
Must indemnify, defend and hold HFOT harmless, including its chartered units and its governors, directors, officers, employees, agents and volunteers from and against any and all suits, claims, demands, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating in any way to your fundraising activity
Must submit any collected funds to HFOT immediately if, for any reason, the fundraiser is cancelled. Funds must be send to: Homes for Our Troops, Attn: Independent Fundraising, 6 Main St, Taunton, MA 02780
Must comply with all federal, state and local charitable solicitation statutes, regulations and ordinances that affect or apply to the fundraising activity
Must apply due diligence in naming the event or in the creation of slogans and flyers not to use any copyrighted or trademarked material
Must submit proceeds from the fundraiser to HFOT no more than 45 days after the event. Proceeds must be send to: Homes for Our Troops, Attn: Independent Fundraising, 6 Main St, Taunton, MA 02780
Must collect the names, addresses, phone numbers, and emails for each volunteer and donor and submit them to HFOT. This is important information that will help HFOT thank all volunteers and donors.
Cannot claim to be a representative of HFOT
Cannot use the HFOT Tax ID number to avoid sales or other taxes
Cannot provide receipts to donors or promise tax deductions for event sponsorships or fees
Cannot use the HFOT Proud Supporter logo without written permission from HFOT
HFOT is not responsible for any financial loss and may withdraw support of the independent fundraising event cancelling this agreement at any time should any activity be discovered that undermines the HFOT charity, the members of our military and people of all abilities. This includes the approved use of any HFOT logo.
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