Frequently Asked Questions
How are donations spent?
At Ascend Institute, we work hard to ensure that every penny is spent in the most effective way possible because we are accountable to our donors, people in need worldwide, and most importantly, responsible to Allah (SWT).
Here at Ascend Institute, for every dollar you donate:
$0.93 goes to the program service you chose to donate to. This may be for general aid, school supplies, family assistance, and or Quran and Books. $0.95 out of every dollar donated will go directly to the intended cause.
$0.02 goes to general aid. This includes funding needed for the daily operations and administrative expenses of Ascend Institute.
$0.05 goes to Ascend Institute’s ongoing fundraising efforts.
Furthermore, a significant amount of our work is done by generous and hard-working volunteers who donate their time to stretch your dollars even further. Our volunteers define the power of partnership.
Is my donations secure?
Is this donation tax deductible?
Can i cancel my recurring donation?
Of course. You can cancel it at any time by clicking the link in your donation receipt and follow the instructions provided.
What is the deffirence between a plublic charity and a private foundation?
What do you do with my donor information?
We treat your donor information seriously. Your information will be stored in Ascend Institutes database and will not be shared with or sold to anyone.
You may also give anonymously so that your desire to avoid recognition will be fully respected by Ascend Institute.
Does Ascend Institute discriminate in its delivery of services against those of a particular race, color or sexual orientation?
No. Ascend Institute strives to provide assistance to all who come to us for help, based on the individual’s need and on our capacity to meet that need. We make no distinction regarding ethnicity or sexual orientation.