• FORC is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit

    FORC is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity which means:

    • Cash donations to FORC are tax deductible.
    • Material donations to FORC are tax deductible (ie. tools & building materials) and can be claimed at the fair market value for the donated items.
    • We are eligible to receive matching funds from businesses participating in employee donation matching programs.
    • We're now eligible to apply for substantial grants as required by many large projects.

    How are Donations Used?

    100% of your donation goes towards meeting the mission goals as defined in our bylaws. Our biggest expenses involve building and maintaining trail (tools & materials), insurance for club activities, storage for club equipment, and website hosting fees.

    Information for Donors

    FORC's EIN: 41-2226598
    IRS Determination Letter - FORC

    Employer Matching Donations

    Many employers offer matching program for employee charitable contributions. Check with your HR department to see if the impact of a donation can be maximized by taking advantage of these programs! Many companies match employee donations at a 1:1 ratio but some are as high as 3:1!

    Information About Donating

    Tax Benefits of Giving - Charity Navigator

    Attention John Deere Employees!

    FORC is now enrolled in John Deere's Employee Gift Matching program through the Benevity platform. Simply log into your John Deere giving portal to get started. A contribution through the Employee Matching program means John Deere will match the donation to FORC (eg. donate $500 and FORC gets $1000). This is a great way to multiply the impact of your donation and sustain FORC's mission to improve and maintain local trails!