Click on the Frequently Asked Questions below to display the answers. Do you have a question we don’t answer below? Feel free to contact us.

  • Why another charity?

    Answer: According to the NCCS (National Center for Charitable Statistics) the number of registered charities with the IRS is over 500,000. So, why another charity? Why Foundation Outreach International? We feel there is still a crying need to assist the less privileged of our world by financing help in the form of aid and assistance that focuses on education—not just another handout. See Our Mission.

  • How may I donate?

    Answer: Your donation is greatly appreciated! You may make a donation by  clicking on the Get Involved link or by sending a donation to Foundation Outreach International, PO Box 2152, Allen, TX 75013.

  • Is my donation tax-deductible?

    Answer: Yes. Foundation Outreach International is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions are deductible in the United States under IRC section 170. Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged by an annual receipt.

  • May I donate to a specific project?

    Answer: Yes. You may donate to our general fund and your donation will go to the project with the greatest need. Or you may donate to a specific project. Click on Our Projects to view.

  • How much of my donation actually gets to the recipient or volunteers?

    Answer: We have very limited administrative costs. Over 90 cents of each dollar donated goes directly to our projects. All of our Board members and project volunteers are unpaid volunteers. Our financial statements will be transparent and are required to be public by law.

  • If I know of a worthy project that may fit the mission of FOI, how may I suggest and recommend that project?

    Answer: All recommended projects will be considered by the Board. At least one Board member must recommend a project by sponsoring that project to the Board for their consideration. If you would like to recommend a project, Contact Us or contact a Board member directly.

  • How may I volunteer to serve in one of the projects?

    Answer: Simply go to the Get Involved page and complete the application after reading the vita sheet. Your interest and desire to help is much appreciated!