The Official Non-Profit of Blacks in Technology
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Thank you for your interest to join the hundreds of corporations, and thousands of individuals who are committed to increasing the representation and participation of Black people in technology.
Your donation brings real opportunities to Black communities, and gives individuals, locally and nationally, more education and better tools.
Make checks payable to “Blacks In Technology Foundation” and mail to:
Blacks In Technology Foundation
4132 Foxpoint Ridge
Cleves, OH 45002
BIT Foundation EIN: 82-2428981 Registered 501(c)(3) Non-Profit
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Philanthropy is based on voluntary action for the common good. It is a tradition of giving and sharing that is primary to the quality of life. To assure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in the Blacks In Technology Foundation and causes we are asked to support, we declare that all donors have these rights:
I. To be informed of the organization’s mission, of the way the organization intends to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes.
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IV. To be assured their gifts will be used for the purposes for which they were given.
V. To receive appropriate acknowledgement and recognition.
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VII. To expect that all relationships with individuals representing organizations of interest to the donor will be professional in nature.
VIII. To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees of the organization or hired solicitors.
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X. To feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers.