Donation FAQs

Is my donation secure?

Yes. When accepting payments The Barack Obama Foundation and its vendors adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover to protect cardholder data through encryption and strict access controls. The Foundation and its vendors perform regularly scheduled reviews to confirm adherence to these standards.

Is my donation tax-deductible?

The Barack Obama Foundation is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions to The Barack Obama Foundation are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. Upon completion of your donation, we will send an email donation receipt as your official record. Please save or print this receipt for your financial records as it may be useful to you when completing your tax return.

Will I receive a receipt?

A donation receipt will be sent to you at the email address you provide on this form. Please be sure to keep a copy of your receipt for tax purposes. If you select a recurring donation, you will be sent an individual receipt each month when your donation is processed.

How can I cancel or change a recurring donation?

If you’d like to change your contribution amount or cancel your recurring transaction, please visit https://go.obama.org/My-Recurring-Contribution

Where do I go if I have a question about my donation?

Please direct any questions or concerns regarding your donation to [email protected] or (773) 420-1660.

State Fundraising Disclosure Statement

Financial and other information about The Barack Obama Foundation’s purpose, programs, and activities can be obtained by contacting the Correspondence Associate at 5235 S. Harper Court, Suite 1140, Chicago, IL, 60615, and (773) 420-1660, and obama.org/contact-us, or for residents of the following states, as stated below.

Florida: SC No. CH42061 A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE, WITHIN THE STATE, 1-800-HELP-FLA OR VIA THE INTERNET AT www.FloridaConsumerHelp.com.

Maryland: For the cost of postage and copying, from the Secretary of State.

Michigan: MICS No. 52202

Mississippi: The official registration and financial information of The Barack Obama Foundation may be obtained from the Mississippi Secretary of State’s office by calling 601-359-1599.

New Jersey: INFORMATION FILED WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CONCERNING THIS CHARITABLE SOLICITATION AND THE PERCENTAGE OF CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED BY THE CHARITY DURING THE LAST REPORTING PERIOD THAT WERE DEDICATED TO THE CHARITABLE PURPOSE MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY BY CALLING (973) 504-6215 AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT http://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/charfrm.htm.

New York: Upon request, from the Attorney General Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271.

North Carolina: Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 1-888-830-4989 (within North Carolina) or (919) 807-2214 (outside of North Carolina).

Pennsylvania: The official registration and financial information of the The Barack Obama Foundation may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999.

Virginia: From the State Office of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23218.

Washington: From the Secretary of State at 360-725-0378.

West Virginia: West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305. CONTRIBUTIONS ARE DEDUCTIBLE FOR FEDERAL INCOME TAX PURPOSES IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW. REGISTRATION IN A STATE DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION OF THE BARACK OBAMA FOUNDATION BY THE STATE.

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