Your donation makes our work possible!
We welcome and need your financial support to make all our work happen. We have two general areas for which we need support: the next Parliament convening and our ongoing programs. You can designate your donation to either of these categories and their subcategories. Please know that we won’t ever sell your name or email address. You can donate online below.
For the Parliament convening: We purposefully keep the registration fees for the Parliament convening low so that persons of limited means can attend. We rely on individual donations, foundation grants, corporate sponsors, and support from tourism and other governmental support. We also gather pass through support for scholarships for persons who would otherwise be unable to attend.
For our Ongoing work on Interfaith Harmony, Peace, Justice, and Sustainability: In order to design and implement ongoing programs that achieve measurable impact on peace, justice, and sustainability and engage the amazing network of persons of faith and conscience that are engaged as collaborators in the work we do, we need financial support for our organization as a whole and specific programs. We are interested in support from individuals, foundations, corporations, and collaborators.
Ways you can give
One time donation online or by mail for US Donors. US taxpayers can donate online below or make checks payable to "Parliament of the World's Religions" and sent to 70 E Lake Street, Chicago IL 60601.
One time donation online or by mail for Canadian Donors. While our Canadian entity's application for Charity status is pending, Canadian taxpayers can donate to us at https://mvow.org/projects/2018-parliament/donate1/, which will route your donation to us through our project partner, Many Voices One World, who processes donations through Aqueduct Foundation. Cheques from Canadian entities should be made payable to "Aqueduct Foundation" with "c/o MVOW for PWR-Toronto 2018" on the memo line and mailed to WACC at 308 Main, Toronto, ON M4C 4X7. Online donations in Canada that go through Aqueduct Foundation are powered by the CanadaHelps platform, so CanadaHelps or CH.org will appear on your credit card statement. If you’d like to send a donation through ACH from either US or Canadian donors, contact us.
Memorial, Honorary or Celebratory Donations. You will have the opportunity to tell us if your donation is in memory of someone, in their honor, or in celebration of a special event in their life such as a religious holiday, birthday, anniversary, or other significant event. Please tell us the details on the donation page if online or in a note if you send it by mail and include your phone number and email in case we have questions. If this is a timely request, please make sure you allow at least 10 days for processing. Let us know if you’d like us to send a card on your behalf and whether you want them to know the amount of your donation.
Recurring gift Our Recurring Gift Program is a convenient way to support us by setting up an automatic payment to donate on a monthly, quarterly or yearly basis. You will be able to set this up below. You can stop your donations at any time.
Stock, especially appreciated stock You can donate to us by transferring stock. Donating appreciated stock will usually have tax benefits for you. If you’d like our brokerage information, contact us.
Foundation grants and corporate giving programs If you would like to donate through a foundation or corporation and would like us to submit an application, please contact us.
Memberships Our generous constituents are invited to become supporting members of the PWR at Bronze (free), Silver, and Gold levels. Become a Member.
Amazon Smile We are signed up with Amazon Smile, so if you shop online through smile.amazon.com (rather than just through Amazon.com) you can designate us as your charity of choice. Are there other ways to give automatically? Tell us about them.
Remember us in your will or trust You can leave a legacy for the future by including us in your will or trust. You can also name us as a beneficiary on an insurance policy or as the recipient of a retirement account. You would refer to us as “Parliament of the World’s Religions, an Illinois not-for-profit corporation.” Contact us if you would like further information.
Tax Deductibility We have 501c3 status in the United States and a fiscal agent for donations in Canada, so your donation is deductible to the extent allowed by law if you are a US or Canadian taxpayer. For other countries, contact us. Your Registration for the Parliament convening is not deductible since you will receive goods and services valued in excess of the amount or your registration fees.
Please contact Diana Faust, Director of Resource Development, (312) 971-3180 if you have any questions or thoughts about how you would like to donate.