FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)

WHO DO YOU SUPPORT

  • Who decides who gets picked for support?

Anyone can propose any beneficiary.  However, the GGB members will have to unanimously approve and vote to support.

  •  Is it just people abroad that get support?

GGB will help anyone that is in need both abroad and near.  However, GGB members will have to unanimously approve and vote to support.

  •  Does the GGB decide who gets priority for funding?

GGB members shall define the maximum number of beneficiaries per fiscal year.  GGB members shall define the amount towards certain charity projects after assessing and verifying the level of need and support.  GGB members will have to unanimously approve and vote to support.

  • Do you support local causes? If so what is defined as local?

GGB will help anyone that is in need both abroad and near.  However, GGB members will have to unanimously approve and vote to support.

  •  Does a natural disaster take precedence over orphans?

No, as the proceeds will be defined as per fiscal year denominations.  A certain amount shall be allocated for natural disaster.  GGB will help anyone that is in need both abroad and near.  However, GGB members will have to unanimously approve and vote to support.

DONATIONS

  • Is there anyone GGB will not take donations from?

We accept donations from everyone who would like to contribute to our causes. No amount is too small.

  • If I donate money to you, is it tax deductible?

GGB is a registered charity (registration #: 811578186 RR0001) and can issue official tax deductible receipts for your donation.  If you would like to claim a charitable tax credit or deduction, or make a donation,  contact us at contact@generouslygivingback.com with your request/donation.

  • What do you mean by “100% of net proceeds shall be directed to…” or “how much of my donated money actually goes towards the projects?”

All of the members and Goodwill Ambassadors of GGB do not get paid a salary. Any volunteers who help us are also unpaid.

Administrative fees are covered by members of GGB.  Members pay out of their pocket for other expenses to ensure that the maximum amount of your donated dollars is directedtowards the beneficiaries of our projects. Our Goodwill Ambassadors donate their time and also pay their own travel costs.

  • How do you ensure that the money reaches those you intend on helping? How do you track this money?

We take our responsibility to your donated dollars seriously.

Goodwill ambassadors shall be delivering the funds, food, clothes, necessities, etc.   They sign a legally binding contract with us such that they are accountable for all items delivered or distributed to the beneficiaries. All items must be listed with receipts or amount listed on what was spent and distributed.

Documented receipts along with dollar amount spent and distributed are kept along with other legal documents pertinent to the beneficiary project for both transparency as well as audit purposes. Pictures for verification is mandatory.  Beneficiaries information, contact information, location, etc. must be indicated.

PARTNERING

  • How do I become a sponsor for GGB?

If you are an individual or company who would like to support our causes by contributing cash or kind, please contact us at  contact@generouslygivingback.com. We would like to advertise your service or company by posting your logo and link to your business website if you have one.

  • How do I partner up with GGB?

Partners of GGB can are usually people, or business of any type who assist GGB in achieving our goals.  They must be ethical, fair, reliable and trustworthy.  Partners do not have to donate monetarily, but rather, donate services and/or help us further our goals by collaborating with us on our projects.  If you would like to partner with us, please contact us at contact@generouslygivingback.com. As partners, we will also advertise your service or company by posting your logo and link to your business website if you have one.

ORGANIZATION AND RECRUITMENT

  • What is the difference between a member, a director and a goodwill ambassador?

A member has the right to nominate and vote for the Board of Directors and on all issues involving GGB.

A director is a person who is appointed to serve on the board, and is personally liable for GGB.

A goodwill ambassador can be a member, director or another person who is officially recognized by GGB to represent us when delivering funds to the beneficiaries of our projects. They often travel abroad and deliver funds directly to the beneficiaries.  Funds are usually transferred in the form of goods such as food, clothing, basic necessity items, and others.  A goodwill ambassador must be unanimously approved by GGB members, and cover 100% of their own travel and accommodation expenses when travelling on a project for GGB.

All ambassadors, members, directors, volunteers of GGB must be ethical, fair, committed, reliable, trustworthy, competent, compassionate and respectful.

  • How are members recruited?

Members are recruited by the existing board members of GGB, they can be nominated and voted in and out of GGB Board Members.  Members must have be ethical, fair, committed, reliable, trustworthy, competent, compassionate and respectful.

  • How are directors recruited?

Directors must be an existing GGB member.  Directors must be part of GGB board members for at least 1 year term – directors are recruited by the existing Board Members of GGB, they can be nominated and voted in and out by GGB Board Members.  Directors must have be ethical, fair, committed, reliable, trustworthy, competent, compassionate and respectful.