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$256,784
Unique Donors: 839
Donations: 1622
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Frequently Asked Questions


General FAQ’s

What is giveBIG St. Croix Valley?

giveBIG St. Croix Valley is a one-day online event on April 25, 2017 that encourages our community to log on to giveSCV.org, connect with causes they care about and contribute. giveBIG St. Croix Valley includes nonprofit organizations that serve Amery, Osceola and St. Croix Falls.

How does it work?

Through a community wide PR and marketing campaign, people are encouraged to visit giveSCV.org on April 25 and donate to nonprofit organizations that serve Amery, Osceola and St. Croix Falls Areas.

Who’s behind this?

Osceola Community Health Foundation in partnership with area sponsors, community nonprofit leaders and concerned citizens.


Donor FAQ’s

Who can contribute to giveBIG St. Croix Valley?

Any individual or business may donate. Donations through giveBIG St. Croix Valley are tax deductible.

How do I make a donation?

Donations to participating nonprofit organizations can be made online or by mail.

Online gifts may be made between March 1 and April 25. Online contributions may be made via credit and debit card only and are administered through Razoo Foundation's donor advised fund.

The second option is to mail a gift to your favorite organizations. You can find the organization’s address on their page on giveSCV.org. All donations received offline will be administered by participating nonprofit organizations and will not appear on the Giving Day online leaderboard or be processed through the Razoo system.

Is there a minimum or maximum donation?

The minimum donation is $5. There is no maximum donation limit.

How much of my donation will go to the nonprofit?

93.1% of your donation will be disbursed to nonprofits participating in giveBIG St. Croix Valley. All donations on givescv.org are made to the Razoo Foundation, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization that permits donors to advise a regranting of their donations to qualified charitable organizations. You have the option to cover all transaction costs for your nonprofit by turning on the donation booster when you make a donation. All donations are final and cannot be refunded.

Who will receive my contact information?

The Razoo Foundation and the organization(s) you choose to support will receive your name and contact information. As host of giveBIG St. Croix Valley, Osceola Community Health Foundation will receive contact information for donors who participate in giveBIG Osceola. This information is used solely to thank the donor for participating and to notify the donor of future giveBIG St. Croix Valley activities.

Can I get a refund?

All donations are final and cannot be refunded.

Do I need to have an account with Razoo to donate?

No, you do not need to create an account to make a donation. However, creating an account simplifies multiple or future gifts. Your account also collects your tax receipts in one location, enables you to track your donations, review the charities you support and schedule future giving.

How do I get a tax receipt?

The online service is provided by Razoo. The Razoo Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity that exists to promote and provide online charitable giving solutions. Upon successful processing of your donation(s), your tax receipt is e-mailed to you immediately by the Razoo Foundation. To claim a donation as a deduction on your U.S. taxes, please retain your email donation receipt as an official record.

If you misplace your email receipt, you can view your giving history and receipts by logging into your Razoo account, or request a duplicate receipt by e-mailing support@razoo.com . Please include your full name, date of donation, amount of donation and name of your designated nonprofit.

Donations made in person or by phone will receive tax receipts from the nonprofit organization directly.

How can I help to support giveBIG St. Croix Valley?

Thank you! You can help in a few ways:

  • 1. Mark April 25, 2017 on all your calendars and include the give day website giveSCV.org
  • 2. Follow giveBIG St. Croix Valley and your favorite nonprofit organization(s) on Facebook or Twitter. Share their Status and Tweets with your friends to help build the buzz.
  • 3. Spread the word. Forward a link to giveSCV.org to your family and friends along with a personal note as to why you will support your favorite nonprofit organization(s) and why they should give on April 25.

Nonprofits FAQ’s

What’s the goal?

There are 3 primary goals for giveBIG St. Croix Valley:

  • Grow awareness – educate the community on the positive impact area nonprofits have on their lives.
  • Grow capacity – help nonprofit organizations gain new donors and establish an online presence.
  • Grow resources – provide nonprofit organizations serving our area with needed funding.

What organizations can participate?

All local nonprofit organizations that serve Amery, Osceola and/or St. Croix Falls areas are welcome to participate in this event. This includes health and human service organizations, art and culture, children and families, education, animals, parks and recreation and many more nonprofit groups that serve the St. Croix Valley.

What is the cost to my nonprofit to participate in giveBIG St. Croix Valley?

There is a registration fee to participate in giveBIG St. Croix Valley. Participating nonprofit organizations will be provided with marketing tools including electronic and printed materials at no cost. Organizations are responsible for any direct mail and promotion expenses for their own organization.

How do I register my nonprofit to participate?

To participate please contact Jessica Neumann at 715-294-5727 or Jessica.Neumann@MyOMC.org.

How much of a donor’s contribution will be re-granted to my organization?

It is Razoo Foundation’s normal practice to re-grant 93.1% of a donor-advised contribution to the qualifying IRS recognized 501(c)(3) organization designated by the donor and to retain 6.9% for expenses including credit card transaction and disbursement costs + $.30 per transaction. Donors have the option to cover all transaction costs for your nonprofit by turning on the donation booster when they make their donations

How will donations made on April 25 be distributed?

Online donations made to your organization will be disbursed directly to your nonprofit from the Razoo Foundation around the 10th of the month following giveBIG St. Croix Valley. It will be disbursed via check or you can sign up for electronic funds transfer at www.razoo.com/eft. In person or phone contributions will be direct to the appropriate participating nonprofit organizations for processing.

How do I view donor information?

You can access a real-time donation report by logging into your administrative account, going to your nonprofit page and clicking the tab “donations.” You can set the date filter and download this report into a .CSV file.

Razoo also provides an online disbursement report so you can cross-reference transactions re-granted in your monthly disbursement. You can access this under the “donations” tab by clicking the link “Disbursements”. Donor information from in person or phone contributions will be processed by the participating nonprofit organization.

Do I need to issue tax receipts to my donors?

Online donations made through Razoo will be receipted from the Razoo Foundation. However, we do encourage you to send a thank you note to your donors. For gifts received through the mail, the donor receipt is the responsibility of the participating nonprofit organization.