giving faq

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How do I donate?
1. Visit our donation form at saseconnect.org/give to donate via PayPal.
2. Visit our Facebook Page and click Donate Now to donate via Facebook.
3. Rather donate by mail? You may send a check to the address below. We do not accept money orders.
Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers
PO Box 147139
Edgewater, CO 80214

How do I donate at the 2017 SASE National Conference and STEM Career Fair in NW Chicago, IL?
On the day of the conference, you may find us at our booth outside of the main ballroom. We accept cash, check, and credit card donations. You may also contribute to SASE on your online conference registration form.

How does SASE receive most of its funding?
SASE receives the vast majority of its financial support from corporate sponsors and companies, followed by private donors. SASE as an organization is built on the strength of its passionate volunteers and members.

Does SASE provide an annual financial report?
We do not currently provide a public annual financial report, but intend to do so beginning the next fiscal year.

What will my donation support?
Your donation will directly support the development of SASE collegiate, professional, and high school chapters nationwide that are devoted to the advancement of Asian heritage scientists and engineers in education and employment. More information can be found here.

May I donate to a specific program, project, or event?
Unfortunately, we are not currently accepting donations to a specific program. If you are a potential sponsor looking to support our National Conference, please visit our conference website.

Is my contribution tax-deductible?
SASE is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization; therefore, your contributions to SASE are tax deductible. You may also find us on GuideStar here.
Do they need the mailing address and tax ID for SASE?

Is it safe and secure for me to donate online to SASE?
Yes. PayPal uses Secure Sockets Layer technology to encrypt all data submitted to and from our donations web page. SSL renders donors’ personal information, including credit card information, unreadable to any outsiders. SSL is supported by all major web browsers, including Microsoft Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. Additionally, your personal information will be stored on PayPal’s servers, which are heavily guarded, both physically and electronically. To further shield your credit card numbers, PayPal does not directly connect its firewall-protected servers to the internet.

Who do I contact if I have a question or problem making an online donation?
Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions or concerns you may have, and someone will get back to you with some assistance!

Can I make a recurring online donation?
Yes! This is an option when you process your PayPal donation.

My company matches my gifts to 501(c)(3) organizations. Is SASE eligible to receive this type of match?
Yes! Your impact on SASE can be doubled or tripled. Please contact the charitable giving, community service, or human resources department within your company to enquire further. We provide receipts for all received donations.

How else may I support SASE?
YES! There are many fun ways to get involved!

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