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FAQs: Donating

How do I donate to the Tour des Trees?

Donate to your favorite rider or team by clicking the DONATE button at, or by sending a check to:

552 S. Washington St., Ste. 109
Naperville, IL 60540

  • On checks, please specify the rider or team you are supporting on the memo line.
  • If you wish to support a TREE Fund Endowment fund, you must indicate the restriction to that fund at the time the donation is made, by using the online “comments” option or writing it on the memo line of the check.
    • Neither TREE Fund nor its fundraisers has the authority to restrict donations made by others.
    • Donations cannot be retroactively restricted to a specific fund, even by the donor.


Is my donation tax deductible and if so, when will I receive a tax receipt?

Cash donations to TREE Fund are 100% tax deductible in the United States. Online donors will receive a tax acknowledgement email. If you do not see your receipt, check your spam folder. Check donors will receive an acknowledgement email after the check is received by TREE Fund.


Does TREE Fund accept matching gift donations and if so, how do I do that?

Yes, TREE Fund accepts matching gifts. Follow the process required by the company from which you are requesting the match. Typically you access an online portal or obtain paper forms from your company’s Human Resources department or charitable giving office.

Note to Tour Riders: If you are using a matching gift to meet your fundraising minimum, TREE Fund must have the matching gift in hand by the July 23, 2018, deadline or it will NOT count towards your minimum.


Is TREE Fund a 501(c)3?

Yes, TREE Fund is a 501(c)3, with tax ID #37-1018692.

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