As all members of LWVSC are also members of the League of Women Voters of Washington, LWVSC maintains an account with the League of Women Voters of Washington for the purpose of accepting these donations. To make a tax-deductible donation to LWVSC, please make check payable to "League of Women Voters of Washington Education Fund" and mail check to the LWV of Snohomish County:
You may also hand-deliver a check at a LWVSC board meeting, or make a deposit in LWVSC's name to the League of Women Voters of Washington Education Fund at the LWVWA office. Contact the president of LWVSC for more information about these options or if you wish your donation to support another project besides annual publication of They Represent You.
The League of Women Voters of Washington Education Fund is a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code. This status means that contributions made to the LWVWA Education Fund by individuals and corporations are deductible for federal income tax purposes.
To comply with IRS requirements, any LWV of Snohomish County project funded by donations made to its LWVWA Education Fund account must meet the following criteria:
Purposes for which LWVSC uses tax-deductible donations may include publication of voters' guides, pro/con fact sheets, directories of elected officials, and 'know your government entity' booklets; or League-sponsored candidate forums and educational conferences. These funds are never used to support or oppose any legislation, political program, or candidate; nor are they used in any way on issue advocacy.
The League of Women Voters of Snohomish County also accepts donations that are not tax-deductible. To make a donation that is not tax-deductible, make check payable to "LWVSC" and mail it to us.
For more information about benefits and dues, contact the Snohomish County League of Women Voters or the national organization.