• Donation FAQs

  • Do you have a preference for donations made via credit card or directly from my bank account? 

    Giving via credit card does incur a processing fee, so we would ask that you consider giving via direct debit, an option that uses your bank account in place of a credit card, in order to help us save on the cost of fees. You can give with this method by selecting “use a bank account (direct debit).” However, we do understand if your preferred method of giving is by using a credit card; you can give with this method by selecting “use a credit card or wallet.” 

    (Bonus: when giving via direct debit, you will not have to worry about updating your information due to an expiration date or a new card number!) 

  • How do I make sure that I am not charged twice? 

    We monitor the donations being set up in our new system on a daily basis and will stop recurring donations in our old system to prevent duplicate charges. 

  • I want my donation to occur on a different day of the month. Can I change that? 

    Yes! You can select the date of the month that you would like your donation to occur. 

  • I don’t quite understand how to set up my new giving. Can you help me? 

    We would be happy to take your information over the phone and set up your donation in the new system on your behalf. Please contact our Finance Department at (513) 972-4642. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm. 

  • I would like to see my giving history for the year. How do I do that? 

    A new user portal has just been released. To access, visit our website (www.back2back.org) and click on “Donor Portal” in the upper right hand corner. You will be redirected to a login page. Use the email address associated with your Back2Back account to sign up. 

    Or, you can contact our Finance Department for your giving information by sending an email to finance@back2back.org. 

    Note: Year-end giving receipts for 2022 will be printed and mailed in January of 2023. 

  • Where can I mail a check?

    Please mail to: Back2Back Ministries, PO Box 70, Mason, OH 45040

  • Where can I donate online?

    You can go to https://back2back.org/donations-redirect, or visit your donor portal at https://back2back.blackbaudportal.com

  • Is my gift tax-deductible?

    Generally, yes. Back2Back is a non-profit organization in accordance to Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. You should always consult a tax advisor for specific deductibility rules.

  • Will I receive a receipt?

    Yes, you have the option of receiving either a paper receipt or an electronic receipt. Please feel free to contact our finance team with questions at finance@back2back.org.

  • What is Back2Back’s relationship with local governments and NGOs?

    As a 501(c)3 organization, Back2Back Ministries works through established NGO’s (non-government organizations) in each of the countries in which it is located in order to facilitate and advance its non-profit purpose.

  • Back2Back is a faith-based organization. What does this mean?

    We affirm God’s scriptural promises of faithfulness, care and provision for orphans. We seek to be an advocate for orphans, recognizing that without a strong advocate they will likely suffer from oppression, abuse and injustice. We desire and pray that each child and family we serve come to know Jesus. As we focus on serving and building lasting relationships, we use that as a platform to share God’s love and His desire for us to know and be known by Him. We share the Gospel to others by sharing our lives.

    However, we do not withhold help or services from any child or home based on religion. We serve all children alike regardless of their faith and do not require any child to adhere to Christian faith in order to receive our services. We are grateful to receive support from all who are passionate about orphan care, regardless of tradition or background. We believe all people are created in the image of God and as a result hold tremendous significance. We are committed to respecting the dignity and diversity of all people, including the children we serve, volunteers and ministry donors.

  • Where do you get your funding?

    Back2Back is funded by individuals, foundations, and churches. Our current IRS Form 990 is available upon request by emailing phoneck@back2back.org

  • How do I ensure you are investing my support wisely?

    An independent accounting firm conducts an annual independent audit of Back2Back. Furthermore, a volunteer Board of Directors monitors the ministry’s budget and expenditures. Back2Back is a member of the ECFA, the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability, ensuring that Back2Back maintains good stewardship of the resources entrusted to us. To request a copy of the 2013 990 and the Financial Statements with Independent Auditors’ Report, please email phoneck@back2back.org.

  • How do I obtain a copy of Back2Back’s W-9 or 501(c)3 determination letter?

    You may easily obtain these documents by sending an e-mail to finance@back2back.org.

  • How do I give by donating stock?

    Donating stock to a non-profit organization can be a tax-effective means of giving. For more information, download our instruction sheet below or contact finance@back2back.org or 513-754-0300, ext 1707.

    Instructions for Stock Donations

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