The Aberdale Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions

What is The Aberdale Foundation?
The Aberdale Foundation was created, and is operated, by a group of friends and families who volunteer their time to help good organizations do great things… There are no (yes, zero) administrative fees for The Aberdale Foundation. All donations to the Foundation are tax deductible because the Foundation has 501c3 status with the IRS. All donations are carefully invested in approved investment vehicles to accumulate investment interest. So, for every $1.00 you donated to The Aberdale Foundation, there will be $1.00+ distributed to approved non-profit organizations. These distributions will be directed to true charitable costs, not to those non-profits' administrative fees. IRS Tax Exempt Number: 20-5159670.

Why was it created?
To insure that 100+% of any donation is directed to non-profit organizations carefully selected by the Board of Directors. These organizations are chosen based upon their demonstrated performance and practical plans to put the donations to good use, primarily for furthering education, fighting disease, and easing the burdens of those truly in need.

What is the objective of the Foundation?
The objective of the Foundation is to take in tax-deductible donations, carefully invest those donations, and distribute the investment income to other non-profit organizations. This is where the motto comes from: …helping good organizations do great things…

Why donate to The Foundation?
All donations to the Foundation are 100% tax deductible. Also, The Aberdale Foundation has 0 (zero) administrative fees. Most non-profit organizations have high overhead and administrative fees. These fees generally range anywhere from 5% - 47% depending on the organization. This means that for every $1.00 dollar you give, anywhere from 5¢ to 47¢ go to the administration of the organization and only 53¢ to 95¢ go toward the charitable cause.

The Aberdale Foundation is a group of neutral, independent volunteers who handle the day-to-day operations of the organization. These volunteers work to ensure that the positive influence of your gift is magnified over time. For every $1.00 you donate to The Foundation, worthy non-profit organizations could ultimately receive roughly $1.57 over a 10-year period (adjusted for inflation). Your generosity will have a lasting effect as the investment income generated by your gift continues to grow and create additional donations to charitable causes year after year.

Board of Directors

Andrew A. Aberdale
Andrew A. Aberdale, II
Kayla L. Aberdale
LindaLeigh R. Aberdale
Albert G. Prescott
Alex Sanginario
Andrew Sanginario
Lisa E. Sanginario
Mark A. Sanginario
David P. Smith
Jack Smith

Helping good organizations
do great things...