Great Explorations and United Charitable
Great Explorations is a project of United Charitable, a registered 501(c)(3) public charity. Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.
All funds raised by Great Explorations are received by United Charitable and become the sole property of United Charitable which, for internal operating purposes, allocates the funds to the Project. The Program Manager makes recommendations for disbursements which are reviewed by United Charitable for approval.
United Charitable is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Their mission is to empower people to help others by fiscally sponsoring targeted charitable programs that encourage positive change through charitable, educational, scientific, or religious actions worldwide. Our programs vary in size, budget and scope, but all share the desire to make a difference in the lives of others.
United Charitable provides fiscal sponsorship as a cost-effective way for charitable programs of any size and scope to be efficiently and effectively managed. United Charitable relieves the administrative burdens which can inhibit doing good works. They provide strict oversight of programs to ensure compliance with 501(c)(3) nonprofit regulations. United Charitable strives to uphold the highest standards in charitable program management so that their programs can focus on what they do best – helping those in need, whether in their own community, across the nation or on the other side of the globe.
Anyone can establish a Fiscally Sponsored Program, or a Donor-Advised Fund at United Charitable. The charitable programs that are accepted and sponsored at United Charitable will be able to have tax-exempt status under United Charitable's auspices, as long as these programs remain in good-standing. They strive to share their knowledge and expertise with their programs to help them grow and succeed. United Charitable performs the various administrative tasks for these programs so that they will eventually make an impact and create a progressive, positive social change in our world.
Those people who begin a Program at United Charitable are called Program Managers. The successful Program Managers are social entrepreneurs who use the opportunity to partner with United Charitable in order to grow their charitable programs to potentially self-sustainable levels.
By administratively supporting these individual programs in many different charitable areas at very nominal costs, United Charitable is able to affect constructive social change at a grassroots level, on a project by project basis.
Please also refer to United Charitable's website to learn more about beginning a fiscally sponsored or donor advised program.
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